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DINING OUT

Winner of Foodie Destinations 2019, an initiative run the Restaurants Association of Ireland Waterford and Dungarvan has plenty of food options, from tasty takeaways to high-end restaurants. Whether it’s Comeragh Mountain Lamb or the famous Waterford Blaa, a very tasty breadroll, we have it all. Visit an award winning restaurant or sample the fresh local produce in the weekly farmers market in the town square. You’ll discover a real taste of Waterford.

The annual Waterford Festival of Food is a must-do with all types of food and entertainment available over the fun weekend in April. For more information https://foodthewaterfordway.com/

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Socialising

Dungarvan has a fantastic selection of pubs and nightclubs located around the town centre in Grattan Square and down along the picturesque Quayside. Whether you’re looking for a quiet snug, live traditional music or beer gardens with DJ’s the choice is yours.

PARKS & PLAYGROUNDS

Named after Abbeyside native Professor Ernest Walton, a scientist and Nobel Prize Winner. Walton Park is a tranquil haven in Dungarvan and just 5 mins walk from The Sycamores. This lovely park is in a stunning location at the start of the Waterford Greenway and offers visitors superb views across Dungarvan Bay, a beautiful water feature and fantastic children’s playground.

Dungarvan Town Park overlooks Dungarvan Bay from the other side and boasts a cast iron Band Stand dating from 1900 that is still preserved beautifully today.

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OUTDOOR FUN

The Greenway is a spectacular 46km off-road cycling and walking trail along an old railway line, venturing from the quays of Waterford, a city founded by the Vikings, all the way through an area rich in Irish heritage to the historic port of Dungarvan, a vibrant seaside market town with a pretty quay-side setting.

You can hike through The Comeragh Mountains or avail of the walks near the town in Colligan Woods, the Cunnigar or the Cruachan and Famine Walks. The cycling routes range from 83km to 32km and can take you through the Comeragh Mountains, Nire Valley, the Gaeltacht An Rinn overlooking Dungarvan bay and many other villages around the area.

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BEST BEACHES

Nature lovers will enjoy spending time on the nearby beaches, Abbeyside and Clonea, which has been awarded with a blue flag signifying its recognition as the highest standard in Europe.

Waterford’s beaches, in the ‘Sunny South East’, are some of the most beautiful in the country.  The coastline from the tiny cove at Dunmore East to Ardmore on the county’s western border contains more than 30 beautiful beaches.  There also large resort beaches located at Tramore in the east, Clonea, in Dungarvan in the centre and Ardmore in the west part of the county, with great restaurants, shops and facilities to make a great day out.

A friendly, historic and vibrant seaside town Dungarvan offers no shortage of shopping opportunities…. from the characterful stores of its 19th century streets to the choice of 50 + shops and hundreds of brands in one great location.  As well as the Dungarvan Shopping centre where you will find high street shop brands, a number top class family owned businesses and a host of restaurants and cafes for those important stops can be found on the town square, Mary St and Main Street.

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There are 15 schools in the Dungarvan Area – 11 Primary and 4 Secondary with the Waterford Institute of Technology just 40 mins drive from Dungarvan.

Information on schools in the area http://www.dungarvan.com/schools.html

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Food & Drink

DINING OUT

Winner of Foodie Destinations 2019, an initiative run the Restaurants Association of Ireland Waterford and Dungarvan has plenty of food options, from tasty takeaways to high-end restaurants. Whether it’s Comeragh Mountain Lamb or the famous Waterford Blaa, a very tasty breadroll, we have it all. Visit an award winning restaurant or sample the fresh local produce in the weekly farmers market in the town square. You’ll discover a real taste of Waterford.

The annual Waterford Festival of Food is a must-do with all types of food and entertainment available over the fun weekend in April. For more information https://foodthewaterfordway.com/

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Socialising

Dungarvan has a fantastic selection of pubs and nightclubs located around the town centre in Grattan Square and down along the picturesque Quayside. Whether you’re looking for a quiet snug, live traditional music or beer gardens with DJ’s the choice is yours.

Parks & Playgrounds

PARKS & PLAYGROUNDS

Named after Abbeyside native Professor Ernest Walton, a scientist and Nobel Prize Winner. Walton Park is a tranquil haven in Dungarvan and just 5 mins walk from The Sycamores. This lovely park is in a stunning location at the start of the Waterford Greenway and offers visitors superb views across Dungarvan Bay, a beautiful water feature and fantastic children’s playground.

Dungarvan Town Park overlooks Dungarvan Bay from the other side and boasts a cast iron Band Stand dating from 1900 that is still preserved beautifully today.

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Sports & Leisure

OUTDOOR FUN

The Greenway is a spectacular 46km off-road cycling and walking trail along an old railway line, venturing from the quays of Waterford, a city founded by the Vikings, all the way through an area rich in Irish heritage to the historic port of Dungarvan, a vibrant seaside market town with a pretty quay-side setting.

You can hike through The Comeragh Mountains or avail of the walks near the town in Colligan Woods, the Cunnigar or the Cruachan and Famine Walks. The cycling routes range from 83km to 32km and can take you through the Comeragh Mountains, Nire Valley, the Gaeltacht An Rinn overlooking Dungarvan bay and many other villages around the area.

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BEST BEACHES

Nature lovers will enjoy spending time on the nearby beaches, Abbeyside and Clonea, which has been awarded with a blue flag signifying its recognition as the highest standard in Europe.

Waterford’s beaches, in the ‘Sunny South East’, are some of the most beautiful in the country.  The coastline from the tiny cove at Dunmore East to Ardmore on the county’s western border contains more than 30 beautiful beaches.  There also large resort beaches located at Tramore in the east, Clonea, in Dungarvan in the centre and Ardmore in the west part of the county, with great restaurants, shops and facilities to make a great day out.

Shopping & Retail

A friendly, historic and vibrant seaside town Dungarvan offers no shortage of shopping opportunities…. from the characterful stores of its 19th century streets to the choice of 50 + shops and hundreds of brands in one great location.  As well as the Dungarvan Shopping centre where you will find high street shop brands, a number top class family owned businesses and a host of restaurants and cafes for those important stops can be found on the town square, Mary St and Main Street.

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Schools

There are 15 schools in the Dungarvan Area – 11 Primary and 4 Secondary with the Waterford Institute of Technology just 40 mins drive from Dungarvan.

Information on schools in the area http://www.dungarvan.com/schools.html

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