Things To Do Courtown / Gorey
Gorey is only a short 5 min trip from Courtown making Courtown the ideal location to mix relaxing by the sea with a day of shopping.
Courtown has a rich tradition of family friendly activities and this tradition lives on with a wide range of child friendly things to do including the popular Coral Lesiure waterslide, Pirates Cove,Amusement park plus the very popular newest addition to courtown – Gravity Adventure Centre.
Coral Leisure Forest Park
- 25M swimming pool,
- kiddies pool,
- toddlers pool.
- steam room,
- water slide,
- water playground
- FREE kiddies Playground.
Gravity Forest Park
The recently opened Gravity Xtreme Adventure Centre is right next to the Leisure centre and proving highly popular with kids of all ages – and yes that means you dad!
Gravity Extreme Adventure at Forest Park is a new and exciting High Ropes Adventure Centre in County Wexford. Whether you are on the dual zip wire, aerial trekking courses, climbing and abseiling wall or trying everything with our NEW MULTI TICKET, you will be testing your self to your limits while having the best day out ever!
Pirates Cove – Courtown
Only 100 yards from Harbour House, Pirates Cove offers fun for all the family. Features include:
- Ten Pin Bowling
- Bungee Trampolines
- 18 hole Adventure Golf.
- Fun Cave(Soft play area) 3-10 years.
- Kids Karting
- Bumper Boats
- Games Arcade
- Lagoon Restaurant.
All the latest Arcade and Casino Games under 1 roof open 7 days a week all year round. During the summer we have the best funfair rides in the south east for all the family.
Tel: 053 94 25260
Flanagan’s Wharf is located right at the harbour.
Inside the arcade you will find slot machines, video games, skill testers and a designated gambling room. Upstairs you will enter into Whacky World which is any child’s dream.
Tel: 053 94 25127
Kia-Ora Mini Farm
This is an great day out for all the family, situated on the Gorey – Courtown road only 5 minutes from Harbour House. Ideal if there is a rainy day!
Kia Ora Mini Farm Courtown Road, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Ballycanew Riding School
Ballycanew Riding School, Ballycanew, Wexford. (Take the right turn leaving the village and we are on the right 100 yards up the road.)
Tel: +353-(0)53-9427252 (Office) +353-(087)2770355 (Mobile)
Web: Ballycanew Riding School
The past year has seen a great increase in community events and arts and crafts which can be enjoyed by all.
Local Boutiques & Arts include:
- www.facebook.com/hemsandgems – Vintage Shop
- www.making-faces.ie – Prof MakeUp Service
Arts & Crafts Festivals / Events:
- GAFF – Gorey Arts Film Festival (August)
- Market House Craft & Design Festival – Aug Bank Hol
- The WoodTurning Studio Gorey
- Gorey Comedy Club - Monthly stand up gigs
View Whats on in Gorey www.goreyguardian.ie/entertainment
Courtown Golf Club
Located close to the coast, this is a 18 hole Par 71 parkland course. A well designed pattern of planted trees makes this course a fine test of golf.
This 17th century corn-grinding, water mill has been restored to full working order by the Lyons family. Enjoy a very personal guide by the proprietors, and savour their home-made produce in the Kiln Loft.
Guided tours are also available in French and German.Contact: Michael Lyons Tel: ++353-(0)53-9428124 /28392
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Courtown Woodland Walks
Courtown offers many exciting and varied routes for you to discover. In recent years many of these walks have been restored to there natural beauty. The River Walk is easily accessed from both the Picnic area and the Car Park in Courtown Village.
Sea Angling in Courtown
The South-east of Ireland has a varied coastline of Bays, estuaries and harbours. The relative warm waters of the Celtic and South Irish Seas sustain a rich and varied fish population in both inshore and offshore waters, providing good sport for both the shore, small boats and deep-sea angling.
See our fishing packages page for more local fishing info here >>
Gorey Tourist Office for Full Seasonal Details Tel: ++353-(0)53-9421248