Travel and Staying at Clayfest 2018

 
 
   

24-29 September, Irish National Heritage Park, Ireland.                                           

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How to Get Here


The Irish National Heritage Park is located 5.5km outside Wexford Town in the southeast corner of Ireland.

GPS: N: 52.348 W: -6.51673

Shuttle Bus

A shuttle bus between Ferrycarrig campsite, Redmond Square (Wexford Town) and the Heritage Park will operate every morning and every evening for €3.80 return. Shuttle bus tickets are available HERE.

Tickets must be purchased up to 48 hours in advance of each journey (so that EBUKI can book the right sized bus). Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable.

By Plane

Dublin Airport
https://www.dublinairport.com/
The nearest airport is Dublin Airport, 160km from the Irish National Heritage Park and approximately 1¾ hours by car.

As Ireland’s largest international airport, Dublin Airport is extremely well connected to every corner of the globe. Numerous low-cost airlines operate out of Dublin.

Airport buses
There are two direct bus links from Dublin Airport to Wexford Town, which also have pick-ups in Dublin’s city centre. Check the websites for other stops along the route.

Expressway (Dublin Airport to Wexford Town)
https://expressway.ie/Route-2-dublin-airport-to-wexford
Expressway runs 14 buses per day and takes 2 hours and 20 minutes from Dublin Airport to the centre of Wexford Town.

Wexford Bus (Dublin Airport to Wexford Town)
https://www.wexfordbus.com/
Wexford Bus runs up to 17 buses per day and takes 2 hours and 45 minutes from Dublin Airport to the centre of Wexford Town.

Cork Airport
https://www.corkairport.com/
Cork Airport is situated 180km west of Wexford, approximately 2½ hours by car.

There is no direct public transport from Cork to Wexford Town.

By Ferry

Rosslare Europort
http://rosslareeuroport.irishrail.ie/home/
The nearest ferry port is Rosslare Harbour, 22km from the Irish National Heritage Park and approximately 20 minutes by car.

Wales to Rosslare:
Stena Line from Fishguard
https://www.stenaline.ie/ferries-to-britain

Irish Ferries from Pembroke
https://www.irishferries.com/ie-en/to-ireland-from-britain/


France to Rosslare:
Stena Line from Cherbourg
https://www.stenaline.ie/ferries-to-france

Irish Ferries from Cherbourg
https://www.irishferries.com/ie-en/to-ireland-from-france/

Irish Ferries from Roscoff
https://www.irishferries.com/ie-en/to-ireland-from-france/


Rosslare Europort to Wexford Town by Bus
Local Link Bus
http://locallinkwexford.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Local-Link-Wexford-Route-387-Web.pdf
There are approximately 5 buses per day. Journey time is approximately 50 minutes.

Expressway Bus (Bus Eireann)
http://www.buseireann.ie/timetables/1475575098-40.pdf
There are 6 buses per day. Journey time is approximately 25 minutes.


Rosslare Europort to Wexford Town by Train
Irish Rail
http://www.irishrail.ie/
There approximately 4 trains per day to Wexford O’ Hanrahan Station, taking about 20 minutes.


Dublin Port
Dublin Port is 140km from the Irish National Heritage Park and just under 2 hours by car.

Wales to Dublin:
Stena Line from Holyhead
https://www.stenaline.ie/ferries-to-britain

Irish Ferries from Holyhead
https://www.irishferries.com/ie-en/to-ireland-from-britain/


France to Dublin:
Irish Ferries from Cherbourg
https://www.irishferries.com/ie-en/to-ireland-from-france/

By Train

Irish Rail
http://www.irishrail.ie/
There are 5 trains per day, Monday to Saturday between Dublin Connolly Station and Wexford O’ Hanrahan Station. There are 3 trains on a Sunday.

Journey time is approximately 2¾ hours.
http://www.irishrail.ie/media/08_dublin-rosslare.pdf

By Bus

Check the websites for pick-up locations in Dublin City and other stops along the route.

Expressway (Dublin City Centre to Wexford Town)
https://expressway.ie/Route-2-dublin-airport-to-wexford
Expressway runs 14 buses per day and takes 2 hours from Dublin City Centre to the centre of Wexford Town.

Wexford Bus (Dublin Airport to Wexford Town)
https://www.wexfordbus.com/
Wexford Bus runs up to 17 buses per day and takes 2 hours and 15 minutes from Dublin City Centre to the centre of Wexford Town.

Where to Stay

EBUKI provides this information with sole intention of assisting you in finding somewhere to stay. EBUKI does not endorse or recommend any particular accommodation, accommodation website or accommodation booking platform. EBUKI will not be held responsible for the standard of any accommodation or for the standard of service provided therein. It is up to you to do your own research on TripAdvisor or similar.

Camping
Ferrybank Caravan Park
http://wexfordswimmingpool.ie/caravan/

GPS: N 52˚ 20.40’ W6˚ 27.11

Ferrybank Caravan Park is located just 1km from the heart of Wexford Town, on the banks of the River Slaney.

Clayfest Specials (let them know when you book):
Tent Pitch €18
Campervan with Power €21

There is a kitchen and café area, ideal if the weather is bad (which is a very real risk in Ireland in September). There will also be a dedicated Clayfest social tent on site, for hanging out together in the evenings.

Campers can also avail of reduced rates for the swimming pool (with sauna and steam room).
http://wexfordswimmingpool.ie/pool/


Hostels
There are no hostels in Wexford Town. For budget accommodation, check:
https://www.airbnb.ie/
https://www.couchsurfing.com/


B&Bs and Hotels
There are numerous B&B and hotel options in Wexford Town. Check any of the online booking platforms.

Ferrycarrig Hotel is located less than 2km from the Irish National Heritage Park.
https://www.ferrycarrighotel.ie/

Riverbank House Hotel is located beside the campsite, if you want the luxury of a hotel while being close to the camping crew.
https://www.riverbankhousehotel.com

 
   

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