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Waterford Greenway

Waterford Greenway

This 46km off-road cycling and walking route follows an old railway line, starting in Waterford and exploring the fringes of Ireland's Anciest East region. Cruise through luscious countryside with a gentle mountain backdrop. You will cross eleven bridges, as well as several ancient villages and seaside medieval ruins. The route also takes in the famous copper coast, as well as more obscure landmarks such as an ice age rock fabled to have mythical powers! Bikes can be rented from several providers, with electric bikes and tow-alongs also available.
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Irish National Heritage Park

Irish National Heritage Park

Explore the history of the various prehistoric farmers who settled in Ireland, from the Mesolithic period to the time of the Norman Invasion (1169). Reconstructed dwellings such as a mesolithic camp, a neolithic farmstead, a portal dolmen, a cyst grave, stone circle, medieval ringfort, monastic site, crannóg (ancient lake dwelling) and a Viking harbour are spread across 35 acres of parkland, estuary trails and wetland forest. The park also runs demonstrations on traditional rural life skills from blacksmithing to gold panning. This is a truly immersive experience exploring Ireland's roots and forgotten traditions.
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