THINGS TO DO IN WEXFORD

A directory of recommended routes, accommodation, places to eat, things to do throughout Wexford County.

WHERE TO STAY

WHERE TO EAT

Keep your mind and body nourished. These are just some of the places to eat around County Wexford.

RECOMMENDED ROUTES

Wexford Town

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Wexford town, get lost in its ancient streets and laneways. Wexford has some fantastic cafés, great bistros and the best in fine dining. There is a big number of great pubs, brewpubs and licensed cafés. There is always a show on in one of Wexford many venues, galleries or cafés. So something to cater to any pallet. Check out routes below and take in the best sights Wexford has to offer along our routes:

 

Ferrycarrig
Cycle Route from Wexford Town to Ferrycarraig

A great place for a picnic with panoramic views of the river Slaney. The castle was built by the Roche family in the 1400s. Just across the bridge at the National Heritage Park you can see a round tower built in the mid 19th century to commemorate those who died in the Crimean war (access to the round tower is via the tour in National Heritage Park).

Johnstown-Castle
Cycle Route from Wexford Town to Johnstown Castle

A great place for a picnic with panoramic views of the river Slaney. The castle was built by the Roche family in the 1400s. Just across the bridge at the National Heritage Park, you can see a round tower built in the mid 19th century to commemorate those who died in the Crimean war (access to the round tower is via the tour in National Heritage Park).


Enniscorthy

Enniscorthy has much to see and does as well as having lots of fine restaurants and eateries there is plenty to keep you occupied! Enniscorthy Castle was built by the Normans as a stronghold in 1205. The castle’s history is steeped in bloodshed from the 1798 rebellion through the Cromwellian years up to 1916 Easter Rising. Vinegar Hill was the largest camp and headquarters of 1798 rebels who controlled County Wexford. The 1798 Visitor Centre is a great place to learn about Enniscorthy’s history. For more info visit: www.enniscorthytourism.com


Curracloe & The Raven Nature Reserve

Curracloe beach stretches from Raven Point to Bally Connigar strand. There are 3 main entrances known locally as Ballinsker White Gap (Winning Post) Culleton’s Gap (The Raven) White Gap being the largest. Culleton’s Gap is bordered by the Raven Nature Reserve and forestry.