Self catering holiday cottages in Foulksmills, Wexford, Ireland
Foulksmills is an ideal location for a rural cottage break. Enjoying a country location yet with the benefit of just being a few miles from the coast, this small village in County Wexford is surrounded by fields and pastures. What’s more with country lanes and tree lined streets, this place is a natural choice for those looking to take an Irish country cottage holiday.
Facts about what Foulksmills offers for Cottage Breaks
The village has a close-knit population and is an area of outstanding scenic beauty, with rivers and streams and plenty of self-catering cottages to rent for a quiet and relaxing break in this beautiful part of the country. The village has a couple of convenience stores to stock up on for food if you are planning on renting a cottage and there are also a number of pubs to settle into for the night!
Foulksmills is about a twenty five minute drive from the bustling town of Wexford so easily accessible if you fancy a more bustling atmosphere whilst on your cottage holiday in serene Foulksmills. The town of Wexford has lots of amenities to offer and is great for the whole family, due to its many beaches. One of the beaches, the Curracloe, was even used in the opening scenes for the 1997 movie Saving Private Ryan starring Hollywood legend Tom Hanks.
There are also plenty of places of natural beauty to see in the local area including the Wexford Wildfowl Reserve which is a great place for avid wildlife watchers. This reserve is just outside of the town and is a mudflat site where thousands of birds such as geese, swans and ducks stop off on their migration, and with a fantastic and educational visitor centre with lots of information, displays and exhibitions, as well as a brilliant visual video show, it is wonderful to take kids to for a day trip.
Another recommended place to visit in Wexford whilst taking a cottage break near the town is the Irish National Heritage Park which is brilliant if you love to soak up the history of the place you are visiting, as it goes back to nearly 10,000 years of the history of Ireland. The centre is interactive and visitors can wander through Norman forts and Viking Houses to discover what life used to be like for the Irish thousands of years ago.
Although there are not too many amenities in Foulksmills, it has its own sense of character and is close enough to the larger towns and villages of County Wexford so that you can enjoy a great balance of the tranquil and the bustling. You can enjoy spending time nestled in the countryside whilst having the beautiful coastline with plenty of good walks easily accessible nearby.
Foulksmills is set in natural beauty and could be an excellent place to get away from it all and enjoy a quaint part of Ireland. Whether you are interested in rural retreat cottages, log cabins or chalets, we hope you find an ideal place to stay on Country Cottages Online.
Featured Self catering country cottages near Foulksmills, Wexford, Ireland:
3 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.
3 - 5
With sea views and a location just across the road from the local sandy beach, this welcoming 3 bedroom coastal holiday house is pet-friendly and is situated close to New Ross in County Wexford.