The county of Wexford is famed for its dramatic landscapes, beautiful beaches, historic houses and castles. Steeped in cultural heritage, the area is one of Ireland’s most popular holiday destinations.
Wexford boasts 221 kilometres of coastline featuring golden sandy beaches, rocky headlands, cliffs, and nature preserves, dotted with historic towns, and areas of outstanding natural beauty.
Autumn is a magnificent time to visit Wexford and you’re assured of a warm welcome from a community that is justifiably proud its role in staging an international opera Festival.
The physical beauty of the Wexford landscape is not to be missed; the pretty coastal villages dappled with thatched cottages are a sight to behold.
Visit the peaceful fishing village of Kilmore Quay and take a short trip to the Saltee Islands - one of the best places in Ireland to see puffins in the wild - whilst gaining an alternate view of the rugged coastline.
There is probably no better place to begin in Wexford than with some of Ireland's top attractions, featuring fine castles, the world's oldest operational Lighthouse at Hook Head and the award-winning Enniscorthy Castle and 1798 Centre in the heart of Enniscorthy town. Follow in the footsteps of John F. Kennedy on the Emigrant Trail or get back to a medieval way of life at The Irish National Heritage Park.
If it is an adventure you are after, there is no shortage; from golf to gardens, wildlife to walking, cycling to kayaking, swimming to surfing, a host of professional providers will help you and your family get the most out of your stay here.
An incredible variety of accommodations is available, from pretty cottage rentals, bed and breakfasts to a five-star destination spa and everything in between. The'craic and the ceol' will ensure that you leave Wexford with a warm, welcoming feeling, with you counting down the days until you return.