Dunmore East, Co. Waterford
Dunmore East (Dún Mór in Irish) is a small village in County Waterford, it is located on the west side of Waterford Harbour and is a popular tourist and fishing village.
One of Ireland’s leading resorts, Dunmore East is a beautiful spot just 16km (10 miles) south of the city of Waterford, where land and sea link and where health and pleasure pursuits have attracted thousands of holiday makers. Ideal for families, the list of things to do is endless.
Beaches As well as being located right on its own sandy beach, Dunmore East is located just a 15 minute drive from Tramore, one of Ireland’s largest beaches. In addition there are several magnificent coves in Dunmore East including Badger’s Cove and Ladies Cove.
Golf The local course, Dunmore East Golf and Country Club is heaven to play with its panoramic views of the village, bay and Hook Peninsula. This course offers challenging golf to players of all abilities. Waterford’s golf courses offer a delightful mix of link and parkland courses. In addition you can choose from seven other courses in the area including Tramore, Faithlegg, Waterford Castle, Dungarvan Golf Club, Gold Coast Golf and Leisure, and West Waterford Golf and Country Club
Tramore Fun Park Adjoining the beach, Tramore’s fun park is perfect for children – featuring the Big Dipper, stomach churning rides in high speed roller coasters, dare devil bumpers, boating lake, a miniature railway and much more – guaranteeing hours of fun for the young and young at heart.
Walking There are many picturesque walking routes surrounding the village, most notable are being the several forest walks which are a haven of peace and tranquility. The cliff top park is another option for leisurely walks or for something more exerting – a trip to the beautiful Comeragh Mountains.
Waterford City Waterford the oldest city in Ireland offers sophisticated shops, malls, vibrant nightlife and an excellent range of restaurants and pubs.
Tours and Sightseeing Within a 20 minute drive of Dunmore East are many beautiful gardens such as Mount Congreve. The lovely Curraghmore Estate and Gardens are just 16km (12 miles) away and historical County Wexford is just a short distance away via the ferry service from Passage East.
- Historical Sites
- Sandy Beach
- Scenic Walks
- Water Sports
Location HistoryThe area surrounding Dunmore East and Waterford features many attractions and places of interest including
Waterford Crystal Visitors Centre Visit the world famous factory and see first hand the skill of the master cutters and glass blowers.
Waterford Treasures at the Granary Here you will be able to sail the seas on a Viking ship, go to the wedding of Strongbow and Aoife and see the finest Waterford Glass and treasures of gold, bronze and crystal
Curraghmore Curraghmore House is owned by the Marquis of Waterford and has been home to his ancestors since 1170. The guided tours are conducted personally by Lord Waterford
Waterford and Tramore Racecourse Tramore Racecourse was established in 1911 to 1912 and hosts a very large number of fixtures throughout the year with both National Hunt and Flat meetings.
Other places worth a visit include Reginald’s Tower - Christchurch Cathedral – City Hall – Lismore Cathedral – St. Carthach, Lismore Heritage Centre, Walking tours, The Waterford Show and The Irish Horse Experience
Course Type: Parkland
- By Distance
- By Category
- Waterford Castle Lodges
- Kilmokea Country Manor & Gardens - Coach House & Garden Suite
- Fruit Hill Holiday Cottages - The Coach House, Kirby's & The Garden Cottage
- Ardkeen Food Producers - Waterford - Second Sunday each month
- Waterford - Co Waterford - Saturdays
- Dunhill - County Waterford - Last Sunday each month
- Kilmacthomas - Co Waterford - Fridays
- Stradbally Community - Co Waterford - 1st Saturday Each Month
- Dungarvan - County Waterford - Thursdays
- Lismore - County Waterford - Sundays
Hook Lighthouse & Heritage Centre
House of Waterford Crystal
Edmund Rice Heritage Centre
John F Kennedy Arboretum
Waterford & Suir Valley Heritage Railway
Ros Tapestry Exhibition Centre
Dunbrody Famine Ship
- Faithlegg Golf Club
- Waterford Castle Golf Club
- Tramore Golf Club
- Waterford Golf Club
- Kilmokea Gardens
- Mount Congreve
- Fairbrook House Gardens & Museum of Contemporary Figurative Art
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