The Old railway line from Waterford City to Dungarvan is a spectacular 46km off-road cycling and walking trail known as the Waterford Greenway which travels through time and nature across eleven bridges, three tall viaducts and a long atmospheric tunnel, all the way from the river to the sea. The Granville Hotel is the ideal base for a visit to the Waterford Greenway with the starting point a short walk/cycle from the hotel.
Thomas Francis Meagher Bridge - The longest single bridge in the Republic of Ireland at 230m, spanning the River Suir between Waterford and Kilkenny.
River Suir Special Area for Conservation - An important wildlife area for a number of protected species such as Otter, Salmon, Lamprey and Shad.
Mount Congreve - One of the great gardens of the world, known for its collection of Azaleas, Camelias and Rhododendron and magnificent walled gardens.
Waterford & Suir Valley Railway - A narrow gauge heritage railway follows 8.5 km of the railway, from the station at Kilmeadan out along the River Suir.
Woodstown Viking Site - In 2003 archaeologists uncovered an 8th C. Viking site here that predates Waterford City. Site is not accessible, but can be seen from Killoteran Bridge, east of Killoteran Stream.
Workhouse Kilmacthomas - Built in 1850, buildings included a chapel, fever hospital and mortuary.
Kilmacthomas Viaduct - Opened in 1878, this eight arch rubble stone viaduct passes over road, millrace and river.
Cloughlowrish Stone - A legacy of the last Ice Age, legend has it that a lie must not be told here for fear of the enormous rock splitting in two.
Durrow Viaduct - Built c. 1878 over the River Tay
Ballyvoyle Tunnel - Built in 1878, this Iconic feature of Waterford’s railway heritage is a quarter of a mile long and fully brick lined. Closest Access Point: Shanacool
Ballyvoyle Viaduct - Constructed in 1878 and blown up in 1922 during the Irish Civil War, rebuilt in 1924.
Walton Park - Named after Ernest Walton, 1903 – 1995, Physicist and Nobel Laureate. The first person in history to artificially split the atom.
Free Wifi Reception 24 hour €10 food credit when booking direct Check-in is at 3.30PM Check-out is at 12Noon Complimentary Parking from 5pm-12noon the following day Discount parking for longer staying guests Located a short walk to the start of Waterford Greenway City Centre location