Travel Blogs from Waterford
Left Newport Wales this morning for our drive eventually to the ferry to cross to Ireland this afternoon. Ferry due to leave at 2.30 and arrive in Ireland at 6. 30 First village was Avergavenny( remember the song), then Brecon and Carmarthen through some very green and pretty countryside Finally to Fishguard for ferry trip across St George's channel to Rosslare in Ireland. Overnight at Waterford in delightful hotel -Glanville ...
... me. :) hahaha. For this weekend my team and I are leading the training for the two youth teams at a beautiful farm/camp/park called Nore Valley Park. If you know what Camp Shiloh is, it's basically the Irish version of it! So far it's been awesome. After the session, Kilkenny, Gorey, and the Greystones teams separated to pray for each of our towns we'll be in. Our small team ...
And I have never seen a bus driver who within an hour of us being stranded at the side of the road, had us back on another bus and on our way.
He deserved the round of applause we gave him.
Once we were back on the road, we went to Kilkenny. I had a lovely look at the castle, which I got for student prices.
I know this is bad, but I have a terrible but useful habit. Not all the time, just sometimes...when i 'look' for my ...
... got some great shots of the castle and the river. Located next to the bridge was our lunch stop…..the Blaa Blaa Blaa Sandwich shop! This shop is big enough for two people to be in at one time…..this is NOT an exaggeration! I don’t really know if it’s much bigger than my bedroom at home and two thirds of it is the kitchen prep area. However, as they say, great things come in small packages. We ordered sandwiches to go and ...
... the home of fine crystal, none of which is actually made in Waterford anymore. Cheryl did the tour which funnily enough ended in the gift shop, where she showed remarkable restraint.
A short trip to our hotel, Dooley's on the Quay. Tonight is the Tour Celebration dinner, on the Ferry tomorrow morning for the crossing back into Wales.
Other places to stay in Waterford
The Mall, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $99
- Very, very pleasantly surprised by the Tower in Waterford
- Wouldn't stay there again
- Fantastic service and friendly staff
1 Merchants Quay, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $106
Canada Street, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $78
- Very poor quality
- Just Not Up To Scratch!
- Good Value
Cork Rd, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $79
The Quay, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Bridge Street, Waterford | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- Nice new shiny hotel
- Fabulous hotel!!!
Meagher Quay, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $116
- 4 star my eye!
- Christmas trip was nightmare
- Pretty decent hotel
Faithlegg, Waterford | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- Lovely hotel in a peaceful setting
- Beautiful hotel, didn't want to leave!
Dunmore Road, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $78
N25 Cork Road, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $62
Christendom, Waterford | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Slightly Disappointed
- Food fine, everything else great
Tramore, Waterford | Hotelfrom $97
The Island, Ballinakill, Waterford | 5 star hotelfrom $168
- Waterford Castle not five star quality
- Charming, impressive!
- Definitely Worth the Money
Dunmore East County, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $116