Dungarvan is a thriving seaside town in the heart of County Waterford. Dungarvan offers visitors and residents of all ages an array of outstanding amenities to enjoy. Here are just a few of the attractions which make Dungarvan so appealing.
Hike or Bike
Opened in 2017, the Waterford Greenway follows old train lines through the foothills of the Comeragh Mountains and onto Dungarvan. There’s 46km to enjoy with plenty of interesting stops along the way.
The Comeragh Mountains offers a range of scenic routes whether you prefer to hike, bike, trail or run.
Dungarvan enjoys a thriving culinary scene. There are cafes and restaurants to suit all tastes and a farmer’s market featuring the finest local produce is held in the town every Thursday.
For those looking to hone their culinary skills, Paul Flynn runs courses throughout the year at the Tannery Cookery School.
Arts and Heritage
Dungarvan Castle dates from the early days of the Anglo-Norman settlement in Ireland. It was built c.1209 to safeguard the entrance to Dungarvan Harbour. Today the Barracks and Castle grounds are open to visitors. Inside you will find a revealing exhibition on the Castle’s long and intriguing history.
In April 2000, the Old Market House Arts Centre was officially opened as an Arts Centre for County Waterford. The centre plays host to various exhibitions throughout the year. All are welcome and admission is free.
At your leisure
Dungarvan Golf Club, located just outside the town is an 18 hole Championship Parkland course. The course is adjacent to Dungarvan Bay and set against the backdrop of the Comeragh mountains.
With a modern clubhouse located on Dungarvan Quay, Dungarvan Harbour Sailing Club offers safe sailing for both racing and junior sailing and training.
Did we mention golf?
West Waterford Golf Club
Enjoy a round of golf at our 18 hole parkland course, the home club of professionals Seamus Power and Gary Hurley. After your golf enjoy our hospitality at our Garden Kitchen Restaurant overlooking the beautiful Brickey Valley.
Gold Coast Golf Club
Gold Coast Golf Club, Dungarvan is a championship parkland course. There are unrivaled views of Dungarvan Bay, the Irish Sea and Helvick Head. Mature tree-lined fairways laid out in 1939 are cleverly mingled with the long and challenging newer holes.