Travel Blogs from Waterford
... an outside lane.
After finding our B&B (again no address just a name!) we headed out to dinner at Jack Meade Pub. I had sea bass, fresh, and it was great. Our waitress told us the tale - the downstairs had always been a pub but the upstairs where we were dining, used to be a "wake" (mortuary) room. People are just so nice here.
Our B&B was delightful and best of all....we had three single beds! No sharing tonight!
... more about this historic city. Three guided tours and a couple of hours at the excellent medieval museum gave us a good insight into the various shena****ns of British history. It didn't have a great deal to do with the Irish. It was more about English kings, taxation, religion and the strategic importance of Ireland as a backdoor into Great Britain.
Both Lambert Simnel and Perkin ...
... we walk to Reginald's tower, named after the Viking who first settled here. The tower was used from the 900's until 1954 as a prison, mint, residence, and guard tower. Within the ancient stone walls we climb the steep and uneven stairs to the top and slowly descend again looking through three floors of Viking exhibits.
We then make our way to the Medieval Museum: a treasure trove of medieval artifacts. We ...
... Craig and his dad played this course some 10 years ago. - Craig was in heaven…..well maybe except that he didn’t have his golf clubs……haha) For those of you who don’t know Mount Juliet- it’s a beautiful golf course that is also a resort. It was in excellent condition and looked absolutely gorgeous. (There was a wedding happening later in the day.) It was fun to look at and have lunch there. Many ...
Had a lovely day in Waterford probably longer than we planned. Went to the museum which explained the fascinating history of the place and how prominent a role it played in the religious fight between the crown and the Catholics. It didn't pay to be nobility on the wrong side of the king It was really interesting but I won't inflict text on you here, just leave it to the photos
next we went to the Bishops Palace which ...
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