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Ring of Hook

The Hook Lighthouse

Location : Hook Head, Co. Wexford

Description : The Visitor Centre at Hook Lighthouse is at the tip of the Hook Peninsula, Lonely Planet describes it as one of the top 14 attractions in Ireland. The centre offers guided tours of the lighthouse tower, one of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world. The lighthouse is a 13th Century Norma…

Phone : +353 051397054

Website : www.hookheritage.ie

Baginbun Beach

Location : Fethard, Wexford, Co. Wexford

Description : Baginbun is located a few kilometres beyond the town of Fethard and is a very attractive, clean, quite and secluded beach. A rough track brings you down to the soft sand which is surrounded by cliffs. The whole beach is quite sheltered and there are various rocks to hide behind if it gets windy….

Carnivan Beach

Location : Fethard, Wexford, Co. Wexford

Description : Carnivan Beach is located a few kilometres beyond the town of Fethard, a 5 minute drive from Baginbun beach and is a very attractive, clean and secluded beach. The entrance to Carnivan beach is a very narrow lane along the coast line with two parking areas with a beautiful view overlooking both s…

Tintern Abbey

Location : Saltmills, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Description : A Cistercian abbey founded by William the Earl Marshall in 1200 and named after Tintern in Wales. The remains consist of nave, chancel, tower, chapel and cloister. It was partly converted into living quarters after 1541, and further adapted over the centuries. The Abbey was occupied by the Col…

Phone : 051562650 / Offseason: 0567724623

Website : www.heritageireland.ie

Colclough Walled Garden

Location : Tintern Abbey, Saltmills, Co. Wexford

Description : The walled garden was built by the Colclough Family in the early Nineteenth Century. Restoration work began in July 2010 and the original layout of the garden has been reinstated as it was in the 1838. The main features of this 2.5 acre stone/brick lined walled garden include curved corners, two …

Phone : 0833064159

Website : www.colcloughwalledgarden.com

Dollar Bay and Booley Bay

Location : Duncannon, Wexford, Co. Wexford

Description : Dollar Bay and Booley Bay are situated beside each other and are very secluded beaches on the Duncannon to Hook Head road. Park your car on the side of the road or down the small lane way and walk down the track to the beaches, both beaches are lovely sheltered bay’s with clean sand, nice warm br…

Duncannon Fort

Location : Duncannon, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Description : Duncannon Fort built in 1588 one of only four Military Fort’s in the Country built on a strategically important promontory in Waterford Harbour. Now a visitor centre preserving this ancient monument for posterity. The Fort is noted for its dry moat, exterior walls, lower gun battery and rampart…

Phone : 051389454

Website : www.duncannonfort.com

New Ross & South County Wexford

Dunbrody Famine Ship

Location : South Quay, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Description : Explore the spectacular Dunbrody Famine Ship above and below deck, step back in time and be immersed in the sights of a real life famine ship. The glass fronted exhibition centre houses a restaurant and cafe which offers panoramic river views and overlooks the Dunbrody Famine Ship….

Phone : +353 051425239

Website : www.dunbrody.com

The Kennedy Homestead

Location : Duganstown, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Description : The Visitor Centre tells the ultimate success story of the Irish in America. Opened in 2013 to mark the 50th anniversary of President John F Kennedy’s visit to his ancestral home, it recounts how Patrick Kennedy left Dugganstown for Boston in 1849. How his great-grandchildren, John became Presi…

Phone : 051288264

Website : www.kennedyhomestead.com

JFK Park & Arboretum

Location : New Ross, Co. Wexford

Description : Dedicated to the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States from 1960 to 1963, the Arboretum is a plant collection of international standing. It covers 252 hectares (623 acres) on the southern slopes and summit of Slievecoiltia. It contains 4,500 types of trees and shrubs …

Phone : +353 051388171

Ros Tapestry

Location : The Quay, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Description : Hundreds of embroiderers, thousands of hours, and millions of stitches created Europe’s largest embroidered tapestry. The lively and colourful presentation of 15 large tapestry panels dramatically depicts events from pre-Christian Ireland up to the Norman’s arrival into New Ross, one of the firs…

