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News, top tips and things to do in Waterford

Our Top 4 Day Trips From Waterford

 Waterford itself has a lot of local attractions to enjoy but what if you want to see just a little bit further afield? Luckily Waterford is a great starting point to see the many attractions that Ireland has to offer. Here are our top picks of the best day trips...

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The Best Craft Bars in Waterford

   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...

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5 Beaches To Visit During Your Stay

What to do in Waterford 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...

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A Perfect Girl’s Weekend In Waterford

 Escape Rooms These 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...

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24 Hours In Waterford

 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...

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Top 5 Places for Sport in Waterford

Often our guests are of a sporty nature and it really brings home to me how much there is in Waterford for the sports enthusiast. At the Viking Hotel we have welcomed all kinds of sporting groups from Soccer, Gaelic Football & Hurling to golfers and runners. The...

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Top 5 Local Activity picks

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....

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Waterford Hotel In An Ideal Location

The Viking Hotel is conveniently located just off the N25 in Waterford making it one of the most accessible cities in Ireland; with Dublin and Cork taking just under two hours to reach, and Rosslare Port just over an hour. This motorway can get you anywhere in Ireland...

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