Wexford Heritage Trail
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Take a journey back in time on this historic heritage trail, and follow in the footsteps of the Celts, Normans, Vikings, monarchs, monks, knights and warriors. 32 historical sites and attractions has been mapped on this great trail.
The Wexford Heritage Trail offers an opportunity to explore the best of Wexford's natural landscapes, its hidden wonders and rich heritage. Experience some of the amazing history and culture on this historical heritage trail.
There are some unmissable sights along the road on this heritage trail, including the medieval tower at Hook, that dates back 1000 years, and is one of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world. The trail leads to castles, churches and abbeys, battlefields, historic towns and villages, great houses and gardens, great forts and a wildfowl reserve. Be ready for a great adventure, you won’t be disappointed on the Wexford Heritage Trail.
Heritage Trail List:
Ferns Castle, Colclough Walled Garden, Tintern Abbey, Ballyhack Castle and Selskar Abbey, the National Parks & Wildlife Service managed Wexford Wildfowl Reserve,Enniscorthy Castle, the National 1798 Rebellion Centre, Vinegar Hill Battlefield, Irish National Heritage Park, Duncannon Fort, Browne Clayton Monument and Hook Lighthouse, Enniscorthy Town, Fr. Murphy Centre, Gorey Town, Johnstown Castle and the Irish Agricultural Museum, Wexford Town, Our Lady’s Island, Loftus Hall, Ross Tapestry, the Dunbrody Famine Ship, New Ross Town, Dunbrody Abbey, Oulart Hill, Kilmore Quay and Saltee Islands, Ballymore Historical Features, Wells House, Tacumshane Windmill, Craanford Mill and The Kennedy homestead.