Journey to a place where history and legends come to life

A visit to the Irish National Heritage Park is like no other you can imagine. Surprises await around every turn as you explore 35 acres of this remarkable heritage trail. Experience one of the renowned tours in the company of a costumed guide. From Ringfort to Fulacht Fiadh, from Crannóg to Viking house, every activity is an unexpected adventure into 9,000 years of Irish History and Heritage. Homesteads, places of ritual, burial mounds and long-forgotten remains will enlighten the casual visitor and inspire the scholars.

Within the park, children have a unique opportunity to experience Ireland’s heritage along with fun activities including; panning for golf, wattle a fence, rock art, and 2 adventure playgrounds. Special programmes and family fun days will entertain and delight children including the birds of prey experience with the resident Falconer Jim.

A journey through time you will never forget.

Restaurant and Gift Shop
Irish hospitality and Wexford charm combine with all the modern facilities to make your visit a time to remember. Before you leave, visit the gift shop with its wide range of gift ideas, jewellery, books, homeware, clothing, local crafts and souvenirs. You can also sample fine Irish cuisine in the restaurant, eat out on the terrace and savour the sensation of the Crannóg and Lake, awash in the colours and fragrances of Ireland’s past.

  • Adventure into 9,000 years of Irish History and Heritage
  • Visit a Crannóg – a Bronze Age homestead on an artificial island
  • Explore a monastic settlement complete with a painted high cross and a Viking boatyard and farm on the lakeshore

Open Daily Year Round

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Admission Rates Apply

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Useful Information
  • Restaurant offering fine Irish Cuisine
  • Extensive Gift Shop with a wide range of clothing and quality Irish crafts
  • Picnic facilities available at the visitor centre
  • Toilet facilities on-site
  • Car Parking available
  • Wheelchair access – To maintain historic authenticity, some pathways throughout the park have been left unpaved. Due to uneven surfaces guests with mobility issues should take care.
Getting There

The Irish National Heritage Park is within easy reach of the motorway system, with its entrance off the N11, just north of Wexford Town.

Map Location: 52.347053, -6.515545
Contact Irish National Heritage Park

Ferrycarrig, Co. Wexford, Ireland

Eircode: Y35 X313
T: +353 (0)53 912 0733
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