Supporting Rural Development in
Waterford County

Rural Recreation & The Walks Scheme

Waterford Leader Partnership CLG administers The Walks Scheme on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development.

The scheme aims to enhance and maintain key walking trails including National Waymarked Ways, Looped Walking Routes and Heritage Routes by providing support to landholders whose land they traverse. The Walks Scheme is aimed at private landowners who will be paid to carry out a specified and agreed maintenance plan for approved walking routes through their lands.  The scheme will be administered in accordance with the Operating Guidelines of the Walks
Scheme as determined by the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Walks in County Waterford included in the scheme are:-

Anne Valley Walk

St Delcan’s Way 


Contact Details:-

The walks scheme is administered by Ms Christine Rossi, Rural Recreation Officer for Waterford Leader Partnership CLG. Christine can be contacted as follows:-

Waterford Leader Partnership CLG, Lismore Business Park, Lismore, Co Waterford

M: 086 011 7560



Further details on the programme can be found here 

Corporate Governance

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