County Waterford is characterized by low lying land to the East around Waterford City and on the south coast the distinctive fishing village of Dunmore East and further West is Tramore Bay. The North Western half of the county has the Comeragh Mountains which rise to around 2,500 ft while the South coast contains the towns of Stradbally and Dungarvan.
Go hillwalking in the Comeragh Mountains. The Comeragh Mountains Walking Festival is held every March and is centred on the Nire Valley in west Waterford. Experienced local guides are available and there are a range of routes including tough and gentler walks and a number of short and easy walks suitable for beginners.