The Shell Cottage - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About The Shell Cottage
A irish homestead dating back to the 1700's stunningly decorated with over 50,000 sea shells.
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0.2km from The Shell Cottage
Cullenstown Strand is one of Wexford’s many award winning beaches located on the East Coast near the small village of Cullenstown. The beach is a short 5 minute drive from Bannow, where the Normans landed back in 1169 at Bannow Bay. An iconic location for a short picnic and also there are so many things to see and do here.
5.05km from The Shell Cottage
Bannow Island is an island in County Wexford. Bannow Island is situated northwest of Clammers Point, north of Selskar Rock. It is a beautiful beach that is heavily affected by the tide. There are rock pools to be enjoyed at the right side of the beach as you walk onto it, loads of little creatures to be found. It is well worth a visit if you’re looking for somewhere to go for a few hours.
8.16km from The Shell Cottage
This Cistercian monastery was founded c. 1200 by William, Earl Marshal on lands held through his marriage to the Irish heiress, Isabella de Clare. Between 1982 and 2007, the National Monuments service of the Office of Public Works undertook a number of excavation and heritage development efforts at the abbey.
8.56km from The Shell Cottage
Baginbun Beach is a secluded and sheltered beach located just outside Fethard in County Wexford. It is a family friendly beach that was good with white sands and there are so many opportunities for fun too.
13.24km from The Shell Cottage
The Great Saltee Island is an island that belongs to the Saltee Islands archipelago. Located 5 kilometres off the south coast of County Wexford. It is the largest island in the archipelago, and is considered a true wonder of the region. The islands are a breeding ground for fulmar, gannet, shag, kittiwake, guillemot, razorbill, puffin and grey seal. An area surrounding the island was granted the status of a Special Protection Area to protect the bird habitat.
14.19km from The Shell Cottage
Duncannon Beach is located in the south west of County Wexford. It is a designated bathing area of approximately a mile long. There are great views from the beach of Hook Head and, across the river, the Waterford coastline. Its sheltered location protects it from the strongest waves and makes it a popular spot for swimming during the summer months.
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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.