Waterford High Household Pleasant Walks & Actions — Finest Waterford walks

Ardmore Cliff Stroll

Ardmore Cliff stroll is a good looking family-friendly stroll in Ardmore County Waterford. Younger children 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. 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 automobile areas)
  • Stunning Coastal Views
  • Espresso horsebox close to the top
  • It has a highway strolling section- Care required
  • Walks previous the spherical tower

Go to Goat Island Seashore after Ardmore Cliff Stroll

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

  • Park here
  • Restricted areas
  • Very tight entry highway
  • Wonderful little hidden gem of a seashore

Lismore Fortress and Gardens

Lismore Fortress is so stunning and there may be additionally a playground beside the Carpark. The citadel and grounds fees can be seen here. Our children liked exploring the gardens and low store treats.

Dromana Gate

Dromana Gate is a good looking Hindu type Gothic Gate Lodge. You possibly can park on both aspect of the bridge however be conscious of oncoming site visitors whereas strolling throughout it.

Mahon Falls

That is one in all our favorite walks, that we do yearly. Stunning quick flat stroll to the waterfall which can also be buggy Pleasant. Ensure that to name in to @crough_coffee earlier than/after for some tasty treats.

  • Park here to stroll all the way 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 all Waterford’s well-known walks and we find it irresistible. We now have walked the entire greenway earlier than we had children. The Greenway is nice for youths that love bikes and scooters, even in case you solely do a small part of it. If so, we advocate strolling by 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 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 price us €25 for 3 of us, children underneath 3 go free
  • 10 km prepare journey
  • Cease to view the fairy village on the way in which
  • Deliver ear muffs for smaller kids- it is extremely loud

Anne Valley Nature and Wildlife Stroll

Anne Valley Wildlife stroll is a good looking buggy Pleasant Stroll. We advocate bringing your child’s scooters/bikes. (Grownup bikes not allowed) You possibly can park on both aspect of the walk- Dunhill or Annestown Village. There’s additionally a parking mid-way at Dunhill Fortress. You possibly can climb up into the citadel the place you may be greeted with spectacular views.

The Vee Mountain Go- Bay Lough

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

  • The stroll isn’t buggy pleasant
  • It’s steep however our 4-year-old daughter walked all of it
  • 500m from the car park here
  • Wonderful lake and really quiet
  • 1km from this car park here

We beforehand wrote a weblog put up right here on this so you may determine for your self if it could swimsuit your loved ones. We hiked the Knockmealdowns in 2017 once we solely had one little hiker to hold. Like all mountains climb with care, on the summit, there’s a drop to at least one aspect, so if it’s foggy then flip round. Have the right gear, navigation and many others with you. There’s additionally a bit of highway strolling in case you do the loop. The views are superb 🤩