Saturday, June 22, 2024

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 aren’t many automobile areas)
  • Lovely 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 good looking hidden gem with little caves. (The street down could 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 Fort and Gardens

Lismore Fort is so lovely and there’s additionally a playground beside the Carpark. The fort and grounds charges could be seen right here. Our children cherished 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 considered one of our favorite walks, that we do yearly. Lovely brief flat stroll to the waterfall which can be buggy Pleasant. Make 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 ft into the water on the finish

Waterford Greenway

The Waterford Greenway is considered one of 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 that is so, we suggest strolling by way 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 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 preserve an eye fixed 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 vitally loud

Anne Valley Nature and Wildlife Stroll

Anne Valley Wildlife stroll is a good looking buggy Pleasant Stroll. We suggest 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 Fort. You possibly can climb up into the fort the place you can be greeted with spectacular views.

The Vee Mountain Go- Bay Lough

Bay Lough on the Knockmealdowns. This can be a Beautiful 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.

We beforehand wrote a weblog submit right here on this so you’ll be able to resolve for your self if it might 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 so forth with you. There’s additionally a piece of street strolling in case you do the loop. The views are superb 🤩

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