As you walk through the streets of Waterford you will notice round blue plaques with inscriptions. These descriptions tell you of important events or people connected with Waterford and the building/place you are passing by.
Waterford Civic Trust has installed over 40 Blue Plaques throughout the city to commemorate links between a particular location, a famous person or event. Follow all or part of the trail and you’ll get a great insight into Waterford’s rich and diverse heritage.
You’ll discover, for example, some of what the Viking’s built; where King Richard landed in 1394 at the head of the largest armada to sail into an Irish port; and the house where William Hobson, the first governor of New Zealand, was born.
Pick up a Blue Plaque Trail Map for the City at the Discover Ireland Tourist Centre
Waterford Tourist Office, 120 Parade Quay, The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
‘Your Daily Adventure’ is loved by visitors. There is so much to enjoy, we’ve had to create six regional editions to cover every part of Ireland.
Each FREE edition is packed with up-to-date information on all there is to do, see and enjoy around Ireland. Watch out for them in your travels, or ask for them by name ‘Your Daily Adventure’. They are stocked in most places visitors’ frequent – particularly visitor-friendly accommodation!
It is always advisable to check the opening dates and times of any attraction or business you intend to visit. Check their website or give them a call.