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John’s guidebook

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John’s guidebook

Sightseeing
The Copper Coast is one of the most beautiful unspoiled trips in the South East of Ireland. There are so many beaches and walks in Waterford starting from Dunmore East or Woodstown through Tramore, Fenor, Kilfarrasy, Annestown, Benvoy, Boatstrand, Bunmahon, Ballydowane, Stradbally right up to Dungarvan. See the attached link for more details. https://www.activeme.ie/guides/copper-coast-and-south-east-cycle-route-co-waterford-and-wexford-ireland/
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The Copper Coast
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The Copper Coast is one of the most beautiful unspoiled trips in the South East of Ireland. There are so many beaches and walks in Waterford starting from Dunmore East or Woodstown through Tramore, Fenor, Kilfarrasy, Annestown, Benvoy, Boatstrand, Bunmahon, Ballydowane, Stradbally right up to Dungarvan. See the attached link for more details. https://www.activeme.ie/guides/copper-coast-and-south-east-cycle-route-co-waterford-and-wexford-ireland/
This is a relatively new addition to Waterford and is attracting many local & overseas tourists for both walking & cycling enthusiasts, or just a short stroll with the kids. There are several places to begin the journey either directly in Waterford @ the Quay, or at Mount Congrieve, or Kilmeaden, Kilmacthomas and other points along the route right up to Dungarvan. See the link attached for more details. http://visitwaterfordgreenway.com/
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Waterford Greenway
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This is a relatively new addition to Waterford and is attracting many local & overseas tourists for both walking & cycling enthusiasts, or just a short stroll with the kids. There are several places to begin the journey either directly in Waterford @ the Quay, or at Mount Congrieve, or Kilmeaden, Kilmacthomas and other points along the route right up to Dungarvan. See the link attached for more details. http://visitwaterfordgreenway.com/
One of the most beautiful gardens in Waterford. See the link attached to give a flavour of the garden experience. https://mountcongreve.com/our-story/
Mount Congreve Gardens
One of the most beautiful gardens in Waterford. See the link attached to give a flavour of the garden experience. https://mountcongreve.com/our-story/
Well worth a visit. "built by Vikings after 914 and formed the apex of the triangular settlement, an area known to this day as the Viking Triangle. Re-built by the Anglo Normans in the 12th century the top two floors were added in the 15th century. Until about 1700 the tower was the strongpoint of the medieval defensive walls that enclosed the city" See the attached link for more details. http://www.waterfordtreasures.com/reginalds-tower
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Reginalds Tower
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Well worth a visit. "built by Vikings after 914 and formed the apex of the triangular settlement, an area known to this day as the Viking Triangle. Re-built by the Anglo Normans in the 12th century the top two floors were added in the 15th century. Until about 1700 the tower was the strongpoint of the medieval defensive walls that enclosed the city" See the attached link for more details. http://www.waterfordtreasures.com/reginalds-tower
Festivals in Waterford See the attached link for more details https://www.waterfordvisitorcentre.com/content/festivals-waterford
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Waterford
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Festivals in Waterford See the attached link for more details https://www.waterfordvisitorcentre.com/content/festivals-waterford
A beautiful short walk along the cliffs. Well worth doing
Dunmore East Cliff Walk
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A beautiful short walk along the cliffs. Well worth doing
For those who might like to hire bicycles locally & cycle from Waterford to Dungarvan
Waterford Greenway Bike Hire, Hanover Street
For those who might like to hire bicycles locally & cycle from Waterford to Dungarvan
A visit to the Dunbrody Famine ship in New Ross, about 15 miles from Waterford, is well worth while & then take a short drive on to the John F Kennedy Memorial Park
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SS Dunbrody Emigrant Ship
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A visit to the Dunbrody Famine ship in New Ross, about 15 miles from Waterford, is well worth while & then take a short drive on to the John F Kennedy Memorial Park
John F Kennedy memorial park is well worth a day trip & visiit the Dunbrody Famine ship along the way in New Ross ( about 15 miles from Waterford city )
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John-F.-Kennedy-Arboretum
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John F Kennedy memorial park is well worth a day trip & visiit the Dunbrody Famine ship along the way in New Ross ( about 15 miles from Waterford city )
Music Sessions
Every Tuesday night - there's a very good music session with local musicians, singers, storytellers & occasional chancers. All musicians are very welcome to bring along an instrument & sit in & play along with the lads.
Power's Bar
Every Tuesday night - there's a very good music session with local musicians, singers, storytellers & occasional chancers. All musicians are very welcome to bring along an instrument & sit in & play along with the lads.
Beautiful Pub beside the sea, with music at the week-end in the summer months. Excellent food & lovely staff
Saratoga Bar & Restaurant
Beautiful Pub beside the sea, with music at the week-end in the summer months. Excellent food & lovely staff
The Pub next door. No need to worry about getting a taxi back home. You can have a few drinks & simply walk around the corner to the house. There's a lovely Takeaway next to the pub. There's a music session every 2nd Thursday of the month, anyone is welcome to come along & sing or play an instrument.
Spinners Bar
The Pub next door. No need to worry about getting a taxi back home. You can have a few drinks & simply walk around the corner to the house. There's a lovely Takeaway next to the pub. There's a music session every 2nd Thursday of the month, anyone is welcome to come along & sing or play an instrument.
Golf
Beautiful Castle & Golf Club beside the river
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Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort
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Beautiful Castle & Golf Club beside the river
Another Golf club in the area
Waterford Golf Club
Another Golf club in the area
Another Golf club in the area overlooking the sea, with a nice restaurant
Dunmore East Golf Club
Another Golf club in the area overlooking the sea, with a nice restaurant
Another Golf club in the area
Williamstown Golf Club
Another Golf club in the area
Horse Racing
Great local race track for a day's racing https://tramoreraces.ie/
Waterford & Tramore Racecourse
Great local race track for a day's racing https://tramoreraces.ie/
Gowran Park racecourse, only about 45 minute drive away
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Gowran Park Racecourse
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Gowran Park racecourse, only about 45 minute drive away
Clonmel Racecourse, only about 30 minutes away
Clonmel Racecourse
Clonmel Racecourse, only about 30 minutes away
Wexford Racecourse is about 1 hour drive away.
Wexford Racecourse
Wexford Racecourse is about 1 hour drive away.