Wexford is situated in South-East Ireland and is a historical coastal town with much to offer its tourists visiting Wexford holiday homes. In 800 AD this town was founded by Vikings and remained a Viking settlement for another 300 years before being besieged by Irish king, Dermod MacMurrough. Travel to Wexford and take a trip back in time while visiting some of Wexford's many churches, castles and also the world's oldest functioning lighthouse, Hook Head Lighthouse which dates back to the 12th century. The Ferrycarrig Irish National Heritage Park displays multiple exhibits spanning 9000 years of Irish history such as re-creations of Norman, Gaelic and Viking dwellings. Other cultural places of interest include Wexford Opera House and Wexford Arts Centre. So if you're a real fan of history and culture, Wexford holiday homes are perfect for you.
Due to Wexford's history as a port town, this area has a plentiful diversity in seafood cuisine with smoked cod being the region's most popular dish. The culinary heritage of Wexford has gained much praise for many years due to its large role on the early agricultural scene. A variety of sports are also available in Wexford especially suited for water and sea sport enthusiasts with activities such as sailing, diving, surfing, fishing and many more. Holiday accommodation in Wexford is never really far from the action as there is always something going on in this great town from countryside tours to a vibrant night life scene.