Family Friendly Things To Do in Wexford
Pirates Cove Courtown
Ideal for a family fun day out in Courtown with mini golf, kids karting, lagoon cafe, fun cave, bumper boats, arcade games, trampolines, bowling and kids birthday parties. tel 053 94 25555 or online at : www.piratescove.ie
New Gorey Cinema:
Gorey has at last got its very own cinema, which opened in June 2010. For current movie listings and bookings Tel: 053 94 89570 or visit them online on movies-atgorey.net
Kia Ora MiniFarm
Kia Ora Mini Farm are a family friendly pet farm located just outside Gorey Ideal for family picnicwhere the kids can hold and feed a variety of live pet animals such as rabbits, poultry, sheep, pot bellied pigs - Bella and Babe, Charlie the Donkey, sheep, Larry the llama, goats, Eddie & Betty the emus, Geoffrey the Macaw, Jessie and Belle their friendly dogs amongst many others.
Kia Oras' shed has a fantastic selection of birds and animals and is indoors so no matter what the weather is like you can go along and have fun and see all the cute little animals in the barn such as rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, mice and rats!! For more information call them on 053 94 21166 or visit them online at : www.kiaoraminifarm.com
Forestpark Leisure Centre, Courtown
Forestpark leisure Centre are an Irish owned company who manage and run 8 Leisure clubs all across Ireland.The Leisure Centre in Courtown features the popular waterslide, a childrens playground, plus a wide range of fitness programmes that are payable upon arrival - including spinning classes, Fitbox and Step, Les Mills BTS, Aqua aerobics, Yoga to name a few.
Call us on 053 94 24849 or visit us online at : www.forestpark.ie
Gravity Forest Park, Courtown
Gravity Forest Park is a new exciting adventure activity located in Courtown Co Wexford. Close to Parklands Mobile homes, Gravity xtreme Adventure offers a safe but exciting day out with high ropes, dual zip wire, power fan jump, aerial trekking course and climbing and abseiling walls. Safety is of paramount importance and participants are harnessed in at all times and under the supervision of our highly trained instructors.
Advanced booking is recommended on 053 94 24849 or visit them online at: www.gravityforestpark.ie
The Wexford County Museum, Enniscorthy, Co.Wexford
The 13th century Norman Castle dominates the historic town of Enniscorthy under the famed Vinegar Hill. Built in 1205, the castle was adapted for use as a museum in 1961. The County Museum has four main sections covering the dramatic history of County Wexford through the centuries - military, agricultural, maritime, crafts, industrial and ecclesiastical.
Tel : 054 - 35926
The Irish National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford
The award winning Heritage Park has fourteen reconstructions depicting Ireland's heritage from the Stone Age to the arrival of the powerful Normans, a period of almost 9000 years.
The Dunbrody, Famine Ship
Dunbrody was a 19th Century three masted sailing ship that brought many emigrants from Ireland to North America during and after the Great Famine
The National 1798 Visitor Centre, Enniscorthy ,Co.Wexford
The award winning National 1798 Visitor Centre is a unique state of the art visitor centre located on the banks of the scenic River Slaney. The centre uses multi-media technology in a family friendly atmosphere to tell the fascinating heroic tale of the United Irishman and the 1798 rebellion.Tel :054 - 37596
The John F. Kennedy Arboretum,New Ross, Co.Wexford
This is a plant collection of international standing with 4,500 types of trees and shrubs from all temperate regions of the world. It covers 252 hectares on the southern slopes of Slieve Coillte and includes 200 forest plots and a visitor centre.
The Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, North Slob, Wexford
The Wexford Slobs are internationally famous for wild geese which spend the winter months here. The visitor centre has many interesting exhibitions and an excellent AV show. Children in particular are very fond of a visit.
Tel : 053 - 94 23129
Ballyhack Castle, Enniscorthy Castle, Ferns Castle, Johnstown Castle, Rathmacknee Castle, Slade Castle.
High Crosses: at Arthurstown, Ballinatray, Carrick, Killesk. Wexford Town is a designated heritage town.
For more information on local services check out www.goreylinks.com and www.wexfordtourism.com