Enjoy a leisurely walk, run or cycle from Waterford to Dungarvan on the now completely rejuvinated disused railway line. The much anticipated 45km Deise Greenway will be officially opened soon in Waterford, in the meantime thousands of people are already enjoying the beautiful scenery on the many finished stages. While on this greenway visitors can enjoy the beautiful country scenery, relax at many of the picnic spots or simply unwind.
Waterfords premier escape room. No matter what your puzzle solving ability is, you will be able to thoroughly enjoy the different escape rooms which have all been rigourously play tested. You begin with briefing session and then you are locked in with 60 minutes on the clock, you and your group will need to work together to solve puzzles, riddles, combinations and more to escape before time runs out! Ideal for small groups.
Walking /Running Routes
One of the most unique aspects of Waterford is that there is such a variety of scenery such as coastal, forest, mountains, nature and railway. All of this makes Waterford an ideal county for those who enjoy an active break away. There are a plethea of walking or runnung routes available including:
Dunmore East Coastal Walk
Waterford City Slí ne Sláinte Walk
Mahon Falls Walk
Waterford Nature Park
Waterford City Walking Tours
Comeragh Mountains Walk
Dunmore East Woods Walk
For a list of all Waterford walking and jogging routes visit:
Or map your route by following the below link
Click below for information and maps on driving routes from Waterford City, including The Urban Triangle, By Hook or by Crooke, The Coast and Mountains, The River Valley and The Vee Drive.
The Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford
The Kelly Spin is a family event which takes place in August and open to all - cyclists under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
This event takes place in Dungarvan, largely on the scenic cycle track taking in Abbeyside, Clonea and the Gold Coast (Routes)
There are plenty of options to choose from when looking for a cycle route in Waterford, from coastal to a strenuous mountain route, there is something for everyone.
Click on the link for more cycling Routes around Waterford
Waterford Garden Trail
With fifteen of Ireland’s most spectacular and historic visitor gardens, the Waterford Garden Trail is a must for nature lovers.
Visiting a garden in Waterford is an especially rich experience, as many of the great old houses and historic estates also offer guided tours of their properties, which give the visitor a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in Waterford’s rich heritage. Take in the beauty of places such as Abbey Road Gardens, Ballyin Gardens, Black Water Garden Centre, Cappoquin House and Gardens, Curraghmore House and Gardens, Dromona House and Gardens, Easter Island Garden Centre, Fairbrook House Gardens and Museum, Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens, Mount Congreve, Salterbridge House and Gardens, Shady Plants Fern Nursery and Gardens, Tourin House and Gardens.
A short drive from the Granville Hotel is the coastal town of Tramore. Renowned for surfing and the beautiful strand there are many activities available in Tramore such as The T-Bay Surf & Eco Centre, the only purpose built surf centre in Ireland. Splashworld, Oceanics Surf School, Pirates Adventure, Pitch and Foot, Tramore Golf Club, the newly opened Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens and in summer the Tramore Amusement Park. For more information visit
Dunmore East Adventure Centre
Dunmore East Adventure Centre is situated on the southeast coast of Ireland, in the picturesque fishing village of Dunmore East, Co. Waterford.
It is renowned for its idyllic sailing and water sports conditions. The Adventure Centre provides land and water based outdoor activities for both the complete beginner and the practiced expert. Activities organised for groups, individuals, adults and kids.
Located next to the beach in the stunning setting of Ardmore Bay in Waterford, the Ardmore Adventures offers exciting activities such as Sea Kayacking, Surfing, Rock Climbing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Snorkeling.
Suir Valley Railway
Take a trip in a period rail carriage in the beautiful Suir Valley with panoramic views of the River Suir. The Suir Valley Railway is an ideal activity for families, children of all ages will enjoy this historic and beautiful experience. Make sure to keep an eye out for the magical forest!