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Waterford High Household Pleasant Walks & Actions — Greatest Waterford walks

Ardmore Cliff Stroll

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

  • 4km loop, Buggy Pleasant (aside from about 15/20 steps. We carried the buggy up these)
  • We parked @cliffhousehotel (attempt to begin early as there are usually not many automotive areas)
  • Stunning Coastal Views
  • Espresso horsebox close to the top
  • It has a street strolling section- Care required
  • Walks previous the spherical tower

Go to Goat Island Seaside after Ardmore Cliff Stroll

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

  • Park right here
  • Restricted areas
  • Very tight entry street
  • Superb little hidden gem of a seaside

Lismore Fortress and Gardens

Lismore Fortress is so lovely and there’s additionally a playground beside the Carpark. The fortress and grounds charges might be seen right here. Our children liked exploring the gardens and low store treats.

Dromana Gate

Dromana Gate is a phenomenal Hindu type Gothic Gate Lodge. You’ll be able to park on both facet of the bridge however be aware of oncoming site visitors whereas strolling throughout it.

Mahon Falls

That is one in every of our favorite walks, that we do yearly. Stunning brief flat stroll to the waterfall which can be buggy Pleasant. Be certain 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 like it. We now have walked the entire greenway earlier than we had youngsters. The Greenway is nice for youths that love bikes and scooters, even if you happen to solely do a small part of it. If so, we suggest strolling by means of the tunnel part and exploring all of the fairy doorways.

This can be a prepare journey, nice for youths and really enjoyable. They get a bit map to tick off all of the various things they see alongside the best way, the prepare stops for a couple of minutes at a fairy village the place you keep on the prepare and preserve an eye fixed out for fairies.

  • It value us €25 for 3 of us, youngsters beneath 3 go free
  • 10 km prepare journey
  • Cease to view the fairy village on the best way
  • Carry ear muffs for smaller kids- it is rather loud

Anne Valley Nature and Wildlife Stroll

Anne Valley Wildlife stroll is a phenomenal buggy Pleasant Stroll. We suggest bringing your child’s scooters/bikes. (Grownup bikes not allowed) You’ll be able to park on both facet of the walk- Dunhill or Annestown Village. There may be additionally a parking mid-way at Dunhill Fortress. You’ll be able to climb up into the fortress the place you’ll be greeted with spectacular views.

The Vee Mountain Cross- Bay Lough

Bay Lough on the Knockmealdowns. This can be a Beautiful stroll to the lake. You’ll be able to entry the lake from the highest or backside automotive park. We walked up from the underside automotive park.

We beforehand wrote a weblog publish right here on this so you’ll be able to determine for your self if it could swimsuit 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 facet, so if it’s foggy then flip round. Have the proper gear, navigation and so forth with you. There may be additionally a piece of street strolling if you happen to do the loop. The views are superb 🤩

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