ACTIVITIES

THINGS TO DO IN ARDMORE

Ardmore has a rich historical and cultural heritage but the immediate area also has many other aspects to it which are sure to interest the visitor. From an adventure activity centre who will test your mettle, to a heritage group, to much admired gift shops and art galleries, convenience store & cafes, to a wonderful playground for the little ones; all within reach. The world famous beach is only five minutes walk from the hotel and offers a breathtaking view of Ardmore Bay.

ARDMORE ADVENTURE CENTRE

The Adventure Centre has been up and running with a number of years now and has proven to be very popular with kids and adults alike. The centre offers climbing walls, kayak lessons, archery and many other adventure activities.

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ARDMORE

Delve into the history and heritage of Ardmore and Waterford with this wonderful site packed full of images from bygone eras. Run by local volunteers with a deep interest in their locality.

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WATERFORD FESTIVAL OF FOOD

Waterford Festival of Food takes place every April in the nearby town of Dungarvan and here one can enjoy culinary delights from all over the world, with an emphasis on Irish produce being the the main focus.

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WATERFORD

Welcome to Waterford, where Ireland begins. Waterford is part of Ireland’s Ancient East and is situated in the South East. Filled with historic sites and lush green river valleys, stunning coastline and a vibrant city, this website will help you to plan your visit, from how to get here and what things to do.

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DEISE GREENWAY

The Waterford Greenway is a spectacular 46 km off-road cycling and walking trail along an old railway line from the quays of Ireland’s oldest city all the way to Dungarvan. The 23km between Kilmacthomas and Dungarvan is now open for use.

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COUNTY CORK

Welcome to Cork - The biggest county in Ireland has so much to offer that you are bound to find something to suit your tastes. Cork is just under an hour drive from Ardmore and towns like Youghal and Midleton are well worth a visit along the way.

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SEAN KELLY TOURS

A former world number one cyclist and Waterford native, Sean Kelly, takes hundreds of cycling enthusiasts on an annual trip around the Waterford countryside. The tour contains a number of different routes to cater for all grades. It proves massively popular and has grown year on year, so be sure to book early.

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WATERFORD COUNTY MUSEUM

The Waterford County Museum contains a wealth of information, whether you want to browse or spent some time tracking your ancestors. Run by volunteers, the Museum itself in Dungarvan is a must-see.

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ARDMORE PATTERN FESTIVAL

Originally a purely religious festival in bygone days, this recently revived event now has many aspects to it and is a fun-filled week of family events. Headline act in 2012 were renowned Irish rock band Aslan.

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NIRE VALLEY HIKING

Nire Valley Co. Waterford Annual Comeragh Autumn Walking Festival takes place in October. Superb Walking, Great Talking, Traditional, Nire Valley Hospitality.

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