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
  • Waterford Greenway


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