Our house is a beautiful detached holiday cottage situated near the coastal village of Duncannon, County Wexford. We have stunning views across to the famous...
Where is it?
The Cottage is located a 5 minute walk from Carne Harbour and 3 minutes from Carne Beach and miles of safe sandy beaches ideal for swimming and watersports. Fishing trips and boat hire can be arranged at the harbour.
There is a choice of excellent restaurants and pubs within a few miles. The Lobster Pot,award winning Gastropub and Restaurant is located within a mile.
The Cottage is located a 15 minute drive from the Europort at Rosslare Harbour in Co Wexford, in an area known as the Sunny South-East. Car ferries arrive daily from Pembroke and Fishguard in the UK and twice weekly from Cherbourg and Rosscoff in France throughout the Summer.
The Cottage is ideally situated to explore many famous and beautiful sights on the South coast of Ireland including Hook Head (45 mins)and Kilmore Quay (30 mins). The National Heritage Park is a 20 minute drive. Alternatively visit secluded sandy beaches, rugged picturesque coastline, quaint villages and quiet country roads.
Take the ferry at Arthurstown on a 10 minute trip across the estuary and visit Dunmore East, travelling on to Tramore and Waterford City.
The Cottage is a 20 minute drive from Wexford Town,a bustling town with a wide range of shops, restaurants, pubs and other amenities.
Rosslare Strand, a Blue Flag beach is within a 15 minute drive. Curracloe offers miles of sandy beaches and was the location for the WWII beach landings in the film "Saving Private Ryan", it is a 40 minute drive away.
Our Lady's Island, 5 mins away by car is a place of pilgrimage and is the closest village. The village includes a supermarket, pub and church. The village looks out over a beuatiful scenic sea lake. The other side of this lake is cut off from the sea by Carnsore Beach. This seawater lake is the location for international windsurfing competitions and is very popular forE watersports. Stand at the Carnsore Point monument whick marks the South East corner of Ireland and see where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Irish Sea.
Things to do in Co. Wexford can be found at www.visitwexford.ie
Ireland's national tourism information can be found at www.discoverireland.ie
Typical distances from Carne Beach are,
Rosslare Europort (Car Ferry to UK and France 15 minutes,
Dublin Airport 187kms, 2h 15m,
Cork City 197kms, 2h 45m,
Galway City 287kms, 3h 45m,
Killarney 261kms, 3h 45m
Belfast 333kms, 3h 45m
Local golf courses include the championship links course at Rosslare Strand (20 mins), the coastal parkland course at St Helens Bay (15 mins) and Wexford Town Golf Club (30 mins).
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