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Family Activities

Family Activities In Waterford, Ireland

Family Activities

Family Activities in Waterford Castle Resort

Resort Activities

This unique 310-acre Island Resort offers activities for all the family, including:
  • Tennis/Basketball courts
  • 18-hole championship Golf Course*
  • Driving Range
  • Lawn croquet
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting*
  • Nature walks
  • Playground
  • Picnics
  • Juniors Golf Camp (selected dates)

Eliza the Fairy

Eliza loves to play with the island deer although won't be seen by you or I! Venture through the woodlands keeping an eye out for her Fairy Doors. She keeps a watchful eye over the Castle and those who visit the Island. Our new and improved fairy walk is located in the woodland trail at the back of the Castle heading towards the ferry.

Family Picnics

Our family picnic baskets include a range of sandwiches, fruit, pastries and more. Pre-booking is essential, for more information please contact reception.

Family Activities in Waterford City

The Island Resort is surrounded by a host of attractions and activities in Waterford and surrounding areas in Ireland's Ancient East. Situated just 10 minutes drive from Waterford City Centre, the resort is a world away yet centrally located. Below is just a small selection of things to do nearby:

  • House of Waterford Crystal
  • Waterford Museum of Treasures - Bishops Palace, Medieval Museum and Reginald's Tower Viking Museum
  • King of the Vikings virtual reality experience
  • Mount Congreve Gardens
  • Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens
  • Waterford Greenway
  • Tramore Blue Flag beach
  • Copper Coast Scenic Drive
  • Waterford and Suir Valley Railway

Day Trips

In addition to the plethora of local attractions, Waterford Castle Resort is also an ideal base for full or half day trips to nearby counties. Historic Kilkenny town is just an hours drive North and is well-known for it's versatile attractions including the Kilkenny Castle and Gardens, Smithwicks Brewery Experience and Medieval Mile Museum. To the East, Wexford is home to exciting features such as Hook Lighthouse, the oldest working lighthouse in the world, and Loftus Hall, one of Ireland's most infamous haunted houses. To the west, Cork is full of colourful towns and scenic areas, including Cobh and the amazing Spike Island.

Resort Activities

Activities include clay pigeon shooting, tennis, golf and croquet.
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Family Activities

Family Fun is never short on offer at Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort
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Island Map

Includes a list of on-site attractions for your perusal
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