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Ballycanew, County Wexford, Ireland

Ballycanew Riding Centre

Operated under the constant personal supervision of the owner, Sandra Maguire, this compact equestrian centre offers the ideal conditions and encouragement to get started in the exciting world of ponies and horses. Individual attention is assured to ensure the comfort, care and safety of every rider.

Beginners, improve’rs and advanced welcome.

AIRE Approved.
Kids Lesson/ Ride-out : €15
Adults lesson/ Ride-out :€20
Private lesson: €30
Pony Camp: €60 (2 half days)

Ballymore Historic Features


Take one of our exclusive tours, which encompasses many features including the museum of local and family history spanning over 300 years, dairy and farming display, 1798 memorabilia room
Venture out into the surrounding grounds and you will find the ruins of a Norman castle dating back to the 14th century, Ballymore Church and graveyard (1869), and a former 1798 rebel camp site.
Finally, relax and enjoy a beverage in our greenhouse tea room.

Wells House and Gardens

A great Victorian house & gardens in the heart of Wexford Wells House has something for all generations to enjoy and share: Our two woodland walks; Victorian Terrace Gardens  Adventure Playground – Swings, slides and climbing frames, perfect for kids up to 40. The old stable block has been converted into the Craft Courtyard – an ideal shopping hub for crafts and unique gifts! The Living Victorian House Tour – Experience real life in a Victorian Great House. Wells House Archery – Let the resident Archer show you how to shoot a bow. Mrs Stone’s Tearooms. Wells House is over 300 years old. It was built in the late 1600s by John Warren

Seal Rescue, Seal, Courtown, wild life, animals

seal rescue ireland

Seal Rescue Ireland opened in Courtown, Co Wexford in March 2014. Our original rescue centre, The Dingle Wildlife and Seal Sanctuary in County Kerry was operational from June 2010 but was destroyed in winter storms, leading us to move to our current home in Wexford.  Open Daily from 10am-6pm