Dunmore East has to be one of Ireland's best kept secrets.....a little fishing village perched on a cliff edge. In all its beauty this location is sure to captivate your mind, body and soul
Discover the south east of Ireland and spend some time rambling our quaint streets, meeting the locals along the way, sampling the local seafood or relaxing with a quiet pint or a bite to eat in one of our many restaurants and pubs.. O Sheas fish and Chip Shop,The Cliff Restaurant, Spinnakers or Azzurro -
Steeped in history, beauty and tranquility, Dunmore East has something special for everyone. With your accomodation at Bayview offering you old world style living with all the luxuries of modern day requirements.
The ground floor is open plan with lounge, dining and kitchen area all in one.
2 downstairs bedrooms, one with kingsize bed and french doors opening out onto the enclosed garden, and the other with double bed.
You also have a ground floor bathroom.
Upstairs you have a further 2 bedrooms, one with a double and the second with 3 single beds. A further bathroom is on this floor.
The property at Bayview has an enclosed garden at the rear of the house, providing a secure area for small children.
the kitchen is fully equiped including, a dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, toaster, cups, plates, glasses, fridge with ice box, cooking utensils etc.
Just enjoy a walk in the village itself and take your camera with you. As you walk down the hill from your cottage take a left at The Cliff Restaurant and walk up the little winding road to the golf course. As you go up the hill, take in the majestic views of the waters around Dunmore and Hook lighthouse off in the distance.
Tennis is available on an outdoor court (booking essential) just opposite the famous Haven Hotel or continue along the high road which brings you into the little harbour of Dunmore, where you can watch the boats dock or buy your fresh fish at the shop located on the pier.
You also have a post office and local spar and centra with off licence just up from the pier. Tesco is only a 10 minute drive away. A bus runs every 1/2 hour into Waterford City via Suir Bus. You have 2 churchs in Dunmore East, Catholic and Church of Ireland.
Visitors to the village can enjoy music, festivals and a number of sporting activities such as golf, tennis, walking, water sports and much much more. There are scheduled hill walks in Dunmore East. On the 14th and 15th June there is a walk and Triathlon weekend.
A food fair is taking place 21st June and the annual Bluegrass Festival begins 23rd August.
Check in time: 3.30 - 4.00pm
Check out: 10.00am
Security Deposit: €100.00
Electricity and Heating Charge per day is €10.00
Pet Friendly charge of €20.00 per pet stay
Call: +353 (0)53 9175481
The old railway line from Waterford City to Dungarvan when completed is a 46km of off-road cycling and walking trail which travels through time and nature across eleven bridges, three viaducts and through the atmospheric tunnel all the way from the river to the sea.
Along this route in Irelands Ancient East is a Viking settlement, Norman Castles, medieval ruins, a famine workhouse, an old railway stations and a heritage railway train still runs along part of the track at Suir Valley Railway.
Enjoy the breath-taking scenery as you approach the Town of Dungarvan along the amazing coastline. Bikes can be hired and this would make a great family day out. Please follow the Country Code and enjoy your beautiful journey.
Towns & Villages
The beautiful coastal town Dungarvan with a population of about 9,000 people has a pretty harbour used by leisure craft of all shapes and sizes and is further enhanced by the majestic Comeragh mountains in its background and is ready to welcome you and showcase the best the landscape has to offer. Dungarvan is a market town, beautifully set on the picturesque Dungarvan Bay in the west of County Waterford and is full of many attractions for all types of visitors.
Ardmore is the oldest Christian Settlement in Ireland, founded by St. Declan circa 416 AD., before the arrival of St. Patrick. The village is most picturesque, and its neatness has won Ardmore many awards, including the national title in the Tidy Towns Competition. Ardmore boasts a wide range of accommodation and so is a most pleasant place to stay and enjoy the fun in the pubs and the excellent food in the restaurants. Visitors have five lovely beaches to choose from.
This unspoilt area known as the Nire Valley offers you absolute peace and tranquillity, tucked away in the rugged Comeragh Mountains where time is unimportant. The Nire Valley is an ideal base for hill walkers who wish to explore the spectacular Comeragh Mountains. You may also prefer to see this beautiful scenery on horseback. Local Amenities: Accommodation - Bird Watching - Bus Service - Fishing - Hill Walking - Horse Riding - Pubs - Restaurant - Shops.
A delightful resort and the holder of an EU Blue Flag for water quality, Bunmahon is on the Dungarvan & Copper Coast Drive. The headland protects the beach and there is an exhilarating walk across the west end cliffs which reveals a superb coastal panorama. Now a peaceful place dedicated to pleasure, Bunmahon was once the centre of a thriving copper industry which flourished here between 1824.
A small town situated on the River Blackwater at the foot of the Knockmealdown Mountains. Cappoquin is a famous town for coarse angling. The town was established by Richard Boyle, Earl of Cork, in the mid-17th century. Nestled nearby in the mountain is Mount Melleray Abbey on the Vee Road. Local Amenities: Accommodation - Bus Service - Coarse & Game Fishing - Horse Riding - Pubs - Restaurants - Shops - Tackle Shop - Visitor Garden. Visit Cappoquin Community Centre for listing of theatre events, childcare and sports facilities, and training facilities.
Experience the rich history of this beautiful heritage town of Lismore. Approaching the town on the N72 you will see the spectacular Lismore Castle. This historic town is the site of an ancient monastic centre, with the Protestant and Catholic cathedrals. Learn more about this historic town at Lismore Heritage Centre in the old courthouse. Nearby is the River Blackwater a renowned river for game fishing.
