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Things to Do

Waterford is known for its sense of adventure, fun, relaxation, good humour and friendliness. Here are some suggestions on how to get the best from your visit to this lively town. There’s lots of things to do for all the family.


There is such a huge choice of family fun activities in and around Waterford. Waterford’s parks & playgrounds are an ideal family day out or why not spend a day at one of our impressive beaches? Treacys Hotel Waterford is located right in the heart of the Viking Triangle where there is so much to discover:


Mini T’s Kids Club

At Treacys Hotel, Waterford your children are guaranteed a fun-filled holiday.

We offer both morning and evening sessions in Mini T’s Kids Club with activities ranging from arts and craft, dancing, board games, air hockey, baking, playing games in the gym suite and much much more.


Morning Activities

Our morning activities include our fun breakfast train, where the leaders collect the children from their rooms and have breakfast together at their own special table in the breakfast room, giving their parents a well-earned rest. After that, the children go to our specially designed Mini T’s Kid’s Club room for Activities and Arts & Crafts, with a wide range of fun crafts and games on offer each day.

Mini T’s Kids Club is available from 9am to 12 noon, Monday to Saturday.


Evening Activities

Our evening activities include Dinner, Arts & Crafts, Games and Movie Time.

Mini T’s Kids Club is available during mid-term breaks and summer holidays. Days can vary so be sure to check with us on your specific dates.


Swimming Pool

Our swimming pool is open 7 days a week for children. The hotel swimming pool is available for children use during the hours of 8am to 7.30pm daily.


Mini T’s Kids Club – where friends and memories are made for life!


Waterford Suir Valley Railway

Experience the beauty of the Suir Valley from a period carriage and take in the wonderful panoramic views of the River Suir.   This family friendly railway runs mostly along the picturesque banks of the River Suir offering views of the world famous Mount Congreve Gardens.  



Waterford City's newest and most innovative family recreation centre incorporating a children's soft play area, bowling, rock climbing and bouldering, an intimate state of the art 3D cinema, a cafe and lots more.  


Hawkeye Falconry

They are totally dedicated to this Ancient Sport of Kings.  They adhere to a very high standard of Falconry and only use Practising Falconers for all our services.   Hawkeye Falconry offers you the Bird of Prey experience of a lifetime.  


Parks and Playgrounds

Waterford City has plenty of open spaces from the People’s Park in the centre of the City, to smaller parks scattered across the City which will be further enhanced by the opening of  Waterford's Nature Park creating one of the largest urban parklands in the country. 

There are a number of other public playgrounds in the City including the Railway Square Playground located on Manor Street.