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Wexford

Drive over to Ireland’s Ancient East and stir your soul from only £89 single car + driver.


Welcome to Wexford

Sea tales, stormy characters and centuries of history are imprinted in Wexford. This most south-easterly corner of Ireland boasts history like no other part of the country.

dunbrody

The Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience is an essential stop on any tour of Ireland’s Ancient East. Visit the landmarks of New Ross quayside, Ireland's most historic departure point. Follow the footsteps of those who left during the Great Famine with an interactive tour that takes you through the fateful journey made by so many Irish people.

Hook Lighthouse

Experience the incredible scenery of the Hook Peninsula, where secluded beaches and panoramic seascapes dominate the landscape. At the tip of Hook Head, the impressive Hook Lighthouse is over 800 years old and is the oldest intact operational lighthouse in the world, with knockout views of the sea.

Vinegar Hill

The heritage town of Enniscorthy features a number of prominent sites in Ireland’s history such as the historic battlefield on Vinegar Hill which overlooks the town. Take a walk to the peak of the hill and step back in time as you imagine the epic battle scenes of ancient times.

Wells

It’s Victorian elegance that comes to the fore then over at Wells House and Gardens, historically home to wealthy Tudors and German industrialists alike. Grab a warm drink here and discover the secrets of this magnificent estate. Don’t miss the enchanting garden’s woodland trails, which are rendered beautifully in the collection of watercolours by former owner Lady Frances within the house.

The Norman Way

The Norman Way is a heritage and cycling trail that runs along the beautiful south coast of County Wexford. Along this trail you will discover authentic medieval sites which will help you uncover the Norman way of life.

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