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10 of the best beaches in Wexford
Take in the gorgeous views at any Wexford beach.
Wexford beaches are some of the finest in Ireland. With golden strands and sparkling waters, these brilliant beaches are just as suited to sunbathing and family fun in the summertime as they are to long, peaceful walks in the cooler months – with water sports like surfing on all year round. Choose between secluded coves and wide open stretches with stunning views out to sea.

Here are some of the best beaches to visit in Wexford.

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Ballymoney North Beach in Ballymoney, County Wexford is a very popular beach with locals and visitors alike.

Dodd's Rock Beach is located just north of Courtown, County Wexford. It is one of the largest beaches along the coast and is well worth a visit.

Courtown Beach is located approximately 6km south east of Gorey, County Wexford. It is made up of fine sand and has extensive coastal protection works all along the boundary between the dunes/woodland and the beach itself.

Morriscastle Beach, near the picturesque village of Kilmuckridge in County Wexford, is one of the southeast's premier holiday resorts. It is a long and sandy beach ideal for relaxed scenic walks.


Ballinesker Beach is a 5km section of a longer stretch of sandy coastline extending from the Special Area of Conservation at Raven Point in County Wexford, to Ballyconniger Head. Ballinesker Beach is where Steven Spielberg shot the film “Saving Private Ryan” in 1997.

Ballinesker Beach
Ballinesker Beach

Curracloe beach is a beautiful stretch of white sandy beach in County Wexford. The beach has featured in a Hollywood movie, stretches for miles and is famous for its soft, fine sand.

Rosslare Strand is a beach 12km south east of Wexford Town and 4km north west of Rosslare Europort. It is a mixture of sand and stone and runs the length of the southern peninsula which protrudes into Wexford Harbour.

Carne Beach is a beautiful golden sandy beach on the south east corner of County Wexford between Carnsore Point and Greenore Point.


Baginbun Beach is a sheltered cove with a sandy beach. It is located in Fethard, County Wexford and is ideal for families.

Duncannon Beach is located in the south west of County Wexford, just outside the fishing village of Duncannon. It is a mile long golden beach, which hosts the Sand Sculpting Festival annually.

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