It’s a beautiful summer’s morning in town, you’ve got no work. Sounds just about perfect, Now what ? Here are just a few ingredients to throw into the mix of how to spend the perfect sunshine day in New Ross Town all within a stones throw of each other…
Breakfast – The Cracked Teapot
A great place to start your day might be having a leisurely breakfast at The Cracked Teapot on Quay Street winner of best “Free From” Leinster at the Irish Restaurant Awards 2019 . Sumptuous choices like smashed avocado, feta on toasted sourdough bread, and obviously no breakfast menu would be complete without a full Irish.
Mid morning – Tour of the Dunbrody Famine Ship
Experience first hand an interesting & informative tour, see the conditions that these poor people had to endure & survive in whilst travelling between 1845 and 1851 the Dunbrody carried thousands of emigrants to North America. A harrowing experience is brought to life by the actors playing out and relaying the story.
Lunching Out – The Amphitheatre or Pearse Park
If the sun is out, you could buy yourself a picnic lunch and head to the Amphitheatre (Library Park) or Pearse Park (Town Park) and chill out for a while. The Amphitheatre is a short walk up Mary St from The Tholsel, a little oasis of beautiful neat lawns with ample seating and resting areas (interesting fact… all the trees in the park were chosen to reflect their place in Irish Mythology.) Conversely, Pearse Park is in the heart of Quayside New Ross, surrounded by benches, picnic area and fantastic scenery. Both locations benefit from being located close to carparks for locals and visitors alike.
Mid-afternoon – Myles Medieval Tour
Fill your history boots with any number of tours around the town’s heritage sites and attractions. Enjoy the old architecture of St Marys Church, The Three Bullet Gate and many other sites, take a guided tour with the exceptionally knowledgeable and friendly Myles.
Ice Cream Time – Deelish
A 99 ? What has long been thought of as signaling the start of summer, this South St. Ice Cream Parlor will be the perfect place to enjoy layers upon layers of ice cream and all things sweet while using the the sunshine as your excuse when feeling that little bit guilty.
Sun Terrace Dinner – Laforge Eatery
If you still can’t get enough of that sunshine, head to Laforge in Kennedy boutique, The upstairs has a terrace overlooking the River Barrow, run by Gilles and Anna Laforge, this restaurant offers an extensive menu to cater for even the fussiest of palets, or just light bites to nibble on and share.
Sunset Walk – The New Ross Marina
Watch the sun setting over the New Ross Marina a little visual feast, visitors will enjoy the sun going down with gorgeous panoramic views and a perfect way to wind down from a summer’s day in New Ross.
Cocktails – JD Norths
Need we say more ? What summers day would be complete without a refreshing cocktail so cap off your day in JD North’s and you’ll feel like you’re living the high life in this snazzy New Ross venue.