Private walking Tour of Kilkenny with a qualified Tour Guide

Kilkenny Trip Overview

Book a private tour of Kilkenny, whether for a large or small group. The tour takes you on a fascinating walk around the medieval streets of Kilkenny. The tour will introduce you to some fascinating characters in our history, as well as finding out about some amazing, and historical structures that dot our streets.

If you are booking this for a group with a specific interest, please let me know, and I can alter the information or route to suit your group.

The two-hour walking tour of KIlkenny is hosted by John Britton, a native of Kilkenny. John is certified in National Tour Guiding, with a degree in Language Studies, and he is also a member of the Approved Tourist Guides of Ireland. The tours can be booked in English, French or German.

Additional Info

Duration: 2 hours
Starts: Kilkenny, Ireland
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



Explore Kilkenny Promoted Experiences

What to Expect When Visiting Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland

Book a private tour of Kilkenny, whether for a large or small group. The tour takes you on a fascinating walk around the medieval streets of Kilkenny. The tour will introduce you to some fascinating characters in our history, as well as finding out about some amazing, and historical structures that dot our streets.

If you are booking this for a group with a specific interest, please let me know, and I can alter the information or route to suit your group.

The two-hour walking tour of KIlkenny is hosted by John Britton, a native of Kilkenny. John is certified in National Tour Guiding, with a degree in Language Studies, and he is also a member of the Approved Tourist Guides of Ireland. The tours can be booked in English, French or German.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: St John’s Priory, Saint John’s John Street Lower, Kilkenny Ireland

From outside the building, a description will be given about the fascinating history of this 800 year old church.

Pass By: Butler Gallery, Evan’s Home John’s Quay, Kilkenny R95 YX3F Ireland

Learn about what became of the priory, and how the site became transformed into the Butler Gallery.

Pass By: St. Canice’s Cathedral & Round Tower, Coach Rd The Close, Kilkenny R95 V63H Ireland

This site has served many functions over the years.

Stop At: The Black Abbey Abbey Street, Kilkenny Ireland

Except for Sunday, you can enter this wonderful church and admire the stained glass windows.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Black Freren Gate, The Black Abbey 12 Abbey Street Near Black Abbey, Kilkenny Ireland

See the last standing of Kilkenny’s original gates.

Pass By: Smithwick’s Retail Store, Parliament St. 44, Kilkenny Ireland

Probably the most famous product to come from Kilkenny.

Pass By: Rothe House and Garden, Rothe House & Gardens Parliament Street, Kilkenny R95 P89C Ireland

See one of the most historic houses in Ireland, which keeps it’s original Tudor period facade.

Pass By: Kyteler’s Inn, 27 St. Kieran St Kilkenny Ireland

Learn about the most notorious inhabitant in Kilkenny’s history.

Pass By: Butterslip Lane, Apartment 2, Dalgan House, St Kieran’s St, Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland

Is it really as slippy as butter?

Pass By: Medieval Mile Museum, 2 St Marys Lane, Kilkenny Ireland

The dead centre of KIlkenny

Pass By: Tourist Information Office (Shee Alms House), Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny Ireland

What was the benefit of building a house for poor people?

Pass By: Kilkenny Castle, The Parade, Kilkenny R95 YRK1 Ireland

The most famous building in Kilkenny’s history. The tour ends here.



Compare Kilkenny Similar Experiences