Visit New Ross, County Wexford
New Ross is situated in the beautiful, pastoral landscape of the Barrow River Valley.
Here, thousands of years of human habitation have produced the most gentle and welcoming landscape to be found in Ireland.
Since it’s founding by the Normans, in the year 1207, the town of New Ross has played a key role in the history of Ireland. From the Norman Conquest to the Cromwellian Invasion, from the 1798 Rebellion to the Great Famine of the 1840’s, the town has been central to many of the most dramatic periods of Irish History.
The Town has even helped to shape American political history as the ancestral home of the Kennedy Dynasty.
Things to see and do in New Ross
New Ross and the surrounding area are rich in natural beauty and cultural significance.
Attractions in the area include
- Dunbrody Famine Ship
- Kilkenny Castle
- Waterford Crystal
- the Hook Lighthouse and many more.
With an extensive coastline, County Wexford has numerous beaches and small fishing villages. The county is home to the Ballyteigue Burrow Nature Reserve, the Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, and the Raven Nature Reserve.
While visiting New Ross why not come and enjoy The Dunbrody Irish Emigrant Experience!!