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.
The Cedar Lodge is a charming Country Hotel and Restaurant situated in a tranquil setting beneath the slopes of historic Carrigbyrne Forest. It is the perfect place to escape the stresses of the modern world. Fine wine, food and furnishings are matched by warm and impeccable service. The Hotel is ideally placed for those with a fondness for country pursuits. Recommended by Michelin, Egon Ronay, Good Hotel Guide, the Irish Gourmet and the Hidden Places of Ireland.
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. 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. The extensive gardens include a croquet lawn, tennis court, woodland walks, a lake, a rose and kitchen garden which provides much of the produce for the 2 restaurants. The H House Conservatory Restaurant with its 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 every day May to Sept, and Wed to Sunday Oct to April.
The nationally and internationally renowned 4 Star Ferrycarrig Hotel, boasts one of the most inspiring locations of any hotel in Wexford or Ireland, with sweeping views across the river Slaney. The hotel is Located two hours from Dublin on the main N11. The Ferrycarrig Hotel in Wexford, is the perfect weekend getaway or family holiday. Ferrycarrig Hotel offers 102 guest rooms, an extensive range of quality, well equipped and spacious meeting rooms to cater for differing capacity requirements, offering stunning waterfront views and natural daylight.
Part of the Redmond Hotel Group and sister of the Amber Springs. The Ashdown Park has 79 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, each tastefully designed. Enjoy the food on offer all day or just relax with regular live entertainment. Facilities include conference & banqueting facilities, the award-winning Rowan Tree Restaurant, Ivy & Coach Bars, Leisure Club & Beauty Studio and complimentary car park. All public areas are wheelchair friendly. The Ashdown Park Hotel has been awarded RAC **** AA **** ITB****.
Minutes from Wexford Town, the Riverbank House Hotel is just a short walk across the Slaney Estuary bridge from the thriving centre. With stunning views of the river and the Wexford skyline the relaxed surroundings offer something different for those seeking a memorable experience.