Newtown Farm Country House
Grange, Ardmore
Co. Waterford, Ireland.
Free WiFi through the house
Tel: +353 24 94143
Fax: +353 24 94054


Dungarvan is 15 minutes drive from Newtown Farm Bed & Breakfast, a small port and market town 30 miles west of Waterford city.

The administrative centre of the county, it is situated at Dungarvan Harbour where the River Colligan enters the sea. The name comes from the foundation of a monastery by St. Garvan in the seventh century. The Norman Prince John came to the town in 1185 and as a result a castle was built, (King John's Castle is now open to the public during the summer months). The town itself owes its foundations to the Anglo-Normans in the 12th century, but was substantially reconstructed by the Duke of Devonshire in the 19th century. At The Lookout, there is a plaque to lifeboatmen who were involved with the Moresby rescue when the ship foundered with great loss of life on Christmas Eve, 1895. There is a published Town Walking Trail which encompasses the many fascinating points of interest in Dungarvan. Be sure and visit the award winning Waterford County Museum on St. Augustine street in the heart of the town.

Dungarvan is an excellent fishing town. Deep-sea and in-shore angling are particularly good in this area. Other sporting facilities include three excellent 18-hole Golf Courses and for the more active, yachting and windsurfing are also available. As you travel into the town from the west, you will pass an impressive monument beside the road. This commemorates the champion greyhound 'Master McGrath'. This talented dog won the Waterloo Cup three times in the 1860s.

Seven miles south of Dungarvan is an area called Ring or, in Irish, An Rinn. It is the second most easterly Irish-speaking area in the country. This is an excellent opportunity to sample traditional Irish life, where regular Irish music sessions are held in the local pubs to entertain everybody. The Seanchaí pub on the Youghal road is one such example.

In Dungarvan why not take in a live opera, broadcast from some of the world's greatest opera houses, more details at the SGC Cinema Dungarvan web site.

Travelling to and from Dungarvan is easy with regular express bus services to Cork, Waterford and Dublin.

More information on Dungarvan can be found on the Dungarvan Tourism web site.

If you are looking for accommodation near Dungarvan, contact Newtown Farm Bed & Breakfast

Guest Accommodation

Our rooms are bright, spacious and elegantly decorated, offering peace, comfort and tranquillity to all our guests. All our rooms are tastefully appointed with white linen and adjoining private bathrooms. Each room is furnished with exceptionally comfortable beds for a refreshing sleep.

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Continental breakfast is served in the sunny breakfast room overlooking the garden with a view of the Atlantic Ocean. Our breakfast is made using locally sourced ingredients, this includes homemade scones and brown bread, fresh fruit, muesli and local cheeses. All eggs are collected each morning from our free range hens on the farm.

Our Location

Situated close by are the bustling seaside towns of Dungarvan and Youghal, each brimming with history, local culture and choices of 18 hole golf courses. Explore Ireland’s heritage town of Lismore on the banks of the Blackwater, well known for its freshwater angling and impressive medieval castle. The wide open spaces and breathtaking views make Newtown Farm an ideal base for touring the South East. Newtown Farm Country House is located within easy reach of the world famous attractions of The Round tower Ardmore, Blarney Castle, Waterford Crystal, The Jameson Experience Midleton, The Titanic Experience Cobh – The last stop of the ill-fated Titanic, The Rock of Cashel and many more attractions.

About Newtown Farm, Bed & Breakfast, Ardmore

Newtown Farm Country House is a 4-star B&B located in an idyllic area of outstanding natural beauty - as you'll see in our video - surrounded by its own farm land close to the coastal resort of Ardmore, Co Waterford with its beautiful sandy beach. The peace and quiet of the surrounding countryside offers ample opportunity for rest and relaxation. The area offers several walking routes encompassing the nearby historic village of Ardmore and scenic cliff walks.
Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast Accommodation Located Between Youghal And Dungarvan    Website by: Déise Design
Newtown Farm Guesthouse
Grange, Ardmore, Co. Waterford, Ireland.

Phone: +353 24 94143 Fax: +353 24 94054