Erected in 1846 and in daily use until 1936, it is one of
Ireland’s last intact windmills.
Our Lady’s Island, Carne. With the ruins of a Norman Castle built in 1237 and a 15th Century Augustinian Priory, is a national pilgrimage venue. Lady’s Island Lake, a pleasant bicycle journey away, with Ireland’s largest breeding tern colony, is a Special Protection Area and a Refuge for Fauna.
Wexford’s premier visitor attraction, demonstrating man’s
settlement in Ireland from 7000 BC to the Normans in the
12th Century. Restaurant, Craft Shop, Multi-language Audio
Visual, Guided Tours.
Bird sanctuary situated off the picturesque
village of Kilmore Quay. Grey and common seals,
Common Bottlenose and Risso’s Dolphins, Minke Whale and
Westgate Heritage Centre, Wexford. With narrow streets running down to the quay, the town has seen Vikings and Normans, been sacked by Cromwell’s army and served as a centre in the 1798 rebellion. Walking tours available.
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, (t) 0539123129
Over one-third of the world’s population of Greenland
White-fronted Geese spend the winter on the Wexford
Sloblands. Visitor Centre, exhibitions, viewing tower.
Beside the Raven Wood Nature Reserve.
National 1798 Centre
Enniscorthy, (t) 0539237596
The visitor centre traces the Rebellion of 1798 in County
Wexford, together with events as they happened in Europe,
the United States and Australia. An audio/visual display on a
curved screen simulates the battle of nearby Vinegar Hill.
Johnstown Castle Gardens and The Irish Agricultural Museum
50 acres of ornamental grounds, three lakes and walled
gardens, picnic area (tea room in summer months).
Award-winning Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine
Exhibition within the castle gardens.
Fethard-on-Sea, (t) 051 397055
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Guided tours of one of the oldest working lighthouses in
the world. Café and craft shop in former keeper’s house.
‘By hook or by Crook.’
- Dunbrody Immigrant Ship, New Ross
- Dunbrody Abbey & Visitor Centre, Campile
- John F. Kennedy Aboretum, New Ross
- Kennedy Homestead, New Ross
- Guillemot Maritime Museum, Kilmore Quay
- Tintern Abbey, Saltmills
- Duncannon Fort
- Enniscorthy Castle & County Museum