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Explore the great Victorian estate of Wells House in the heart of County Wexford. Discover the history of this stately house, walk through beautiful gardens and enjoy family friendly activities.

Admire the spectacular Versailles Room, the Lady Frances Room, the Daniel Robertson Room and many more on a guided tour of Wells House, Ballyedmond, Gorey. Designed by renowned architect Daniel Robertson, this stunning estate is a beautiful place to spend a day. Wander around the elaborate terraced gardens and stroll down the leafy, tree-lined woodland trail.

The Fairy Walk & Mogue’s Walk

Discover the enchanted woodland creatures and fairy folk at Wells House on two beautiful woodland walks full of magic and wonder. Children will be enthralled as they uncover hidden treasures within the spectacular landscape of magical plants and trees. Watch out for the wishing well, fairy doors and castles as well as the resident Gruffalo, bug hotels and Draco the Dragon. This is a great way to spend an afternoon in the outdoors.

Living Victorian House Tour

Experience a walk through time in a Victorian great house through the eyes of Lady Frances and the past residents and workers of Wells House. Please phone ahead to find out the most up to date house tour times or check their website.

Victorian Terrace Gardens

Relax and take in the beautifully restored terrace gardens based on the original Daniel Robertson plans of the 1830s. Daniel Robertson was the famous architect responsible for the iconic Powerscourt House, County Wicklow and Johnstown Castle, County Wexford.

Adventure Playground

Swings, slides, seesaws and climbing frames – ideal for kids with lots of energy to burn. Take this opportunity to sit back and relax in the adjacent picnic area while watching the little ones having the most fun on the playground

Craft Courtyard

The old stables at Wells House have been converted into a welcoming Craft Courtyard and provides the perfect showcase for contemporary arts and crafts. With crafters displaying and selling their wares, this is the perfect place to come and buy a special gift.

Animal Farm

Meet the resident animal friends at Wells House & Gardens’ including racoons, rabbits, pigmy goats and hens – they have something for everyone. Book one of the Animal Experiences to get to know the animals a little bit better.

Why we like it
  • Visit a beautiful Victorian estate designed by a renowned architect.
  • Bring young children to see the magical fairy trail.
  • Take part in a crafts workshop.
  • Explore stunning gardens and woodland walks.
Tips from locals

If it is lunch, coffee or a tasty treat you are after, you will be able to find what you are looking for in the onsite Brambles Café, known for their handmade delicious food.

Family friendly
Rainy days
Paid car parking
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Contact details
Ballyedmond, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 2 to 3 hours here.

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