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County Wexford is situated on the east coast of Ireland, bordering counties Wicklow, Carlow, Kilkenny and Waterford. Trident Holiday Homes offers a choice of self catering holiday homes in Wexford such as woodland holiday cottages and holiday homes in the family seaside resort of Courtown and self catering accommodation further south in Kilmuckridge.
The county of Wexford has over 200Km of coastline peppered with harbours and sandy beaches, one of which Curracloe was used in the filming of Stephen Spielberg’s blockbuster ‘Saving Private Ryan’ for scenes during the Normandy landings. It is popular with sailors and boatmen having some superb facilities on offer.
Rosslare Water Sports Centre holds courses in sailing, kayaking and wind surfing and supplies all necessary equipment. Water skiing and power boating are available at Wexford Harbour Boat Club while Shielbaggan Outdoor Education Centre run courses in sailing and power boating for all levels of availability from Fethard Harbour.
Other water based activities on offer to guests staying at our self catering accommodation in Wexford include fishing and diving. In addition to some excellent deep sea fishing, there is also great angling to be had inland on the Blackwater River and on Lough Mahon which is well stocked with rainbow trout.
The Wexford Diving Centre operates from Kilmore Quay. The local area boasts some of the most varied diving in Ireland with excellent visibility. Divers can explore wrecks at deapths ranging from 6 to 60 meters. Take time to study marine life on Coninbeg Rocks or watch seals, dolphins and diving birds around the scenic Saltee Islands.
Co. Wexford is a fantastic destination for a family holiday having no end of attractions on offer that will entertain the whole family. Harbour Thrills Sea Safaris leave from Seaview, Murrintown and explore the Wexford Estuary guiding visitors through the local wildlife which includes seals, dolphins and a wide variety of birds.
Should the weather turn during your holiday in Wexford, Forest Park Leisure Centre in Courtown has wonderful facilities suitable for all ages from a 25m swimming pool, a toddlers pool, a learners pool, a 65m water slide, playground and for the adults there is a gym, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, spa and café. Many of the seaside towns along Wexford’s coast have a particular emphasis on family holidays with plenty of family friendly places to eat, amusements and fun parks such as Pirate’s Cove in Courtown which offers families karting, mini golf, boat rides, trampolines, ice skating during the winter and a café / restaurant.
Wexford is home to a wide variety of golf courses ranging from local 18 hole courses such as Courtown Golf Club and Ballymoney Golf Course to championship courses such as Seafield Golf & Country Club and St. Helen’s Bay Golf Resort.
This east coast county is rich in cultural and heritage visitor attractions these include:
Wexford Town has a wide choice of craft shops, restaurants and pubs with an arts centre which regularly holds intimate gigs, exhibitions, lectures and films. The town is home to the hugely popular Wexford Opera Festival which is held annually for two weeks in October and goes from strength to strength each year.
Our self catering accommodation in Wexford is extremely accessible being only 150Km from Dublin City and 19Km from Rosslare Harbour. Waterford Airport is only 69Km away.
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