Holiday Homes & Rentals in Wexford
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Holiday homes and rentals in Wexford
When searching where to stay while you are visiting Wexford, check the fabulous holiday homes ideal for families and groups. Search a luxurious 19th-century property or one in the countryside, surrounded by green areas and playgrounds. Find the quality and good value of traditional houses near the centre and close to the beach or choose one a bit further away in more secluded areas in the outskirts.Holiday homes with all the amenities
Start creating new memories in the garden roasting some marshmallows, playing board games in the lounge, cooking in the equipped kitchens or chatting by the fireplace after dinner. The holiday homes accommodate groups, couples, solo travellers and families. Fancy a Sunday barbecue on the patio? Have a great time enjoying the outdoors of your private garden with excellent views of the surrounding scenery. The beach is always a short walk away from most of the holiday homes. Enjoy a stroll and a great day out!.
Holidays in Wexford
The area and getting around
Wexford is a pretty town nestled in southeast Ireland with old medieval lanes and the popular opera festival held in the contemporary National Opera House. Admire old buildings including the WestGate Heritage Tower, the stunning Johnstown Castle, the old town walls and the remnants of the 12th-century Selskar Abbey. Wander the streets and explore the fantastic atmosphere of Wexford. You will fall in love with it.History, nature and entertainment
Explore the outdoors and enjoy green parks, walking trails and the beaches. Wexford is ideal for families with children who enjoy active holidays, nature, water activities and long walks. The surrounding nature is a vast playground for animal lovers who wish to spot some birds like the ones on The Saltee Islands. Finally, when you are in Wexford you will understand why this town is related to strawberries and John F. Kennedy.
Travellers and activities
Take your time to explore the large coastline stretching for about 150 miles. Spend some time at any of the Blue Flag beaches including Courtown, Morriscastle, Ballinasker, Ballymoney,Curracloe or Rosslare Strand. Furthermore, if you are curious about the Green Coast beaches head to Booley Bay, Culleton’s Gap, Fethards, Grange, Cahore or St. Helen’s Bay. Enjoy fun days out with the little ones, have some time to read a book under the parasol, look for shells and find the best spots to practise some kitesurfing, riding the waves on your board or enjoy some kayaking tours. In or out of the water, the beaches offer the best experience under the sun. It’s beach time!Wexford for festival lovers
In Wexford you can enjoy many festivals throughout the year. The most popular one is the renowned Opera Festival in October and the Spiegeltent Festival with music, theatre and comedy. Cultural festivals include literary events such as Write by the Sea and Art in the Open. Rock'n'Roll gigs, food stands and children activities await in the Rockin’ Food Festival during August Bank Holiday. Let Wexford captivate you with its incredible events and superb festivals.
Did you know the name of Wexford is an evolution of the Scandinavian word “Waesfjord” that means “inlet of flat mud lands?
Top 5 travel tips in Wexford
Cycling, walking and hiking trails will give you the option to enjoy the fantastic surroundings as you stay in touch with nature. Follow the Craft Trail and discover the studios of several traditional crafts in towns and villages along the way. For a bit of colour, we suggest you to stroll along the Garden Trail for a relaxing and enjoyable day. On the other hand, the Heritage Trail takes you to historic towns and villages with castles, abbeys, gardens, forts and the most diverse scenery from the mountain to the sea. In addition, the Walking Trail has many little trails to choose from and if walking has been enough, try the Cycling Trail and any of its three routes - the Slaney Route, the Coastal Route or the South Wexford Route.2. Incredible Wexford
Wexford definitely has something to offer to visitors. Experience an incredible journey through Ireland’s past visiting the National 1798 Rebellion Centre, immerse in the stories about the Great Irish Famine, have some family fun at Enniscorthy Promenade Playground and step into the country’s most haunted house! Did you know the lighthouse is one of the oldest in the world being operational? Don’t miss out the fun, the excitement and the joy of visiting Wexford. You will come back for more!3. Enjoy cultural visits
Delve into the history and the incredible action-filled past of Wexford. Duncannon fort is a great example of a bastion with layers dating back more than 450 years. Walk the Heritage and Culture tour, a tour that will take you to the Medieval era visiting The Irish National Heritage Park, the Norman Way, Ballyhack Castle, Tintern Abbey and Hook Lighthouse. Marvel at the magnificent and stunning Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum and Gardens and its 800-year story with several activities for all ages and see the longest domestic servants’ tunnel in Ireland. So much to see, so much to do.4. Gardens and flowers
The wonderful gardens show the history and diversity of the scenery in Wexford. More than 10 gardens to see and visit including the Colclough Walled Garden or the JFK Arboretum for example. The smaller private gardens are a different experience where you can focus on the large range of plants. Make sure you visit Kilmokea Garden, Wells House and Garden or the Marlfield House and Garden.5. Action, fun and entertainment
Wexford is a playground for outdoor lovers, walkers, sports enthusiasts and nature explorers. From pleasant walks in the gardens to action-packed afternoons with archery and karting. Rivers cruises, paddleboarding, angling, tours, or indoor fun activities to suit all tastes. Wexford offers you a complete and varied array of activities to suit every visitor. Pick your activity for the day and have an amazing day out with family and friends!