Popular Wexford Tourist Attractions
Popular Wexford Tourist Attractions
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Hook Head has recently been voted NO1 lighthouse in the world by lonely planet and is so deserving of this title. This enormous lighthouse is over 800 years old and the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. There are few places in Ireland that would rival hook head for location and culture.
Johnstown Castle Gardens & Agricultural Museum
Johnstown Castle Garden has fifty acres of attractive grounds. The famous architect Daniel Robertson designed both Johnstown Castle gardens and Powerscourt gardens. The beautiful 19th century Johnstown Castle is located within fifty acres of attractive grounds and only a 10 minute drive from Whitford House Hotel.
Shelmaliers Riding Stables
Shelmaliers Riding stables are Wexford's longest established Riding Centre and are located is only 7km from Whitford House hotel. The stables are staffed by passionate, highly skilled, qualified people. A large selection of well trained horses and ponies all with a friendly nature are available and excellent facilities including both indoor and outdoor arenas, cross-country and show jumping courses.
Wexford Opera House
Wexford’s Opera House is the main attraction of the Wexford Opera festival and fireworks display that is held yearly in Wexford town, 2km from Whitford house Hotel. Situated on the same site as the theatre royal the Opera house has an area 10% bigger than the FIFA football pitch With Two large bars and three smaller ones the foyer space is capable of accommodating up to 780 guests in total.
Kilmore Quay Fishing Port & Leisure Marina
Kilmore Quay is a small fishing village and is located in the South East corner of Ireland. It is famous for its legendary whitewashed thatched cottages. The harbor has undergone major development recently and now has a remarkable new marina making it a must for both leisure and commercial boating.
Curracloe Beach Raven Point
The beautiful Sunny Curracloe Beach is only a fifteen minute drive from Whitford House Hotel and is a regular holder of the Blue Flag Beach status. Curracloe is one of the cleanest beaches on the Irish coast, the dunes are the subject of an active conservation policy by Wexford County Council ensuring that this spectacular amenity and the plant and wildlife it contains, will be preserved for generations.
Pirates cove located in Courtown Harbour is a unique family entertainment centre complex and has something fun for all the family from adventure golf to bungee trampoline, a soft play area for the little kiddie’s, not to mention the adventure golf for the young and young at heart.
Quad Attack & Crazy Coral Adventure Centre
Located in Clonroche Co Wexford is an exciting and exhilarating Quad attack & crazy coral adventure centre. This well established biking facility is well known as one of the best in the country. The stimulating course is spread over 80 acres under the surroundings of the Blackstairs Mountains.
Dunbroady Famine Ship
Located alongside the New Ross docks only 30 minutes drive from Whitford House Hotel, the Dunbrody Famine Ship is a full scale replica of the original ship built in 1845 which transported emigrants to North America. Visitors board the ship as did thousands of Irish Famine emigrants on their journey of hope across the Atlantic Ocean, they are admitted by means of an 1840's ticket and meet actors in costume and character, who tell of the situation endured on board and in Ireland during the famine.