County Wexford in the south east of Ireland, is famously known as Ireland’s sunniest corner and is blessed with over 200 km of coastline peppered, with harbours and long sandy beaches. The fertile farmland gives you rolling pastures and the beautiful River Slaney cuts through the middle of the county.
Its namesake Wexford was one of the first Viking towns, and now hosts the International Wexford Opera Festival each October. It is an interesting, vibrant town of narrow streets, attractive shops and traditional pubs with a bohemian atmosphere. The lovely harbour towns and ports such as Kilmore Quay and Duncannon, offer great deep sea fishing and trips to the Saltee Islands and where pubs and restaurants serve locally caught sea food.
It is one of the most popular destinations with Irish holidaymakers, families have gone to Courtown, Duncannon and Hook head for generations, where there is an abundance of activities for the whole family to enjoy from, golf to sailing and the adventure centre at Forest Park. Local attractions include the Hook Lighthouse, Dunbrody Abbey, Dunbrody famine ship and the JFK Arboretum.
Our self-catering holiday homes in Wexford have something for everyone, and are a great base for both seaside summer holidays and for exploring the county at any time of the year.