Tourist Attractions in Waterford
The Waterford Museum of Treasures at the granary, discover treasures of gold, sliver, bronze and crystal, a treasure trail of 1000 years of Ireland’s oldest city. www.waterfordtreasures.com | tel: 051 304 500
Walking Tours of Waterford a tour of one hour duration, through the regional capital and Ireland’s oldest city, including two cathedrals, four national monuments, and a gallery of rogues and rascals, delivered in a witty, entertaining style, by a master storyteller whose name is Jack Burtchaell. Tel: 051 873 711
Suir Valley Railway is a narrow gauge railway travelling at 15km per hour. Visitors can experience the beauty of the Suir Valley as they take in the panoramic views of the river, rolling farmland, and mountains. Ttel: 051 384 058
This is just a taste of what Waterford has to offer, for further information on places to see and things to do www.southeasttourism.ie is a mind of information.
Knockboy Ogham Stones, Harristown Megalithic Tomb, Gallowshill Mound, Promontory Forts
In Waterford City the major historic sites are Reginald’s Tower, (9th c.);
The City Walls, (10th c.),
Christchurch Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, (18th c.),
St. Olave’s Church, (rebuilt 1734),
St. Patrick’s Churches (18th c.), Chamber of Commerce Building (1795),
Bishop’s Palace (1741),
City Hall (1783),
Waterford Courthouse (1849).
In 2004 the Viking / Iron Age Settlement at townland of Woodstown, on the Cork Road was discovered during excavations in advance of the city bypass.
Other historical sites are Mothel Abbey, Ardmore Round Tower & Cathedral, Molana Abbey (12th c.), Mount Mellary Abbey
Waterford Castle, Geneva Barracks, Dunmore East Castle, 19th century navigation towers, Dromana Gate, Ballyduff Castle, Ormond Castle & Manor House, (16th c.) and Old Carrick Bridge.
We can also provide additional information at the hotel