Wells House & Gardens - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Wells House & Gardens
Wells House and Gardens is a Victorian tudor gothic country house museum, located around 7 km outside of Kilmuckridge, County Wexford. It was designed by Daniel Robertson in the 1830s. It replaced the original house which was built in the late seventeenth century by the former Cromwellian army officer John Warren, and bought after his death by the eminent judge Sir Robert Doyne: the Doyne family lived here until 1964.
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Morriscastle Beach is a part of a number of beaches that stretch for approximately 22 km from Cahore point to Curracloe in County Wexford and this sheltered stretch is known locally as the Golden Mile. The sand on Morriscastle is fine, deep and silvery with a deep sheltering dune system. It is possible to walk all the way to Curracloe to the south and to Cahore Point to the North.
13.91km from Wells House & Gardens
Ardamine Beach is a long sandy beach located in Courtown, County Wexford. At the curve in the beach, built up sand has created a shallow, stoneless sandbank. At the curve in the beach, built up sand has created a shallow, stoneless sandbank where the waves break early before reaching the beach. It’s a great spot for the families and well worth a visit.
14.37km from Wells House & Gardens
Ballinesker is the beach where Steven Spielberg shot the film “Saving Private Ryan” in 1997 and is covered in soft, wind blown sand.The Beach is a 3 mile section of a long stretch of sandy coastline extending from the Special Area of Conservation at the Raven Point to Ballyconniger Head, which is approximately 10 miles long. This beautiful and accessible beach is the perfect spot for bird watching, as it it close by to Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, and also for collecting stunning sea shells.
15.35km from Wells House & Gardens
Enniscorthy Castle is situated in Enniscorthy, County Wexford. Construction on the castle commenced in the late 1190s and was first occupied by its Norman owners in 1203 A.D. Now restored and updated, the castle is now home to a new visitor experience that showcases the history of the town and its imposing castle.The Castle has been home to Norman Knights, English armies, Irish rebels and prisoners, and local merchant families and today features interactive exhibitions suitable for all ages
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Courtown is part of a long, sandy stretch of the Wexford coastline on the east coast of Ireland. This lovely beach is made up of fine sand and has extensive coastal protection works all along the boundary between the dunes/woodland and the beach itself. The beach itself is relatively narrow around the main access points but is worth the wait once it expands in width the further north you travel.
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County Wexford is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster and is part of the South-East Region. Named after the town of Wexford, it was based on the historic Gaelic territory of Hy Kinsella, whose capital was Ferns. The county is rich in evidence of early human habitation. It is the 13th largest of Ireland's thirty-two counties in area, and 14th largest in terms of population.