Challenge yourselves to a game of tennis on one of our outdoor tennis courts. Rental Rackets and balls are available at the Golf Club House.
Try something new and enjoy a traditional game of croquet on the castle lawn. Croquet is sure to be a fun activity for all the family to enjoy.
Equipment and game rules are available at reception.
The Island is home to an amazing array of wildlife and country fauna, and our nature trails around the Island are the best way to experience them. Each trail offers the opportunity to spot some native wildlife such as deer, hares, pheasants,foxes and swans.
Find out more about our recommended trails at Reception.
Picnic in the Grounds
Arrange a Waterford Castle picnic basket, made with care by our award-winning kitchen team. Relax in a place of your choice on the vast grounds of our 310-acre Island.
Pre-booking 24 hours in advance is required.
Test your skills with one of the oldest sports in the world!
From its medieval origins to present day, archery is a high-tech and highly competitive sport. Experience it on the Island using our traditional competition long bows and round targets.
Archery is available on the Island for groups of 12 or more, although smaller groups can be arranged.
Pre-booking in advance of arrival is required.