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Kinsale Heritage Walks

1 Pier Road | Tourist Information Office, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 86 826 7656
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Beautiful place

Wandered around Kinsale on a wet chilly February day, what a beautiful place 😀 Colourful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
April V
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Pretty little town

We stopped by one afternoon for a walk around, stayed outstide a bit at a hotel. Pretty to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barb Z
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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
+353 86 826 7656
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wandered around Kinsale on a wet chilly February day, what a beautiful place 😀 Colourful properties and quaint shops. We were in a camper van and could park in the quay carpark easily, as there were NO height barriers. As a motorhomer it makes you...More

Thank April V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by one afternoon for a walk around, stayed outstide a bit at a hotel. Pretty to see, not much more than that, we didn't expect much, so we weren't disappointed.

Thank Barb Z
Reviewed 31 October 2017

What a wonderful tour. Dermot made the history of Kinsale such fun. He was so knowledgeable but added his Irish humour. This tour is a definite must, it takes about an hour and just too meet Dermot is an experience. Enjoy!

Thank Jan A
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Dermot conducted this tour in a very professional, but enjoyable, manner. Clearly he is very knowledgeable . He was able to bring this former port town back to life. Would strongly recommend that visitors book a walking tour so that they can truly understand and...More

Thank Dolores P
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Excellent walk with history of Kinsale galore....Dermot is certainly a wealth of knowledge on the long history of Kinsale and Ireland....terrific tales!!

Thank Jrye2014
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This walking tour is a must! This town is a must! A spectacular visit to the small harbor town of Kinsale. The tour guide keeps your attention and shares plenty about the area along the way. You will miss out if skip this one.

Thank brendoncwilson
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Brilliant, did it twice. Very informative and a an easy walking pace. A must if you are visiting beautiful Kinsale. Dermot is a fountain of knowledge and a great story teller.

Thank Bernice L
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Dermot is a born storyteller,and makes the town of Kinsale come alive. The walk is done at a very comfortable pace as Dermot shares, his historical knowledge, maps, folklore, photos and humor to make this tour one not to miss.

Thank Gigi5of5
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Dermott's walking tour of Kinsale wasn't originally on our itinerary, but I sure am glad that we decided to do it! Walking through the town with the added context of history and culture really added to our enjoyment. Dermott was as funny as he was...More

Thank Holly D
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

If you have the time its a great way to not only gain your bearings but also insight into the history and the town proper.

Thank Edward N
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Questions & Answers
15 September 2016|
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Response from bloomingidiot | Reviewed this property |
Supposed to be an hour, ours was 1 1/2 hours
12 April 2016|
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
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