Skip to content

Best things to do in Ardmore

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Lodging
“Choose from Michelin-star dining or the more casual bistro style Bar restaurant”
6 locals recommend
Establishment
“This is a popular local restaurant with great food. It is busy and bustling and I would advise you book this in advance. It has a great menu and you will not be disappointed.”
6 locals recommend
Store
“Award winning - best in Ireland craft shop- Fab selection of crafts, beautiful shop!”
5 locals recommend
Establishment
“ Ardmore Adventures is located next to the beach in the stunning and picturesque Ardmore bay in Waterford. Ardmore Adventures offer real adventure activities in unspoilt natural locations in Waterford and Cork. Activities include Rock Climbing, Sea Kayaking, Surfing, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Archery, Team building, Lifeguard & First Aid Courses.”
4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
Church
“The round tower in Ardmore is really worth a visit. Situated bedside an 11th century church with depictions of the bible on the gable end and an ogham stone inside. ”
2 locals recommend
Café
$
“ Fresh Fish Restaurant and Gourmet Take Away. Serving barista coffees and herbal teas, daily fresh fish, pasta, pizza, home-made burgers, fresh salads and delicious home-made cakes and scones. Also a fresh deli counter with home-made Pate, jams and chutneys. Offers takeaway on many dishes ”
3 locals recommend
Locality
“Wonderful expanse of beach. Lovely village with nice craft shops. Amazing round tower and historical ruins. Stunning cliff top walks and sea views. Wind up in Cliff House Hotel for delicious food in incredible and keep enjoying the views.”
13 locals recommend
Lodging
1 local recommends
Lodging
“This is a relaxed bar which hosts live music, this can be planned or impromtu. The staff are very friendly and the pints are great”
1 local recommends
Premise
“Michelin star restaurant at The Cliff House Hotel, Ardmore brings foodies from all over the world to this seaside village in West Waterford. A real treat!!!”
1 local recommends
Place of Worship
“This is is about 10 min drive from where you are staying. It has an old historic round tower along with a very old graveyard. There is plenty of history to see here.”
1 local recommends
Premise
“The Cliff Walk in Ardmore- This 50 minute walk takes you around Ardmore Head and Ram’s Head, passing the Sampson wreck and Father O’Donnell’s Well, then by the Round Tower, and back through the picturesque Ardmore village ”
1 local recommends
Premise
“Cliff walk in Ardmore for all abilities . Visit 11th century church with depiction of the bible at the gable end. Don't miss the ogham stones inside. The round tower is definitely worth a look. ”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“They do a great pint of Guinness. They regularly have live music, and it is great old style traditional Irish bar.”
1 local recommends