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The weather in Wexford
You can see our climate diagram above. During June, maximum temperatures go up to more than 64° February is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 37°. The wettest month is January with 16 rainy days on average. On the contrary, there is an average of only 6 rainy days in September, which is the driest month.
Wexford vacation rentals that let you escape city life
County Wexford in Ireland is the perfect place to unwind when you are in need of rest and relaxation. It is home to the beautiful town of Enniscorthy, which was described as “the finest place in the world” by James Joyce.
This county is also renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches and convivial ambiance. Choose vacation rentals instead of hotel rooms in Wexford and you are guaranteed a relaxing vacation.
Best time to visit Wexford
While winters in Wexford experience heavy precipitation and are usually mild, the summers are generally warm. County Wexford has a humid climate.
You can visit Wexford anytime in the year, however the best time to explore Wexford is during the summer. Visit between late April and mid-September to make the most of your trip.
Architectural masterpieces in Wexford
Johnstown Castle should be on every architecture lover’s list of places to see. This neo-Gothic castle is also home to the ruins of a Norman fortress.
The ruins of Selskar Abbey are another attraction that must be included on your list. It was built in the 12th Century and is purported to be the abbey where Henry II stayed during Lent in 1172, doing penance for Thomas Becket’s murder. The remains of the National Monument, St. Selskar’s Church, are also well worth a visit.
Important sights to see in Wexford
Hook Lighthouse is one of world’s oldest lighthouses and is still in use today. Located approximately 40 minutes from Wexford town, this lighthouse has served these shores for over 800 years. The balcony of this lighthouse offers you several incredible views once you climb the 115 steps.
Irish National Heritage Park
The Irish National Heritage Park encompasses 35 acres of wetland, estuaries and woodland. It is home to an open-air museum that has numerous scale replicas of buildings and places that reflect 9000 years of Irish history.
Named after Tintern in Wales, this abbey was founded by the Earl of Pembroke in 1200s. Today this piece of monastic history of Ireland stands in ruins. Pay a visit to this abbey to explore its ruined chapel, cloister and tower.
A former Cistercian monastery in Wexford, Dunbrody Abbey was built in the 13th century. This cross-shaped church is one of the longest in this country, with a length of 59 metres. It was a successful abbey until the 16th Century when King Henry VIII dissolved the monasteries.
Hook Peninsula is renowned for its gorgeous gardens, magnificent landscapes, picturesque vistas and natural heritage sites. At this peninsula you can engage in recreational activities such as snorkelling, bird watching, swimming and deep sea fishing.
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