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Easter Fun

At Wells House & Gardens

 This Easter, you’ll have a cracking day out at Wells House and Gardens with two additional Easter activities available as part of your visit!

Make this Easter truly unforgettable weekend by spending a day at Wells House and Gardens where adventure & fun awaits around every corner! This Easter, come and celebrate the holiday with us at Wells House and Gardens! You’ll have a cracking good time with a range of Easter activities available as part of your visit.

On Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, join our annual Easter Egg Hunt on our fairy woodland walk! The Easter Bunny will also be in attendance to add to the excitement and each child who partakes in our Egg Hunt will receive a delicious chocolate Egg as their reward! You can also enjoy glitter tattoos on the terrace gardens and over in our animal farm you experience the fun and excitement of small animal handling with some of the furry and fun farm residents!

For the little ones over the Easter weekend, we have a special event planned in the Arboretum with some of their favourite childhood story characters and nursery rhymes. Our fairy godmother will be there to grant wishes and the experience concludes with a fun train ride on the Wells Express.

Both events can be booked now, and we strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Please note that while there are three different time slots available for the Easter Egg Hunt, you are welcome to enjoy the estate and grounds for the full day.

Please keep in mind that our Easter Egg Hunt and Fairytale Fun & Train Rides are optional add-ons to your visit to Wells House and Gardens.

Gate entry must be purchased to attend these events unless you have purchased a 2024 Wells House and Gardens membership.

Please note that our Fairytale Fun and Train Rides will be taking place on Easter Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, while our Egg Hunt will only be held on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. 

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Easter Egg Hunt -


Our traditional Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Easter Sunday & Easter Monday!

The Easter Bunny has left a number of eggs on our fairy themed woodland walk for you to find.

Follow the instructions and you’ll receive a tasty Cadbury’s Egg as a reward!

We will also have glitter tattoos and more on the day along with the Easter Bunny who is looking forward to meeting all the children on this adventure!!

 Please note this is a ticketed event and we recommend pre-booking as we may not be able to cater for walk-ins on the day.

You must reserve your spot on one of the allocated time slots for this event in advance ! Please note this is an additional activity to our gate entry.  

Easter Sunday Egg Hunt At Wells House and Gardens

Fairytale fun and Train Rides in the Arboretum

The magical Arboretum becomes plays host to some of your favourite characters from childhood fairy tales, nursery rhymes and childhood literature for your little ones to meet!

You’ll meet favourite characters from nursery rhymes, films, books and more as part of this option add on to your Easter Weekend Visit.

You can enjoy meeting and greeting these popular fictional characters and then enjoy a train ride in the arboretum as part of this fun activity that runs over the Easter weekend!

This is a ticketed event and pre booking is advised and strongly recommended particularly for Easter Sunday.  

Make it a weekend to remember
Book one of our our newly refurbished self catering cottages in the courtyard of the Wells estate and enjoy these easter activities!

Why not decide to spend the Easter weekend at Wells in one of our newly renovated self catering cottages located in the Courtyard of the estate?

Our new cottages are provide a unique and immersive experience for guests seeking a tranquil retreat with the Wells estate as their playground!

Enjoy the tastefully decorated interior that seamlessly combines the charm and unique style of the converted stable block with contemporary conveniences. High ceilings, hardwood floors, and comfortable furnishings create an ambiance of timeless elegance and the Wells estate as your playground during your stay!  

You can also explore all that County Wexford has to offer as part of your stay with us from the nearby blue flag beach of Morriscastle to the bustling market town of Gorey! 

Children staying on the estate over the Easter weekend can enjoy the choice of either our Easter Sunday Egg Hunt or Fairytale Fun and Train Rides over the weekend to add to their overnight visit!

Self catering accommodation at wells

Wells House & Gardens are now taking bookings for our exciting  2021 School Tours Packages.

School Tours 2021

We are currently developing beautiful new walks through the Magic Woods of Wells House & Gardens, which children and teachers can enjoy on their visit. Our Adventure Playground is perfect for letting the kids work off some energy before getting back on the bus. All our packages offer free playtime for all.

This International Dawn Chorus Day, we invite you to experience our own magical ‘Dawn Chorus’ with exclusive early morning access to Well House & Gardens and Woodland Walks.

Dawn Chorus Morning

Welcome the new day, lose yourself in Spring’s joyful morning song and enjoy the beautiful Sunrise at 05.51am, listening to a backdrop of birdsong whilst watching the day awaken in the enchanting gardens and woodlands, which is sure to boost your wellbeing and leave you feeling relaxed and ready for the day ahead.

Relax, unwind and enjoy your retirement with the help of Wells House & Gardens.

Active Retirement

Spend an afternoon in the dining room of the house itself and then take a step back in time with a guided house tour, bringing you back to a time when the magnificent ground floor and bedrooms witnessed the stories of Cromwell, Rebellions and the Famine.


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