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Activities in Waterford Ireland

The 4 star Fitzwilton Hotel is one of the most conveniently located hotels in Waterford city centre. Waterford is probably best known as the home of crystal in Ireland but it is also referred to as the capital of the “Sunny South East” region of Ireland and the city county is home to a host of activities and attractions including the following:

  • Adventure Centre

Dunmore East Adventure Centre offers water and land based activities, while there are many opportunities to sail, windsurf, canoe and water ski.

  • Beaches

Waterford boasts a number of golden sandy beaches including those at Ardmore, Bunmahon, Clonea, Dunmore East, Woodstown and Tramore

  • Cycling – Waterford Greenway

The Waterford Greenway is a must for all cycling enthusiasts. We offer a special B&B deal with a packed lunch here is a link to it. Follow this link for more information about the Waterford Greenway.

  • Fishing

The main rivers for fishing in Waterford are the River Blackwater and the River Suir. These are known for salmon, sea trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, roach, dace, perch, gudgeon, bream, eels, pike, mullet and shad. Visit:

  • Golf

The Fitzwilton Hotel is close to a delightful range of challenging courses. Allow us to book your golf for you as Fitzwilton guests have special rates for all group bookings made with us at courses in the surrounding areas. For more information, click here

Grey Hound Racing at Kilcohan Park

Horse Racing at Tramore Race Course

Horse Riding

  • Mountaineering

The nearby Comeragh mountains are great for hillwalking and mountaineering. You can join the Comeragh Mountaineering Club and explore the wild beauty of this mountain range.

  • Surfing

Tramore Beach is famous worldwide for its wonderful surfing conditions. For those of you new to the sport you can get lessons from the Tramore Surf Club.

  • Walking

There are many fantastic walks in Waterford including Coastal, Mountain, Waterway, Woodland and Historical Walks. The Waterford Greenway while popular with cycling is also great for walking with many car parks along the route.