Sunniest town and region in Ireland on the coast
Wexford Tours with Great British Trips
County Wexford is known to be the sunniest place in Ireland and comprises wide and sandy beaches which give you the opportunity to choose from a wide range of outdoor activities. The towns are historically charming in atmosphere, with museums and historic buildings to explore. Wexford is a lively maritime town set in a beautiful scenery of mountains, rivers, valleys and unspoiled beaches. Wander through the winding streets and the lively quayside of Wexford and enjoy an array of pubs, cafes and excellent restaurants. The convenient and strategic location of Wexford near the mouth of the Slaney encouraged landings from AD 850. The town was then captured by the Normans in 1169 and you can still see traces of their fort the Irish National Heritage Park. There are reminders of its glorious Viking and Norman past in the meandering lanes off Main St, as well as some medieval monuments. This unique heritage and culture make it an essential part of any itinerary!
Want to visit Wexford?
Time to spend here: 1/2 day
More Information: Tourist Information website
What's nearby? Kilkenny, Waterford
What transport do you recommend? There are lots of great places to visit in Wexford. The individual places may be fine to walk around it is easier to get between locations with a vehicle
Did you know? Hook Lighthouse in County Wexford is the oldest operational lighthouse in the world!