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Morriscastle Strand Holiday Park is a four-star tourist caravan and camping site. Catering for touring caravans, campervans and tents, Morriscastle spreads out beside the soft sand-dunes with miles of beach to ramble on and space for children to play and run around in beautiful County Wexford, Ireland. Morriscastle Strand is owned and operated by the Darcy Family with the present generation carrying on the family business which has been going since 1969. Our location in Wexford is right beside the newly awarded beautiful beach of Morriscastle.
With Wexford and the sunny South-East’s reputation for excellent weather coupled with a soft sandy endless beach it’s easy for a family to enjoy a traditional seaside holiday. Here you are far removed from the stress and strain of city life. Enjoy the change.
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Motorhome service point
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Large (51-200 pitches)
Jumbo tent pitches
We are located right on the beach at Morriscastle Strand in Kilmuckridge in County Wexford.
From Wexford Town take the R741 and follow the signs for Kilmuckridge Village. Morriscastle is clearly signposted from the village.
From Gorey take the R741 towards Wexford and at Ballyedmond (just past the Maxol garage) turn left and follow the signs for Kilmuckridge. If by-passing Gorey on the M11 come off the by-pass at the Courtown exit (exit 23), follow the slip road to the R741 and Ballycanew then stay on this road as per the instructions for Ballyedmond above.
Using a GPS or a Satnav to get to us the co-ordinates for Morriscastle Strand Holiday Park are:
N 52.516978 W-6.238096
Curracloe: the long, sandy Blue Flag beach at Curracloe is immensely popular during the summer due to the shore fishing and horse riding facilities. This magnificent beach is where the award-winning movie Saving Private Ryan was filmed. Further north is Courtown, a popular holiday resort, with a beautiful Blue Flag beach. With miles of sandy seafront, Courtown offers watersports and leisure facilities for all the family, as well as walking routes and local amusements for the kids.
Wexford Town, the county’s ancient capital, is situated on the banks of the River Slaney. A friendly and cosmopolitan town with narrow winding streets, a pretty quayside and great shopping, Wexford’s origins date back to the 2nd century. Wexford Town is within close proximity of many fine beaches, coastal drives and listed walks, making it the ideal base to explore the county and region
New Ross is a thriving Wexford town steeped in history and maritime tradition. It is located in rolling countryside on the mouth of the River Barrow. New Ross is home to the Dunbrody Famine Ship and is also the ancestral birthplace of John F. Kennedy, and five generations of the Kennedy clan are celebrated at the Kennedy Homestead.
John F. Kennedy Arboretum Situated 12km south of New Ross, the John F. Kennedy Arboretum celebrates the ex-president’s links with New Ross. The Arboretum, which covers 252 hectares, contains some 4,500 types of trees and shrubs from all temperate regions of the world. The summit of Slieve Coillte has a viewing point with spectacular panoramic views.
Dunbrody Famine Ship Located alongside the New Ross docks, the Dunbrody Famine Ship is a full scale replica of the original ship which was built in 1845 and used to transport emigrants to North America. Visitors to the ship are greeted by actors, in costume, who give an insight into the conditions endured on board and in Ireland during the famine period. The Irish Emigration Database provides details of over two million passengers who sailed from Ireland in the nineteenth century.
Hook Lighthouse Visitor Centre The medieval Tower of Hook, situated at the entrance to Waterford Harbour has served sailors and shipping for 800 years and is said to be one of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world. Hook Lighthouse became fully automated in 1996 and guided tours of the lighthouse are now provided. Facilities include a café, craft shop, car and coach parking area.
On Wexford’s south coast, is Kilmore Quay, a pretty fishing village with whitewashed buildings and thatched roofs. This is a popular destination for visitors due to its excellent fishing and delicious seafood. From here, boat trips can be taken around the uninhabited Saltee Islands, one of the world’s major bird sanctuaries.