Waterford is Ireland’s oldest city and as such its rich history and landscape has and continues to provide invaluable tourism assets for both the city and county. Waterford has a strong tourism base focused around our natural environment and historic towns all have significant growth potential to develop tourism in Waterford.
The review of the development plan will play a key role in facilitating the development of our tourism potential, through supporting sustainable development of our natural and historical assets and strengthening the role of our city, towns and villages in providing the framework for tourism related infrastructure.
The Greenway, a 46km cycle and walking route from Waterford to Dungarvan won The Guardian and Failte Ireland awards in
- How can the development plan policy balance the requirements to enhance the natural amenity of Waterford, including its rivers, mountains, woodlands and coastline, while developing such amenities for tourism’s.
- Are there any areas/attractions in Waterford city or county that you think have the potential to be sustainably developed for tourism and recreational purposes?
- What type of infrastructure or services are required to service tourism attractions and where should they be located?