Travel Blogs from Waterford
... area I meet a loud and energetic American (no offense Thomas if you're reading this...it has relevance later). I tell him me and the French girl are going out later and that he should join us. He agrees, and later on we a meet up in the kitchen. We're talking to the hostel worker and he tells us to go across the street for live music. During this time a small Canadian girl pokes her head out, and we invite her to come along. It's a small pub, where ...
... blowing, marking and engraving. Their skill was awe inspiring and it was great to hear that new apprentices were about to start training with these men who have up to 40 years experience. Marg made a purchase from the show room to have shipped home and we lunched at the cafe. We then walked across the road to Christ Church Cathedral but thought the better of walking further as we had a two ...
... beer. Near to Reginald's Tower is the Waterford Crystal Visitor's Center. We took the tour through the factory watching the glass blowers and the various craftsmen etching the beautiful crystal. I don't Believe there was much in my price range, but it was interesting and time well spent. Nearby was the beautiful. Christ Church Cathedral, a Protestant cathedral with 18th century Georgian architecture. ...
... with solid colour. The farms were neatly maintained with row after row of rock fences. At this time of year the farmers are busy with their harvests, so there was no end in sight of bales and rolls of feed.
Ireland is certainly green – the locals always joke of their weather: Summer it rains, Spring it rains, Autumn it rains, but in Winter, it snows. We were very lucky, and even with the remnants of ex-typhoon Bertha crossing ...
... history of Waterford by using some volunteer participation to play the characters in his story. Talk about bringing a story to life! Once we finished our history lesson, we were off for a little afternoon walk. Our first stop was the oldest building in Waterford which was built in 1003 and has been in constant use since. Today it’s a museum that is open 7 days per week. We visited two cathedrals, an Anglican and Catholic, both designed by ...
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
Merchants Quay, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Bridge Street, Waterford | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- Nice new shiny hotel
- Fabulous hotel!!!
The Quay, Waterford | 3 star hotelfrom $116
- 4 star my eye!
- Christmas trip was nightmare
- Pretty decent hotel
\N, 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