Top 10 best caravan and camping parks in Wexford

Pack up your tents, hitch up your caravans, and get ready to explore Ireland’s south-east with our list of the ten best caravan and camping parks in Wexford!

Camping is a favoured hobby amongst many, and in Ireland, this is no different. With parks and sites in every county, it is fair to say that both avid campers and novices alike are well catered for. Here are the ten best caravan and camping parks in Wexford.

Ireland Before You Die’s tips for the best caravan and camping parks in Wexford

  • Pack appropriately for the unpredictable Irish weather.
  • If you are planning a night out, check out the best pubs in Wexford and pick a camping site that’s nearby.
  • Explore the natural beauty of Wexford by taking advantage of nearby hiking trails, beaches, and scenic attractions.
  • Visit the oldest working lighthouse in the world, Hook Lighthouse and enjoy stunning views of the coastline.
  • Be considerate of other visitors and always leave the site as you found it.

10. St. Margaret’s Beach Camping and Caravan Park – for a quiet family holiday

Looking a quiet family holiday? St. Margaret's is a great pick.
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Lying 500 metres from the Blue-Flag-awarded Carne Beach, this family-run rural site offers long walks along the Wexford Coastal Path, as well as opportunities for swimming, bird-watching, fishing, and golfing.

Cost: from €15 (rates differ)

More info: HERE

Address: Ladys Island, Rosslare Harbour, Co. Wexford, Ireland  

Read also: Three places spot beautiful birds in Ireland. 

9. Roche’s Campervan and Campsite – for a farm-style vibe

Roche's campsite is great for farm-style vibes.
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There is no doubt that camping makes for one of the best things to do in Wexford. And, we’ve got just the place!

With views of Bannow Bay, campers can spend their time horse and pony-trekking or checking out the local pubs, supermarkets, and beaches. Nearby sites of interest also include the Clonmines castles and Tintern Abbey.

Cost: from €20 (rates differ)

More info: HERE

Address: Clonmines, Co. Wexford, Ireland

Related: 5 traditional Irish pubs in Wexford.

8. Carne Beach Holiday Park – one of the best caravan and camping parks in Wexford

Carne Beach Holiday Park is one of our top picks you need to visit.

Surrounded by stunning coastal views, campers can try their hand at fishing, golfing, and boating. Suitable for all, the park’s onsite facilities include tennis courts, a playground, and ‘The Lighthouse Lounge and Bar.’

Cost: Price upon asking

More info: HERE

Address: Carne, Wexford, Ireland

7. Ocean Island Caravan Park – for a relaxing family getaway

Looking another great campsite, the Ocean Island Caravan Park.

Located in the heart of the Hook Peninsula, this two-acre caravan park boasts over thirty years of experience catering for families. Offering horse-riding, pony trekking, swimming and fishing, this area of historical significance is also near the Dunbrody and Tintern Abbeys, and the John F. Kennedy Park and Arboretum.

Cost: from €20 (rates differ)

More info: HERE

Address: Fethard-on-Sea, New Ross, Wexford, Ireland

6. Duncannon Beach Holiday Park – for summertime festival fun

Duncannon Beach Holiday Park is another of the top picks for best caravan and camping parks in Wexford.

Minutes from Duncannon village, this family-run caravan and camping park in Wexford lies beside the beach on the Hook Peninsula. Campers can enjoy windsurfing, swimming, scuba diving, snorkelling, and canoeing – plus the many festivals and events held nearby each summer!

Cost: from €20 (rates differ)

More info: HERE

Address: Shanacloon, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland

5. Kilmore Quay Camping and Holiday Park – for a traditional village setting

Kilmore is another of the top best caravan and camping parks in Wexford.
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This beautifully scenic eight-acre site, located near the cultural and historical attractions of Hook Head Lighthouse and Dunbrody Famine Ship, is well-known for fishing and bird-watching and is favoured amongst painters and artists. The park is also a short distance from local amenities including the harbour, bars, restaurants, and a playground.

Cost: from €15 (rates differ)

More info: HERE

Address: Crossfarnoge, Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford, Y35 R596, Ireland

READ MORE: Top 10 great campervan hire companies in Ireland

4. Ferrybank Caravan and Camping Park – for great views of the sunny south-east

Another of our top picks for best caravan and camping parks in Wexford is Ferrybank Caravan and Camping Park.
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This four-hectare site overlooking Wexford Harbour – close to nature reserves and heritage sites – is a fantastic place from which to explore Ireland’s ‘Ancient East.’ Visitors can enjoy water-skiing and windsurfing, as well as public gyms and pool facilities.

Cost: from €20 (rates differ)

More info: HERE

Address: Tincone, Ferrybank, Co. Wexford, Ireland

3. The Trading Post Camper Park – great for ‘free-spirited travellers’

The Trading Post is one of the top best caravan and camping parks in Wexford.
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This four-star site, which sits fifteen minutes from Wexford Town and thirty minutes from the Irish National Heritage Park, boasts famous beaches (‘Saving Private Ryan’ and ‘Brooklyn’), high-quality golf courses, and one traditional pub. Entirely ‘off the beaten track,’ this family-run park is ideal for touring with Wicklow, Carlow, Waterford, and Kilkenny all nearby.

Cost: from €27.50 (rates differ)

More info: HERE

Address: Ballyhought, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland

2. IOAC (International Outdoor Adventure Centre) – for a ‘Multi-Activity Holiday’

Another of the best best caravan and camping parks in Wexford is IOAC.

With seventy camping pitches, various activities, and golden beaches, the IOAC is undoubtedly one of the ten best caravan and camping parks in Wexford. Alongside offering archery, kayaking, and raft-building (plus more!), it also runs a kids camp during the Easter and summer breaks!

Cost: from €25 (rates differ)

More info: HERE

Address: Sixacre, Tagoat, Co. Wexford, Ireland

1. Morriscastle Strand Caravan Park – one of the best campsites in Wexford

Morriscastle Strand Caravan Park is one of the best caravan and camping parks in Wexford.
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This four-star holiday park stretches along the sand dunes of a Blue-Flag-awarded beach where park ranging, a kids club, and football tournaments are just a few of the activities on offer. Onsite facilities also include tennis and basketball courts, a football pitch and a clubhouse for yoga and circuits. Truly one of the best campsites in Wexford.

Cost: from €25 (rates differ)

More info: HERE

Address: Tinnacree, Morriscastle, Kilmuckridge, Co. Wexford, Ireland

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Your questions answered about caravan and camping parks in Wexford

Can you wild camp in Wexford?

Wild camping is permitted in many areas across Ireland, including some beaches and national parks. However, wild camping is just that. There are no facilities, so you need to be totally self-sufficient. 

Do you need a license to pull a caravan in Ireland?

If you have a category B driving licence (car/jeep) you can tow a small trailer. If you want to tow a larger trailer, you must have a category BE licence.

How many nights can you stay in a caravan park?

As a short-term resident, you might only be allowed to stay for a few weeks, up to a month. If you’re planning a more extended holiday, you may be able to stay at a caravan site for 6 to 11 months per year, but make sure to double-check with your selected site.

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