Located on the south western coast of Ireland in County Wexford is the small village of Fethard-on-Sea. Situated on the Hook Peninsula in an area of natural beauty, this is a wonderful and charming village in which to take the family or your loved one for a special break away in a quiet part of Ireland. With an incredible coastline nearby with a lovely golden sandy beach along with rustic Irish charm, this village has plenty to recommend it. If you appreciate nature and beautiful backdrops, then this could be the best place for your self-catering getaway.
Hints and Tips on Cottage Holidays in Fethard-On-Sea
What’s more, the village is a peaceful settlement which means that whilst on a cottage break in this part of Ireland you may have the benefit of getting the sands all to yourself! You can also go snorkelling and swimming in the waters, the Irish Sea, and for a relaxing and tranquil break, Fethard-on-Sea has it all.
Those who love wildlife watching should head down to the nearby Bannow Estuary whilst on their break away. This is an area of mudflats which is home to an array of birds. Getting out the binoculars to go bird watching in this part of County Wexford is a great way to soak up the serene atmosphere of this region and relax blissfully. Fishing is also very popular in the Bannow Estuary, and just strolling around the valleys, hills and rivers of Fethard-on-Sea is a wonderful way to spend a bright, sunny morning in such a picturesque part of Ireland.
The village also has plenty to offer families taking a self-catering break here with a play park with swings and slide at its heart. It is also home to the Fethard-on-Sea Country Market which is a lively food and craft market run by the locals during weekends in the summer. Selling handmade products from the community with a strong sense of Irish heritage, delicious and fresh goods such as vegetables, eggs, sweets, bread, sauces and honey can be bought, and often these foods have traditional recipes which cannot be found elsewhere. Popping along to this market to purchase some of this fresh produce is perfect for if you are staying in a self-catering cottage by the sea to stock up on goods to make tasty and healthy meals for your friends and loved ones.
When you want the easy option and fancy eating out, Fethard-on-Sea offers plenty of pubs and restaurants. One such pub in the village is Neville’s, which has had the honour for the past two years of being awarded the Wexford Gastro Pub of the Year by the Restaurant Association of Ireland. With delicious food on offer and a relaxing bar area, Neville’s is also very family-friendly and makes the perfect meal out in Fethard-on-Sea.
This area of Ireland has plenty to offer for romantic or family self-catering breaks away. When it comes to choosing somewhere to stay choices include family cottages, coastal cottages, chalets and log cabins. Whatever type of accommodation best suits your needs, we hope you have a fun filled and care free time in beautiful County Wexford.
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