Tramore Sand Dunes - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Tramore Sand Dunes
The sand dunes in Tramore are some of the highest in Ireland, backed by a salt marsh and is home to some rare seaside plants and interesting wildlife. The dunes have been developing for over 50, 000 years and are constantly changing shape due to erosion which is slowed down by the marram grass covering the dunes.
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1.47km from Tramore Sand Dunes
This beach is situated half a mile from the Kildermot Crossroads. There is a long lane from the Coastal road to the beach. This lane can be narrow and overgrown in parts, but leads to a lovely unobstructed sandy beach, which is surrounded by caves which are well worth a visit.
3.11km from Tramore Sand Dunes
Strand Leisure is a family entertainment centre, with a casino area for adults. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area, which comprises of a pool and so many other interesting rides too. There are so many opportunities to enjoy.
Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens
3.3km from Tramore Sand Dunes
The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens are set in the beautiful seaside town of Tramore, County Waterford, Ireland. These gardens are a living biography of the Greek/Irish writer Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, who was born in 1850 and died in 1904. There is also an American Garden, a Greek Garden and a traditional Japanese Tea Garden, in total there are eleven unique garden areas that reference much of his folklore and fairytale.
The Doneraile Walk
3.44km from Tramore Sand Dunes
The Doneraile walk covers about 2k along the cliff overlooking Tramore bay and across to Brownstown head on the other side of the bay. It has spectacular views of Tramore Bay, the Sandhills and Brownstown Head at the opposite side of the Bay. On a beautiful day there is nothing like a stroll along the cliff top where there are great areas to sit and even have a picnic.
The Metal Man
4.88km from Tramore Sand Dunes
The Metal Man is a freestanding painted cast iron statue of a Royal Navy petty officer. It is placed between Rosses Point and Oyster Island. It was cast in 1819 by Thomas Kirke in London.It was placed on Perch Rock in 1821. It was originally made for the Blackrock Beacon, but Sligo merchants suggested it be placed on Perch Rock. It has an identical twin beacon the Metal Man, Tramore, County Waterford. From 16 October 1908, an acetylene light was placed beside him.
6.86km from Tramore Sand Dunes
A beautiful shallow lake located six miles north of Hutchinson in central Minnesota. The lake is 826 acres in size with a maximum depth of 25 feet . The southern two-fifths of the lake is in Acoma Township, McLeod County, and the northern three-fifths is in Meeker County.
Discover More Attractions in Waterford, Home of Tramore Sand Dunes
County Waterford is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Munster and is part of the South-East Region. is the oldest city in Ireland and it is the perfect blend of ancient and modern. It is renowned for its exciting festivals and events such as the West Waterford Festival of Food, Spraoi, Winterval, Harvest Festival, Taste Tramore, Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival and Waterford Film Festival and many more.