Ireland's First Failte Ireland Family Friendly resort area - Tramore, Dunmore East and the Hook. This resort has over 90 active proponents of family fun, everything from accommodation, restaurants, surfing, to a chocolate factory!
Leading the way in family friendly offerings with a NEW comprehensive Family Friendly brochure 2010/2011…………packed full of ideas for your family! Or visit www.discoverireland.ie/familyfriendly
Offering some of our sunniest weather, this corner of Ireland is a cracking spot to plan some leisure time with your family.
Tramore, for example, comes alive every summer with a great holiday atmosphere. As well as having fun on the lengthy beach, you can avail of cliff walks and horse riding, surfing, sailing golf and fun fairs. For a really unique experience, follow the Copper Coast Drive, one of the most scenic stretches of rugged coastline in the country, or explore it in a sea kayak.
The delightfully pretty little fishing village of Dunmore East is another magnet for visitors, with its lovely thatched cottages and laid-back vibe. Chill out and watch the kids play on the sand, enjoy the huge number of water-sports activities on offer, picnic in the park or enjoy fresh seafood in family-friendly pubs and restaurants.
Or check out the unspoiled and culturally rich Hook Peninsula. Made famous by the 800-year old lighthouse, the area is steeped in history, with castles, abbeys and the Dunbrody Famine Ship to be explored. This is also a great destination for active families with a brilliant array of things to do, including great beaches, kayaking, walking, cycling, fishing and pitch and putt.
Waterford City nearby has the newly opened Waterford Crystal visitor Centre which is the South East’s biggest visitor attraction.
So make your way to the South East this year and join in the Fun!!!