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Nine Glens Walking Tours

| in front of the Marine Hotel at the fountain, Ballycastle, Northern Ireland
+44 7723 921022
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Walking Tour of Rathlin Island

Rathlin Island is about 5 miles off the north coast of Ireland. There is a bird sanctuary there, a... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Pat_and_Mike_6
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Ramble on Rathlin

Spent a sunny Sunday on Rathlin with a guided walk. Walked at a pace to suit all members of the... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
CatherineFS
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Nine Glens Walking Tours provides bespoke educational and interactive tours of the Glens of Antrim. We have worked with the historical organisations, museum services and local providers to offer probably the best tours on the North Coast. Perfectly situated in the seaside town of Ballycastle, we have devised a series of walking tours to suit and cater for all your needs.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| in front of the Marine Hotel at the fountain, Ballycastle, Northern Ireland
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+44 7723 921022
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"fair head"
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Rathlin Island is about 5 miles off the north coast of Ireland. There is a bird sanctuary there, a lovely little village, and three light houses that are very picturesque and can be walked to. Kevin McGowan of Nine Glens Walking Tours arranged a day...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Spent a sunny Sunday on Rathlin with a guided walk. Walked at a pace to suit all members of the group, stopping regularly for our guide, Kevin to provide both fact and folklore regarding the island and the nearby Glens. A excellent way to spend...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We took the tour of Murlough Bay with Kevin. He was an excellent tour guide, giving us both historical facts and local knowledge that you would not be able to find in any history book. My husband and myself loved every minute of it and...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Five friends and I spent a lovely couple of hours with Caoimhim exploring Glenariff via the waterfalls and the outer loop. It was a tough enough climb to the top but was well worth the sore legs once we could see the view all the...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect. My husband and I wanted to see a bit of Northern Ireland that we wouldn't normally take the time to see, and soak up some history in the process. Words can't describe how grateful we are to Kevin with...More

Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Myself and two friends took the Ballycastle seafront tour with Kevin a week ago. My goodness, he knows his stuff - I learned so much about the origins of the town including the myths and legends. We met at the Tourist Information Office and made...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We had a great tour of Ballycastle on Sunday with Kevin. I thought I knew the area fairly well, but I had no idea the town was so interesting! Kevin brought the history to life with his anecdotes and loads of information about the area....More

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Management response:Responded 1 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review. It is a pleasure telling the stories of the part of the world I love.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Great walking tour on Sunday up at Fairhead. The views are stunning, a great opportunity to see the coastline from land. Kevin's knowledge of the area was excellent, he is very engaged with the group and this is what made the difference. I would highly...More

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Management response:Responded 22 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words, it was great to meet you and hopefully you left us with a little piece of this corner of the world in your heart. You are welcome back anytime

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Went on the Fairhead walking tour today and it was fabulous! Well hosted and perfectly timed, the group walked along the cliff path with stunning views. Kevin's insight into the local history was fantastic, and I learned more about my local County Antrim in 2...More

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Management response:Responded 22 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words, it was great having you out on tour, we hope you have left us wanting to know more and visit us again

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Weather proved to be exceedingly kind to us thus making for a pleasant afternoon's ramble over Fair Head and taking in the Grey Man's Path. Stunning scenery - views to Ballycastle, Rathlin and the Scottish coast. Had Mark Rodgers from Dalriada Kingdom Tours along with...More

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Management response:Responded 22 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you again on our next walk

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