Known as the Ancient Capital of Leinster and gateway to Norman Wexford, the number of national monuments throughout the village are testament to its significant historic past.
This year, to mark our significant medieval history, we are proud to have opened the Medieval Ferns Experience, a visitor attraction which tells the story of Ferns in the medieval period in an informative and entertaining way. Check it out here
With a vibrant community, the village is served by a number of local businesses from grocery shops, pubs, and beauty salons, to hardware suppliers, agricultural suppliers, computer services, accounting and more.
If you can’t find what you want, please ask a local and you’ll be put in the right direction.
An active voluntary sector and a range of activities, from sporting to craft, ensure the people of Ferns are not without opportunity and options in their spare time.
A busy village, Ferns has all the amenities you would expect and more. The village is served by two churches and two primary schools. There is a Community Centre in the heart of the village and a thriving GAA Club based in the Centre of Excellence on the outskirts of the village.FIND OUT MORE
There is much to see and do in Ferns and surrounding areas from historic sites, crafts and gardens to visit, to adventurous activities and sports, to sedate walking and storytelling. We are fortunate in Ferns to be located in an area of natural beauty, with great beaches nearby and a wonderful landscape to explore.FIND OUT MORE