What to see in County Wexford?
Check out all the places I’ve been visiting in County Wexford.
Ferns is a historic town in north County Wexford. In the 6th century it was an ecclesiastical centre of national importance and subsequently the seat of the Kings of Leinster. The town became the capital of the Kingdom of Leinster, and also the Capital of Ireland when the kings of that southern part of the […]Read More
After visiting at Marlfield House and lunch at The Duck Restaurant we drove to Courtown, situated about 4 miles south-east of Gorey in County Wexford, on a wide sweep of coast called Courtown Bay. Courtown is family friendly seaside amusement resort smaller but similar like Tramore in County Waterford. In the heart of the village […]Read More
After walkind around Marlfield House and its gardens I went for lunch to The Duck Restaurant where I had the best duck dishes in my life. The Duck at Marlfield House is a restaurant in the 2022 MICHELIN Guide Ireland. This restaurant is located in the restored courtyard buildings of Marlfield House Hotel in Gorey, […]Read More
Marlfield House in County Wexford is an Irish country house built in 1852 and was one of the two houses owned by the Earls of Courtown. It is a charming example of a fine Regency period house. Marlfield House was purchased from the Earls of Courtown by Mary and Ray Bowe in 1977 and following […]Read More
No.1 from Irish beaches, the most beautiful, the cleanest, Blue Flag, amazing beach with a stunning forest trail beside it, is Curracloe. I fell in love in this beach from my first visit in July. It is not suprising Curracloe beach in County Wexford wins ‘Ireland’s Best Beach’ for 2022 Reader Travel Awards. I was […]Read More
Arthurstown (Irish: Colmán) is a small village in the townland of Coleman in southwest of County Wexford. It is located along the R733 regional road on the eastern shore of the Waterford Harbour estuary, where The Three Sisters (River Barrow, River Nore and River Suir) flow into the sea. Located between Ballyhack and Duncannon, Arthurstown […]Read More
From Hook Lighthouse I travelled to visit Duncannon – one of the most unique seaside village situated on scenic Ring of Hook drive in southwest of County Wexford. Bordered to the west by Waterford harbour and sitting on a rocky headland jutting into the channel is the strategically prominent Duncannon Fort which dominates the village. […]Read More
Next destination of my day trip was astonishing medieval Hook Lighthouse – one of the greatest visitor attractions on Ireland’s Ancient East. The Hook Lighthouse (Irish: Teach Solais Rinn Duáin) also known as Hook Head Lighthouse is situated on Hook Head at the tip of the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford. The existing tower dates […]Read More
On the way from Tintern Abbey to Hook Lighthouse, I stopped to see Ireland’s famous haunted house. Loftus Hall is reported to be the most haunted house in Ireland. This mansion on the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford is on the site of the original castle, Redmond Hall, that was built in 1350 during the […]Read More
Another wonderful Cistercian abbey located on the Hook peninsula, County Wexford, I been visiting, is Tintern Abbey. Situated only 20 minute drive from Dunbrody Abbey and 25 minute drive from New Ross. Tintern Abbey, which is today in ruins, was founded c. 1200 by William, Earl Marshal on lands held through his marriage to the […]Read More
From New Ross I travelled to visit one of the most impressive ruined Cistercians abbeys in Ireland. Situated on the Hook Peninsula in Campile, County Wexford, in a rural tranquillity area, Dunbrody Abbey is one of the finest examples of a Cistercian monastery in Ireland. Dunbrody Abbey (Irish: Mainistir Dhún Bróithe) was founded in 1170 on […]Read More
In August I travelled to County Wexford again and first place where I stopped for a moment was New Ross – centrally located in the historic and scenic southeast region of Ireland. New Ross, in Irish Ros Mhic Thriaúin which mean “Wood of the Son of Treon”, is a small but beautiful port town in […]Read More
On my holiday in July I traveled to scenic County Wexford, to the southeast cost which is Ireland`s sunniest region. The first place I visited was delightful village of Curracloe (Irish: Currach Cló, meaning “marsh of the impression”). The village is linked to the long and sandy Curracloe Beach which is one of the most […]Read More
One of the rich architectural heritage of Bunclody in north County Wexford is a Roman Catholic church Saint Mary’s Church of Ireland. There are four churches in the Bunclody union in the Diocese of Ferns: Saint Mary’s, Bunclody (Newtownbarry), Saint Fiaac’s, Clonegal (Moyacombe), Saint Paul’s, Kildavin (Barragh), and Saint Brigid’s, Kilrush (Ballinabearna), and the parishes […]Read More