Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

Enniscorthy (Irish: Inis Córthaidh) is the second-largest town in County Wexford and with a history going back to 465 AD, Enniscorthy can rightfully call itself one of the longest continuously-occupied sites in Ireland. It is situated on the River Slaney in the centre of the county, 24 km (15 miles) north of the county town, Wexford.

Enniscorthy is a thriving market town (pottery is a speciality of the area), is in a very picturesque part of the Slaney Valley, on steeply sloping ground on both banks of the river. The River Slaney is navigable up to this point, and there is much river traffic with Wexford. Vinegar Hill offers a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside and the river. The annual Strawberry Fair takes place in late June/early July.

Gardens

Newtownbarry House Gardens - Bunclody County Wexford Ireland
Newtownbarry House Gardens
Bunclody, Co. Wexford
The restoration of the gardens at Newtownbarry House has all the excitement of memories brought back to life. After 50 years of neglect, sturdy saplings and rampant brambles had to be cleared to reveal the layout of the historic sunken garden.&r ...

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 ...

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Fruit Hill Holiday Cottages - The Coach House, Kirby's & The Garden Cottage
Campile, Co. Wexford
The farm cottages at Fruit Hill, Campile near New Ross in County Wexford make an ideal base for exploring Ireland's South East region, and offer a unique retreat from the rest of the world. All are comfortable, well equipped, tastefully decorated ...

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

Tourist Attractions

Tintern Abbey - New Ross County Wexford Ireland
Tintern Abbey
New Ross, Co. Wexford
Tintern Abbey is a Cistercian abbey, founded c. 1200 by William, Earl of Pembroke as the result of a vow he had made when his boat was caught in a storm nearby and named after Tintern in Wales. It was partly converted into living quarters aft ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Ballykealey Manor Hotel
Ballon, Co. Carlow
This pleasing country house hotel designed by Thomas A Cobden (designer of Carlow cathedral) was built in the 1830s and, with gothic arches and Tudor chimney stacks among its architectural oddities, it has plenty of character. This wedding ve ...
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