Local Hotel, The Brandon House Hotel, set out on a mission recently. To experience the great attractions on their doorstep. Tasked with this mission are two very recognisable staff members, Head Chef Mo Yansane and General Manager Gerg Doyle. Luckily, these guys captured the journey on camera. Showcasing the beautiful scenery of the South Wexford Coastline and experiencing some of the family activities on offer. This comedic duo is now releasing the footage as a miniseries on their Facebook page.
….Greg & Mo’s Adventure!
Oaklands Lake is first up in the series, and only a stone’s throw away from the hotel. Boasting a fully stocked Carp Lake surrounded by a beautiful forest trail. Oaklands attracts keen anglers from all over the country. Pulling visitors from all over the world for fishing competitions. Don’t be intimidated by this as the lake is very family friendly and has great supports for first time anglers.
check out: https://oaklandslake.com/
Phone: 051 445 348
Part I of Greg & Mo’s Adventure as they embark on a familiarisation tour – getting up to speed on what South Wexford has to offer….First stop – Oaklands lake
Posted by Brandon House Hotel & Solas Croi Spa on Wednesday, July 21, 2021
With its unspoiled land, magnificent sea views and abundance of nature, including the seasonal puffins who migrate to the island and the friendly seals who can be regularly spotted swimming close to the land. The Saltee’s are the perfect start to your island hopping adventure as they encompass the beauty and nature of Irelands islands, with regular boat trips from the mainland town of Kilmore Quay and at the end of the day you can treat yourself to the famous little Saltee’s take away for dinner!
Check out: https://salteeferry.com/
Phone: 087 252 9736
Part II of Greg & Mo’s Adventure took them to the Saltee Islands – Easily one of the most recognizable landmarks on the South Wexford coastline. A Special Area of Conservation, the islands are a unique place to visit. Once there, you can explore a wealth of flora and fauna — with the star attraction being the island’s puffins.
Posted by Brandon House Hotel & Solas Croi Spa on Sunday, July 25, 2021
Secret Valley Wildlife Park
With 14 acres of beautiful countryside. Secret valley wildlife park has plenty of areas to explore. With outdoor play areas and quiet nature walks. Activities are aplenty with pony rides, kid goat feeding, animal encounters, keeper talks, quad ride, arts and crafts and much more. With nearly 200 animals and over 40 different species to see. The animals range from monkeys to otters and racoons to horses and alpacas to rabbits. There is something to suit everybody at Secret Valley Wildlife Park.
Check out: https://www.secretvalley.ie/
Phone: 087 205 0069
For Part III of Greg & Mo’s Adventure – They visited Secret Valley Wildlife Park which is set in 14 acres of beautiful countryside with 38 species of animals including meerkats, monkeys and reptiles and you can hand feed their baby Goats, Llamas and Alpacas.
Secret Valley Wildlife Park – Travel time from the hotel: *approx 15 minutes.
Posted by Brandon House Hotel & Solas Croi Spa on Sunday, August 1, 2021
Dunbrody Famine Ship
Dunbrody Famine Ship is one of the premier tourist attractions in the South East of Ireland. Centred on an authentic reproduction of an 1840’s emigrant vessel, it provides a world-class interpretation of the famine emigrant experience.
Incorporating guided tour, costumed performers and themed exhibitions of the highest quality, ‘The Dunbrody’ provides a unique insight into the bravery and fortitude with which Irish people faced up to a desperate situation.
Check out: https://www.dunbrody.com/
Phone: (051) 425 239
For Part IV of Greg & Mo’s Adventure – They visited the Dunbrody Famine Ship. They’ve opened doors again after a 5-month restoration of the historic ship, a spectacular feature of the New Ross quayside. There are some tourist attractions that cant be missed and The Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience in New Ross is one of them….
. – Travel time from the hotel: *approx 5 minutes.
Posted by Brandon House Hotel & Solas Croi Spa on Sunday, August 22, 2021