Tourist Attractions

Enniscorthy Castle – Enniscorthy Castle located in the heart of Enniscorthy Town was originally built in the 13th century and has been home to Norman knights, English armies, Irish rebels and prisoners and local merchant families. The castle also features exhibits from the film Brooklyn and Enniscorthy native Colm Tobin plus other movies part filmed in Enniscorthy also interior designer Eileen Gray.  The gem of the castle is the rooftop tour with spectacular views of Enniscorthy.

1798 Rebellion Centre – Meet the key figures of the rebellion, participate in a state of the art 4d battle at Vinegar Hill, discover how weapons from the period worked and learn in gruesome detail how 20,000 insurgents faced the might of 10,000 well trained and well armed Crown Forces.

Hook Lighthouse - Visit the oldest working lighthouse in the world and witness some of the most stunning scenery that County Wexford has to offer.  If you are really lucky you might even glimpse a whale from the viewing deck! Read more

Loftus Hall - Whilst exploring the stunning Ring of Hook, you cannot afford to miss a visit to Ireland’s most haunted house.The house has remained in its abandoned state since the departure of its previous owner.  The tour guides will take you through the ground floor of this beautiful ruin while you take in its dark & troubled history. 

Dunbrody Famine Ship - One of the premier tourist destinations in the Southeast 30 minutes from Enniscorthy, this experience centres on an authentic reproduction of a 19th century emigrant vessel and the realistic costumes and real stories provide a fully immersive experience. Read more.

Curracloe Beach – a 7-mile-long Blue Flag certified beach famous for its soft fine sand 30 minutes from Enniscorthy. The beach is guarded by a number of large and sprawling dunes, all of which are held together and stabilised by a seemingly-endless blanket of green marram grass. Running parallel to the beach is the Raven Nature Reserve which is a 3.5KM-long forest that is filled with pine trees and evergreens. The forest has a walking trail, which makes it accessible to almost everyone. -

Vinegar Hill - Vinegar Hill itself is only a large hill,but its place in Irish History is immovable,1500 people were butchered by the British Army here in 1798 and the bodies remained on the hill as relatives were afraid to claim them for fear of also being killed.