Waterford City, a once a Viking City, is great is top attractions, shopping and fun. Close-by pretty villages sit perched by beautiful bays. Great beaches and mountains.
Explore Ireland's oldest city
Waterford Treasures The Viking Triangle, Waterford City
Uncover insights into your favourite era of Ireland’s heritage in the country’s oldest city. Explore the Medieval Museum, Bishop’s Palace, Irish Museum of Time, and the Irish Silver Museum.
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Family attraction
Ardmore Open Farm & Mini Zoo Ballykilmurry, Ardmore, Co. Waterford, Ireland
A family attraction like no other, with a wide range of exotic and rare breed animals, as well as a host of reptiles. Ardmore Open Farm is a haven for children with endless hours of fun.
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Anglo-Norman fortification
Dungarvan Castle Castle Street, Dungarvan, Co.Waterford, Ireland
Restored barracks which houses an informative exhibition on the history of the castle.
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3D Virtual Reality Adventure
King of the Vikings Viking Triangle, Waterford City, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Experience the world of the Vikings in Irelands oldest city, Vadrafjord (Waterford) at the world's first Viking 3D Virtual Reality Adventure.
Open Mar to Oct
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Ireland’s bridge to Japan
Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens Tramore, Co. Waterford
Discover the story of Lafcadio Hearn through eleven garden areas. These Japanese Gardens are in the seaside town of Tramore. They feature many Japanese plants and architectural features.
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So much to see and do!
Lismore Heritage Centre Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Visit Lismore Heritage Centre to discover the secrets of the town's formidable past–a haven for travellers since the early 600’s.
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Amazing Gardens
Mount Congreve Gardens Mount Congreve Estate, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Mount Congreve Gardens one of the most amazing gardens in Ireland and just 10 minutes from Waterford city.
Open Mar to Dec
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Can you solve the clues?
Robert Boyle Escape Room Lismore Heritage Centre, Lismore, Co Waterford, Ireland
Robert Boyle, known as the 'Father of Modern Chemistry' was born in Lismore Castle in 1627 - the seventh son and fourteenth child of The 1st Earl of Cork.
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Irish Crystal Studio and Craft Shop
Criostal na Rinne Baile na nGall Beag, An Rinn, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Marvel at the art of glasscutting and see an extensive range of unique giftware, which include Tableware, Bowls and Vases, Jewellery, Executive Gifts, Wedding Gifts and Trophies.
Open Mar to Sep
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A historic home
Curraghmore House Curraghmore, Portlaw, Co. Waterford
Curraghmore House in Waterford is the historic home of the 9th Marquis of Waterford. His ancestors came to Ireland from Normandy after a 100-year stopover in Wales around 1170.
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Miles of beaches to be enjoyed
Blue Flag Beaches in Waterford & Wexford Co. Waterford and Co. Wexford
Waterford and Wexford have miles of beaches available for swimming, exploring rock pools and all sorts of beach fun.
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Southeast Special Discoveries
Bunmahon Playground Bunmahon, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Set in a great location close to the beach and on Waterford's scenic Copper Coast Driving Route.
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Southeast Special Discoveries
Copper Coast Scenic Drive County Waterford and County Wexford
Spectacular driving and cycle route and a great way to explore the south east coastline.
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Southeast Special Discoveries
Dunmore Adventure The Harbour, Dunmore East, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Aquapark, Kayaking, Sailing, SUP, Archery, Climbing, Caving and Team Building.
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A spectacular region
Gaeltacht na nDéise Co. Waterford
The word ‘Gaeltacht’ refers to an area where the Irish language is still spoken as the main community language. Scenic Gaeltacht na nDéise is located between Dungarvan and Ardmore.
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South East Special Discoveries
South East Festivals Various locations in Ireland’s South East
Looking for laughs, music, food, and entertainment? Ireland's South East offers an array of festivals to choose from.
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Explore the Waterford Greenway
Waterford Greenway Bike Hire and Visitor Centre Union Road, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Premium bike hire company serving the whole of the beautiful Waterford Greenway. Operating from three key locations in Waterford, Kilmacthomas and Dungarvan with a wide selection of bikes
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experience the magic of rail
Waterford Suir Valley Railway Kilmeadan Station, Kilmeadan, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Experience the beauty of the Suir Valley from a period carriage and take in the wonderful panoramic views of the River Suir.
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A trail of discovery
Waterford’s Blue Plaques Waterford Tourist Office, 120 Parade Quay, The Quay, Waterford, Ireland
Waterford Civic Trust has installed over 40 Blue Plaques throughout the city to commemorate links between a particular location, a famous person or event.
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