Hotels Near Enniscorthy Castle, Wexford
Enniscorthy is a town that has plenty to do and plenty to see for anyone who decides to take a trip to Enniscorthy in County Wexford. The town of Enniscorthy is known for it’s lively atmosphere, friendly people and plenty of festivals and events that take place throughout the year. Enniscorthy is also a historic town with plenty of attractions for visitors such as Enniscorthy Castle. If you want to check out everything that Enniscorthy has to offer then you should book a stay at Treacys Hotel in Enniscorthy, Wexford. Our hotel provides our guests with comfortable and spacious accommodation in the lively town of Enniscorthy. As well as this, our hotel also has a great range of dining options available as you can dine in Temple Bar, The Restaurant and our Thai Restaurant Chang Thai. Book direct for best rates and offers.
Enniscorthy Castle is a 2 minute drive or 5 minute walk from Treacys Hotel Enniscorthy making it a must see if you stay at Treacys Enniscorthy. The first stone castle at the site of Enniscorthy Castle was built in the 1190’s by an anglo-norman knight. It was severely damaged in the 1370’s when Art MacMurrough Kavanagh attacked the site in an attempt to win back his ancestral land. In 1569, the Earl of Kildare burned down Enniscorthy Castle and then Queen Elizabeth handed the castle over to Edmund Spenser in 1581. The site was used by Cromwellian forces as a prison during the 1798 rebellion before it became the private residence of the Roche family until the vacated the site in 1951. In the years after that, the site became home to the Wexford County Museum and then it closed for refurbishments in 2006. Enniscorthy Castle re-opened in 2011 and now it is open to the public as it houses exhibitions about the origins of the town of Enniscorthy as well as the town itself.
See What Our Guests Have to Say:
‘Lovely hotel, Friendly Staff and Lovely Food’
“Lovely hotel. We had dinner there and enjoyed lovely food. Our room was nice and clean and we had a lovely sleep. The staff were lovely and friendly. There are plenty of parking spaces at the hotel so we parked when we arrived and walked around the town. We visited the castle which was beautiful.
‘A Magical Gem Tucked Away’
“Treacys is reasonably centrally located and is just a short walk from the Castle and other places of interest. We received a true Irish welcome and the reception staff were most attentive.”