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Events at Wells House & Gardens
Year after year Wells House and Gardens continues to host a number of events that our visitors look forward to attending! These events have become firm favourites in the diaries of local visitors and tourists and we look forward to welcoming you to create new memories each year!
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Key events for your diary!
Easter Weekend At Wells
Saturday 30th March to Monday 1st April 2024
There’s nothing like Easter to put a spring in your step and traditionally we think of this as the official start of the season here at Wells!
Each year as the beautiful pink rhododendrons bloom, we welcome back the Easter Bunny who has left a series of clues on our woodland walk as part of his Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday will reward children with a chocolate reward!
In the Arboretum, there’s also Fairytale Fun & Train rides where families meet with some of their childhood heroes from nursery rhymes and films!
The Wells House and Gardens Classic Car Show
Our annual car show has been running for over ten years and is run in conjunction with Gorey Motor Club and has grown into one of the biggest car shows in the southeast!
Normally held on Father’s Day in June, this year’s event takes place on Sunday 16th June and promises to be our biggest show to date so join us for an incredible display of motors from vintage to modern day sports classics!
Enjoy a visit to our new Food Village and all that a visit to Wells House and Gardens has to offer!
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Open Air Theatre Evenings at Wells
During the summer months we host Open Air Theatre nights and guests are invited to bring low backed seating and enjoy an evening like no other with the performance of a timeless classic on the roundabout of Wells House with the house as the perfect backdrop!
2024 performances take place on Saturday 22nd June with “Little Women” and on Saturday 6th July with “Beauty & the Beast”
The Saint Bernard Dog Club of Ireland Show
We are delighted to welcome back the Saint Bernard Club of Ireland Championship Show to the grounds of Wells House & Gardens on Sunday 7th 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!
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Wells Food Fest
Join us for a celebration of culinary delights, bringing together a diverse range of cuisines, dishes, and foodie experiences on this great family & food lovers day out at Wells! The 2024 Wells Food Fest takes place on Sunday 14th July!
There will be live music, family entertainment, craft stalls and more! If you would like to participate in this event please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pumpkin Patch Fun, Wells Witches & More this Halloween
Enjoy a Halloween treat this October with a visit to our pumpkin patch, enjoy a train ride and a visit to the Wells witches as part of your visit! Take home a pumpkin in time for October 31st and look forward to some spooktacular fun along the way!
Wells Wonderful Christmas Experience
Rediscover the magic of Christmas when the Wells estate is transformed into a winter wonderland! Visit Mrs Claus in the North Pole Workshop, enjoy a train ride on the Wells Express, visit our Elf Village and then enjoy a visit with your family to Santa in the library of Wells House! – Visit our social media for launch dates and create unforgetable memories at your Santa visit to Wells!
A GREAT HOUSE AND GARDENS, A GRAND ADVENTURE FOR ALL
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
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.
Relax, unwind and enjoy your retirement with the help of Wells House & Gardens.
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.