Wells House and Gardens
Wells House & Gardens is waaiting to be explored with a great Victorian House and Gardens just outside Ballyedmond, 18km from Gorey, Wexford.
Winner of best family day out in the South East, this historical house and gardens is the perfect place for families to explore
Suitable for all ages, Wells House & Gardens has something special for everyone to enjoy and share.
Christmas at Wells House
A Victorian Christmas at Wells
Visit Santa in the beautiful setting of the Great Hall of Wells House this Christmas and be sure to create precious memories for you and your loved ones. You will also meet Mrs Claus and the Wells Elves who are busy making toys in their workshop. Decorate your very own Christmas Bauble to take home and enjoy a yummy hot chocolate!
Be sure to collect your magic reindeer food from Mrs Claus to help Rudolph and his friends light up and make their way to you on Christmas Eve.
Santa’s Arrival – Sunday, 1st December from 2pm
A Victorian Christmas at Wells – Visit Santa in the Great Hall of Wells House, 8th December to 22nd December
Free entry to the grounds until the 23rd of December
To book tickets for our events click here.
The Lady Frances & Mogue’s Woodland Walks
Discover the world of Wells House & Gardens’ woodland creatures and Fairie folk on their two beautiful woodland walks.
Children will be enthralled along these 1km walks as they uncover hidden treasures within the spectacular landscape of magical plants and trees.
Watch out for the wishing well, wooden sculptures, fairie doors and castles as well as their resident Gruffalo and bug hotels! A great way to spend an afternoon in the outdoors.
Living Victorian House Tour
Experience real life in a Victorian great house through the eyes of Lady Frances and the residents and workers at Wells House.
Please phone us on 053 9186737 to find out the most up to date house tour times.
Victorian Terrace Gardens
Relax and take in their beautifully restored terrace gardens based on the original Daniel Robertson plans of the 1830s.
Daniel Robertson was the famous architect responsible for the iconic Powerscourt House, Co. Wicklow and Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford.
Come to wander and explore all this historic home has to offer and witness how the house and Arboretum, Lake and Ha Has are further restored for future generations.
Swings, slides, seesaws and climbing frames - ideal for kids with lots of energy. Perfectly located adjacent to the picnic area.
Visit their resident Archer who will show you how to shoot a bow at the archery range.
Explore the vast woodland in search of your targets on their 3D archery course, the only 3D course in Ireland open to the public.
Superb family rates available.
Meet the Falconers majestic birds of prey and experience the opportunity to fly and handle a magnificent hawk on our Hawk Walk.
Mrs Stone’s Restaurant
Enjoy morning coffees, light lunches and their hearty, wholesome meals!
Join them for daily specials and try the signature desserts and irresistible fresh scones.
The old stables at Wells House have been converted into a welcoming Craft Courtyard and provides the perfect showcase for contemporary arts and crafts.
With numerous Crafters displaying and selling their wares, this is the perfect place to come and buy a special gift for friends, family or even for yourself!
Meet their resident animal friends at Wells House & Gardens’ animal farm including racoons, rabbits, pigmy goats and hens - they have something for everyone!
Wells House and Gardens Opening Times
Daily between 10am and 6pm (May to Sept) and 11am to 4pm (Oct to April)
Wells House and Gardens Admission Prices
Entry is €10 per car - token to exit available at the Visitor’s Centre
Contact Wells House and Gardens
“Great day out! Lots of fun! Loved the fairy doors and kids loved the freedom!”