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Courtown Adventure & Leisure Centre In Co. Wexford Sold

Published on Jun 17 2021 2:30 PM in General Industry tagged: Wexford / Courtown Adventure & Leisure Centre / Active Tribe

Courtown Adventure & Leisure Centre In Co. Wexford Sold

According to The Irish Times, the Courtown Adventure & Leisure Centre in Co. Wexford has changed hands to new owners.

Whilst the price paid by new owners Active Tribe has not been disclosed, the Irish Times reports the complex was sold for in excess of €1 million.


The sale of the property was handled by agent JLL on behalf of Neil Hughes and Conor Noone of Baker Tilly, the court-appointed liquidators of Courtown Water World Limited and Gorey Courtown Forest Park CLG.

The completion of the deal clears the way for the centre to reopen in the coming months, with 50 people set to be employed.

As part of the sales process, the joint liquidators and selling agent gave due consideration to the various interested parties’ respective track records, financial strength, and business plans for reopening the property, and making it available to the public, local community, schools, and swimming groups.

Courtown Adventure & Leisure Centre

The Courtown facility includes a large variety of amenities, including a 25m indoor swimming pool, a separate children’s pool, a spa pool, a 65m water slide, fun pool, gym, cafe, and beauty salon.

Outdoor activities at the centre include two high rope courses, a climbing wall, dual zip wires, laser tag, archery, and a forest walk.

The complex also incorporates a standalone seal visitor and rehabilitation centre, which is operated under licence by Seal Rescue Ireland (licensee not affected).

Included in the sale is a 53-acre land holding, which contains lands zoned “commercial leisure”, “open space and amenity”, and “natural amenity” under the Courtown and Riverchapel Local Area Plan.

All of these lands are freehold and the natural amenity lands, bounded to the north and northwest by the Ounavarra River and to the east by the town’s canal, are known locally as Courtown Woods.

These woods date back over 150 years and are home today to numerous popular walking trails.

Courtown Adventure & Leisure Centre a one-hour drive south of Dublin on the N11/M11 Dublin to Rosslare motorway.

The property is situated just 500m northwest of Courtown Harbour and canal, its town centre, and its blue flag beach.

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