Hook Lighthouse - Premium Day Tour from Dublin
Hook Lighthouse - Premium Day Tour from Dublin
Wexford - Premium Day Tour from Dublin
Wexford - Premium Day Tour from Dublin
Irish National Heritage - Premium Day Tour from Dublin
Tour Wexford - Premium Day Tour from Dublin

Wexford, sunniest county in Ireland

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Dublin – Irish National Heritage Park – Wexford City Center – Hook Lighthouse – Ennyscorthy

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Pick up point: The Hot Donut, Dublin (View map)

Departure time: 08:00

Arrival time: 20:00

Small groups (up to 28 people)

Premium Mini Coach

Tourist Guide

Wifi

USB Charger

Fridge with Water included

Benefits and Disccounts

Collaboration with Irish Charities

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Description

Duration: 12 hours

 

08:00-10:00 Departure from Dublin, heading to the Irish National Heritage Park

The Irish National Heritage Park is a unique heritage experience in County Wexford, where visitors can explore historic and archaeological Ireland through the sights, sounds and activities of life in Ancient Ireland. Located just outside Wexford Town in the cornerstone of Ireland’s Ancient East, the Park features reconstructions of historic sites and covers over 40 acres of natural woodland and trails in a spectacular location at the mouth of the River Slaney in picturesque Ferrycarrig, Co. Wexford.

The Irish National Heritage Park story begins in 1987 when the Park was opened in Ferrycarrig, with the vision of being an open-air museum telling the story of 9000 years of Irish history.

We will spend 2 hours here and then head to Wexford City to have lunch.

12:15 Arriving in Wexford City for Lunch and free time for tourism

Wexford, the cornerstone of Ireland’s Ancient East. Wexford town, is known for its medieval lanes and modern National Opera House. The 13th-century tollgate – the West Gate Heritage Tower – is beside the 12th-century Selskar Abbey

Positioned in the South-East corner of Ireland – ‘the Sunny South-East’ – County Wexford, is home to over 150,000 people. The county is made up of the four districts of New Ross, Gorey, Wexford Town and Enniscorthy.

14:00 We will leave Wexford towards the Hook Lighthouse

15:00-16:00 Arrival to Hook Lighthouse

The Hook Lighthouse is situated on Hook Head, in County Wexford. It is the fourth oldest lighthouse in the world, after the third one in Genoa (Italy), the second one is the Tower of Hercules, in Corunna (Spain) and the first one is Pharos in Alexandria (Egypt).

Tower of Hercules in Spain.

17:00 Arrival in Enniscorthy

Enniscorthy, is the second-largest town in County Wexford. It has a warren of steep streets descending from Augustus Pugin’s cathedral to a Norman castle and the River Slaney. The town is inextricably linked to some of the fiercest battles of the 1798 Rising, when the rebels seized the town and set up a camp at Vinegar Hill.

Enniscorthy is also well known as the home of Brooklyn, the book and later acclaimed movie. It is possible to visit the actual streets and places you read about in the book and that enthralled you back when you watched the movie. John St, Court St, The Folly, Mrs Kelly’s shop, and The Athenaeum. St Aidan’s Cathedral was also used as was the church in Tagmon Village which is about a half an hours drive away.

17:45-19:30 Back to Dublin

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Included:

  • Premium Bus and Tourist Guide throughout the day
  • Water bottle in the bus refrigerator
  • 15% discount on The Hot Donut
  • Ticket for the Irish National Heritage Park (€11 per person)
  • Bus journeys (groups up to 30 people)

Not included:

  • Meals are not included. We encourage experiencing authentic Irish cuisine!

Notices and details:

  • This tour is approximately 12 hours
  • For all types of public both families with children (over 6 years old) and adults over 18 years.
  • Be sure to bring comfortable shoes and waterproof clothing, as the weather may change during the day.
  • We ask to be punctual at each of the stops in order to ensure the proper functioning of the entire tour.

Cancellation policy:

  • We refund the money if you want to cancel your reservation as long as you send us an email 96 hours before departure. (4 days before the hired tour).
  • The excursions leave with a minimum of 15 people.
  • In the event that it did not come out, you will be contacted for the payment return.
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