Family Fun in Wexford


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Secret Valley Wildlife Farm   - Why not come and enjoy a day out in the sunny southeast and experience wildlife from 

around the world at Secret Valley Wildlife Park .We have everything from creepy crawlies to pony rides with plenty of hands on activities with our animals for you to enjoy. For more information click HERE









Irish National Heritage ParkA 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. From campsite to CRingfort, from mill to fulacht Fiadh. from Crannog to Viking house, every activity is an unexpected adventure into 9000 years.The world you enter is an authentic recreation of Ireland’s heritage. Homesteads, places of ritual, burial modes and long forgotten remains will enlighten the casual visitor and, interest the scholar.The Park, Restaurant & Shop are open everyday, all year round. Opening Times May-August 9.30-6.30 (last Admission time 5pm) / September-April 9.30-5.30pm (last admission time 3-4pm. For More Information Click HERE

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Wells House & Gardens Located in Ballyedmond, Gorey Co. Wexford just over a 20 minute drive from the Hotel and waiting to be explored is Wells House & Gardens, a Great Victorian House and Gardens in the heart of Wexford. Wells House has something for all generations to enjoy and shar with their Woodland Walks, Victorian Terrace Gardens, Adventure Playground, Living Victorian House Tour, Wells House Archery, Wells House Falconry, The Oak Tree Restaurant and Craft Courtyard.  Come to wander and explore all this historic estate has to offer and witness how the house and Arboretum, Lake and Ha Ha’s are further restored for future generations. For more information Click HERE

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Kia Ora Mini Farm On their day at Kia Ora Mini Farm, the children can hold and feed a variety of live pet animals such as rabbits, poultry, sheep, pot bellied pigs – Bella and Babe, Charlie the Donkey, Jack and Jill the alpacas, Larry the llama, Posh and Becks the black swans, Eddie & Betty the emus, Geoffrey the Macaw, Jessie and Belle our friendly dogs amongst many others.  Their shed has a fantastic selection of birds and animals and is indoors so no matter what the weather is like you can come and have fun and see all the cute little animals in the barn such as rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs mice & Rats! They also have a really cool tractor area where the younger children can trundle about and even do a bit of digging in our special digging pit! For the slightly older kids we have a special racing track to race our rough riders on and it is all enclosed so they can race without fear of bumping into anyone small. They can also race to milk our milking cow. For more Information click HERE

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Looking for some family fun, adventure and excitement whilst on your holidays? Then a visit to the IOAC is a must! Wexford’s award-winning Outdoor Adventure Centre has a large range of activities on a fantastic campus. Located in Tagoat just a 15-minute drive away, it is an ideal location to spend a few hours doing some activities or why not spend the day! The IOAC boasts a multitude of activities including High Ropes, Crate Stacking, Archery, Airsoft, Team Challenges, Kayaking and much, much more!

*Any Talbot hotel guest, leisure centre member or Talbot suite guest are intitled to a 10% on activities. To avail of this, simply present your room card, booking confirmation email or leisure card*

For more Information click HERE



Loftus Hall - Open Saturday & Sunday in May and open daily from June 1st - September 1st with tours running from 11am -6pm. The haunting beauty of the Hook Penninsula provides the backdrop for Loftus Hall, which is an approximate 45 minute drive from the hotel. It is reputed to be the most haunted house in Ireland! Loftus Hall for the most part has been left untouched since it was abandoned. Enjoy an hour long interactive tour and recount the grim & gruesome history behind Loftus Hall. For more Information click HERE


Leisure Max - Leisuremax is the No 1 fun filled family entertainment venue in Wexford, the sunny south east of Ireland. The ideal location for your child’s Birthday Party, we take the hassle out of everything including the catering, entertainment and the clean up after. Introducing our newest attraction, Escape Rooms! Locked in a room, you must solve the puzzles, find the clues and escape before the time runs out! See  for more details. We also have Ten Pin Bowling to Archery, Zorbing to Zip lines, and everything in between, we have it all, guaranteeing a fab day out for all the family. We also welcome active retirement groups and offer great deals and discounted offers.  Our facility is also great for school tours, club evenings, family get together, and Corporate Team Building Nights.  We also have our new restaurant Big Al’s Diner, with a great selection of food for all the family. For information click HERE 


 Bricks 4 Kidz - Exciting new venture to Wexford, next door to our hotelAt Bricks 4 Kids, we ignite imaginative minds and take team work to a whole new level. From the moment children enter our state of the art creativity centre in Wexford town, the fun takes off in every direction. There are hundreds of enjoyable, challenging and awe inspiring LEGO models to build. Each of our programmes have been designed by educators, engineers and architects and developed to match school curricula. The highest standards of learning are demonstrated at Bricks 4 Kidz and that is why primary teachers put Bricks 4 Kidz at the top of their list for school tours. For more information click HERE Special Daily Rate for Talbot Guests



The Dunrbody Famine ShipThe Visitor Experience provides a unique insight into a period of history which shaped modern day Ireland and AmericaYou will, first of all, view a 9 minute audio-visual presentation which gives the historic background to the Great Famine, and the reason why so many people were forced to emigrate on sailing ships like Dunbrody to America in the mid 19th century. You will see fascinating footage of the building of the replica Dunbrody, the emotional day of her launching , and also her Maiden Voyage in 2005. For more Information Click HERE


The Kennedy Homestead -  The Kennedy Homestead, birthplace of President John F. Kennedy’s great-grandfather Patrick Kennedy, celebrates the story of five generations of the Kennedy dynasty and is still today farmed by his descendants. The Kennedy Homestead, a unique cultural museum is dedicated to “the Kennedys who went away and the Kennedys who stayed behind” and plays a vital part in the continued preservation of the Kennedy legacy in Ireland. For more Information click HERE

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Sew Fun Studios 

Bring out the creative fashion designer in your little ones this summer by joining Sew Fun Studios in their fabulous sewing studio on Wexford Quay front for a summer camp experience they are sure to remember! Sewing machines, materials and tools are supplied and all creations taken home.

When: All Summer long Morning & Afternoon camps

Where: Beside TK Maxx on the quay in Wexford town

For: Boys & Girls 6-13

Click here to Book 

Or Call Joanne 087 4421180 *special discounts apply to Talbot Hotel residents*

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