Meet The Meerkats

Come meet our meerkat mob at Wells House and Gardens for an unforgettable and fun experience for all the family!
Would you like to hang out with these curious creatures while they scamper around your feet?

You will give them some of their favourite tasty treats and play with them with their favourite toys.
You will learn some fun facts and get the chance to ask any questions with the member of staff.
Don’t forget their favourite activity – posing for selfies on your lap while eating tasty treats!
There will be a health and safety talk before the start of the experience and please be sure to wear the appropriate clothing as per our ticket details!

Please note this is an additional activity to be enjoyed as part of your visit to Wells House and Gardens and gate entry is note included

Exotic Animal Encounter

Step back in time and meet our prehistoric gentle giants. This experience is one of a kind and the closest you will ever come to racoons. Your family will have the chance to get up close and meet our mischievous racoons, Bonnie and Rocket, then spend some time with Crush and Squirt our super cute Tortoises.

During the Exotic animal encounter, you will learn about how the animals are looked after here in Wells, along with how to care for them!
You will get the chance to meet, feed and bath our giant tortoise and share a biccy with our cheeky racoons.
There is lots to learn and time for asking questions about both species, and of course the obligatory selfie or family pic to keep this special memory forever.

Before the experience starts there will be a health & safety talk and be sure to wear the appropriate clothing as per our ticket details!

House Tour

Discover the 400-year-old history of our 17th Century House by taking a guided tour of the house. Our living house tour and expert guide hosts the tour in Victorian dress. Hear the stories of the house from Cromwell, Rebellions and the Famine and to the transformation of the house in the 1830s to the structure you see today with the magnificent ground floor and bedrooms.  Learn of everyday lives of the wealthy and powerful families who lived in the estate and their famed architect Daniel Robertson.  The tour promises to give you a unique insight into the lives of previous generations all the way up until the current owners.

House tours resume for weekends at Wells House & Gardens at 1pm, 2pm, & 3pm on Saturdays & Sundays.  To avail of our online package options for gate entry and a house tour please click here 

Due to COVID 19 restrictions and for the safety of our Visitors and Tour Guides, only a limited number of tickets will be available per tour.

Afternoon Tea

Experience a unique and memorable afternoon tea in the elegant setting of Wells House overlooking the stunning terrace gardens served by your Victorian Maid!

Take time and indulge in finger sandwiches, fresh home-baked scones, luscious cream cakes and delectable treats served on vintage china. This is the ideal opportunity to catch up with family & friends while enjoying old-world hospitality.

€28 per person or €33 per person to include house tour (minimum party of 8 is required).

Celebrate with Musici Ireland – June Bank Holiday Weekend

Musici Ireland presents a mini music festival this June Bank Holiday weekend with four concerts.
A mix of styles from classical, modern and movie music there is something for everyone.
Featuring String Quartet, Harp and renowned singer/songwriters Gavin Glass and Rachel Grace.

Spend a Summer of Sundays at Wells

There’s no better way to spend a Sunday this Summer than enjoying Live Music and a BBQ in Wells House and Gardens!

Sit back and enjoy summer sunshine in the stunning setting of the gardens of Wells with great music and a BBQ – the perfect family day out for you this summer in Wexford!

Add More Fun For Your Wells Visit With Our Summer Workshops

Add to the fun of a visit to Wells with one of our great additional activities and workshops we have planned over the summer months!
Choose from Nature inspired workshops from our gardening team on Mondays & Wednesdays, fun arts activities with Caroline Bergin on Tuesdays, Fairy Door Fun on Thursdays Build a Bear workshops on Fridays, and our super animal experiences like Meet the Meerkat and Exotic Animal Experiences every day!

AS PART OF OUR SUMMER SEASON ENJOY OUR BUILD A BEAR WORKSHOP

Enjoy the fun of our Build a Teddy Bear workshop as part of your visit to Wells this summer!
Choose from our range of bears from fierce dragons to cute lambs and more! Bring home a birth certificate to make the day!
Please note this is an additional activity to be enjoyed as part of your visit to Wells House and Gardens and gate entry is note included
If you have any queries please contact the team at info@wellshouse.ie

The Saint Bernard Club Returns to Wells

We are delighted to welcome back the Saint Bernard Club of Ireland Championship Show to the grounds of Wells House & Gardens on Sunday 3rd July! If you are a dog lover then this is the perfect day out for you where you get to meet these beautiful dogs from puppies to golden oldies and chat with the owners to gain some tips and information on the breed!

If you have any queries please contact the team at info@wellshouse.ie

AS PART OF OUR SUMMER SEASON ENJOY OUR NATURE WORKSHOP

Join the gardening team in Wells this summer for our weekly Nature inspired classes for children. Every Monday at 11am in our walled vegetable garden children will have fun developing new gardening skills, and connecting with nature in a fun and hands on activity.
Please note this is an additional activity to be enjoyed as part of your visit to Wells House and Gardens and gate entry is note included
If you have any queries please contact the team at info@wellshouse.ie

AS PART OF OUR SUMMER SEASON ENJOY OUR NATURE & CRAFT WORKSHOP

Join the gardening team in Wells this summer for our weekly Nature inspired classes for children. Every Wednesday at 11am-1pm in our walled vegetable garden children will have fun developing new gardening skills, creating nature inspired crafts and connecting with nature in a fun and hands on activity.
Please note this is an additional activity as part of your visit to Wells House and Gardens and gate entry is not included.
If you have any queries please contact the team at info@wellshouse.ie

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