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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 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.

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

Ballymoney North Beach

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.

Courtown Beach

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


The Beach is a 3 mile section of a long stretch of sandy coastline extending from the Special Area of Conservation at the Raven Point to Ballyconniger Head. Ballinesker is the beach where Steven Spielberg shot the film “Saving Private Ryan” in 1997.

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 located 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.

Rosslare Strand

Carne beach is a beautiful golden sandy beach on the south east corner of County Wexford.


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.

Duncannon Beach
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