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Welcome to Waterford

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Welcome to Waterford, in the "Sunny Southeast" is known for it's soft Round Tower, Co. Waterford.climate and untouched beaches. Waterford city, situated on the river Suir, has evidence still today of a Viking/Norman city, seen in the city walls. Waterford still holds a major Irish port. Waterford is home to many historic and popular sites of interest, as well as offering many sophisticated fashion stores and boutiques, award winning restaurants and a nightlife to satisfy any taste.

Being a coastal county, Waterford posesses some of the most scenic of Irish coastline. Not to mention it's breathtaking mountain ranges and river valleys,such as the Commeragh and Knockmealdown mountains and the Nire Valley. The two renowned angling rivers, the Suir and the Blackwater offer a rewarding pursuit for visiting anglers and a soul touching experience for sight-seers as the rivers wander across the county through undiscovered forests, past castles and glorious landscape. The county is deceptively small, only just 82km from east to west and 44km from north to south, making it quite easy to explore and discover at your leisure.

Angling is a very popular sport in Waterford, with the coastline and river estuaries Lismore Castle, Co. Waterford. providing excellent shore angling, while charter boats are available at Dunmore East and Dungarvan fully equipped for sea angling. Game angling will prove rewarding along the Suir, Blackwater, Nire, Tar, Anner and Colligan rivers with catches of brown trout, roach, dace, eel, perch, pike, tench and salmon.

Waterford has adapted very well to golf's ever growing popularity, with 9 eighteen hole courses around the county, a number of nine hole courses as well as par 3 and pitch and putt facilities.

Mt Mellary, Co. Waterford. Whether you prefer a stroll or a hike Waterford will cater for your taste in walks. It offers mountain walks, forest trails, way-marked long distance trails, guided walks and coastal strolls.

There are few better ways to enjoy the Waterford countryside than on a horse's back and there are no shortage of equestrian centres in Waterford. They can be found scattered throughout the county.

Neighbouring Counties
Cork | Kilkenny | Tipperary | Wexford
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