RosslareCounty Wexford in south-east Ireland, 9 miles (15 km) south of Wexford city. Rosslare has been a tourist resort for over 100 years. Billing itself the "Sunny South East", it prides itself on being the sunniest spot in Ireland, and records bear this out: Rosslare receives 300 hours more sunshine each year than the average place in Ireland. The long sandy strand attracts swimmers and families, while there are a number of good golf courses in the vicinity.
The port of Rosslare Harbour, 8 km south of Rosslare village, is the primary ferry terminal for the south of Ireland.
By ferryRosslare Harbour, 8 km south of Rosslare village, has regular ferry sailings from south Wales and France (Cherbourg and Roscoff).
Irish FerriesOperates a service to Pembroke (South Wales) that takes 4 hours. Departs from Rosslare 08:45 & 20:45 and from Pembroke 14:45 & 02:45. Also goes to Cherbourg (France) two or three times a week, and to Roscoff (France) May-Sep.
Brittany FerriesOperates a service from Rosslare to Roscoff (France) from end of April to end of Sept. Departs Rosslare 17:00 and arrives 11:00 the next day & departs Roscoff 18:30 and arrives 11:00 the next day.
By trainIrish Rail has three daily trains to Dublin and two to Waterford and Limerick. The station in the resort village is called Rosslare Strand, and the station at Rosslare Harbour is . Trains to Dublin and Waterford start and terminate at the Europort station, while Rosslare Strand is the next station on the line.
By carRental cars are available for hire. Dublin is accessed via the N25 to Wexford, then the N11. Waterford and Cork are reached via the N25.
phone: +353 53 913 2203address: Bearlough, RosslareThe famous and spectacular links course, it has two 18 hole courses and is available to non-members.
phone: +353 53 913 3234address: Burrow, Rosslare Harbour
SwimmingOff Rosslare Strand. Between Rosslare Harbour and Carnsore Point is Carne Beach.
CycleThe flat south Wexford countryside is perfect for cycling.
FishingOff the local beaches. Deepsea fishing from nearby Kilmore Quay.
BirdwatchingMuch migratory bird activity around Rosslare Point on the flats of Wexford Bay. Also at the Saltee Islands (accessible from Kilmore Quay).
The Lobster Potaddress: Carne Beach
La Marine, Kelly's Hotel
Tides Gastro Pubaddress: cnr Strand & Station Rd
The Bay Bar & Loungephone: +353 53 913-2340address: Cliff RoadTraditional Pub with Music every weekend.
address: Strand Rd