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ABOUT FORT CONAN HOTEL

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The Fort Conan Hotel is a family run 2 star hotel in the village of Duncannon, owned and operated by Richard and Helene and their two daughters Emma and Lisa. This hotel has the perfect location for a holiday as it is close to many fantastic tourist attraction on the Hook Head peninsula and beyond. Ideal for visitors to Ireland’s Ancient East.

On a clear day you can see the oldest lighthouse in Europe from the beach which, up to a few years ago was manned by lighthouse keepers. Also, open close by and well worth a tour is Loftus Hall where, as the story goes, the devil appeared. There are many beaches on the peninsula, which are safe for swimming, fishing,wind surfing and kite surfing.

Featuring a delightful beach and many delightful vistas, the little seaside town is dominated by the large fortress which has played a significant part in Ireland’s history. The little harbour area is a popular departure point for pleasure boats and is a source for fresh sea products.

We have ten bed rooms,all which are en suite and each individual decorated. All rooms are equipped with private facilities including shower, TV, telephone and coffee making facilities.

Prices start off at €55 per person sharing with breakfast.

Group rates and family rates are available on request.

The hotel is located in Ireland’s Sunny South East.

It is ideally situated for visitors to Ireland’s Ancient East

Tasty homemade food at The Wild Rose Cafe

FORT CONAN HOTEL DUNCANNON

Ireland’s Ancient East

What To See and Do in Ireland’s Ancient East

passage east car ferry

Passage East Car Ferry

The Passage East Ferry Company Ltd operates a continuous Car Ferry Service across the River Suir linking the villages of Ballyhack in Wexford and Passage East in Waterford.

loftus hall

Loftus Hall

Legend has it that during a storm at sea, a dark stranger said to be the Devil visited Loftus Hall on horseback after his ship was driven into nearby harbour during rough seas.

dunbrody famine ship

Dunbrody Famine Ship

Centred on an authentic reproduction of a 1840’s Emigrant Vessel, the Dunbrody Visitor Centre also houses world-class themed exhibits, and the Irish America Hall of Fame.

hook head lighthouse

Hook Head

Hook Head is home to Europe’s oldest operating lighthouse. The lighthouse is situated on the tip of the Hook Peninsula, just 9 miles from the Fort Conan Hotel.

duncannon fort aerial

Duncannon Fort

The fort is one of only three bastioned forts built in County Wexford and the only one which is accessible to the public. Guided tours are available June, July and August.

kennedy park

The John F Kennedy Arboretum

Dedicated to the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States from 1960 to 1963, the Arboretum is a plant collection of international standing.

heritage park

Irish National Heritage Park

The park is an open-air museum which recreates the key stages in Ireland’s cultural evolution. Irish National Heritage Park is located near Wexford town, County Wexford.

Dunbrody Abbey

Dunbrody Abbey

Dunbrody Abbey is a former Cistercian monastery. The cross-shaped church was built in the 13th century, and the tower was added in the 15th century.

colclough walled gardens

Colclough Walled Garden

Colclough Walled Garden is a beautiful restored garden situated on the grounds of Tintern Abbey. The original garden dates from pre-1820.

Secret Valley Wildlife Park meercat

Secret Valley Wildlife Park

The park has a great range of animals such as monkeys, raccoons, lemurs, rabbits, goats, donkeys, horses, alpacas, llamas, guinea pigs, prairie dogs, skunks and more.

Ballyhack Castle

Ballyhack Castle

Ballyhack Castle is located on a steep slope in a commanding position overlooking Waterford estuary. The castle is thought to have been built c. 1450 by the Knights Hospitallers of St. John.

Kennedy Homestead

Kennedy Homestead

The Kennedy Homestead Visitor Centre celebrates the story of five generations of the Kennedy dynasty, the most famous Irish-American family to leave Ireland during the Irish famine.

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