Viking Hotel Waterford craft beer bars in the city

If you are a fan of gin and craft beers, the new fashionable way to enjoy a tipple – Waterford does not disappoint with plenty of places to go to enjoy a drink. Waterford is home to three notable businesses that are working on distilling high-quality Irish whiskey, craft gins and craft beers.Waterford Distillery is a state of the art facility not yet open to the public, originally built by Diageo in 2004 and bought by Renegade Spirits in 2014. It was converted to distilling in 2015...

Waterford sea stack

There is plenty to see and do in Waterford, from The Viking Triangle, Mount Congreve Gardens, Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre, The Copper Coast Geopark Visitor Centre to The Waterford Greenway and shows at The Theatre Royal.The beauty of staying in Waterford is that if you would like to see the hook peninsula in Wexford, there is a connecting ferry from Passage East in Waterford that goes across the estuary to Ballyhack in Wexford. The ferry is approximately 25 minutes from Waterford ...

Waterford by night visit Viking Hotel Waterford

Escape RoomsThese are becoming increasingly popular. If you are competitive and love puzzles; this one is one for you. Escape Rooms involves being locked in a room with a small team of people, solving problems and finding the key to get your team out.  Generally, the game lasts about 60 minutes and there is usually a story behind the game; this helps everybody to get into the game and feel the urgency of the case you are solving. It really is a different kind of afternoon to...

crowd at live music festival

Summer in Waterford has a lot to offer for all the family; this year more than ever. If you would like a break away you won’t be disappointed.SpraoiSpraoi is a fantastic International Street Arts Festival held in Waterford every year on the August Bank Holiday (3rd, 4th, 5th) and is always a fantastic success and is a huge attraction for locals and tourists alike. It includes street arts, music and the Spraoi parade and ...

Kitesurfer on Tramore beach

The Copper Coast stretches from Tramore to Dungarvan in County Waterford and gets its name from the 19th Century copper mines that lie in its centre. It is 25kms in length. The coastline boasts some breath-taking scenery that has a number of hidden beaches that are certainly worth a visit! 1. Tramore Beach Tramore beach is a lovely part of the coast and always a favourite of visitors to the area. The Metalman is a tower built near Tramore and its purpose was to ward off ship...