Co Wexford.
"The Model County."
In the Provence of

Google map of County Wexford


County Wexford from Samuel Lewis' Topographical Directory 1837

County Wexford is situated on the Southeast corner of Ireland with the Atlantic ocean to the south and the Irish sea to the north, the coast is deeply indented with many safe sandy beaches and literally hundreds of places to spend a relaxing few hours fishing.

If you prefer to observe wildlife rather than hunt it there are several wildlife reserves worth a visit. Stephen Spielberg filmed some of the film "Saving Private Ryan" at Curracloe Beach.

Wexford has a rich and varied history, there are many ecclesiastical sites and the county abounds with castles and towers.

The Wexford opera festival is world famous, the town hosts a Strawberry Fair amongst other things. Mount Leinster the highest peak in the Blackstairs Mountains is situated in the west of county Wexford.

The county is rich in history and heritage with an abundance of ancient churches and towers, heritage parks and museums tracing the life and times of the county from the dawn of its history.

Tourist Information
Cresent Quay
Co Wexford
Tel +353 (0)53 23111
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