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Visitor Activities & Attractions in Waterford

The 4 star Fitzwilton Hotel is one of the most conveniently located hotels in Waterford City. Waterford City and County have a great selection of visitor activities and attractions to enjoy and explore when visiting the “sunny south east” of Ireland. From 100kms of stunning coastline to the peaks of the Comeragh Mountains, and over 1,000 years of history, there is something for everyone.

As Ireland’s oldest city it is no surprise Waterford features prominently on Ireland’s Ancient East tourist routes. It is packed with historical attractions and artefacts. They include the world famous Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre, Reginald’s Tower and the Viking Triangle to name a few.

If you are feeling a little more energetic then the new Waterford Greenway is the ideal spot to stretch your legs either by foot or on a leisurely bike ride.

Waterford County is also 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.

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 great B&B deals, and have secure storage for your bikes onsite, here is a link to our B&B rates. 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

  • 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.