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Ranked #1 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Ships
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Ranked #2 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Castles
Owner description: With one of the most comprehensive displays of farming and rural life in the country, the Irish Agricultural Museum and... more » Owner description: With one of the most comprehensive displays of farming and rural life in the country, the Irish Agricultural Museum and Johnstown Castle Gardens make a wonderful day out for all the family - whatever the weather. The beautifully maintained ornamental gardens surrounding the castle extend to 40 hectares and feature three lakes, a walled garden and a resident family of peacocks. « less
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Curracloe Beach (Curracloe)
Ranked #3 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Curracloe Beach is a regular holder of the Blue Flag Beach status. The dunes are currently the subject of an active... more » Owner description: Curracloe Beach is a regular holder of the Blue Flag Beach status. The dunes are currently the subject of an active conservation policy by Wexford County Council ensuring that this marvellous amenity and the plant and wildlife it contains, will be preserved for future generations. A nature trail runs through the dunes and continues for 5 km to Raven Point, passing through the beautiful peninsula which constitutes Raven Nature Reserve. « less
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Hook Lighthouse (Fethard On Sea)
Ranked #4 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Lighthouses; Resort Communities
Owner description: Hook Lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. 800 Years of lighthouse keepinh. The Visitor center at Hook... more » Owner description: Hook Lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. 800 Years of lighthouse keepinh. The Visitor center at Hook Lighthouse offers guided tours of the lighthouse tower, a 13th Century Norman structure, built by William Marshal, the Earl of Pembroke, as part of the development of his Lordship of Leinster, Guided tours of the lighthouse, culminating with the spectacular view from the balcony, operate at least hourly every day, the visitor centre houses a first class gift shop and there is a cafe which has seafood specials and home baking. There is a free to view Maritime Exhibition centre with Coast Guard memorabilia and information on the Whales and Dolphins which are often spotted from the Coastline.Parking is free and The Lighthouse grounds have picnic tables and free games for all to enjoy Relax by the Sea and keep an eye out for seals dolphins and even whales! In clear weather you can see for miles and in a storm the spray often reaches the top of the lighthouse!Run by a Voluntary Board of Directors as a Not for profit Community Tourism Project « less
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Ranked #5 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Historic Sites; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #6 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Operas; Performances

Wexford Festival Opera Founded in 1951 by a local doctor, Tom Walsh,  the Wexford Festival (held over three weeks in October and November each year) has become a fixture in the... more »

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Ferns Castle (Ferns)
Ranked #7 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Historic Sites; Castles
Owner description: The castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William, Earl Marshall. Originally, the castle formed a square, with... more » Owner description: The castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William, Earl Marshall. Originally, the castle formed a square, with large corner towers. Only half of the castle now remains. « less
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Ranked #8 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Art Museums
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Saltee Islands (Kilmore Quay)
Ranked #9 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Islands
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Ranked #10 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Gardens
Owner description: A great Victorian house & gardens in the heart of Wexford Wells House has something for all generations to enjoy and share:... more » Owner description: A great Victorian house & gardens in the heart of Wexford Wells House has something for all generations to enjoy and share: The Lady Frances Woodland Walk – Discover hidden treasures in a verdant landscape of mature plants and trees. Victorian Terrace Gardens – Relax in our beautifully restored formal gardens based on the original Daniel Robertson plans of the 1830’s. Adventure Playground – Zip lines, swings, slides and climbing frames, perfect for kids up to 40. The old stable block has been converted into the Craft Courtyard - an ideal shopping hub for crafts and unique gifts! The Living Victorian House Tour – Experience real life in a Victorian Great House through the eyes of Lady Frances and the residents of Wells House. Wells House Archery – Let the resident Archer show you how to shoot a bow at the only 3D course in Ireland. Mrs Stone's Tearooms – enjoy morning coffees, light lunches and afternoons teas. For that special treat try the signature cup cakes or irresistible fresh scones. Wells House is over 300 years old. It was built in the late 1600s by John Warren who owned more than 6,000 acres of land in the area. Note: Archery is by reservation Monday-Friday « less
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Ranked #11 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Golf Courses
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St. Aidan's Cathedral (Enniscorthy)
Ranked #12 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Owner description: Saint Aidan’s Cathedral.A striking example of Pugin’s later period cruciform church. An exercise in perfect proportion, which... more » Owner description: Saint Aidan’s Cathedral.A striking example of Pugin’s later period cruciform church. An exercise in perfect proportion, which endows an outwardly moderate sized structure with a soaring Gothic interior. Built in 1843 using locally sourced Ordovician rock with Wicklow granite dressings, it is surmounted by an imposing broach spire which dominates the surrounding countryside.Internally decorated with richly coloured and minutely figured stencilling with Pugin motifs, it features an exquisitely carved sandstone reredos and chancel screen, and has been deservedly termed “Pugin’s Irish Gem”.Open daily- for guided group tours - please telephone to arrange. « less
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Loftus Hall (Hook Head)
Ranked #13 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Visit Loftus Hall and take a tour of this abandoned haunted house with a dark and trouble history. Let our tour guides take... more » Owner description: Visit Loftus Hall and take a tour of this abandoned haunted house with a dark and trouble history. Let our tour guides take you through the ground floor on a sixty minute interactive tour where they will relate the grim and often gruesome history of Loftus Hall including it's notorious visitor. Full details of opening times and availability + online booking can be found on our website. Also available: Cafe Gift Shop Walled Gardens Bike Hire Wheelchair accessible Free Wi-Fi Parking Toilet facilities « less
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Ranked #14 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Historic Sites
Founded in 1200 AD by William, the Earl Marshall, this historic complex consists of a nave, chancel, chapel and cloister.
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Playzone (Wexford)
Ranked #15 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Kennedy Homestead (New Ross)
Ranked #16 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #17 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #18 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Theaters

Wexford Arts Centre is a must see on any Wexford Trip.  Situated in historic 18th Century building in heart of Wexford Town.  Hosts year round contemporary art exhibitions, and... more »

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Ranked #19 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Other
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Ranked #20 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Parks; Gardens
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Ranked #21 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Specialty Museums; Gardens
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Ranked #22 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #23 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Forests

Situated 5 km from Gorey Town (Co. Wexford - one hour south on the M50/M11/N11 from Dublin), Courtown Woods comprises numerous signposted walks that wind circuitously on several... more »

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Ranked #24 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
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Ranked #25 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
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Ranked #26 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Ranked #27 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #28 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Castles
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Mount Leinster (Bunclody)
Ranked #29 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
Category: Mountains
Ranked #30 of 68 attractions in County Wexford
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