Ireland’s Ancient East






Plan your escape. As Ireland’s oldest Christian site, Ardmore is ideally placed to take centre stage of Ireland’s Ancient East. And, Ardmore Waterford has so much to offer visitors. In the A–Z of Ireland’s Ancient East, it is not surprising that the first letter is given to Ardmore. A is for Ardmore. The Round Tower…






Explore Ireland’s Ancient East – Ardmore, County Waterford






Decidedly grounded with one foot in the past and the other firmly looking to the future, Ardmore conjures up dreams of peaceful adventure and meets them every time. The Round Tower and Cathedral are the villages defacto icons and Ardmore Bay and the Cliff Walk inspire every visitor to want to put down roots here….






Things To See And Do






Ardmore in Waterford has so much to offer visitors coming to the sunny South-East. And, for those that are making their way along Ireland’s Ancient East trail. Our cliffs, harbour, village, and beaches have been established by Saints, besieged by an army, visited by the titans of the sea, and welcoming visitors into their homes….






Where To Stay






You’ll be spoilt for choice when you come and stay in Ardmore, Waterford. From the wonderful family run Round Tower Hotel located in the heart of the beautiful village of Ardmore to the Michelin starred Cliff House Hotel your every need will be met. We also have a wonderful selection of really special bed and…






The Place Names Of Ardmore






Ardmore Waterford offers so much more than a city break. Walking around Ardmore, you’ll be amazed of the beauty of this little hideaway. Dig a little deeper and you may even stumble on the unusual. Discover the “Well of the White Cow”? Stare at the “Stinking Corner”. And, even seek out the “Cave of the…






Adventure Awaits You In Ardmore, County Waterford






Start an adventure you’ll never want to end. A journey of discovery where there are surprises around every corner. And, where you’ll definitely find yourself doing things that you never imagined possible. Yes, you heard us correctly, we’re talking about coming to the coast of Ardmore in County Waterford and literally jumping into the sea….






This Year You’ll Fall In Love With Ardmore, Waterford (Again)






Sleeply lanes and idyllic walks define Ardmore, Waterford. You’ll find thatched cottages, twisting streets, artistic treats and culinary delights. And, you’ll soon start to wonder why on earth you haven’t come here sooner. As you breeze down Main Street and romance a while into the wonderful Brigid Shelley Gallery, you’ll start to fall in love…






Location, Location, Location – The Cliff Walk






This is a unique 4km walk with beautiful sea scapes. Breathtaking views. Legends. Wildlife. Battle sites. And don’t forget, it’s simply smothered in Irish Heritage. It should take you around an hour to complete. Look out for the yellow arrow on brown background waymakers to led the way. From the vilage, head up past the…






Getting Here






From Dublin Follow the M50 to the M7/N7 exit. Then take the M9 towards Waterford. Bypass Waterford City through the Toll Bridge, taking the N25 towards Dungarvan/ Cork. Bypass Dungarvan and exactly 10km later turn left on to the R673 for 9km to Ardmore. Driving time is around two hours and 40 minutes. From Cork…






Suitably Silent – St Paul’s Church, Ardmore, Waterford.






Wondering what to do with your time in Ardmore, Waterford? Well, wonder no more. There’s always something new to discover. The pretty coastal town of Ardmore in Waterford is inextricably linked to a rich ecclesiastical heritage. With your sights set, a walk through the sleepy streets of Ardmore you’ll be following in the footsteps of…






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