There are numerous attractions and amenities in the local area or within a short drive. We have listed some of them below.
Local Attractions and Amenities :
| Historic Ferns
Historic Ferns(ancient Capital of Leinster), includes 12th Century Castle, St. Edans 12th Century Catheral, Remains of 11th Century St. Peters Church and St. Marys Abbey
Images Of Monastic Ferns
Ferns Castle Tours
| Golf in Wexford
There are many fine golf courses located in County Wexford and adjoining counties to suit all player types. The South East of Ireland is a golfer's paradise, with a wonderful mix of links and park courses, and many driving ranges to practice.
Golf in Wexford
| Clone Church
Clone Church is a 13th century ramanesque church ruins located in the townland of Clone, near Ferns village. This church is thought to date from the 6th century.
| Wexford Beaches
Wexford is blessed with a multitude of beautiful beaches (four Blue Flag & four Green coast awards) with warm, golden sand and blue seas. Curracloe / Ballinesker beach featured in the first twenty minutes of the Steven Spielberg smash movie Saving Private Ryan for the 'Omaha' beach landing sequence
Blue Flag Beaches
| Johnstown Castle & Gardens
Johnstown is a 19th Century turreted castle whose gardens contain a wide variety of trees and shrubs, exotic examples blend with native species in a stunning setting that represents the best aspects of both a formal and a wild garden. Also contains the Irish Agricultural and Famine Museum.
| Enniscorthy Greyhound Racing
Grey hound racing every Monday and Thursday evening. For a great night out with a difference why not try a night at the dogs, located only a few miles away.
| Wexford Horse Racing
Enjoy a great day of horse racing at Wexford race course during various meetings throughout the year. For a list of meetings, please refer to the link below.
| Butterful Farm Equestrian Centre
Set in a very scenic rural setting adjoining Camolin Forest, lessons for all levels, two outdoor arenas, hacking through the woods, Dressage, Show-Jumping, Cross-Country and Polo-Crosse training and childrens camps.
Butterful Farm Equestrian Centre
| House Of Stories
Ar mBreacha, House of storytelling. Bringing the past with us into the future!. Ar mBreacha is a House of Storytelling where young and old gather to tell stories, play music, sing and dance on the first Tuesday of each month and each Tuesday from mid June to mid August. Enabling young people to connect to their Celtic roots.
House Of Stories
| Irish National Heritage Park
The Heritage Park is an attempt to reconstruct the past of Ireland, from the time people first arrived (c. 8000 BC) until the arrival of the Normans in the 12th Century AD. It does this with a series of replicas of the types of houses and villages in which the people lived and demonstrations of their way of life. The whole park is very picturesquely set in woodland resembling the early forest habitations.
Irish National Heritage Park
| Waterford Crystal
The world famous Waterford Crystal was founded in the city in 1783 by George and William Penrose. It produces extremely fine crystal that became world-renowned.
Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre
| Altamont Gardens
Large, beautiful old world garden, Robinsonian in style with a strong emphasis on the informal tradition of combining a good plant collection within the natural landscape of its environment. Lawns and clipped yews slope down to a lake surrounded by rare trees, shrubs and a profusion of roses both old and modern with herbaceous plants scent the air.
| John F. Kennedy Arboretum
Dedicated to the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States from 1960 - 1963, the arboretum is a plant collection of international standing. JFK Park contains 4,500 types of trees and shrubs from all temperate regions of the world, planted in botanical sequence.
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Last Updated: April 2017