Get ready to explore our beautiful region! Whether you like hiking, relaxing, exploring, golfing or learning, our region will be perfect for you! Here are just a few examples of things to do in or around Bunclody.
 

Explore our Region
 

 

Stroll, Eat, Drink, Shop

 
Downtown Bunclody

The Mall

Bunclody's Main Street is separated by a canal built in the 19th Century to provide drinking water from the Clody river. Today, the mall is bordered by trees and banches; it is a perfect place to enjoy living in the moment.​​

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Restaurants and Bars

Come Hungry,

Leave Happy!

 

You shall never be hungry nor thirsty in Bunclody! The following restaurants and pubs are waiting for you!

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And so many more!

Bakeries & Coffee Shops

Time to Relax

 

Most Irish people love to cook and eat sweets...

In Bunclody, you will find your grandmother's apple pie, your favorite homemade soda bread and muffins, and you will enjoy the best cup of tea or coffee in all Wexford County.

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Local Shops

Something for Everyone

 

Main Street Bunclody is filled with little shops from clothing through hairdressers, to antiques. 

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Farmers Market & Grocery Stores

Milk, Eggs and Ham

 

Did you run out of shampoo or toothpaste? Are you craving a delicious sandwich from the Deli? Do you want to purchase local salmon or jam?

 

We've got your covered! Bunclody counts one farmers market and three supermarkets dispersed throughout the town.

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Hike, Golf, Bike, Explore

Hiking and Exploring

Trails and Hills!

 

Bunclody is located at the feet of Mount Leinster. It is the perfect place on earth for exploration, hiking and mountain biking!

  • Trails on Mount Leinster

  • The Nine Stones

  • Walk along to Slaney River to Bunclody's Golf Course

  • The 'Barrow Way' - long-distance walking trail which follows the original towpath of the river. It is one of Ireland's most scenic long distance trails but remains largely undiscovered.

  • Duckett’s Grove Walled Gardens and Pleasure Grounds

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Golfing and Fishing

On the Green

 

Ireland is famous for its golf courses and its tasty fish.... and Bunclody has is all!

You can be a pro or a total beginner; Bunclody is the place for you.

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Horseback Riding

Galloping through the region

 

Our region offers many Horseback riding schools:

  • Anvil Lodge Riding School (11km)

  • Bloomfield Farm Equestrian Centre (25km)

  • Boley Equestrian Centre (26km)

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Tennis and Swimming

Bunclody's fun activities

 

Bring your rackets, your horse and your swimsuit! 

  • Outdoor Swimming Pool

  • Bunclody Tennis Court

  • Polo Club Bunclody

  • Bunclody's Soccer field

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Gaelic Athletic Association

Wexford / Bunclody GAA

 

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) is Ireland's largest sporting Organisation and one of the greatest amateur sporting associations in the world.

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In Sync with Nature

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Parks & Gardens

 

If you enjoy nature, you will love Bunclody and its region!

So much to do, so much to see, so much to enjoy!

  • Douentza Garden (Bunclody)

  • Ballycadden Wind Farm (8km)

  • Tullow - Altamont (11km)

  • Tullow - Fox's park (26km)

  • Wexford Lavender Farm (32km)

  • Arboretum Garden and Restaurant, Leighlinbridge (35km)

  • Irish National Heritage Park (43km)

  • J.F. Kennedy Homestead and Park (47km)

  • The North Slob Bird Sanctuary (47km)

  • Dunmore Caves, Kilkenny,  (70km)

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Beach Ball

By the Sea

 

Bunclody is so close to the ocean that you could almost hear the waves!

Did you know that several movies were actually shot on our  beaches?

  • Courtown (39km)

  • Curracloe - Coolrainey (movies "Brooklyn" and "Saving Private Ryan") (44km)

  • Rosslare Strand (60km)

  • Duncannon (63km)

  • Village of Kilmore Quay  (63km)

  • The Saltee Islands (Of the shore of Kilmore Quay)

  • Carnsore Point (69km)

  • Hook Head Lighthouse (75km)

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Museums & Historical Sites

 

If you are a history buff, Ireland is a perfect land for you, and Bunclody is your perfect region! Kings, popes, pirates and vendors all marked their blueprints around our little town.

  • The Battle of Newtownbarry (Bunclody)

  • The Burning of Ballyrankin House, (6km)

  • Ferns Castle and Abbey (16km)

  • The Battle of Templeshannon, Enniscorthy - Vinegar Hill (27km)

  • Brownshill Portal Tomb (Dolmen) - Carlow (30km)

  • Famine Ship of Dunbrody (42km)

  • JFK Museum and Arboretum - New Ross (50km)

  • Bannow Village and Perish (59km)

  • Glendalough (62km) - The Seven Churches. Home to one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland (6th century). 

  • Our Lady's Island (64km). Ancient and still used place of pilgrimage.

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Our favorite Castles:

  • Enniscorthy - Castle and Museum (23km)

  • Johnstown Castle (50km)

  • Kilkenny - Castle and Museum (58km)

Arts and Crafts & Museums

 

Do you enjoy art? You are at the right place!

Art and Crafts

  • Art Bank on Main Street, Bunclody

 

 

Museums

  • Bishop Daniel Delany Museum, Carlow (20km)

  • Tullow Museum, Tullow (20km)

  • Carlow Military Museum, Carlow (23km)

  • National 1798 Rebellion Centre, Enniscorthy (25km)

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Bunclody and its region are filled with fun activities for the whole family! 

Year-round Activities

  • The Village at Wheelocks, Home of Wexford Strawberries, Enniscorthy (24km). Pick your own fruit, enjoy the farm and the walks, take a tour around the village, relax at the café, take the Halloween and the Christmas Train rides... and so much more!

  • The Chocolate Garden of Ireland Museum, workshop, ice cream factory, Rath East (26km)

  • Rathwood Fun fair, Park, Maze, Santa Train and other seasonal activities, Tullow (27km)

  • Blackwater Open Farm, Restaurant and Fun Zone (43km)

Must-see Festivals:

 

Shopping

 

 

Fun Family Activities
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Other Fun Family Activities

Local Churches & Cemeteries

 

Whether you are looking for a moment of peace, you are searching for an old relative or you want to attend Mass, you are welcome to enter our Churches and Cemeteries. Please be respectful.

Churches

  • Church of the Holy Trinity (Catholic Church), Main Street, Bunclody

  • Bunclody St Mary (Church of England (Church Road)

 

 

Cemeteries

  • Calvary Cemetery

  • Kilmyshall Graveyard

  • Kilmyshall Old Cemetery

  • Saint Brigid's Church Cemetery

  • Saint Brigid's Church of Ireland Kilrush

  • Saint Mary's Church of Ireland Cemetery

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Places of Worship