11 days in County Waterford Itinerary

11 days in County Waterford Itinerary

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11 days in County Waterford Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Drive:  1​h 45​min
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Dublin


Waterford ©
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
Step out of Waterford with an excursion to Mayfield Birds of Prey in Kilmacthomas--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Congreve House and Gardens, and take a memorable drive along Comeragh Drive.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Waterford vacation builder tool .

Dublin to Waterford is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ardmore.

Things to do in Waterford

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Tramore, Mayfield Birds of Prey, Dunmore Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace
Reginald's Tower ©
Reginald's Tower


Ardmore ©
Ardmore is a seaside resort and fishing village in County Waterford, Ireland, not far from Youghal on the south coast of Ireland, with a population of around 330, although this varies with the tourist season. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ardmore: Lismore (Lismore Castle Gardens, Saint Carthage's Cathedral, & more), Mount Melleray Abbey (in Cappoquin) and Rally Connection (in Dungarvan). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Mahon Falls (a.k.a. Eas na Machan), kick back and relax at Clonea Beach, step into the grandiose world of Dungarvan Castle, and relax in the rural setting at Ardmore Open Farm & Mini Zoo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ardmore trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Waterford to Ardmore takes 1.5 hours. In August in Ardmore, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ardmore

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Dungarvan, Lismore, Mount Melleray Abbey, Mahon Falls (a.k.a. Eas na Machan)
Highlights from your plan
Lismore Castle Gardens ©
Lismore Castle Gardens
Ardmore Open Farm & Mini Zoo ©
Ardmore Open Farm & Mini Zoo
Clonea Beach ©
Clonea Beach