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Gorey, Co. Wexford

Gorey is a busy market town with a good selection of shops, restaurants, and pubs. There is also a Pugin Church, a famous 19th century architect.

Gorey's streets are wide and well spaced out, oweing to the fact that they were planned by the Ram family in the 17th century. The town was granted it's arms in 1623 which consisted of a cross, lion, rose and swan signifying religion, fortitude, unanimity and industry. These can be seen over the doorway of the Vocational school in The Avenue and on the Market Hall in Main Street.

The magnificent St. Micheal's Cathedral, built during the 19th century stands as a reminder of the towns past prominence, Gorey was at the fore front of the 1798 Rebellion, which is commemorated by a Celtic Cross to the west of the town. The cross is close to 418ft high over Gorey Hill.

To the north is the extinct volcano, Tara Hill, over 833ft in height, it is a relic from the Ice Age and was once owned by the feared Gaelic poet Dubhtach. It's a steep but worthwhile walk to the top as it gives a fantastic view across to Courttown bay.

On this page you can see a map of Gorey, see what's on in Gorey, find out how to get to Gorey, find things to see and do in Gorey, visit local websites for Gorey, find Hotels in Gorey, find Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Gorey, find Self-Catering Accommodation in Gorey, browse restaurants in Gorey.

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Rail to Gorey

Gorey, Co. Wexford is served by Gorey.

Bus to Gorey

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 2:
      • Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 12) - Wexford (O'Hanrahan Stn)
      • Wexford (O'Hanrahan Stn) - Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 12)
    • 379:
      • Ballycanew (St Endas NS) - Wexford (O'Hanrahan Stn)
      • Rosslare Europort - Ballycanew (St Endas NS)
    • 384:
      • Dublin (Busras) - Gorey (Main St - Gerry's Supermarket)
      • Gorey (Main St - Whitmore Jewellers) - Dublin (Busras)
    • X2:
      • Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 12) - Wexford (O'Hanrahan Stn)
      • Wexford (O'Hanrahan Stn) - Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 12)
  • Bus routes operated by Wexford Bus:
    • 740: 7:
      • Zone 14

Things to See and Do in Gorey

Kia Ora Mini Farm

Courteencurragh, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Award Winning Family Run Open Farm in Gorey, Co. Wexford with amazing attractions such as REAL DIGGERS, MAZE, GOKARTS, FIRE ENGINE RIDE, MILKING COW ETC...

Movies @ Gorey

Courtown Road, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Hotels in Gorey

Amber Springs Hotel Amber Springs Hotel

Wexford Road, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Situated just a 10-minutes walk from the town of Gorey, the family-run Amber Springs Hotel offers a bar, restaurant, leisure centre and spa. With free parking, it is just a 10-minute drive to miles of sandy beaches.

Ashdown Park Hotel Ashdown Park Hotel

Coach Road, Gorey, Co. Wexford
At the edge of the picturesque market town of Gorey and just minutes from Wexford’s sandy beaches, this elegant 4-star hotel offers stylish and contemporary accommodation and superb facilities.

Marlfield House Hotel Marlfield House Hotel

Courtown Road, Gorey, Co. Wexford
With classic, elegant decor, this luxurious, 19th-century country house is set within 35 acres of grounds. Its individually designed rooms boast marble bathrooms and cosy bathrobes.

Seafield Golf & Spa Hotel Seafield Golf & Spa Hotel

Ballymoney, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Located less than an hour’s drive from Dublin, this hotel provides a luxury retreat away from the stresses of everyday life and is perfectly located for exploring south-east Ireland.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Gorey

Hillside House Hillside House

Tubberduff, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Just under 1 hour north of Wexford, Hillside House provides comfortable en suite accommodation in south east Ireland. Around 12km from Courtown Harbour and 6km from Gorey, it has magnificent views, free parking and free Wi-Fi.

Mount Alexander B&B Mount Alexander B&B

Cranfield Mount Alexander, Gorey, Y25 R680, Co. Wexford
Featuring free WiFi and a sun terrace, Mount Alexander B&B offers accommodation in Gorey, 39 km from Wexford. Free private parking is available on site. Certain units have views of the sea or garden.

Riverfield Farmhouse Riverfield Farmhouse

Inch, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Set within 2 acres of gardens, the family-run Riverfield Farmhouse is on the banks of the River Inch. With free Wi-Fi throughout, it offers a children’s play area, along with a tennis court and basketball court.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Gorey

Captiva Wexford Captiva Wexford

Killincooley Beg, Kilmuckridge, Gorey, Wexford, Co. Wexford
Captiva Wexford is a detached villa set in Kilmuckridge in the Wexford County Region and featuring a garden with a barbecue. The unit is 21 km from Wexford, and guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking available on site.

Upton Court Holiday Homes Upton Court Holiday Homes

Kilmuckridge, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Located in the coastal village of Kilmuckridge, these fully-equipped self-catering cottages offer a peaceful setting, whilst being within easy reach of all amenities and local attractions.

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Pubs & Nightlife

Gorey Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

Map of Gorey