It has almost 120 km of spectacular coastline and is a popular tourist destination with a number of attractive towns and villages to visit, such as Wexford Town, Enniscorthy, Gorey, New Ross and Fethard On Sea. When travelling around the county you will find a wide variety of Wexford Hotels or Wexford Guesthouses to choose from.
There are plenty of visitor attractions in Wexford, including the National Heritage Park, the Wexford Heritage Centre and the National 1798 Visitor Centre – which commemorates the 1798 Rebellion and its aftermath. Located alongside the New Ross docks in County Wexford, the Dunbrody famine ship is a full scale reconstruction of a 19th Century famine ship and authentic replica of the three masted barque built in Quebec in 1845 for the Graves family of New Ross.
There are plenty of castles to choose from, including Ballyhack Castle built around 1450, Ferns Castle dating back to the 13th century and Johnstown Castle which also houses the National Museum of Agriculture and Rural Life.
Or on a nautical theme there is Hook Lighthouse built in the 13th century and the Kilmore Quay Maritime Museum. There are plenty of plants to view at the John F. Kennedy Arboretum in New Ross, which has over 4,500 plants in their collection and the Kilmokea Gardens sitting on the twin estuary of the Rivers Nore and Barrow. Wexford also has some fine examples of Cistercian abbeys in Tintern Abbey at Saltmills in New Ross founded around 1200 and Dunbrody Abbey and Visitor Centre founded in 1210.
County Wexford rich landscape and coastline ensures that the outdoor enthusiast is spoilt for choice, with a choice of water sports, great golf and walking and cycling routes and equestrian activities. Walking routes include the Blackstairs Walks, Carrickbyrne Hill and the Shelmalier Forth Mountain. Golf courses include Rosslare Golf Club, Courtown Golf Club, Enniscorthy Golf Club and St. Helen’s Bay Golf & Country Club. Beaches in County Wexford, such as Curracloe and Rosslare, are a popular spot for family breaks in Ireland.
Or if you would like to experience a bit of culture whilst staying in County Wexford, then the Wexford Opera Festival, the premier event of its kind in Europe, is a must.
The Ireland Hotels site features 31 Wexford hotels and Wexford guesthouses. Use the accommodation search box on this page to select hotels and guesthouses in County Wexford. Or choose from our great selection of Value Hotel Breaks and short-break offers, including Family Breaks and Spa Breaks.
This captivating 1830's Georgian Manor House Hotel hides amid 300 acres of tranquil parklands on the idyllic Hook Peninsula yet is less than 10km from Waterford City. A chic yet informal ambience permeates Dunbrody, where guests have the opportunity to experience sheer indulgence coupled with a tradition of courteous attentive service. Dunbrody boasts 22 bedrooms and a 3 bedroom lodge, cookery school, spa, champagne bar and fine dining restaurant.
The Faythe Guesthouse is a period style 3 star guesthouse in Wexford. The guesthouse is built on the grounds of a former castle and offers bed and breakfast accommodation in the heart of Wexford town centre. Tastily renovated and decorated to a 3*Guesthouse standard. A two minute walk will have you in the heart of the main shopping area of the town. We provide a very comprehensive breakfast service served by experienced hotel trained staff including the owners Damian & Siobhan.
Marlfield House is a beautifully restored Regency period house set on 36 acres of fine gardens, close to miles of golden beaches. Opened by the The Bowe family in 1978 it has continued as a highly acclaimed country house and restaurant ever since. Rooms are filled with beautiful antiques, paintings and flowers , all overlook the gardens , have marble bathrooms and the six grand state rooms open on to the lake and wildfowl reserve. The extensive gardens include a croquet lawn, tennis court, woodland walks, a lake and a rose, vegetable and herb garden which provides much of the produce for the kitchen. The house conservatory restaurant with frescoed walls is highly acclaimed as one of Ireland's most charming fine dining rooms serving classical food. For a more casual dining experience 'The Duck' restaurant in the courtyard is a terrace restaurant, cafe and bar overlooking the kitchen gardens and provides a stylish casual alternative for lunches or dinners, open at 11.30 every day.
The 4 star Riverside Park Hotel & Leisure Club in Enniscorthy Wexford is Failte Ireland approved luxury hotel accommodation. The hotel is picturesquely situated on the banks of the River Slaney, on the edges of the bustling market town of Enniscorthy, offering a scenic location and extending a warm welcome to all its visitors. For those wishing to explore the treasures and attractions of the Sunny South East, the Riverside Park Hotel & Leisure Club provides an excellent base. The Riverside Park 4 star Hotel Wexford offers 60 beautifully appointed bedrooms ranging from Standard Bedrooms, Larger Delux Rooms, Family Rooms to our Penthouse Suite. The Riverside Park Hotel is one of the best family hotels in Wexford, offering inter-connecting rooms on request. Our Promenade Bar will be relocated to our Hilton EdWards Suite for the duration 4th January – 16th February due to renovations.
Kelly's Resort Hotel & Spa Wexford has been a family run resort hotel for four generations since 1895, so you can trust us to make your weekend, midweek or short break just perfect. Kellys is one of Ireland's best known 4 star resort hotels and is located in Rosslare, Co. Wexford. The hotel is situated along 5 miles of sandy beach. The easy atmosphere at this Wexford Hotel encourages total relaxation. A visit to one of Europe's top destination spa - SeaSpa is a must.