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Wexford, Co. Wexford

Wexford (derived from Old Norse: Waes Fjord, also Irish: Loch Garman, Latin: Menapia) is the county town of County Wexford. It is situated at the mouth of the River Slaney near the south-eastern tip of Ireland, close to Rosslare Europort. Recently Wexford enjoyed a building boom resulting in new developments across the county and town.

Wexford is an energetic, cosmopolitan mix of old and new cultures. The ancient town of Wexford is lively and picturesque with narrow cobbled streets and quaint pubs. Every year the town hosts the Wexford Opera Festival, attracting music lovers and revellers from all over the world. The history of Wexford goes back to pre-Christian times, as a trip to the Irish National Heritage Park in nearby Ferrycarrig will illustrate.

From the famous backdrop of the sleepy spires of the Twin Churches to the award winning Quay-Front in Wexford Harbour to galleries & museums, shopping and fine hospitality establishments - Wexford town has a lot to offer.

The seaside resorts of Carne, Curracloe, Rosslare and Kilmore are in close proximity. This makes Wexford the ideal location for your break, whether energetic or relaxing the choice is yours.

Activities
Wexford Harbour Boat & Tennis Club, Angling, Pleasure Cruises, Horse Riding, Horse Racing, Golf, Bird Watching & Wexford’s Award Winning Quay-Front.

Main Attractions
•Johnstown Castle Gardens
•& Irish Agricultural Museum
•Irish National Heritage Park
•Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
•Selskar Abbey

Something different
Guided Walking Tours of Wexford
Farmer’s Market, Mallin St. Car Park
Fridays from 9am - 2pm 

Gardens

The Cottage Garden - The Bay Garden, Camolin, Enniscorthy County Wexford
Bay Garden, The
Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Patience has paid off for Frances and Iain MacDonald. When they first bought their pretty Georgian farmhouse in 1989 the surrounding couple of acres was waist high with weeds and full of ash saplings. They cleared the site and grassed it to contr ...
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Golf

Rosslare Golf Club - Rosslare Strand County Wexford Ireland
Rosslare Golf Club
Rosslare Strand, Co. Wexford
Course Type: Links
Rosslare Golf Links is the hidden gem of Irish Links Golf Courses. Situated in the sunniest part of the country, on the extreme south-east coast, it stands on a narrow peninsula with the Irish sea on one side and the huge expanse of Wexford har ...
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Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Wexford Farmers Market - County Wexford - Fridays
Wexford Farmers Market

Supervalu Car park (Key West), Wexford Town, County Wexford

Friday, 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

There is no featured wedding venue in the area

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