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Ballyedmond, Gorey, Wexford, Republic of Ireland
This great Victorian House is waiting to be explored, so why not take a Tour. Wells House has something special for all the family from woodlands walks, playground, archery, café & beautiful garden. Or book afternoon tea in the elegant dining room.
Take a tour of this great Victorian house. Explore the ground floor of this lived in house including the spectacular Versailles Room, The Lady Frances Room, The Daniel Robertson Room, The Library Room, and the Dining Room. There are no ‘Do Not Touch’ rules in Wells House, guests are encouraged to pick up books, toys and articles of interest and to ask questions throughout the tour. Children are catered for too and are kept busy throughout the tour finding unique features of the house.
Living Victorian House Tour, experience real life in a Victorian great house through the eyes of Lady Frances and the residents and workers at Wells House. The House Tour typically takes 45 minutes. Tours are run 3 times daily at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. Come to wander and explore all this historic home has to offer and witness how the house and Arboretum, Lake and Ha Ha’s are further restored for future generations.
Step back in time and book Afternoon Tea at Wells House to make your visit even more complete. Booking is essential – call 053 9186737 to arrange (min party of 6 is required) - See more refer to website. Or take a walk in Lady Frances Woodland, and discover hidden treasures in a verdant landscape of mature plants and trees. Keep an eye out for the Wishing Well, and discover hidden treasures including the fairy doors the great climbing trees, and Lady Frances’ Daffodils and perhaps even the kissing gate
Victorian Terrace Gardens, this a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the beautifully restored formal gardens. The gardens are based on the original Daniel Robertson plans of the 1830’s. Daniel Robertson was the famous architect responsible for the iconic Powerscourt House, Co. Wicklow and Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford.
Waiting to be explored are the old stables, they have been converted into a welcoming Craft Courtyard. A visit to the craft courtyard is a great chance to pick up unique, lovingly made craft products or partake in a workshop and learn a new skill. This is the perfect place to come and buy a special gift for friends, family or even for yourself.
The Little Kitchen, a visit to Wells House & Gardens will not be complete without a visit to Mrs Stone’s Tearoom. Opening out to the rear gardens, Mrs Stone’s Tearoom is best known for our delightful homemade scones, served with jam and cream but we offer an array of hearty lunches for those looking for something more substantial..
For the children the Adventure Playground, Zip lines, swings, slides and climbing frames, perfect for kids from 4 to 14, ideally situated adjacent to the picnic area. Wells House Archery: Let the resident Archer show you how to shoot a bow at the only 3D course in Ireland. Allow 2 hours for this spectacular woodland course.