Vinegar Hill Enniscorthy
Vinegar Hill was known as one of the most famous sites of the 1798 Rebellion, however, it was also known as one of the bloodiest battlefields in Irish history. The battle of Vinegar Hill, which was fought on the 21st of June 1798, was an engagement during the Rebellion of 1798. Why not visit the 1798 centre and participate in the overall experience? Looking for a fun day out with family or want to discover some Irish history with a loved one? Then Vinegar Hill will be perfect for you!
It is said that over 10,000 crown forces launched an attack on Vinegar Hill, overlooking Enniscorthy in County Wexford, this was furthermore occupied by over 20,000 rebels. Vinegar Hill is only a five minute drive from Treacys Hotel Enniscorthy and is a must do when visiting county Wexford. It marked a massive turning point in the Irish Rebellion 1798 as it was the last attempt by the rebels to hold and defend land against the crown forces and the army of King George III. If you are a history fanatic or just enjoy old Irish landscapes why not take a visit to the 1798 centre! Meet the key figures of the Irish Rebellion or participate in a state of the art 4D battle of Vinegar Hill Experience which is suitable for all ages!