Midterm Break Activities

Family fun during the Midterm Break in Waterford

Midterm Break Activities

Tour de Cottage

Grab the gang & Get CLIFF Fit with FREE bike hire on the 46km Waterford greenway in the comfort & luxury of Cliff Cottage. (sleeps 6)
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Midterm Break is soon approaching, if you are looking for some family fun in Waterford, here are some of events, adventures and hidden gems based in Irelands Ancient East perfect for big and little children:

Ardmore Mini Zoo & Farm

The 16 acres farm and mini zoo walk is perfect day out for your family. There are over 250 animals with dedicated petting times throughout the day, large outdoor activities and soft play inside. Enjoy a light bite to eat, coffee or a snack during your time at the mini zoo and farm.  It is a great day out for children of all ages, filled with hours of fun for the whole family.


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Ardmore Adventures

Looking for a bit of adventure? It is right at your door in Ardmore. Perfect for family activities – Ardmore Adventures schedule fantastic, family activities for midterm break such as rock climbing, archery, kayaking and paddle boarding.

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Regal Cinema Cafe & Wine Bar

Perfect for a rainy day, or a relaxed evening is the Regal Cinema in Youghal.

Only 15 minutes away from Ardmore, this cinema blends the old with the new with an art deco design, a nostalgic feel of the 1940’s night at the movies. The cinema provides a variety of entertainment to suit you and your little ones.

Light nibbles are available in the confectionary stand are perfect for the movies but if you’d prefer to relax and have a chat, the Regal Café and Wine bar is perfect for mum and dad during the show.

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Waterford & Suir Valley Railway

During midterm break hop on board of the Spooky Express at Suir Valley Railway that departs from Kilmeaden 26th of October 2019. Full of spooky, kooky fun this is suitable for older children. If the spooky route isn’t for you, the railway is a beautiful scenic route showcasing, picturesque banks of the River Suir offering views of the world-famous Mount Congreve Gardens for the rest of the season!

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Mount Congreve

Suitable for your little ones – meet your favourite characters for bedtime stories.

Enjoy the woodland of Mount Congreve, play with your favourite characters from Pokémon and Alice in Wonderland, listen to some fairy tales along the magical gardens and woodlands at Mount Congreve Gardens. With best dressed competitions and pumpkin trails – this Halloween event has no scary figures and faces and is full of fun for everyone.

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The old railway line from Waterford City to Dungarvan is a spectacular 46km off-road cycling all the way from the River Suir to Dungarvan Bay. The perfect activity for all the family, cycle or walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Waterford Coast.

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For our foodie families, every Wednesday the Bus Bia will be setting out on different routes across the region to visit a selection of producers for you to enjoy a morning of food, drink and discovery before finishing up with lunch, which is included in the tour!


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Ardmore Cliff Walk

Enjoy the breath-taking scenes over Ardmore Bay on the Cliff Walk situated right by the hotel. This path is suitable for all ages and perfect for family activities. This coastal walk is packed full of history, beautiful views and unforgettable memories for your family.


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Spooky Tunnel

For a real spooky and fun experience with your family, join the Waterford Greenway Spooky Tunnel from the 25th to the 31st of October in Ballyvoyle Tunnel.

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