Waterford Top Family Friendly Walks & Activities — Best Waterford walks

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Ardmore Cliff Walk

Ardmore Cliff stroll is a wonderful family-friendly stroll in Ardmore County Waterford. Young youngsters find it irresistible. We walked this cliff stroll route with our 3 younger youngsters. The stroll is steep in locations and has one small part with steps. Dangerous sections are fenced off.

  • 4km loop, Buggy Friendly (apart from about 15/20 steps. We carried the buggy up these)
  • We parked @cliffhousehotel (attempt to begin early as there aren’t many automobile areas)
  • Beautiful Coastal Views
  • Coffee horsebox close to the tip
  • It has a highway strolling section- Care required
  • Walks previous the spherical tower

Visit Goat Island Beach after Ardmore Cliff Walk

Goat Island Beach  It is close by, such a wonderful hidden gem with little caves. (The highway down may be very lengthy and slim, I used to be glad I wasn’t driving 🙈🤪)

  • Park right here
  • Limited areas
  • Very tight entry highway
  • Amazing little hidden gem of a seashore

Lismore Castle and Gardens

Lismore Castle is so stunning and there may be additionally a playground beside the Carpark. The fort and grounds charges may be seen right here. Our youngsters beloved exploring the gardens and low store treats.

Dromana Gate

Dromana Gate is a wonderful Hindu fashion Gothic Gate Lodge. You can park on both aspect of the bridge however be aware of oncoming visitors whereas strolling throughout it.

Mahon Falls

This is one in every of our favorite walks, that we do yearly. Beautiful quick flat stroll to the waterfall which can also be buggy Friendly. Make positive to name in to @crough_coffee earlier than/after for some tasty treats.

  • Park right here to stroll right down to Mahon falls (Free)
  • Come early on the weekend, that is very busy
  • 1.2 km stroll to the bottom of the waterfall
  • Buggy friendly- Gravel path
  • Have a picnic and dip your toes into the water on the finish

Waterford Greenway

The Waterford Greenway is one in every of Waterford’s well-known walks and we find it irresistible. We have walked the entire greenway earlier than we had youngsters. The Greenway is nice for youths that love bikes and scooters, even for those who solely do a small part of it. If that is the case, we advocate strolling by the tunnel part and exploring all of the fairy doorways.

This is a prepare experience, nice for youths and really enjoyable. They get just a little map to tick off all of the various things they see alongside the way in which, the prepare stops for a couple of minutes at a fairy village the place you keep on the prepare and maintain a watch out for fairies.

  • It value us €25 for 3 of us, youngsters underneath 3 go free
  • 10 km prepare experience
  • Stop to view the fairy village on the way in which
  • Bring ear muffs for smaller kids- it is extremely loud

Anne Valley Nature and Wildlife Walk

Anne Valley Wildlife stroll is a wonderful buggy Friendly Walk. We advocate bringing your child’s scooters/bikes. (Adult bikes not allowed) You can park on both aspect of the walk- Dunhill or Annestown Village. There can also be a parking mid-way at Dunhill Castle. You can climb up into the fort the place you may be greeted with spectacular views.

The Vee Mountain Pass- Bay Lough

Bay Lough on the Knockmealdowns. This is a Lovely stroll to the lake. You can entry the lake from the highest or backside automobile park. We walked up from the underside automobile park.

We beforehand wrote a weblog put up right here on this so you may determine for your self if it might go well with your loved ones. We hiked the Knockmealdowns in 2017 after we solely had one little hiker to hold. Like all mountains climb with care, on the summit, there’s a drop to 1 aspect, so if it’s foggy then flip round. Have the right gear, navigation and so forth with you. There can also be a piece of highway strolling for those who do the loop. The views are wonderful 🤩



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