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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...

Viking triangle Waterford City with Reginalds Tower

A day trip or an overnight stay in Waterford can be a great experience for all considering the offerings. Whether you are travelling as a couple, family or part of a group there is plenty to choose from. There are a few places, I would personally recommend if you are planning your time in Irelands oldest city. The Greenway The Greenway is a must, even if the weather doesn't live up to the title of the "Sunny South East". No matter what the weather is, the view will more th...

View looking across the Copper Coast

There is no doubt that January is a time where we all tighten our belts after the splurge at Christmas. If you are planning a little getaway The Viking Hotel is the perfect base for the lots of activities in Waterford that are completely free or at a very low cost. You can enjoy your break away without breaking the bank. 1. The Beach We often associate the beach with summertime, however there is nothing better than a walk on the beach when the weather is so fresh. In Waterfo...