FESTIVALS IN WEXFORD
 
 
THE HERITAGE AND CULTURAL
COUNTY OF WEXFORD
 
 
CURRACLOE BEACH
CO WEXFORD
 
 
THE HOOK LIGHTHOUSE
AND VISITOR CENTRE
 
 
LOFTUS HALL
 
 
JOHNSTOWN CASTLE GARDENS
& IRISH AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM
 
 
JFK MEMORIAL PARK
& ARBORETUM
 
 
TINTERN ABBEY
WEXFORD, IRELAND
 
 
WARREN FARM
GUEST COTTAGES
 
 
WEXFORD HERITAGE TRAIL
 
 

THE HERITAGE AND CULTURAL COUNTY OF WEXFORD – GO VISIT!

With Wexford, famous throughout Ireland for its spectacular coastline, stunning historical sights and scrumptious strawberries, a fascinating corner of Ireland’s South East awaits. Indeed, with over 200km of spectacular coastline, a wealth of historical sites and attractive towns and villages, it’s a little wonder that Wexford is a favorite holiday destination for visitors and locals alike. It is the sunniest and warmest county in Ireland, with many of Irelands best loved seaside resorts including the Blue Flag beaches at Courtown, Curracloe, Rosslare Strand and Duncannon.

Wexford is a historic county with bustling towns such as Enniscorthy, Gorey, New Ross and Wexford Town. Wexford Town is the lively and ancient capital of the county with excellent shopping, restaurants and nightlife. The world-famous Wexford Opera Festival takes place every year, while the regions ancient history is uncovered at the Irish National Heritage Park, just outside the town. In New Ross, the Dunbrody famine Ship offers a fascinating insight into the transatlantic voyages taken by Irish emigrants during the Great Famine years. Wexford’s maritime heritage is also celebrated at the Hook Lighthouse, one of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world, while in Enniscorthy, the National 1798 Rebellion Centre explores the birth of modern democracy in Ireland.

The county offers a mix of mountainous scenery, river valleys with fine fishing, and mile upon mile of clean, golden beaches. Yet Wexford is also a county of parks, walking trails and spectacular gardens, including the John F. Kennedy Arboretum near New Ross and Johnstown Castle Estate and Gardens near Wexford Town. Wexford is also world renowned for the diverse range of bird-life that inhabits and passes through many nature reserves.

So, go and visit this spectacular county!