Phone : 051445369

Website : www.rostapestry.com

Kilmokea Gardens

Location : Great Island, Campile, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Description : These Peaceful Gardens are laid out around a pretty Georgian house on Great Island overlooking the River Barrow. The house looks out over the walled garden which leads to the large five acre woodland garden & the Fruit & Vegetable potager growing produce for the Garden Caf� visitors and House Gue…

Phone : 051388109

Website : www.kilmokea.com

Ballyhack Castle

Location : Ballyhack, Co. Wexford

Description : Ballyhack Castle is located on a steep slope in a commanding position overlooking the Waterford estuary. The castle, a large tower house, is thought to have been built in 1450 by the Knights Hospitallers of St. John, one of the two great military orders founded at the beginning of the 12th Centu…

Phone : 051389468 / Offseason: 0567724623

Website : www.heritageireland.ie

Dunbrody Abbey

Location : Campile, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Description : Dunbrody Abbey is a very large 12th century Cistercian monastery. Founded in 1120 by Herve De Montmonfenci on the instructions of Strongbow. Also on site is an extensive yew hedge maze made of 1,500 trees, a 9-hole family pitch & putt course, tea-rooms, craft gallery and mini-museum. Ample parkin…

Phone : +353 862759149

Website : www.dunbrodyabbey.com

Wexford

Irish National Heritage Park

Location : Ferrycarrig, Co. Wexford

Description : Explore reconstructed historical sites depicting life in Ancient Ireland, located on the picturesque surroundings of the River Slaney….

Phone : 0539120733

Website : www.inhp.com

Wells House & Gardens

Location : Ballyedmond, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Description : This Daniel Robertson designed house boasts a history of over 300 years built in the late 1600s and remodelled in the 1830s by Robertson, Wells House & Gardens offers something for all generations to enjoy! With a woodland walk, living house tour, caft courtayrd, terrace gardens, archery, clay p…

Phone : 0539186737

Website : www.wellshouse.ie

Our Lady’s Island

Location : Co. Wexford

Description : This place of pilgrimage dates from the Third Crusade, over 800 years ago. Visit the remains of the Augustinian Church of St. Mary or the parish Church (1867) that showcases the work of Pugin and Ashlin. On this renowned sedimentary lagoon, you can spot breeding terns and black-healed gulls. …

Phone : 0539131167 / 0879172853

Website : www.ourladysisland.ie

Wexford Opera House

Location : Wexford, Co. Wexford

Description : Wexford Opera House is Ireland’s first custom-built, multi-purpose opera house. The stunning landmark building is nestled in the heart of the beautiful Harbour town of Wexford and offers two diverse performance spaces, The John and Aileen O’Reilly Theatre and the Jerome Hynes Theatre. Each autumn…

Phone : +353 0539122144

Website : www.wexfordoperahouse.ie

Enniscorthy Castle

Location : Castle Hill, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

Description : Follow the footsteps of Anglo-Norman Knights, Gaelic Irish Kings and Elizabethan Adventurers as you uncover the story of Enniscorthy Castle. Exhibitions explore the development of the Castle and town from its earliest Anglo-Norman origins up until its use as a family home in the early 20th centur…

Phone : 0539234699

Website : www.enniscorthycastle.ie

Ferns Castle and Village

Location : Ferns, Co. Wexford

Description : Ferns Castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William, Earl Marshall. Originally, the castle formed a square, with large corner towers. Now, only half of the castle now remains. The most complete tower contains a fine circular chapel, with carved ornaments. The tower also has several or…

Website : www.fernsvillage.ie

Johnstown Castle

Location : Teagasc, Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford

Description : Johnstown Castle was built by the Esmonde family who came to Co Wexford in 1169. It was then acquired by the Grogan family who developed the castle, grounds, lakes and estate that we have today. The walled gardens and hothouses, covering 4 acres, were originally laid out between 1844 -1851 and re…

Phone : 0539171200 / 0872460104

Website : www.teagasc.ie

National 1798 Rebellion Centre

Location : Arnold’s Cross, Mill Park Road, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

