From Wexford to Wales…

On an extremely clear day it is possible to see all the way to Wales from the coast of Wexford, but unfortunately it wasn’t quite that sunny when we went!

A group of us headed down to north Wexford to celebrate Francesca’s 18th birthday, and when we arrived it was absolutely lashing! We lit the fire (thanks Granny!) and hoped that the weather would clear up…

and it did!

View from Ardamine in the sun!

View from Ardamine in the sun!

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Birthday cake!

Here’s the link we used for the cake- chocolate fudge! It was really good (even if I do say so myself)!

We tried to get down to the beach for a walk but the tide was in too far, so we ended up driving to a nearby beach, where we managed to fit in a quick hike- of course…

We drove to Poulshone, which is a tiny collection of houses in the next bay. It is well signposted along the Courtown road, in the direction of Ballygarret. It’s not possible to park in the village but there’s plenty of space to park just above it. We left the car there and walked 2 minutes down the road, which brings you right onto the beach. Luckily it was really quiet when we arrived so we could relax and enjoy the sunshine.

Walking along the headland to the south of the village brings you to a small peak (smaller than I remembered!) which gives great views along the coast. It’s only a 5-minute climb and is a great spot for a picnic! The coast can be followed further south but unfortunately Francesca was on crutches due to a knee injury (not from hiking!) so we’ll have to leave that until the next time.

View north towards Ardamine

View north towards Ardamine

View south from Poulshone!

View south from Poulshone!

Regarding plans for future hikes, preparations for Monte Rosa are underway, and Luca and I have decided to go to Snowdonia, Wales with some friends for Easter, so a post will be coming along after that!

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One response to “From Wexford to Wales…

  1. Lovely to see all that Aisling – although the grass looks like it needs a cut!!! The cake looks fabulous and puts my “old reliable” in the shade!! Don’t forget to use the place again, especially when weather warms up a bit. May can be nice there. Glad Luca and Francesca enjoyed it too. Talk later XX Sent from my iPhone

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