Family Highlight Comeraghs
The Comeragh Mountains mark the eastern boundary of the Munster Vales, meeting the coastline of the Irish Sea near Dungarvan in Co. Waterford.
This expansive mountain range offers a variety of walking options for hardcore hikers to scenic Sunday strollers. At the heart of the range hikers will uncover a unique landscape, a boggy plateau dotted with miniature loughs. The Comeragh range is an easy to access mountain range offering wonderful vistas across the county and down to the sea. Described by some as Ireland’s best kept secret, the Comeraghs offer everything from a dramatic waterfall called Mahon Falls which cascades down a cliff face , Discover the mystery of the ‘magic road’ which runs through the gap of the range.
These waymarked walks within the open countryside and uplands of the Comeragh Mountains include linear walks and and national looped walking trails. The waymarked trails provide the walker with a choice of two to four and a half hour walks of a moderate or strenuous level of difficulty and an opportunity to experience Waterford’s natural heritage of the Comeragh Mountains in a sustainable manner. Deep within the Comeraghs lies the secluded and serene Nire Valley, known for its scenic mountain views, woodlands and river. Take a wonderful walking tour of the majestic region with Mario of Muddyboots where you will discover the most amazing views of this captivating region.
Check out the fantastic maps that will aid you on your discovery of the Commeragh mountain region, East West Mapping have produced wonderful maps of the Galtees , Comeraghs and Knockmealdowns. The three maps combined are available as a digital map running on smart phones – the app is called EastWest Maps. Playstore and AppStore.
Enjoy an array of outdoor activities in this area. Witness the glorious scenes from Waterford’s Greenway walking and cycling trail. Take a boat trip with Blackwater Eco Tours along the River Blackwater. Or, follow the River Suir across the breathtaking Suir Blueway Tipperary with a kayaking, cyling or walking trail. Discover the history of our ancestor's’ land with many heritage attractions that fall within the unique landscape.. apppreciate the big houses of Tourin, Dromana and Cappoquin House, and the castles of our ancestors in Ormond Castle, Lismore and Cahir. There is so much to explore within the Comeragh Mountain Range that will leave you feeling immersed in culture, start your discovery today,
Some highlights that you can explore from around the Comeragh Mountain region.