Things to do
Things to do
An age-old gateway into Ireland, County Wexford is steeped in history dating back over 6,000 years ago. A story tells of its origin when Garman Garbh was drowned by waters released by the Enchantress. The vast expanse of harbour thus created was named "The Lake of Garman" or Loch Garman, the Gaelic name for Wexford.
From mainland to islands, Wexford is immersed in history, culture and magnificent landscapes. Wexford is home to ancient castles, churches, battlefields, historic towns and villages, magnificent gardens, windmills and forts. Discover the world's oldest lighthouse, Ireland's biggest open-air museum and the famous Dunbrody Famine Ship. Explore a landscape rich in biodiversity, from unique coastal habitats to the remarkable Wexford Slobs, a haven for wildlife and one of the most important wild bird reserves in the world.
There is always something to do in Wexford, no matter when you visit. If you are thinking of visiting the sunny south east during the summer months, check out this 'Visit Wexford' video for loads of great summer activities. You can choose from a terrific range of activities whether it is cultural, sporting or family orientated. The charm of Whitford doesn’t rest solely on its service but the activities on offer in and around the hotel. From horse riding to paintballing, there are all types of exciting sports to partake in during your stay.
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