Old Parish - An Sean Phobal
An Sean Phobal (Old Parish) is a quiet, undulating rural area between Ring and the lovely seaside village of Ardmore. Rising high above the sea, the land is interspersed with numerous quiet glens, running down to small, secluded beaches. Old Parish is in the Gaeltacht na nDéise and uses and embraces the Irish language and its culture.
Ring - An Rinn
For Hikers or Bikers, Walkers or Bird Watchers, Ring is a hideaway of cliff-top trails, unspoiled beaches, inland drumlins and leafy glens. Add to this a hospitable people, an effervescent culture, and everything that makes the Gaeltacht different is on the doorstop. Ring or An Rinn is in the heart of Gaeltacht na nDéise.
A neat village of thatched and slate cottages, Stradbally has won numerous awards in the National Tidy Towns Competition and was a recipient of a Heritage Award in the prestigious international Entente Florale. Stradbally Medieval Church is the largest medieval church in rural Ireland. The two coves that are signposted in the village are the Stradbally Cove with its sandy beach which is ideal for families while the rugged Ballyvooney Cove is spectacularly set under a dramatic headland.
The Irish name 'Tulach and Iarainn' means 'The Hill of Iron' This village was established around the 14th century. A horse Fair takes place annually on the streets of Tallow on the first Monday in September. It is a popular holiday area for fishermen. Tallow is a delightful country town nestled in the valley of the river Bride, on the Cork-Waterford bord.
Dungarvan Castle is an Anglo-Norman fortification founded in 1185. It was built in a very strategic location at the mouth of the River Colligan. From here ships could be anchored, and soldiers could command the narrow strip of land to the south of the Comeragh Mountains, which linked East and West Waterford. It is one of the few royal castles built in Ireland in the 1200s.
Copper Coast Geopark
Here we can tell you about the Copper Coast and its history, heritage, and geology. You can have a cup of coffee and a chat; wander around our exhibition, which looks at the mining that used to happen here, our geology and some of the interesting people who passed through the Copper Coast in times past.
Waterford's beaches, in addition to nestling in the warm heart of the 'Sunny South East', are some of the most beautiful in the country. The stretch of the coast between the tiny cove at Dunmore East and Ardmore on the county's western border contains more than 30 beaches.
Solas Na Mara Seaweed Baths
Sólás Na Mara Helbhic Seaweed Baths, is a modern healthcare centre located in Waterfords stunning coastal scenery, which utilises the health benefits of the pristine Irish sea with modern physio and therapeutic facilities to promote a truly organic and regenerative healthcare experience for athletes, sports enthusiasts, those seeking recovery from illness or those simply wishing to unwind.
SGC Dungarvan is a luxury 4 screen cinema located beside the Dungarvan Shopping Centre. Each screen is equipped with:
• Sony 4K Projectors
• HFR 3D capable
• RealD 3D in all screens
• Dolby Digital sound.
• Full disabled facilities
• Hearing Loop system
Ardmore Open Farm
Ardmore Open Farm is located just minutes from the seaside village of Ardmore, Co. Waterford and is beautifully situated overlooking Whiting Bay. From the outset Ardmore Open Farm aimed to set itself apart from other facilities nationwide by combining a large indoor play centre with an open farm with emphasis on rare breeds of animals. Animals were sourced from all over Europe ranging from miniature species to the extremely large, some of which have not been seen in this country before.
Kilcohan Park Greyhound Stadium
A night at the greyhound racing in Kilcohan Park is always a night to remember! Enjoy the fine dining of the Masters Restaurant combined with the excitement of the race night!
Lismore Heritage Centre
This is necessary for all those wishing to learn of Lismore's illustrious past. The Heritage Centre has an award-winning audio-visual display of Lismore history (in English, French, German, and Italian) in which your host Brother Declan (alias Niall Toibin) takes you on an enthralling journey through time, starting with the arrival of St. Carthage in 636 and bringing you right up to the present.
Waterford County Museum
Located at St. Augustine Street in the heart of Dungarvan, the newly renovated museum hosts a permanent display on the history of Waterford County and runs occasional temporary exhibitions on other local history topics. Admission is free.
Waterford and Suir Valley Heritage Railway. All Aboard to Experience the Magic of Rail!
The magic of rails golden age has been brought to life in Kilmeadan, Co Waterford. A heritage narrow gauge railway follows 12 km of the route of the abandoned Waterford – Dungarvan route, from the station at Kilmeadan into Gracedieu Junction, beside Waterford Greenway.
Blackwater Cruises operate daily between May and September. We leave from Dougal jetty and travel North up the River Blackwater, past Rhin crew and towards the old bridge and the remains of Templemichael Castle. Passing Molana Abbey on the left, we enter a tranquil, unspoilt area of natural beauty, yet untouched by urban development. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes subject to weather and tides.
Located on the main St. in the beautiful Ardmore village. We are the premier provider of outdoor adventure sports in West Waterford and East Cork. Activities provided are sea kayaking, surfing, rock climbing, powerboat trips and lifesaving courses. See the beauty and wildlife of the coast from a different view. ½ and full day trips and courses daily. Kids summer camps during the summer months.
Located in Tramore Co. Waterford. We have mini bowling, mini golf, glow in the dark golf, electric motor cycles and bouncy castles. We specialise in school tours and birthday parties too.