The four-star Ferrycarrig Hotel in Wexford has announced a brand-new adventure break like no other. Whether you are looking for fun, action or adventure, from learning to surf or stand up paddling to sand-duning to archery or horse-riding, Ferrycarrig Hotel has just the adventure escape in store.
Ferrycarrig Hotel boasts an inspiring location sitting on the water’s edge of the River Slaney with every one of the hotel’s 102 rooms offering an incredible view, and is also just 20 minutes from golden sand beaches and immersed amongst some top heritage sites in the depths of Ireland’s Ancient East. The team at Ferrycarrig have now created the ultimate adventure escape package for guests this summer having teamed up with the best adventure suppliers in County Wexford offering activities priced exclusively for Ferrycarrig guests to enjoy.
Guests have the opportunity to let the team at Ferrycarrig do all of the hard work for them as they can simply select one of 9 different activities as part of their stay at Ferrycarrig with a choice of canoeing, kayaking, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, dune boarding, horse-riding, exploring the Irish National Heritage Park, touring the world’s oldest working lighthouse or enjoying the newly opened Johnstown Castle or the chance to spend a day at IOAC, all of which are accessible from just 5 minutes to 40 minutes drive from Ferrycarrig Hotel in Wexford.
Ferrycarrig Hotel has teamed up with Susan and her expert team at Go Paddle to offer Kayak and Canoeing adventures on the River Slaney using super stable kayaks and focusing on fun with adventure for all of the family to enjoy
At the International Outdoor Adventure Centre just 15 minutes from Ferrycarrig Hotel there is adrenaline galore on offer; with their high ropes or low-ropes challenge course, Archery and an Airsoft target range, it’s sure to be an action-packed day out.
Ferrycarrig hotel guests can also enjoy a gallop on Rosslare Strand with the team from Hazelwood Stables in Rosslare Harbour who provide riding lessons and beach treks.
For more sedate adventure a guided tour of the world’s oldest operational lighthouse is a must. Guests of Ferrycarrig can enjoy a guided tour to the top of the 800-year-old medieval tower followed by a freshly made scone and tea or coffee. A stroll through the gardens and the newly opened gothic revival Johnstown Castle is also on offer, with an underground tunnel and the Irish Agricultural Museum on-site too, it’s an attraction abundant with things to see and do.
At the treasure that is the Irish National Heritage Park just 5 minutes from the Ferrycarrig Hotel guests can enjoy traversing through 9,000 years of Ireland’s history or pan for gold as they complete a hunt for a gold coin prize.
At the famous golden sands of Curracloe Beach learn to surf or polish your surf skills with the team at Surf Shack, these professionals guarantee a day of fun-filled water-sports for all ages and abilities. Stand Up Paddle-boarding is also on offer and there is an opportunity to try out some Sand-boarding.
Guests can also enjoy dinner at the multi-award winning Reeds Restaurant at Ferrycarrig. Reeds was recently awarded 2 AA Rosette for the third year in a row. The team place a huge emphasis on quality local produce with every dish on the menu featuring fresh locally sourced ingredients from Pat O Neill’s Pork Belly to Wexford Beetroot & Orange ‘Vierge’ to Blackwater Gin Cured Irish Trout to Grilled Kilmore Hake to Rosslare Crab, Prawn and Tom Cleary’s Spiced Carrot & Beetroot to name but a few.
Following a day of adventure, a relaxing treatment at Riverwood Treatment Rooms at Ferrycarrig is a must. Enjoy a Dermalogica therapist led treatment.
The brand new Ferrycarrig Adventure Escape’ is available for two and three-night stays and includes a delicious breakfast each morning at Ferrycarrig. An overnight for Bed & Breakfast based on two people sharing midweek is priced from €119 total, and at weekends from €169 total per night. Activities can be selected by guests in advance and are range in price from €9.00 to €30 per adult.
For reservations call 053-9120999 or see ferrycarrighotel.ie