Local Attractions in Wexford

Wexford hosts many local attractions with 30 sandy beaches and coves dotting the 275 kilometre coastline, to historical artefacts like Dunbrody Famine Ship to one of the oldest Lighthouses in the world namely Hook Lighthouse.

Stay with us at the 4 star Riverside Park Hotel, your choice of local attractions is unlimited and we would be delighted to help you Discover Wexford. On the banks of the River Slaney overlooked by the historic Vinegar Hill minutes from local attractions like Enniscorthy Castle and the National 1798 Centre.

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Hook Lighthouse

1 hour from hotel, Lonely Planet describes The Hook Lighthouse as one of the top 14 attractions in Ireland.

Ferns Castle

Ferns Castle, was built in the middle of the 13th century by William, Earl Marshall. Today about half of the castle still stands.

National Irish Heritage Park

One of the best Ireland’s Ancient East attractions and a fantastic place for a family day out

Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey was founded by William Marshal c. in 1200.
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The National 1798 Centre

The "Rebellion Experience” shows one of Ireland most important moments in history and is not to be missed.
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Loftus Hall

Located 1 hour away from our hotel, Loftus Hall is the most haunted house in Ireland. Take their 45 minute guided tour at Hook Head.
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Wells House & Gardens

Visit Wells House & Gardens, a victorian house and gardens in Ballyedmond, Gorey, 20 minutes from the hotel.
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The Kennedy Homestead

Relive the sounds and scenes of President John F. Kennedy's visit to his ancestral home in June 1963, at the birthplace of his great-grandfather.

Curracloe Beach

Curracloe Beach (30 minutes from us) is long and wide with three main entrances; Ballinsker, White Gap, Culletons Gap.
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Enniscorthy Castle

Enniscorthy Castle is located on Castle Hill, in Enniscorthy town. This is a 3 minutes walk from our Riverside Park Hotel location.

Kingsford Equestrian Centre

Offering a wide range of Equestrian services in the beautiful South East of Ireland.

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

A conservation site of major international importance, visited by over 250 species of birds.

Promenade Walk Enniscorthy

A stunning scenic walk along the western bank of the River Slaney south of Enniscorthy town
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Johnstown Castle

The spectacular lake walks, walled gardens and sculptures all offer the beautiful setting for the great 19th-century castle.
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Dunbrody Famine Ship

Explore the spectacular Dunbrody Famine Ship - the premier tourist attractions in the south-east of Ireland.