Copper Coast Geopark Ltd.
Co. Waterford,

Tel: +353 (0)51 292828


Gaulstown DolmenHoly Wells

  • Ballylaneen
  • Boatstrand 
Ogham Stones
  • Geological Garden, Bunmahon
  • Drumlohan
Standing Stones
  • Ballinaclough
Megalithic Tombs / Dolmens
  • Matthewstown, West to the Ballyscanlon Hills (76, S 529 029)
  • Near the reservoir, south east Ballyscanlon Hills (76, S 5515 018)
  • On the main road to Dunhill, on a farm land, very close to the entrance, visible from the road (75, S 505 0215)
  • End of the road to Ballynageeragh (75, S 495 031)
  • Gaulstown dolmen
Promontory Forts
  • Dunabrattin Head
  • Kilfarrasy (opposite Sheep Island, between Kilfarrasy & Garrarus Strand) (76, X 535 981)
  • Annestown


The area was declared a European Geopark in 2001 and a UNESCO Global Geopark in 2004. This geologically diverse area contains records of Palaeozoic volcanism and the last ice age. more


The Copper Coast is a stretch of the southern coast of Ireland in County Waterford. It is named for the historic metal-mining industry, the legacies of which now constitute a tourist attraction. more

Walking Trails

Along with an audio tour around Annestown, we also have walking trail cards for the villages along the Copper Coast. The trail cards can be printed or stored for viewing on your phone. more

Website by: Déise Design
A European Geopark Located In Co. Waterford, Ireland.