If your looking for good food and entertainment, Waterford offers a wide choice of restaurants, pubs and nightclubs. Waterford’s position on the south-east coast offers good access by sea to Britain and mainland Europe.

Things to do

  • All your grocery needs are catered for at the adjacent Supervalu and Lidl supermarket
  • Get fit at the King Fisher fitness club (051)850300
  • Compete at the Regional Sports Centre (Pitch & Putt, Sports Hall, and Athletics Stadium) and see the Super Blues in action!
  • Visit the world famous Waterford Crystal Visitor’s Centre to see how Waterford Crystal is made
  • Discover Waterford’s Viking heritage at the Museum of Treasure  and at the millennium-old Reginald’s Tower
  • The wonderful Waterford City walking tour will enchant and delight visitors
  • Fine food and a lively atmosphere can be found in dozens of great pubs and restaurants in Waterford City Centre
  • Shop till you drop in Waterford City’s many fine shops and boutiques
  • Arts and Theatre in Garter Lane and the Theatre Royal
  • Enjoy Irish music, story, song and dance
  • Greyhound racing twice weekly at Kilcohan Park
  • For sun, sea and sand visit Tramore, Ireland’s premier seaside resort, just 7 miles from RiverWalk, or Dunmore East, a picturesque fishing village just a 12 mile journey
  • Sample the beautiful scenery of the Ireland’s South East Coastal Drive
  • Explore the magnificent Comeragh mountains of West County Waterford
  • Enjoy the craic at Tramore Racecourse with year-round meetings and its famous August Festival
  • Take a relaxing trip through the countryside on the Waterford and Suir Valley Railway
  • Visit one of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world at Hook Head, Co. Wexford


Shoot for birdie in one of Waterford’s leading golf courses, or for the ultimate challenge take the short drive to Kilkenny’s world-famous Mount Juliet course. Nearby 18-hole golf courses include:

  •     Faithlegg, 051-382241
  •     Waterford, 051-876748
  •     Waterford Castle, 051-871633
  •     Municipal Williamstown, 051-853131
  •     Dunmore East, 051-383151
  •     Tramore, 051-386170
  •     Dungarvan Gold Coast, 058-44055
  •     Dungarvan, 058-41605
  •     West Waterford, 058-43216
  •     Practice your long-distance hitting at Newtown Driving Range, Tramore (open all year round)


Coastal and river angling is widely available in the South East Region, and the River Suir offers a range of angling opportunities at centres such as:

  •     Nire Valley, 052-36141
  •     Ballyshunnock Reservoir, 051-294328
  •     Blackwater River, 058-60235
  •     Cappoquin, 058-54152
  •     Knockaderry Reservoir, 087-6792260
  •     Lismore, 058-60414

Deep Sea Angling is also available at Dunmore East Angling Charters, 087-2682794

Adventure Sports

  •     Try your hand at windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, archery and rock-climbing at the Dunmore East Adventure Centre, 051-383783
  •     Take some surfing lessons (available for children and adults alike) at Oceanic Manoeuvres in Tramore Bay, 051-390944