Wexford, located in the sunny South East of Ireland is the ideal location for a restful and rejuvenating break. Wexford is famous for its rich history, the story of which is told through the numerous visitor attractions in the country.
The most fascinating include the remarkable Irish National Heritage Park at Wexford - which will take you on a tour of how the Irish lived, worshipped and died from the stone age to the 12th Century; the Dunbrody Heritage Ship in New Ross - a replica of a 19th Century famine ship that transported the Irish to the new world; the medieval Hook Lighthouse - where monks kept the fire alight as far back as the 5th Century; add to these the National 1798 Rebellion Centre in Enniscorthy, Ireland's premier wildfowl sanctuary, the Wexford Wildfowl Reserve and the JFK Arboretum and you get the finest array of quality visitor attractions.
The South East has 56 gardens that welcome visitors and offer a great variety of designs and styles of gardens to those who simply appreciate good gardens and want to enjoy the natural environment. Given the higher than average sunshine and better weather in the region, many of the gardens are unique in Ireland and the world such as Mount Congreve Gardens in Waterford and Altamont Gardens in Carlow. Stay in one of Wexford's many luxurious hotels for a relaxing break in the Sunny South East.