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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

Selfcatering
Fruit Hill Holiday Cottages - The Coach House, Kirby's & The Garden Cottage
Campile, Co. Wexford
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What's On

New Ross Farmers Market - County Wexford - Saturdays
New Ross Farmers Market

The Quay, New Ross, County Wexford

Saturday, 9am - 2pm

Contact: Pat Roche - 087 794 8830 www.wexfordfarmersmarkets.com
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Tourist Attractions

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve - Wexford County Wexford Ireland
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
Wexford, Co. Wexford
Wexford Harbour and its Slobs are a natural haven for birds as they are the closest point for birds migrating into or out of Ireland from Britain and the Continent from a southerly direction. The Wexford Slobs are internationally famous for w ...
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Wedding Venues

Kilmokea Country Manor & Gardens - Campile County Werxford Ireland
Kilmokea Country Manor & Gardens
Campile, Co. Wexford
This wedding venues a Georgian country house set in seven acres of Heritage Gardens. There are Church of Ireland and Roman Catholic churches close by (a vintage Austin 7 is available for hire), and blessings are possible here in the gardens - whi ...
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