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Visitor Attractions

  • House of Waterford Crystal

    See exquisite pieces of Crystal created before your very eyes.

    Guided factory tour, Opulent Retail Store featuring the largest collection of the worlds most coveted name in Crystal.


  • Waterford City Historical Walking Tour

    Join Jack Burtchaell for an original walking tour of Waterford interwoven with history and lore.

  • Edmund Rice Centre

    The Edmund Rice International Heritage Centre in Waterford, Ireland, is the resting place of Edmund Rice, founder of the Christian and Presentation Brothers. It is also the site of an impressive visitor centre, thriving community centre and beautiful chapel. Admission is free, and all are welcome.

  • Kite Design Studios

    Kite Design Studios houses a Crafts and Design collection featuring five Waterford based artists and brands. The design studio is open six days a week and visitors have the unique opportunity to experience craft makers developing their design live in their own workshops.


  • Christ Church Cathedral

    Christ Church is the cathedral of the Waterford Union of Parishes, which is an amalgamation of the four parishes of Waterford, St. Andrew’s Dunmore East, Christ Church Tramore and Annestown.

    Christ Church is a Church of Ireland Cathedral and has been a place of Christian worship for over 1,000 years.  The Cathedral welcomes all visitors to worship with us – be that for one visit, for a special occasion such as a wedding, for a place of quiet contemplation with God, or to join our community for more regular service and prayer.


  • Tourist Information

    For more help planning your trip and for any further information, the following sites are very useful:

    Visit Waterford

    Dungarvan Tourism

    Discover Tramore

    Discover Lismore

  • The Epic Tour of the Viking Triangle

    ‘From the Vikings to the Victorians - A thousand years of History in a Thousand Paces’.

    The only ‘all weather’ tour in Ireland that gives you access to six national monuments (duration 45 minutes). The larger-than-life guide speeds you through the streets and buildings, through 1100 years of Waterford's history from the Vikings to the Victorians. Indulge your inner actor - you might get to be Strongbow or Aoife and get married, you might be Thomas Francis Meagher flying the Irish flag for the first time in Ireland.
    This guided tour, the ‘Epic Tour of the Viking Triangle’, includes access to six national monuments ranging in date from 1190 to 1783, it is a wonderful way for visitors to get an overview of Irish history both the historic and archaeological treasures and also experience the developments in architecture over a period of a thousand years as visitors traverse the Viking Triangle. 


  • King of the Vikings - Virtual Reality Tour

    Experience in virtual reality these blood-thirsty slaving raiders and town builders and international traders.

    For a hundred years, Vikings in their swift long ships raided the monasteries and settlements of Ireland, taking slaves and treasure.

    Then in 902, their warrior leaders were driven from Ireland and a fragile peace fell over the land.