Enjoy a B&B or Self Catering holiday in Bunmahon, Co. Waterford, Ireland.

Bunmahon

Enjoy a stroll on the beachOur self catering accommodation is located approx. one kilometre from the village of Bunmahon. It is an ideal base to from which explore Waterford's Copper Coast.

The Copper Coast Geopark Centre is located at the old Knockmahon Church which has been renovated and extended. Drop in for a cup of tea. View films of the Miners of the Copper Coast and get information on the geology, history and heritage of the area. Trail cards are available for the walking trails in the area. See www.coppercoastgeopark.com for further information. The Geogarden in the village gives a timeline of the earth's geological history. Enjoy the lovely sandy beach which has lifeguards on duty during July and August.

Young children will be delighted with the children's playground. There is also an outdoor gym and multipurpose court for the older age groups. A monument to the oldest person to die on the Titanic has been erected in Bonmahon; this is in memory of Frank Dwan who was a native of the area.

A pleasant walk from Bunmahon is a visit to Faugheen Church, also known as Ballyristeen. The graveyard has some unique headstones, some of which tell a story. Mass is celebrated on the Friday after the 15th of August each year, a tradition dating back over 150 years. A survey of the monuments in this historical graveyard was undertaken by the Copper Coast Geopark under the Metal Links Project in 2012 and a photographic book was produced.

Heading along the coast road going east towards Tramore is the Tankardstown Engine House, one of the symbols of the Copper Coast. Multi lingual Information boards tell the history of copper and mining in the area.

Copper Coast Holidays - B&B and Self Catering Accommodation in Bonmahon, Co. Waterford, Ireland.    Website by: Déise Design
Copper Coast Holidays
Michael & Ann O'Meara, Templeverick, Bonmahon, Co. Waterford, Ireland.

Phone: 051 292414 Mobile: 087 2774667 Email: coppercoastholidays@gmail.com