How far to the nearest Beach?
8 miles from Warren Farm, is the nearest Beach which is very long, open and
sandy. There is a kite-surfing club at the beach and the village has
several good pubs serving very good foods and seafood. There are lots of other safe, sandy beaches and
coves on both
sides of Hook Peninsula and along the coast - Booley and Dollar Bays, Carnivan
and Baginbun, Grange Strand, to name but a few.
Do I need a car?
Yes, a car is essential. The nearest village with
shops, pubs, restaurants, and post office is Campile about 4 Km away. The
nearest large town New Ross, is 9 Km from the Farm. The local pub is about 3 Km. There is very little
public transport available in the area.
Q How do I travel to Ireland?
We are just under an hour's drive from Rosslare port. We
are 2 hours from Dublin and Dun Laoghaire ports and also from Cork.
There are Car Ferry
services as follows:
from Fishguard and from Pembroke in Wales, U.K. and
from Cherbourg and Roscoff in France.
To: Dublin and
Dun Laoghaire from Holyhead.
To: Dublin and
Dun Laoghaire from Holyhead and Liverpool.
from Liverpool and Cairnryan
A useful website to
search for the cheapest Ferry deals is: www.AFerry.co.uk
For Flights to
Dublin, Cork and Waterford you can check these links:
Do you live on the farm?
Yes, we live in the main farmhouse, which is close
to the cottages, so we are nearby if you need any help or information.
The main farming activity is tillage. We grow malting barley
for the brewing industry, and cattle and sheep can be seen grazing
in the fields around the farmhouse in summertime.
What is there to do when we stay in your cottages?
There is such a lot to do that most
people say they were not able to do and see everything in a week!
exploring Wexford and Waterford, the
neighbouring counties of Kilkenny, Carlow, Tipperary and Wicklow are also there
to be discovered.
There are lots of lovely walks and drives in the area as well as in the Blackstairs Mountains to the north of
us, and in the Comeragh Mountains a bit further in Co. Waterford.
We have wonderful long stretches of sandy beaches, including Curracloe Beach
where "Saving Private Ryan" was filmed, and also beautiful sheltered coves along
the Hook Peninsula, presided over by the ancient Hook Lighthouse.
There is a
good riding stables and a Par 3 Golf course within 3 Km of us, and there is a
popular coarse fishing lake, Oaklands Lake about 8 Km away. There is a number of very good
golf courses near us. New Ross 18 hole is the nearest, but in easy reach
is the renowned Mount Juliet Course, Waterford Castle Course, Faithlegg Course,
St. Helen's Bay Golf Course in Rosslare, Dunmore East Course etc.
Arboretum/Memorial Forest Park is a must to visit, and is about 3 Km from us. It has thousands of
trees and shrubs from all over the world in a lovely setting, and the viewing
point at the top of Sliabh Coillte (the wooded hill) in the Arboretum provides a great walk and has panoramic views of the surrounding five
The towns of
Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny are all quite different in character. The
Waterford Crystal Factory in that city has a very good factory tour and an
amazing showroom etc. Waterford has a vibrant Viking Quarter close to
Reginald's Tower, and several excellent museums. Kilkenny Castle in Kilkenny city
has a fascinating visitor tour, and
the Kilkenny Design Yard and shop showcases much the wealth of crafts and
produce of the area. County Kilkenny has a great many craftspeople
who proudly open their workshops and showrooms to visitors. There is
an eclectic Crafts Trail to follow in County Wexford, and Wexford
town has a vibrant, artistic, friendly atmosphere and is home to the
world-famous for its Wexford Opera Festival, held in mid-October each year.
ship "Dunbrody" is moored at the quayside of New Ross and provides excellent
interactive guided tours with actors in period costume and you can access their database of
America & Canada. New Ross has an annual Piano Festival at the end of
September which is steadily growing in popularity and stature.
ancient abbeys to visit - Dunbrody Abbey,
Tintern Abbey, Jerpoint Abbey, and in New Ross, St. Mary's Abbey.
...I could go on, and on, but I
think you will get the idea that there is lots to
(Of course, you could just 'chill out' and relax in the peace and
Q Is there a Booking Fee?
No we do not charge a Booking Fee.
Q Is everything really included
in the price?
Yes, we include everything in the
weekly price. There are no hidden extras. We like to keep life as
simple as possible for our guests, so everything is included in the price:
bed linen, towels, kitchen towels, electricity, central heating, gas BBQ and Wi