As well as taking in the cultural and historic sites of the Copper Coast UNESCO Global Geopark, there is much more to explore. Whether Surfing or Sandart, Seaweed or Cycling, some really interesting activities take place with trained Geopark ambassadors right here within the Copper Coast UNESCO Global Geopark.
Surf the Copper Coast:
With a large variety of beaches and coves the Copper Coast Geopark is an ideal spot for the keen surfer. Bunmahon beach is also a great place to learn to surf, with gently sloping and breaking waves – particularly in summer.
Book lessons and rentals for all levels on Bunmahon Beach with Bunmahon Surf School
Cycle the Copper Coast
With long, quiet and winding roads roads, the Copper Coast Geopark is a great place for cycling. Whether at blazing speeds or slowing meandering, the Geopark has a wealth of information and sites to discover.
Take a cycle tour of the Copper Coast Global Geopark with Tramore Bike Tours.
Or rent bikes and explore Waterford Greenway with The Greenway Man.
Book a Seaweed forage
Seaweed is a fascinating plant and culinary delicacy. The pristine waters and craggy shores of the Copper Coast make a perfect place to learn, and taste, the huge variety of seaweeds that can be found along Irish Shores.
Book a sea weed workshop or forage with Marie Power of the Sea gardener.
Make Sand Art
Sand Art is a cool collaborative way to interact with nature. By making environmental art that disappears with the tide but is remembered forever with a photograph, a sand art workshop can be a really special way to experience the Copper Coast Geopark.
Book a private or group workshop with the Art Hand, to learn how to do this unique and memorable skill.