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Knight's Town

Knight's Town is a small, picturesque town located in County Wexford, Ireland. The town is situated on the banks of the River Slaney, about 20 kilometres south of the county town of Wexford. The town is known for its old-world charm and its beautiful, historic buildings.

Knight's Town was first established in the early 1700s and was originally known as Newtown. It was renamed to Knight's Town in 1833, in honour of the local knight, Sir Robert Knight, who was a major benefactor of the area. The town flourished during the 19th century, with many of its buildings being constructed during this period.

Knight's Town is home to many historic sites and monuments, such as the old courthouse, which dates back to the late 18th century, and the Knight's Town Castle, which was built in the early 19th century. The town is also home to several churches, including St. Mary's Church, which was built in the late 18th century.

Knight's Town is also home to a number of important historical events. During the Irish Rebellion of 1798, the town was the site of a major battle between the British forces and the Irish rebels. The town was also the location of a major siege in 1822, when a group of rebels attempted to take control of the town.

Today, Knight's Town is a popular tourist attraction, with its old-world charm and its historic sites and monuments. The town is also home to a number of shops, cafes, and restaurants, making it an ideal spot for visitors to explore.

Excursion tips for a day in Knight's Town

As a tourist in Knight's Town in Ireland, there are plenty of activities to enjoy on a day trip. Here are a few ideas:

1. Visit the medieval castle ruins in the town, which date back to the 12th century.

2. Take a walk or bike ride around the picturesque countryside.

3. Go shopping at the local markets and shops.

4. Sample some of the local cuisine in one of the many restaurants and pubs.

5. Go on a guided tour of the town and learn about its history.

6. Visit the local museum and art gallery to learn more about the culture and heritage of the area.

7. Enjoy a round of golf at one of the nearby courses.

8. Take a boat trip around the nearby lakes and rivers.

9. Take part in a traditional Irish music session.

10. Visit the nearby beaches and take a swim in the sea.

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The climate in Knight's Town

Knight's Town in Ireland has mild weather throughout the year, with temperatures rarely dropping below 0°C. In the winter, temperatures average around 8°C and there is usually a lot of rainfall. In the spring, temperatures start to rise and the days become longer, with an average temperature of around 13°C. The summer months are usually warm and sunny, with temperatures averaging around 17°C. The autumn months are mild and wet, with temperatures averaging around 12°C and rainfall increasing.

Cruise weather for Knight's Town

Our weather forecast for Knight's Town helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 16.7 °C
min: 12.2 °C
15.5 m/s
28.1 m/s
82.0 %
24.1 m
83.3 %
1,011 hPa
05:38:56
21:54:41
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 16.6 °C
min: 13.3 °C
11.5 m/s
23.0 m/s
92.1 %
22.9 m
85.6 %
1,007 hPa
05:40:08
21:53:39
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 16.4 °C
min: 13.2 °C
13.3 m/s
28.4 m/s
91.1 %
23.5 m
87.4 %
1,011 hPa
05:41:22
21:52:35
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 15.1 °C
min: 12.8 °C
20.9 m/s
33.5 m/s
69.7 %
20.0 m
84.0 %
1,011 hPa
05:42:38
21:51:28
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 15.2 °C
min: 12.1 °C
21.2 m/s
27.8 m/s
38.7 %
23.5 m
82.9 %
1,018 hPa
05:43:55
21:50:19
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 14.0 °C
min: 12.3 °C
23.0 m/s
33.1 m/s
99.8 %
12.5 m
95.7 %
1,021 hPa
05:45:13
21:49:07
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 13.9 °C
min: 11.8 °C
14.8 m/s
24.8 m/s
91.6 %
21.7 m
92.1 %
1,018 hPa
05:46:33
21:47:52
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 17.4 °C
min: 12.3 °C
16.2 m/s
24.5 m/s
32.4 %
24.1 m
82.4 %
1,019 hPa
05:47:54
21:46:36
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 16.1 °C
min: 12.4 °C
10.8 m/s
17.3 m/s
74.5 %
24.0 m
84.6 %
1,020 hPa
05:49:17
21:45:16
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 15.6 °C
min: 14.1 °C
16.2 m/s
25.9 m/s
100.0 %
10.1 m
97.8 %
1,020 hPa
05:50:40
21:43:55
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 16.7 °C
min: 15.1 °C
14.4 m/s
28.1 m/s
89.6 %
6.5 m
96.9 %
1,022 hPa
05:52:05
21:42:31
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 16.9 °C
min: 15.2 °C
12.2 m/s
22.0 m/s
99.8 %
8.2 m
97.1 %
1,024 hPa
05:53:31
21:41:05
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 18.0 °C
min: 14.9 °C
16.9 m/s
22.3 m/s
40.6 %
20.9 m
90.5 %
1,024 hPa
05:54:58
21:39:37
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 17.2 °C
min: 14.3 °C
27.4 m/s
43.6 m/s
83.2 %
24.1 m
86.8 %
1,021 hPa
05:56:26
21:38:07

Cruises to Knight's Town

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