Wish you were here...
There's loads to do in the area, if you can tear yourself away from Ballinkeele, that is! With beautiful beaches and other adventures. Check out VisitWexford.ie for lots of ideas. Here are a few of our favourites...
The oldest operational lighthouse in the world, set in the stunning surrounds of the Hook Peninsula. Tour the lighthouse, take in the views and descend to grab a tasty coffee in the cafe, while the kids check out the pirate ship playground. Then head out for a walk on the rocks to blow away those cobwebs. So many photo opportunities here!
Usually a local secret - I'll let you in on it! It's a beautiful spot and feels a world away from 'civilisation', yet it's just 10 minutes drive from Ballinkeele & so close to Castlebridge - the home of the Guinness Book of World Records. A nice easy walk for all the family. Parking is limited, so you might want to car pool. Enjoy a lovely walk then head for a well earned pint and a bit of grub in The Porter House after - the perfect day!
Curracloe & The Raven
Our families favourite place and just 15 minutes from Ballinkeele. This is a stunning beach and you could walk for hours here. The beach with it's dunes is heaven for children and The Raven offers a sheltered woodland walk and is great with bikes and buggies. Their are public toilets and The Surf Shack for coffees and pizzas at the main entrance - called 'White's Gap'. The Raven is signposed on the road down to Whites' Gap - there's coffe van her during peak times, It's 12km long, so no matter how busy it is you can have your own private spot!!