Should you be after an experience out of the ordinary, and if you have some spare time and a considerable amount of spare funds available, you might consider visiting the Waterford Castle. Here you can, as the greatly appreciated Fitzgerald family have throughout several generations of owning the land, enjoy a nice drink, sophisticated conversation and some of the most beautiful landscape sceneries which all of the country has to offer. “These sights of natural beauty and the locations rich long history makes it one of a kind, and most definitely worth a visit should there be opportunity.” James, local locksmith.

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The History of Waterford Castle

You can find the great new build of the castle with an exquisite display of workmanship and engineering. The new build of the castle still stands today, and with the several hundred acers of beautiful landscape stretching out right next to it, there is no question to why such a location was chosen by the Fitzgerad family who inhabited the estate for many generations. It’s a prime example of good taste, and to this day it stands strong and is restored and taken well care of by private investors. “A great place to visit for family or business, we visited as a team and found it wonderful”. Richard from Locksmiths of Chelsea.

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The wide and wonderful reasons to visit

green golf and beautiful land scapeYou don’t have to search long for finding reasons to visit a place known not only for the great landscapes and sceneries which can be encountered. Spaces which can only be fully understood though experience, and never to be accurately recounted by words, or even images.

Should you have the opportunity to visit Ireland, there is a must to also take a tour to the little Island where the monumental castle of the Waterford stands. Having been home to a family known throughout the recent history who cared greatly for the land and for its building it becomes obvious upon visit that there is something particular and special about it.

There is an array of different scenarios from the rich rocky coast line to the deep forest sizzling with life, and of course the well renowned green wide pastures. No matter what you are in search of, you are guaranteed to find, in some form what you are looking for. It has been said by many visitors that the little island and the castle there holds secrets of history, and speaks its wisdom though its ambience and the awe which instils anyone present there.

Should you have questions with regards to the country or the island, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team here, we are interested, immersed and always happy to share what we know. There are also other good websites dedicated to the cause of providing information of this type of wonderful places. Of course we are advocates of this particular place, which we see as a complete luxury to be able to visit, however there are countless number of places in Ireland and the UK which are well worth a visit, which you might be surprised to know is unknown to the most part, even to the people who live in the countries.

Feeling inspired by history

inspired by historyFew places across the British Isles are better to really experience the weight of history. With the castle in excellent condition, the detail is exquisite and what it does to your senses is an experience to remember.

There are a wide variety of activities that you can engage with should you decide to come for a visit including anything from long wonderful and rich walks, observation of the stunning wildlife and the experience of the scenery. Something which may be extra relevant to you as a painter, poet or artist of other kind. Seeking inspiration is a continuous challenge for any person, it is today understandable that people can get bogged down by the stresses of life. At times it can be good just to take a break and get away from the grey every day scenario to find yourself and your motivation.

Should you be on the lookout for a change of scenery, why not choose a beautiful historical setting where you have access to all which the green little island has to offer. Fresh air, golf activities, fine dining in a castle owned, restored and maintained once by the great Fitzgerald family.

Whose care for their home shines though in the extensive work which has gone into every stone, decoration and structural design of the place. Indeed an experience to be had, for anyone who is searching to rest up, find inspiration within themselves and though their environment.
Take your chance to visit before it’s too late, the world is changing around us and there is no telling how long this magic place will be kept intact with all the history and energy it contains.


Finding a classical and traditional style without the likes around the globe, the Fitzgerald Waterford Castle provides the most enriching setting for eating, hiking, relaxation and of course golf if that is something that you are interested in. And in times which are current you can find all the modernity you need to find a convenient and luxurious stay. The castle has been the home of the wealthy Fitzgerald family for generations, and with the latest additions of high class golf courses which runs through the green pastures, current private investors have made it in to a true green paradise. “Well worth a visit” Tom from IKLocks.

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In today’s modern face of the Waterford Castle area there have been many holiday homes developed. These structures are relatively new and although the reason for the development can be questioned, they are made with a wonderful design, and placed discreetly as to not disturb the beautiful landscape. Made for those who were looking for an escape to be close to nature, means they are few and far apart with services installed to ensure the area is kept clean. On top of that they are also in line with regulations keeping the integrity of the nature and wildlife of the green island. “Great place”, Damien local Tradesman.

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“The importance of tea is no secret and as you may know this is not a new tradition”. One which many generations of the Fitzgerald family also enjoyed. Which gave rise to many spaces made for this specific activity during their time. Both for enjoyment of the scenery, as well as for being suiting of good company and conversations. Many rooms in and around the Waterford castle can be found which were and are perfect for this highly sophisticated activity, and one could imagine what it would be like to live and drink tea in earlier times. “after all it’s the history you want to see” Simon, an emergency locksmith from Enfield on a business trip, Business trip.

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The Golf scene which grew

In the beautiful park and woodland of the island a golf course was developed. One which is to keep with the space, and which respects the beautiful environment there. It was designed by the former Ryder cup player Des Smyth, and was opened in 1992. The Course runs though some of the best natural features of the island, and covers a vast area giving opportunity for a tranquil activity and ability to enjoy the rich scenery and wildlife of the island. It’s also known to be a challenging golf course in which has to this day seen many championships with golf players of the highest calibre from around the world.

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The structures and area

Adjacent to Waterford castle you can find a large and beautiful area of green. In recent years and since the land was sold to private investors many lodges in the gardens have been finished to a modern standard. However much of the original beauty is still preserved. And although these lodges are used for tourism, they are subject to limit of usage to ensure the ambience of the area is preserved and not destroyed. Of course it can be discussed if this sort of tourist occupancy is good or bad, however the way it’s often seen. Is that with respect to the cultural heritage the space can be kept in a good way, and it’s in actuality good to stop other more destructive types of inhabitation.

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The greenery of the island is no secret, and of course with the wide pastures and beautiful views which can be encountered on the little island, it’s no wonder that the wild life there is a rich and vibrant one. For anyone who is interested in animals, hiking and nature this is a true paradise of richness. Close to the Waterford castle you will be able to find a wide variety of birds other animals, not to mention the high density of different greenery. With the help of the Gulf stream the mild climate creates a sphere of uniqueness, fascinating, educating and inspiring.

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Green fees are of course in place on the island to be able to ensure that the nature is kept in good check as well as keeping the green to the high calibre it has earned the great reputation that it holds. Situated on the little Island and with one of the most beautiful castles crowning the land, there are few golf courses in the wold with such a special feeling to it. On top of that the course itself is known as one of the most challenging one in Europe, so if you are feeling confident, don’t hesitate to give this one a try.

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If you are finding yourself in the search of some of the best golf courses which planet Earth has to offer, then one which should definitely land in your top picks and choices should be the famous and most exquisite course which can be found on the historical Fitzgerald family land of Waterford Castle and the little island. Designed to provide a challenge to any seasoned golfer, and having seen many championships this course is nothing short of prime calibre. Recommended by the golfer who have tested its wide variety of trying feats.

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