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Kinsale Heritage Walks

1 Pier Road | Tourist Information Office, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 86 826 7656
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Interesting and Informative

We arrived in Kinsale on a Sunday only to find the Information Office closed. Dermot was nearby... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Judy J
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Sydney, Australia
Great way to learn about Kinsale

We happened upon Dermot Ryan about to start his tour when we visited the Tourist Office. So, of... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
kerilou
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Lismore, Australia
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Dermot Ryan’s Kinsale Heritage Town Walks, rated as “The ideal way to see Kinsale and learn its history” by the Irish Times, uses a unique blend of old photographs and maps to show the heritage of this special town. Daily from the Tourist Office, 10.30 and 3 p.m., lasting an Irish hour, Hail, Rain or Snow ! Adults, 5 Euro, Children free, Special group rates.
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1 Pier Road | Tourist Information Office, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Kinsale on a Sunday only to find the Information Office closed. Dermot was nearby and invited us to join his group on a town walk. He was very informative and interesting, giving us a great background to the town as well as...More

Thank Judy J
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We happened upon Dermot Ryan about to start his tour when we visited the Tourist Office. So, of course, we decided to join his group. This was a very interesting way to learn about the town. Dermot conveyed it's history in a clear and entertaining...More

Thank kerilou
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

On one way, The Scilly Walk leads to the Bulman Bar (a great place to go to have a drink :) & enjoy the view... it can be quite busy on a sunny day so unfortunately we couldn't eat there but I have heard it...More

Thank Claire Mélanie M
dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit. The photos and maps we use to show the history of the town and the forts makes the town come alive and is much better than just talking. Anyone who would like a copy of the photos...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

I was in Kinsale recently for an event related to the Lusitania. Dermot led a group of about 15 of us (including a bus tour from Matthews Coaches in Dundalk) around Kinsale. It was a great mix of information with the right amount of humor....More

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dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thanks for coming to Kinsale for the Lusitania event and it was great to hear that you enjoyed the walk. The photographs of the town, especially of the Lusitania story are always very popular....the old saying that one picture is worth a thousand words !

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Worths the experience to see a nice and colourful Irish village near the sea. Lovely harbour, lovely houses and wonderful tea houses.

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had a group of 10 family members. The tour was beautiful and entertaining. Dermot was great. He even sent us a follow-up email once we made it back to the US. With additional information. Great tour. Glad we got to go.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Although i am from a neighbouring town originally this was a great walk about with aloy of information that was facinating

Thank Evelyn M
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Our group of 21 took the town walk with Dermot Ryan. He was a font of knowledge and presented it in a very entertaining manner. Since dinner that evening was on our own, he was asked for recommendations. He pointed out several restaurants on our...More

Thank Mark P
dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2016

Great to hear that you enjoyed the walks and eating out in Kinsale as well. If you want a copy of the Kinsale memo or copies of the items, the Lussitania etc send me an e-mail

Reviewed 16 October 2016

So glad we decided to do this as we'd have missed all the wonderful history of Kinsale other wise. Dermot was informative but entertaining at the same time and seemed to make a connection with all members of the group. Extremely good valu at €5

Thank 204Diane204
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A wonderful way to learn about the history of this picturesque village. Dermot was engaged and engaging with the group, knew where to seek shelter from the weather. It was a great introduction to KinsaleMore

Thank Jim O
dermotryankinsale, Owner at Kinsale Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

Thanks for the review as it is great to hear how visitors enjoy the special way we show the history of our town. The weather is usually great,...we claim to live on the Riviera of Ireland (!) but there is always a plan B, just...More

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YoungSeniorCruiser
15 September 2016|
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Response from bloomingidiot | Reviewed this property |
Supposed to be an hour, ours was 1 1/2 hours
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foxreview
12 April 2016|
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Response from dermotryankinsale | Property representative |
just send an e-mail giving the day and number of people to the address on the Kinsale Heritage web site
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Rosanne64
15 March 2015|
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Response from dermotryankinsale | Property representative |
The Kinsale Heritage Walk leaves from the Tourist Office at 10.30 a.m. daily. Dermot Ryan, rated Best Guide in Ireland by the Irish Independent, the ideal way to explore Kinsale and learn its history by the Irish Times... More
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