|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
This is a super bungalow within a gated development set minutes from St. Helen’s Bay Golf Resort and a long safe sandy beach. The house features a large sunroom with wonderful light for painting and sketching or for simply relaxing with a good book. French doors from the sunroom lead to the sheltered South facing patio with garden furniture.
All accommodation is on the ground floor. The Master bedroom en suite.
The living room has a TV (including UK TV channels) and DVD along with a welcoming open fire.
Cot and high chair are available on request. Names of baby sitters can be provided.
One small well behaved dog will be allowed but must be kept on a lead as per rules of the developement. A charge of €25 would apply.
This is an ideal family location and children will be kept busy in the playground (2mins walk), tennis courts and football pitch when not on the beach making castles in the sand and discovering the creatures of the rock pools.
Helen’s Bay golf course is very popular with the Philip Walton 18 hole links/parkland par 72 course. It's last few holes offer panoramic views of Helen’s Bay that would envigorate any tiring golfer
There are 3 other challenging golf courses within half hour drive – Rosslare golf course, Wexford golf course and Enniscorthy golf course.
Long beach walks stretching several miles to Carne are recommended to fill the lungs with pure sea air and revitalise the senses again.
Indoors: LEISUREMAX (Drinagh, Wexford town - 10min drive) has indoor adventure playground and ten pin bowling. CINEMA : Multiplex (Drinagh, Wexford town-10min drive).
Swimming pool/sauna/jacuzzi/hot tub in Kelly's hotel and thermal spa treatments. (4 mile)
Also available locally - horse-riding, pony trekking on beach, fishing, coastal walks and watersports. Lessons in windsurfing, kayaking and sailing. Hire of body boards, canoes and wet suits ph. 0539132202
Quad biking in Enniscorthy (1/2 hour drive) ph. 0539244660
Paint ball games ph. 0539240044
At New Ross go below deck on the Dunbrody famine ship which is a recreation of actual 19th century timber built ship ph. 051425239
Tour inside Hook Light house which dates back to 13th century and enjoy views of the dramatic coastline.
Take a tour of historic Wexford town one of Ireland's oldest towns with incredible narrow streets. Parts date back to 2nd century.
Visitor attractions also include the National Heritage Park, Johnstown Castle, and the Saltee Island cruise.
Carrigbyrne mini farm - meet the animals, playground indoor and outdoor, ride the tractors, pool table ph.0872949164 or 051420988
10 mins from Rosslare Ferry port.
Bar and restaurant facilities at golf clubhouse and wide selection available locally. Try the famous Lobster Pot restaurant (6 miles). Other local restaurants would include:
Cistin Eile, Main St. Wexford
Taste Restaurant, Selskar St. Wexford ph. 053914988
Le Tire Bouchon, South Main St. Wexford
Mange 2 @ The Crown Bar, Monck St. wexford
Kelly's Hotel, La Marine bistro serves quality cuisine(4 mile)
Silver Fox restaurant - well known seafood fare (12miles)
Ferrycarrig Hotel - 4* hotel (14 miles)
Kilrane Inn - tasty pub food ( 1 mile)
Chinese take away in harbour (2 mile)
History and Culture
Wexford Opera House - tours at weekend, views from sky top cafe.
National heritage Park where 9000 years of Irish history is retold as you stroll through an outdoor museum which recreates a Neolithic farmstead, ring fort, crannog and monastery.
Enniscorthy Castle has been refurbished recently and the rooms of Mr Roche ( who lived here early 20th century) have been recreated. There is a wonderful view of Vinegar Hill from the castle roof.
1798 Visitor center Enniscorthy informs the visitor of the significance of the 1798 Rebellion and its role in leading to democracy today. It is presented through an audio visual screening and interactive exhibits.
The Wexford Garden Trail
– there is a diverse number of beautiful gardens open to the public from May to September which offer tranquil walks in woodland gardens, Japanese garden, Egyptian garden , mirror garden. Many are sensitively created using water features, stone lanterns and follies and have tearooms to relax after a peaceful walk.
Ballymore School house Garden, Camolin, Enniscorthy
Coolaught Gardens, Clonroche, Enniscorthy
Glenavon Japanese Garden, Gorey
Wells house and Gardens, Gorey
Kilmokea Gardens, Campile
Monksgrange Garden and Norman Gallery , Rathnure, Enniscorthy
Further information check www.visitwexford.ie