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Local Amenities

Put The Irish National Heritage Park at the heart of your break!
The weather is just one of the many reasons to visit Ireland’s Sunny South East. As well as the beautiful beaches, lazy rivers, lush woodlands and rolling hills, you will find great many historical, leisure and entertainment attractions to add to your itinerary. Whether you are off on a getaway weekend without the kids, on your Summer Holidays or planning a special day trip, have a look at visitwexford.ie and make the most of your visit to The Irish National Heritage Park.

Kilmichael Point, County Wexford, Ireland

Ireland's Ancient East

Explore Ireland’s Ancient East and discover how historic sites and contemporary life come together. Walk through beautiful gardens and cobbled streets of ancient towns, eat wonderful food, and hear local legends on a walking tour in this scenic region. Experience the cultural riches of the amazing cities after an epic mountain hike.

Accommodation

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    The Ferrycarrig Hotel

    The Ferrycarrig Hotel is one of the finest family hotels in Ireland. Located in the heart of Wexford, a favourite destination for Irish families.

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    The Talbot Suites

    Talbot Suites at Stonebridge is the sixth addition to The Talbot Collection and the only self-catering property, located in the heart of Wexford Town, 100 metres from the Talbot Hotel Wexford, located in the cornerstone of Ireland's Ancient East.

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    The Maldron Hotel

    Ideally located on the outskirts of Wexford town, less than a 2-hour drive from Dublin and only 20 minutes from Rosslare ferry port, Maldron Hotel Wexford is the perfect location for a break with family, friends or a loved one any time of the year.

Attractions

  • Johnstown Castle; Wexford

    Johnstown Castle

    Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens has a long and colourful story stretching over 800 years. Situated outside Wexford town in Ireland’s south east.

  • The Hook Lighthouse, Co. Wexford

    Hook Lighthouse

    Explore the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. Voted one of Ireland’s favourite attractions. Purpose built 800 years ago by Knight William Marshal, take a step back in time and enjoy a guided tour hearing tales of medieval times and life as a light keeper.

  • Dunbrody Famine Ship, The Quay,New Ross, Co. Wexford

    Dunbrody Famine Ship

    The Dunbrody Famine Ship is one of the premier tourist attractions in the South East of Ireland. Centred on an authentic reproduction of an 1840’s emigrant vessel, it provides a world-class interpretation of the famine emigrant experience.

Book Tickets

Booking your tickets online before you arrive is convenient and it secures your place.

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Things To See And Do

The park now 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.

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    Experiences

    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.

  • Guided Tours

    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.

  • The Cafe

    Open from 9.30am daily with a hearty breakfast menu, followed by a range of lunchtime meals suitable for all palates and budgets.

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    School Tours

    We welcome primary and secondary school groups as well as students from colleges and universities.