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Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford

Kilmore Quay is a small rural fishing village situated in the south-east corner of Ireland. It is located 22km from Wexford town and just 19km from the international ferry port at Rosslare.

Kilmore Quay's special characteristics are immediately obvious and its atmosphere and charm make a lasting impression. The row of thatched cottages make a strong visual avenue as the visitor enter the village. It has placid old world tranquillity emphasised by these neat, white-washed houses, most of which have stood undisturbed for more than two centuries.

The harbour has the added attraction of a 55 berth marina which, in addition to the facilities available to the commercial fleet, make the harbour in Kilmore Quay a must for both leisure and commercial boating. The facility of the marina added a new dimension to boating along the south coast of the country, as it provides safe berthage and on-shore facilities for all mariners.

Kilmore Quay has a reputation as an angling centre that goes back to the turn of the century.Species of fish available include bass, cod, shark, tope, ling, mackerel, pollock, skate and whiting. Kilmore Quay also offers the keen diver a fabulous location for diving as the area from Hook Head to Carnsore Point has long been known as the graveyard of a thousand ships.

Kilmore Quay offers to the visitors a "green" approach to its environment as many of the features so prominent in the area are dimensions of historical and natural significance, Ballyteigue Castle, Grange Cemetery, Lifeboat Station, St. Patrick Bridge, Ballyteigue Borrow for its flora and fauna importance, and of course the Saltee Islands which is the most famous bird sanctuary in Ireland.

Kilmore Quay and the area around it has many unspoilt beaches which offer miles of the finest sand dunes in the south-east.

Gardens

Kimokea Gardens - Campile County Wexford
Kilmokea Gardens
Campile, Co. Wexford
Mark and Emma Hewlett’s peaceful and relaxing late Georgian country house nestles above an estuary where the rivers Barrow and Nore meet, and is set in seven acres of Heritage Gardens, including formal walled gardens featuring topiary and s ...
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Golf

St Helens Bay Golf Club - Kilrane Rosslare Harbour County Wexford Ireland
St Helens Bay Golf Club
Rosslare Strand, Co. Wexford
Course Type: Parkland
St. Helens Bay Golf Resort has since 1993 developed into one of Ireland's foremost golf destinations. With a challenging 18 hole course, panoramic views of the South Wexford Coastline and comfortable on-site accommodations, the visitor is guarant ...
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Self Catering

Kilmokea Country Manor & Gardens - Coach House & Garden Suite - Self Catering
Kilmokea Country Manor & Gardens - Coach House & Garden Suite
Campile, Co. Wexford
Mark and Emma Hewlett's peaceful and relaxing late Georgian country house is set in 7 acres of Heritage Gardens, including formal walled gardens. There are two self catering properties on site - The Coach House and The Garden Suite.1). Coach Hous ...
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What's On

Dunbrody Farmers Market - County Wexford
Dunbrody Farmers Market

Dunbrody Abbey Centre, New Ross, County Wexford

SUMMER ONLY - Sundays: 11am - 3:30pm

In conjunction with long established Cookery School. &l ...
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Tourist Attractions

John F Kennedy Arboretum - New Ross County Wexford Ireland
John F Kennedy Arboretum
New Ross, Co. Wexford
The JFK Arboretum is a plant collection that covers 252 hectares (623 acres) on the southern slopes and summit of Slievecoiltia that is dedicated to the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States from 1960 to 1963. It c ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Dunbrody Country House Hotel
Arthurstown, Co. Wexford
Set in twenty acres of parkland and gardens on the Hook Peninsula, just across the estuary from Waterford city, Catherine and Kevin Dundon’s elegant Georgian manor makes a magnificent venue for a wedding, with well-proportioned public rooms ...
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