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Kinsale Heritage Walks

1 Pier Road | Tourist Information Office, Kinsale, Ireland
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Voted Best Tour Guide

I wholeheartedly agree, with Dermot being voted best tour guide in Ireland. My reluctant Partner... read more

Reviewed yesterday
zita1
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Killarney, Ireland
Dermot Ryan’s Kinsale Heritage Town Walks

Dermot Ryan’s tour was excellent! If you want information about the history of the town and also of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
182Patty100
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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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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 yesterday

I wholeheartedly agree, with Dermot being voted best tour guide in Ireland. My reluctant Partner and I took part in this walking tour on Sunday morning and it was the highlight of our weekend.This is a brilliant tour. Dermot's tour consists of a walking tour...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dermot Ryan’s tour was excellent! If you want information about the history of the town and also of Ireland this is the tour for you. It’s a leisurely tour through the beautiful town with humor mixed in. A must do tour and location in Ireland.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting from NZ and short on time. Dermot kindly agreed to fit in an unscheduled walking tour just for us. Something we truely appreciated. The tour was informative, fun and illuminating. It made Kinsale come alive for us and gave us a real...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this tour. My wife and I have travelled to over 30 countries together and been on many tours, this tour was of high quality. Kinsale is a beautiful town with pretty and colourful buildings on a scenic harbour. It is also a...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

We met Dermot Ryan at the Tourist Information and decided to take his walking tour. What a delightful way to learn more about the history, architecture, culture, and local color of this charming coastal town! Also, an excellent value for 5 euros, and when Dermot...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

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

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

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
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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!

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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

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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!!

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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
13 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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