Best Waterford Summer Day Trips

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The sunshine has Ireland elated, and there's no better county than Waterford to make the most of the scorching weather. 

Waterford Live has put together a list of day trips for all the family. 

Visit Tramore 

Kids have a rollercoaster of a time at Tramore Amusement Park every summer. From mini golf to the bumper cars, Waterford’s entertainment zone has something for everyone. Cap off the day with a bag of chips and a stroll along the beach.

Explore West Waterford 

Wander around Ardmore and steep yourself in history at Lismore Castle before winding down in one of Dungarvan's top restaurants. 

Comeragh Drive

The scenic drive takes in Mahon Falls, Comeragh Drive, Kilrossanty, Kilbrien, Ballymacarbry, Nire Valley and Dungarvan.

Mount Congreve House and Gardens

Mount Congreve House was built around 1760 by local architect John Roberts, who subsequently designed and built most of the 18th century public buildings in Waterford. It is famous for being the home of one of “the great gardens of the world”. Bring a picnic and unwind in its wonders.

Waterford Greenway

Waterford Greenway is a breathtaking 46km off-road cycling and walking trail along an old railway line between Waterford and Dungarvan. Set off early and have a fabulous family fun day. 

Life's a beach

From Tramore to Ardmore, Waterford has some great beaches for when the sun shines on the South East. 

Climb the Comeragh Mountains

Spectacular scenery of the Nire Valley and Coumshingaun Lough are among the highlights of this must do mountain adventure. Bring a picnic and make the most of the views. 

Discover Waterford city

From the Viking Triangle to Waterford Crystal, the city is steeped in history and beauty. 

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