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Hook lighthouse - the oldest lighthouse

Things to do

Clayton Whites Hotel’s town centre location, and proximity to the coast, enables you to enjoy a variety of activities from quad biking to scuba diving. Visit the local historical sites; take a walk along the sandy beaches stretching for miles or shop ‘till you drop on Wexford’s Main Street.

Hook Lighthouse, Co.Wexford

Local attractions

Clayton Whites Hotel is inextricably woven into the social, cultural and artistic history of Wexford, with a lodging house existeing close to the hotel’s present site since 1715. Wexford boasts an equally rich history with many local attractions worth exploring. Wexford is a part of Ireland’s Ancient East, a wonderful opportunity to experience 5,000 years of history in one compact area..

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Music Theatre Events Wexford Festivals

Music, Theatre & Events

This county’s calendar is bursting with events. The Wexford Festival Opera and New Ross Piano Festivals are slices of high culture, while the Duncannon Sand Sculpting Festival and the Strawberry Festival are a whimsical chance to reconnect with your inner child.

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shopping in wexford


Wexford has a vast array of shops with a fantastic mix of fashion. With fashion choices from vintage to boutique to high street, all nestled within the bustling pedestrianised streets of this ancient Viking town, you are sure to find your style in Wexford.

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Golfing in Wexford St Helens

Sporting Events

Wexford is host to a diverse range of sporting events and venues year round, allowing you to indulge your sporting interest, whatever that may be. Watch a GAA or rugby match, play a round of golf, visit the races, fish the local shores or lace up your running shoes.

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Family breaks in Wexford

Family Fun

Located in the centre of Wexford town, Clayton Whites Hotel provides the perfect base for your South East family break. Many treasured family memories will be made in Wexford and its surrounding areas, the ideal location to spend time away together from the usual routine of work, school and household chores.

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