Our location at Ferrycarrig is as strategically convenient today, as it was when the Anglo-Norman settlers built their town on top of the hill. Even if you don’t have a car, it’s still easy enough to get here, whether by train, bus or taxi.
The Irish National Heritage Park is within easy reach of the motorway system, with its entrance off the N11, just north of Wexford Town. • 90 minutes from Dublin • 30 minutes from Rosslare Europort, with its connections to Pembroke, Fishguard, Cherbourg, Roscoff and Bilbao. • 55 minutes from Waterford via the N25 • 70 minutes from Kilkenny via the N25. • 55 minutes from Waterford via the N25 • 70 minutes from Kilkenny via the N25.
The Irish National Heritage Park is a short taxi or bus journey from Wexford Station, which can be reached from stations along the East Coast and via connection from Belfast.
By Bus / Taxi
Wexford is a convenient bus or taxi ride away from the Irish National Heritage Park but please note, buses don’t run on Sundays.
If you are arriving in Ireland via the UK, France or Spain, through Rosslare Europort, be sure to include a visit to The Irish National Heritage Park, is a half hour’s drive from the port.
Booking your tickets online before you arrive is convenient and it secures your place.
Things To See And Do
The park has 16 reconstructed sites for you to see and learn about, from the Dolmen to Fulacht Fiadh and the Crannog to Viking Ship. The park is situated on 40 hectares for you to explore, from hillside to estuary and woodland to riverbank.
Heritage experiences bring you up close and personal with day-to-day life. Try your hand at Falconry. Sleep in the Ringfort or a Viking house.
Join any one of the three guided tours - Pre-Historic Ireland, Early Christian Ireland or The Age of Invasion – or make a day of it and do all three.
Our cafe facility is currently closed for renovations, with a re-opening date scheduled for Spring 2023
We welcome primary and secondary school groups as well as students from colleges and universities.