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Best things to do in New Ross

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Establishment
“The Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience features an authentic reproduction of an 1840s emigrant vessel, alongside a popular interpretation of the Irish famine emigrant experience. Located at New Ross, County Wexford, the Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience is an essential stop on any tour of the south east region of Ireland. Follow the footsteps of the those who left during the Great Famine with an interactive tour that takes you through the fateful journey made by so many Irish people.”
26 locals recommend
Café
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“Cafe and health food shop in New Ross, our nearest town. Delicious sandwiches, soups, and daily specials. ”
5 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Centred on an authentic reproduction of an 1840’s emigrant vessel, it provides a world-class interpretation of the famine emigrant experience. Incorporating a guided tour, costumed performers and themed exhibitions of the highest quality. It also has a lovely restaurant that overlooks the River Barrow, a gift shop and just minutes walk from the town centre. Open 7 days a week, 9am to 6pm. (12 minutes by car)”
8 locals recommend
Establishment
“Ros Tapestry Exhibition Centre telling the Story of New Ross. Stitched by over 150 volunteers.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
2 locals recommend
Lodging
“Familiar yet different food that is tasty, perfectly proportioned and satisfying. Child's menu. Not too large. From 6pm. Calling ahead recommended. €€”
3 locals recommend
Premise
“Superb park with the most amazing collection of trees and plants. Spend at least have a day and bring a picnic!”
1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“At Ross Adventure Play Barn in New Ross, Wexford, let your children play and have fun in their multi – activity structures and bouncy castle, in a safe, colourful and comfortable environment and is suitable for children from 0 – 10 years of age. There is air conditioned and has spacious comfortable seating area for Mum and Dad with free daily newspapers and magazines. There is also a coffee shop and baby changing facilities. There is also ample car parking. 10 minutes from the Cottage.”
3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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Point of Interest
“Public swimming pool and gym. Kids pool and water toys and water slide. Full size adults pool also.”
2 locals recommend
Bar
“Run by very nice people, lovely interior, good selection of drinks, traditional music”
2 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“It is thee quintessential bar for a relaxing atmosphere, comfort, great pints, and a bit of craic agus ceol! Traditional music on a Thursday night.”
2 locals recommend
Establishment
2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
Point of Interest
1 local recommends