Dunes Walk, Tramore

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Dunes Walk, Tramore - Siúlóid na Dumhcha - Trá Mhór

Tramore beach leads to a line of some of the highest sand dunes in Ireland, backed by a salt marsh and is home to some rare seaside plants and interesting wildlife. The sand dunes have been developing for over 5000 years and are constantly under change due to wind and sand deposits covered in Marram Grass slowing down erosion.

Directions

Follow the N25 through Waterford City, and branch left onto the R675 as you leave the City following the signs for Tramore. On entering Tramore, follow this road through the roundabouts to the trailhead and car park 700 meters further on, on the left-hand-side opposite the Majestic Hotel.

Distance 5km
Duration 1.5hrs.
Parking Yes
Grade Easy
Terrain Gravel path, shingle path and sand.
Ascent  
Suitable for  
Minimum Gear Walking shoes, wind/rain jacke
Grid Reference OSI: 76, S-583 015
Trailhead Car Park opposite the Majestic Hotel
Nearest Town/Village Tramore

Dunes Walk, Tramore - Siúlóid na Dumhcha - Trá Mhór

Tramore beach leads to a line of some of the highest sand dunes in Ireland, backed by a salt marsh and is home to some rare seaside plants and interesting wildlife. The sand dunes have been developing for over 5000 years and are constantly under change due to wind and sand deposits covered in Marram Grass slowing down erosion.

Directions

Follow the N25 through Waterford City, and branch left onto the R675 as you leave the City following the signs for Tramore. On entering Tramore, follow this road through the roundabouts to the trailhead and car park 700 meters further on, on the left-hand-side opposite the Majestic Hotel.

Distance 5km
Duration 1.5hrs.
Parking Yes
Grade Easy
Terrain Gravel path, shingle path and sand.
Ascent  
Suitable for  
Minimum Gear Walking shoes, wind/rain jacke
Grid Reference OSI: 76, S-583 015
Trailhead Car Park opposite the Majestic Hotel
Nearest Town/Village Tramore

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