The county's main attractions are all within easy reach of town, just to name a few: For more information on Wexford Town please visit Wexford Tourism
Irish National Heritage Park This is the region's show piece on a well-developed 35-acre site overlooking the Slaney River. The Park takes you on an adventure through 9,000 years of Irish History. The unique atmosphere presented by the surroundings combined with an excellent restaurant and extensive range of Irish gifts and clothing in the Craft Shop, make it a great day out.
With 200km of coastline, Wexford has beaches to suit all. Only 7 miles from town, Curracloe Beach is a great example of miles of unspoilt white sandy beach. Guided walking tours of the sand dunes and nearby forest take place daily during summer. In 1997, this was the location for D-Day landing scenes in the Tom Hanks film "Saving Private Ryan".
Grey Hound Racing D6
Providing an action packed evening for all the family!
Full bar and catering facilities with bookmaker and tote betting
on site. Race meets twice weekly, every Monday and Thursday.
First race 8pm.
Enjoy 9 days of top class racing, jockeys and trainers in Wexford. March 13, May 7 & 29, June 11, July 9 & 24, Aug 1, October 23 & 24. Check out the website and local papers for additional meets (point-to-point). St Patrick’s Weekend Meet, New- Second meet in May, July Hooves & Grooves Festival and August Best Dressed Lady Competition, Annual two-day Opera Festival meets.
Forests Trails include: Carrickbyrne Hill (C5), Courtown (G8), Dunanore (D6), J.F.K Park (B5), The Three Rocks Trail (D4) and the Tintern Abbey Trails (B3).Guided Tours of the Hook Region, Historic Ferns, Backstairs Mountains, Enniscorthy and Wexford Town are available.
Harbour Thrills: E4
At Oak Tavern,
Contact: Mark Robertson.
Seal Watching and fast Boat Trips around the beautiful estuary of Wexford. Enjoy the birds and coastal wildlife along this uninhabited part of the Irish coast line. Trips leave from The Oak Tavern, where there is parking, fine food and refreshments. Licenced and insured for 11 passengers.
Saltee Island trips (2hr) family rates. Skippered and bareboat charters. Corporate entertainment and team building. Adult sailing tuition and mile building. Day trips and extended cruising. Luxury accommodation for up to 8 aboard ‘Yola’, a DoM Licensed 37 foot yacht. All safety equipment supplied.
Saltee Cruises: D2
Kilmore Quay Marina,
Daily cruises around the Saltee Island, offering spectacular views of the cliffs and marine wildlife. Puffins, Gannets, Guillemots, Razorbills, Kittiwakes, Cormorants, Shearwaters and seals all to be observed. Operating from March to October, June is the best month.
Facilities for dinghy racing, sail and motor cruising, tennis and social club. Recognised as among the best clubs in the southeast.
Boating events throughout the year.
Bannow Language Institute: B3
Small riding school in attractive yard. Lessons for all levels, exciting beach rides, multinational clientele. Accommodation available in modern apartments on the farm.
Curracloe House Equestrian Centre: E5
Open all year by booking. Fabulous early morning beach rides or farm rides. Lessons for all levels available in, indoor or allweather outdoor arena. Non-residential pony camps for children during the summer.