Things to see or do
- Habitat: The hills of Dromana lie on the north bank of the Blackwater and the hills of Kilabally on the south.
- Lenght of trail: 4km.
- Flora: Old oak woodland, interspersed with beech and a few pockets of Scots pine and spruce, grows on the southern slopes. Other species such as ash, holly, rowan and hazel can also be found. Bilberry, bracken and bluebell.
- Geology: Brown earth site.
- Fauna: Deer is in evidence in Dromana Wood. Red squirrel, badger may also be spotted. Many species of birds inhabit the wood.
- Facilities: Car park, picnic site, fishing, forest and riverside walks.
Dromana WoodWaterford - Ireland South
Surrounded by unspoilt beauty Villierstown has walking routes to suit all types of ramblers. From woodland trails to scenic routes with views over the River Blackwater both locals and visitors will find what they are looking for. The first is ‘The Dromana Forest Loop’ which takes you through the trails of Dromana Wood on the northern hills overlooking the village. The second is ‘The Dromore Loop’ which takes you south along country lanes with unforgettable views of the River Blackwater and Knockmealdown mountains. The third is the ‘The Dromana Outer loop’ which takes you across Dromana Bridge and through some medieval sites. The fourth is the Sailors Rock / Dromana Wells Walk.
Address: Villierstown, Co Waterford, Republic of Ireland