Duncannon trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Duncannon

Duncannon is a village in southwest County Wexford, Ireland. Bordered to the west by Waterford harbour and sitting on a rocky headland jutting into the channel is the strategically prominent Duncannon Fort which dominates the village.Primarily a fishing village, Duncannon also relies heavily on tourism and is situated on the clearly signposted and very scenic Ring of Hook drive. Duncannon beach, a mile long golden beach, very popular spot with locals and tourists alike and once a blue flag recipient.Duncannon Fort, which was built in 1588 incorporates a maritime museum, Cockleshell Arts Gallery, Officer's Mess Café and Craft shop and various other Art and Craft outlets and is open daily to visitors 7 days from June to September. Rest of year 5 days Guided tours are available. Duncannon Fort was the location for the opening scenes of the 2000 remake of 'The Count of Monte Cristo', starring Jim Caviezel and Richard Harris.TransportBus Éireann route 370 links Duncannon to New Ross, Waterford and Wellingtonbridge. There are several buses daily except Sundays. The nearest railway station is Waterford railway station, some 22 km distant via the Ballyhack - Passage East ferry.
Make the most of your holiday in Duncannon by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our Ireland vacation planner .
Source

Plan your trip to Duncannon

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Recently planned trips to County Wexford

1 day in Gorey BY A USER FROM IRELAND November, kids, popular PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in London & Ireland BY A USER FROM DOMINICAN REPUBLIC July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Fethard On Sea BY A USER FROM IRELAND January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Gorey BY A USER FROM IRELAND January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM ALGERIA August, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Gorey BY A USER FROM IRELAND November, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in County Wexford BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans