Wells House & Gardens
Near The Riverside Park Hotel
The estate of Wells House and Gardens is located in County Wexford and comprises 450 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, waiting to be explored. The gardens were designed by renowned architect Daniel Robertson in the 1830s, when he introduced features like the terrace gardens, radiating parterre, arboretum and main avenue.
Discover the 400-year history of Wells House & Gardens with our living house tour and guide in Victorian dress who brings you back to a time when the magnificent ground floor and bedrooms witnessed the stories of Cromwell, Rebellions and the Famine. Uncover the everyday lives of not just the families who lived in the estate but also their famed architect Daniel Robertson and their tenants, giving you a unique insight into the life of previous generations.
There are two woodland fairy walks to discover but it’s not just our Forest Fairies that live here but Mr Gruffalo and his child are also waiting to meet you along with all of their forest friends! Drop by Hobbiton Place and meet the Hobbit King. He and Fairy Flo have become the best of friends since his arrival in February 2019. With new additions to the fairy walk every season, every walk feels like the first. You are always in for a surprise at Wells House & Gardens. Both walks are approx. 1.2 km each and promise to bring you on a journey of magic and wonder! Both walks are suitable for buggies.
An adventure playground for children boasts zip-lines, swings, slides and climbing frames, conveniently located next to the picnic area.
There is also an animal farm that is home to so many furry friends? Go and say hello to the Pygmy Goats, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Budgies, Meerkats and more!
The old stables at Wells House & Gardens have been converted into a welcoming Craft Courtyard which is a great place to pick up unique, lovingly made craft products for your friends, family and of course, yourself.
Your visit wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Brambles restaurant. Come and enjoy the great taste of artisan hand produced food and award winning coffee from our trained baristas, in the great atmosphere of one of our cafes
A range of family events take place during mid-term and across the summer holidays, making Wells House and Gardens the ideal family destination in Wexford.
Wells House & Gardens Ballyedmond, Gorey, Co Wexford. Y25 CF96
Phone: 053 9186737
Email: [email protected]