Positioned on the southeastern tip of Ireland, Wexford lies along the south side of the Wexford Habour near the estuary of the River Stanley. From waves crashing by Hook Lighthouse to voices singing at the Wexford Opera House, this town has it all. A destination for tourists for more than 100 years, it features historical buildings and rolling green hills that showcase the ideal Irish holiday.
- Dunbrody Famine Ship
- St Iberius
- Johnstown Castle
- Visit the Ballyhack Castle, a five-storey castle from the 15th century
- See the Irish National Heritage Park
- Trek about the Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
January and February are the colder winter months with temperatures ranging from 39°F to 46°F (4°C to 8°C); the summer months from June through July feature average temperatures of 54°F to 64°F (12°C to 18°C). Precipitation falls consistently throughout the year, with average annual totals of 39 inches (991 mm). Visiting is best in the spring, summer and fall seasons.
Getting There & Around
The town is well connected to Dublin via the M11/N11 National Primary Route, as well as the national rail network. With these links, visitors can easily fly into Dublin and then travel on to Wexford.
Getting about the area can be done with rental cars, buses, rail or ferry. In town, however, driving about or walking is most convenient. There are several bus routes for travellers to explore surrounding villages and towns as well.
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25 hotels in Wexford
Offering the contemporary blend of distinctive charm and upscale sophistication, this property represents a gracious style and elegance in every facet of its character. GeneralThe Whites of... More
Talbot Hotel Wexford is one of the finest hotels in town. It is a premier facility overlooking the Marina. The hotel offers luxurious rooms, some of which provide panoramic views of the River... More
Combining tradition with the contemporary, The Drinagh Court Hotel extends a warm welcome to all its guests to explore the wonderful city of Wexford. GeneralGuests interested in adventurous... More
Set against the scenic views of River Slaney Estuary amidst beautiful natural attractions, Ferrycarrig Hotel Wexford creates a tranquil retreat for business and leisure travellers staying in this... More
Discerning travellers looking for a cosy B&B retreat in Wexford find an ideal haven in the inviting and homey spaces of Staying In Wexford Bed & Breakfast. Aside from checking out the collections... More
Whether travellers are visiting Carlow for a leisurely vacation or for a demanding corporate schedule, Mount Wolseley Hotel Spa & Country Club Tullow with its spectacular accommodations and... More
The Fitzwilton is a beautifully crafted 4 star city centre hotel offering the utmost in comfort and hospitality. The hotel is contemporary is style blending tradional woods with modern art and... More
Whether you are passing through or staying the night, Maldron Hotel Wexford is the perfect accommodation choice for both business and leisure travellers. GeneralFor all your meetings and events,... More
Featuring tastefully designed accommodations and top-notch leisure facilities, Ashdown Park Hotel makes for a suitable base for travellers in this part of Ireland. Holidaymakers at this upscale... More