Heritage Tours Wexford has been in operation for over 10 years. During the summer season we make it possible for you to visit some of the flagship attractions on the Hook Peninsula with our Hook Highlights Bus Tour. It is the only bus tour to the Hook bookable on a seat by seat basis. Taking in The Dunbrody Famine Ship in New Ross, as well as the iconic Hook Lighthouse and also including Tintern Abbey or Loftus Hall.
The newly refurbished Tintern Abbey Tea Rooms are situated in the grounds of Tintern Abbey and adjacent to Colclough Walled Garden. Offering indulgent freshly made baked goods as well as homemade lemonade, traditional tea and freshly ground Coffee.
Dunbrody Abbey was founded for the Cistercian Order by Herve de Montmorency in the years following the Norman invasion of Ireland circa 1170.
The Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience is one of the premier tourist attractions in the South East of Ireland. Centred on an authentic reproduction of an 1840’s emigrant vessel, it provides a world-class interpretation of the famine emigrant history.
Visit Loftus Hall and take a tour of this abandoned haunted house with a dark and troubled history. The house remains in its abandoned state since the departure of its previous owner. Let our tour guides take you through the ground floor of Loftus Hall on an interactive tour.
The Lighthouse Trading Co – Coastal Crafts & Snack Bar
The Red Door is situated in the heart of Carrig on Bannow along the Scenic Bannow Drive, a must stop for all – a family friendly coffee shop and restaurant serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinners and Takeaway Artisan Coffee.
With one of the most comprehensive displays of farming and rural life in the country, the Irish Agricultural Museum and Johnstown Castle Gardens make a wonderful day out for all the family – whatever the weather.
This is a magnificent park showcasing plants of international standing with 4,500 types of trees and shrubs from all temperate regions of the world. There is also a fine Visitor Centre, displays a permanent exhibition on the life and achievements of the late President John F. Kennedy. For our visitors we also have pleasant Tearooms, a terrific Playground and a picnic area, a miniature railway (seasonal), a variety of signposted walks and a pony and trap service.
These peaceful spiritual gardens are beautifully laid out around a pretty georgian house overlooking the river Barrow. Topiary, lawns, herbaceous and mixed plantings combine with architectural features and ornaments to provide an enchanting series of enclosures.