Viking Sword and Longboat

The impressive wooden Viking sword in Bailey’s New Street measures more than 15 metres and is carved out of one single tree. Admire its intricacy and detailed carvings of Waterford’s history -legendary and indisputably unique. The Longboat just down the street beside Reginald’s Tower is another fine example of the past. Both have to be seen to be appreciated.
Place Attraction Viking Sword

Viking Sword and Longboat Reviews

  • Probably my favorite thing to see in Waterford. That includes the museums. The craftsmanship is outstanding. A huge wooden sword ingraved with a visual history of Waterford and Ireland on both sides. What amazing artistry.

    Adventures Of A Traveling Don (The Traveling Don) 12 months ago
  • Ourselves and the kids loved it! If you're into historical information or events, maybe even a vikings fan, you'd definitely want to visit this sword to experience the sculpture and the surrounding area. The sword is truly magnificent at 23m long, the carving detail will leave you with wonder. A wall close by has the history and lore behind the sword which is amazing. Plenty of little food cafés and restaurants near by. If you're planning on doing the whole viking history experience in this area, wear comfortable shoes.

    Ally Tideswell a year ago
  • The world’s longest wooden sword sculpture is now in place at it’s new home in the heart of the Viking Triangle in Waterford City. The sculpture by John Hayes and James Doyle from Special Branch Carvings is 23 metres long.

    Aleksander Łazarski 3 years ago
  • Georgeous

    Apis Mellifera a year ago
  • Very cool sculpture. Must view if in area.

    Brian Mcdonagh 3 years ago


4.7 stars - based on 35 reviews
Bailey's New Street Waterford, County Waterford X91 TH26

Opening Hours:

Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours

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