Description : Fanned by flames of Revolution in America and France, the events of 1798 in Ireland are etched forever on Irish history. Vividly re-told in an exciting interpretation of events the “Rebellion Experience” at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre is not to be missed. On your visit you will meet the k…

Phone : 0539237596

Website : www.1798centre.ie

Kia Ora Mini Farm

Location : Courteencurragh, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Description : Exciting family run open farm in Gorey, Co Weford where visitors can get up close and personal with farmyard animals and some of the more exotic such as emus, llamas, parrots. Children can hold and feed the animals or race on the gocarts, get lost in the maze, milk the cow, dig in the sandpits, r…

Phone : 0539421166

Website : www.kiaoraminifarm.com

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

Location : Wexford, Co. Wexford

Description : Wexford Harbour and its Slobs are natural havens for birds. Located on the south-east coast of Ireland, they are the closest point for birds migrating into or out of Ireland from Britain and the Continent from a southerly direction. Waders and wildfowl in particular are attracted to the area wher…

Website : www.wexfordwildfowlreserve.ie

Kilmore Quay & Saltee Islands

Location : Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford

Description : Steeped in a maritime history, the fishing port, with quaint thatched cottages, a children’s playground and playful seals in the harbour, is a hive of activity. Forlorn Point has some of the most ancient rock in Europe. A memorial garden dedicated to those lost at sea lies beside Ballyteigue Bu…

Website : www.visitkilmorequay.com

Secret Valley Wildlife Park

Location : Coolnacon, Clonroche, Co. Wexford

Description : Award-winning Secret Valley Wildlife Park is the only Wildlife Park in the South East of Ireland. Less than 1.5hrs from Dublin, we are conveniently close to Waterford, Kilkenny, Carlow and Wexford. So, be sure to pop in for a visit! Donkeys, Llamas, Alpaca, Ponies and Goats fill the paddocks outs…

Phone : 0539244023 / 0872050069

Wexford Lavender Farm

Location : Inch, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Description : Welcome to Wexford Lavender Farm, Ireland’s first lavender Farm! We are a family run business set in the heart of the beautiful Wexford countryside. A peaceful place to relax, slow down and enjoy the great outdoors. Opened in April 2014 we aim to share our ‘Passion for Purple’, love of all thing…

Phone : 0870686774

Website : www.wexfordlavenderfarm.com

Waterford

Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum

Location : Cathedral Square, Waterford, Co. Waterford

Description : www.waterfordtreasures.com/medieval-museum…

Phone : +353 051304500

Waterford Crystal

Location : The Mall, Waterford, Co. Waterford

Phone : +353 051317000

Website : www.waterfordvisitorcentre.com

Bishop’s Palace

Location : Cathedral Square, Waterford, Co. Waterford

Description : www.waterfordtreasures.com/bishops-palace…

Phone : +353 051304500

Reginald’s Tower

Location : Cathedral Square, Waterford, Co. Waterford

Description : www.waterfordtreasures.com/reginalds-tower…

Phone : +353 051304220

Christ Church Cathedral

Location : Cathedral Square, Waterford, Co. Waterford

Phone : +353 051858958

Website : www.christchurchwaterford.com

Kite Design Studios

Location : 11 Henrietta Street, Waterford, Co. Waterford

Phone : 051858914

Website : www.kitedesignstudios.ie

Theatre Royal

Location : The Mall, Waterford, Co. Waterford

Phone : 051874402

Website : www.theatreroyal.ie

Dunmore East Adventure Centre

Location : Stoney Cove, Dunmore East, Co. Waterford

Phone : 051383783

Website : www.dunmoreadventure.com

Lismore Castle

Location : Lismore, Co. Waterford

Phone : 05854424

Website : www.lismorecastle.com

Lismore Heritage Park

Location : West St, Lismore, Co. Waterford

Phone : 05854975

Website : www.discoverlismore.com

Waterford & Suir Valley Railway

Location : Kilmeadan Station, Co. Waterford

Phone : 051384058

Website : www.wsvrailway.ie

Mount Congreve Gardens

Location : Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford

Phone : 051384115

Website : www.mountcongreve.com