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Waterford Deise Greenway

Waterford City and County Council are developing the old Waterford to Dungarvan railway line into a world-class Greenway, just minutes via car, 5 minutes by cycling or 30 minutes’ walk from Gold Coast Golf Resort Hotel.

The picturesque Waterford Greenway hugs the coastline as it follows old railway lines from Waterford City, through the foothills of the Comeragh Mountains and onto the pretty harbour town of Dungarvan. The world class greenway is a 46km route waiting to be explored with plenty of pit-stops, beautiful views and attractions along the way and just minutes from the Gold Coast Golf Resort. You can walk part of the way, cycle in both directions or cycle one way and get the bus back to our starting location. 


Exploring the Greenway

The Waterford Greenway stretches from Dungarvan to the ancient city of Wateford, across 11 bridges, 3 viaducts, and a 400-meter tunnel. Discover some spectacular sceneries along the Deise Greenway path such as Walton Park Dungarvan, Clonea Beach, Dungarvan Bay, Ballyvoyle Tunnel & Viaduct, Durrow Viaduct and Kilmacthomas Viaduct to name just a few. There are so many gems along the way. 

Dungarvan to Durrow 

The 10km stretch from Dungarvan to Durrow is simply fantastic. Cycle out along the Waterford Greenway, over the Causeway, around picturesque Clonea Strand, past the ambush, through Ballyvoille Tunnel and onto Durrow. 

Durrow to Kilmacthomas

The Durrow to Kilmacthomas stretch is 13km. 

See For Yourself

Below is a video that takes you through a beautiful journey on the Waterford Deise Greenway. Within 46 kilometres of stunning landscapes between Waterford and Dungarvan. You can run, walk or cycle. Bring your family, friends or just go solo to get active and enjoy the beauty of nature. 

Greenway Routes Map

Download the Greenway routes map below.

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Bicycle Hire

Bicycles are available to hire from the Gold Coast Hotel's Leisure Centre desk, just another one of the fantastic services we offer here at our Hotel in Dungarvan. It is recommended that reservations are made in advance especially during summer months.

A wide range of Bicycles to suit all the family can also be hired from Dungarvan Greenway Bike Hire, The Greenway Man,  Waterford Greenway Bike Hire and Greenway Waterford Bike Hire. Bikes can be picked up from various locations with some hire companies offering a shutle service that picks you up, enabling you to cycle as little or long as you like!

Cycling the Waterford Greenway is a wonderful way to explore The Déise and get some exercise at the same time. Go at your own pace and discover the sunny south-east for yourself, you won't be disappointed. 

The Gold Coast Golf Resort is the perfect place to stay when looking for accommodation near the Waterford Greenway. 

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