The Norman Way

Sigginstown Castle

Sigginstown Castle

The Norman Way is a medieval heritage trail that stretches along the South coast of Wexford from Rosslare to New Ross, taking in the fishing village of Kilmore Quay. The Normans first came to the area over 800 years ago, and many of their ancient structures still survive today. The strong towers dotted along the coastline such as Ballyhealy Castle, and Sigginstown Castle were thought to provide a raised platform for brazier lights to help mariners navigate the waters around Wexford.

Tacumshane Windmill

Tacumshane Windmill

Although constructed in the early 1800’s the windmill at Tacumshane is true to the original design of vertical windmills brought to the area by the Normans

Ballyhealy Castle

Ballyhealy Castle

Ladys Island

Ladys Island

Our lady’s Island has been a pilgrimage site for centuries, and both the ruins of St. Abban’s church and the castle built by the DeLamporte family are today part of a religious shrine, with a shore walk around the isthmus.

St. Abbans Church Ladys Island

St. Abbans Church Ladys Island

Norman Castle and Shrine Ladys Island

Norman Castle and Shrine Ladys Island

St. Iberius Church

St. Iberius Church

Ballyteige Castle

Ballyteige Castle

Coolhull Castle Duncormick

Coolhull Castle Duncormick

Bannow Church

Bannow Church

Bannow Bay

Bannow Bay, where the Normans first landed in Ireland

Ballylannan Church Wellingtonbridge

Ballylannan Church near Wellingtonbridge

Tintern Abbey Wexford

Tintern Abbey Wexford

Slade Castle Wexford

Slade Castle Wexford

Templetown Headquarters of the Knights Templar in Ireland

Templetown Headquarters of the Knights Templar in Ireland

Dunbrody Abbey a 13th Century monastery founded by the Cistercian order

Dunbrody Abbey a 13th Century monastery founded by the Cistercian order

St. Mary's Church New Ross

St. Mary’s Church New Ross

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