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Waterford Greenway Proves Big Hit In Its First Year

Published on Dec 19 2017 11:02 AM in General Industry tagged: tourism / Waterford / Waterford Greenway

Waterford Greenway Proves Big Hit In Its First Year

Nearly 250,000 people have used the new Waterford Greenway since its launch earlier this year. According to a new survey, as reported by the Irish Independent, some 247,545 have used it since March...

Nearly 250,000 people have used the new Waterford Greenway since its launch earlier this year.

According to a new survey, as reported by the Irish Independent, some 247,545 have used it since March, with 105,639 on foot and 141,906 on bikes.

The survey showed that 94% of respondents said their overall perception of the Greenway was excellent or good, while 68% said it was the main reason they had travelled to Waterford.

Meanwhile, 70% said they liked the scenery and nature along the route, while 51% enjoyed being away from traffic.

The greenway spans 46km and is Ireland's longest off-road cycling and walking trail.

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