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Discover the magic of the UNESCO Copper Coast Geopark which stretches along Waterford's rugged coastline from Tramore to Dungarvan. Internationally recognised for its' unique geological heritage and the naturally stunning geological formations of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Osborne Terrace | Knockmahon, Bunmahon, Ireland
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Located in the town of Fenor in County Waterford is an artist who is sculpting by Chainsaw, from felled trees. His name is John Hayes and following a course in Chainsaw Carving is now undertaking a giant angel in the churchyard in this village. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gail B
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Loved the walk through history - really helped to get the timescale into my head... and don’t miss the visitor centre! Lovely staff and great coffee!! Plus The Sea Gardener’s energy bars!! Yum <3

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ushiko
Reviewed August 21, 2018

After spending a morning exploring Bunmahon beach and the surrounding copper mines. We headedfor the visitor centre for a beautiful homemade lunch. Café is in the wonderfully restored old church grounds with an interesting exhibition on the local history and plenty of info on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

I didn't stop at the actual information centre but on the main road in the town there is an interesting geological walk which takes you through 'rock history' as you walk around a geological timeline.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dom682014
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

The copper coast tends to be off the beaten path but is well worth getting there. Beautiful views of the seacoast and rich in history of copper mining.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bruce N
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Good place to get info on the copper coast and mining in the area. It is a small place but sufficient for an introduction to the copper coast with a film, couple exhibits and art shows. The cafe has simple lunch menu with sandwiches, etc....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

it's literally fantastic. some cool info about the world and thegeopark is cool, but it's close enough to some really awesome parts of the copper coast its worth it

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gary O
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Whilst we didn't actually visit the visitor centre, we did do the drive. The scenery is exquisite and the stops along the way allow for some great picture taking. Also a copper mine abandoned along the shore, offered a nice history of the area's copper...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TravelBuff97
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We didn't go to the actual visitors centre more than outside but drove by the coast. The beaches and views are absolutely stunning. Once in a lifetime experience.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank emppal
Reviewed February 15, 2018

This coastline is truly stunning,there is many small coves,beaches and high cliffs for great walks,the scenery all around is amazing,there is also an old disused copper mine that you can walk around,the area between Bahmahon and Annestown is beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2018
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