County Waterford Things to Do

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County Waterford Things to Do

  • Waterford Crystal Factory

    Waterford Things to Do

    The Waterford crystal museum tour is extremely interesting. It is around an hour long but the tour guide will keep you involved and interested the entire time. You will go through a short introduction and then they will take you through an actually working factory. You will be able to watch as the employees are blowing the glass into there shape...

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  • Tramore

    Waterford Things to Do

    Tramore Town is built beside the sea about 7 miles from Waterford City. It's well worth a visit, Winter or Summer, but I prefer it in the Winter when it's not so crowded and the beaches are welcoming for walkers and other beach pursuits. Sunday mornings are one of my favourite times to walk here and this morning was no exception. The sun was...

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  • Historical Walking Tours

    Waterford Things to Do

    On our bus tour of Ireland we stopped in Waterford at the end of one day. After we checked in to the hotel, we met with Jack our tour guide for an evening walking tour. He gave us the history of the town and it was like a soap opera with all the twists and turns of the plot. He also told us about the city. Then our group set out to walk around and...

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  • Reginalds Tower

    Waterford Things to Do

    Waterford is the oldest City in Ireland - indeed, it is the oldest city in the British Isles! Parts of the original walls and towers of the old city remain standing to this day, and pride of place i taken by Reginald's Tower, which now houses a museum.

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  • Rock Of Cashel

    Waterford Things to Do

    ROCK OF CASHEL Probably one of the most known places in Irland and maybe in the world. Rock of Cashel, a Castle and church ruin with cemeteries on the top of a hill. Museum and nice walks all around the Rock with excellent 360 ° view of irish landscape.

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  • Ring - An Rinn

    Ring or 'An Rinn' in Irish is an official Gaeltacht area near Dungarvan. A Gaeltacht area is an area in whihc the predominant language used locally is Irish. Gaeltacht areas in Ireland are mostly located along the west coast such as Kerry (the Dingle Peninsula) Galway and Donegal.Ring is the only official Gaeltacht area in Waterford. Because of...

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  • Dunmore East

    No village has the right to be this be this pretty but Dunmore East is Waterford County's most pituresque village. Located approx 10km from Waterford city and built on a sloping hillside, this sleepy fishing villages comes alive during the summer with the arrival of summer visitors. However the village still has a hidden quality in that not too...

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  • Colligan Woods

    Colligan Wood is a place nature lovers and walkers will enjoy. Located between Dungarvan and Ballymacarbry and only around 7km from central Dungarvan, the woods are a very popular place for local families who head to Colligan for walks and picnics. The small woodland sits in a narrow and pristinely green vale at the foothills of the Comeragh...

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  • Waterford City

    Waterford doesn’t hit the tourist radar as often as Dublin, Cork, Kilkenny or Galway but maybe for this reason alone it is worth a visit. Waterford City is Ireland’s oldest city having been founded by the Vikings in the 8th century. This Viking influence is still string in Waterford today, with the city’s strong Maritime and Naval traditions still...

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  • Stradbally

    Stradbally is another pretty Waterford village located just east of Dungarvan. The village has won numerous plaudits in Ireland's Tidy Towns competition over the years and a Heritage award from Entente Florale. Aside from it's pituresque charm, Stradbally is located on the Copper Coast, one of Waterford's trump cards and so unsurprisingly possesses...

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  • Ardmore

    Ardmore is located just a short drive west from Dungarvan. Ardmore is a popular tourist destination during the summer and there is a holiday park located here. Armore is home to one of the best beaches in West Waterford and is also proud home to one of Ireland's most impressive round towers.St. Declan's Round Tower. The village itself is also one...

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  • Tramore

    Not my favourite Waterford town by a long shot, but Tramore does have it's draws, namely a beautiful blue flag beach. The beach in Tramore has been a favourite with Irish sun seekers for years and is rightly noted as being one of Ireland's finest. It's what lies beyond the beach which turns me off. The attraction of Tramore's beach has led to a...

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  • Lismore

    Lismore is one of Waterford's most pituresque towns. The town is a listed heritage town and is home to the famous travel writer, Dervla Murphy (My favourite travel writer at that).Apart from Lismore's picture postcard setting on the banks of the River Blackwater, the town's main draw is Lismore Castle which sits on a small hill overlooking the...

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  • Mahon Falls

    As you tarvel along the main road between Dungarvan and Waterford City (N25) you can't help but notice the small but spectacular Comeragh Mountain Range which divides Counties Tipperary and Waterford.You can take a number of turns off the rioad up into the mountains and especially Mahion Falls.Mahon Falls is a popular walk for visitors and locals...

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  • Copper Coast

    This whole coastal area is a designated European Geo Park. The drive is littered with small seaside villages such as Stradbally, Bunmahon and Annestown. These villages all have their own beautiful beaches and anyone taking this drive will be rewarded with spectacular coastal views and beautiful, unspoilt beaches.

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  • Ardmore Round Tower

    The earliest monastery was founded here by St. Declan who is alleged to have been a bishop in Munster when St. Patrick arrived, and who is one of the main supports for the belief in the existence of Christianity in the south of Ireland before St. Patrick. Two Ogham stones are located in the Cathedral.One of them, called the Lugudeccas Ogham stone,...

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  • Dungarvan

    Dungarvan is a compact town with most of the town's amenities centred around the town square. There is a large shopping centre and commercial area just off the square and the town's banks and post office are all located in or around the square.As you drive through the square you come to Dungarvan Harbour which is very busy during the summer with...

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  • Gardens at Lismore Castle

    The castle gardens in Lismore are believed to be the oldest in Ireland, dating from the Jacobean period. They are divided into two sections, the less structured lower level and the more thoroughly planned upper gardens. We were split in our opinions: Sarah preferred the upper garden, while Gareth couldn't make up his mind. However, we both enjoyed...

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  • Dungarvan

    Wandering around the town of Dungarvan before our wonderful dinner in the The Tannery was an unexpected treat. There is a good variety of shopping, and for a relatively small town there's a number of different types of restaurants and pubs to choose from. Well worth a wander, especially down near the waterfront, where there are many fishing and...

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  • Dungarvan, cont.

    I have to admit that we did not go into this pub, but the outside was such a perfect shot that we couldn't resist.

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County Waterford Hotels

  • Granville Hotel

    I wasn't too happy with this hotel for a number of reasons. It is billed as a "family hotel" Two...

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  • Park Hotel

    Dungarvan, Ireland

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Lismore House Hotel

    Main Street, Lismore, Ireland

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Business

  • Haven Hotel Dunmore East

    Dock Road, Dunmore East, Ireland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • O'Shea's Hotel

    Strand Street, Tramore, Ireland

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Business

  • Cliff House Hotel

    Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • The Pilgrims Rest Hotel

    Mount Melleray, Cappoquin, Ireland

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Ambassador Hotel

    Highway N 7Kill Co Kildare, Kill, ie

  • Waterford Castle Hotel

    Being from Waterford I would never really have reason to stay in hotels locally, but there have been...

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