Celebrating 30 years guiding visitors around Medieval Kilkenny (since 1983)
Kilkenny Walking Tours back in full flow for 2014. 31 years guiding visitors around our great city. This enchanting Walking Tour will take you through Kilkenny's Medieval Mile stopping at some of Kilkenny's iconic sites with our guides bringing to life the history and stories of this unique city.
To enjoy the real Kilkenny experience take our Walking Tour and hear about the famous Butler family, the great Merchant Families, the Mayor who had 25 children, meet the witch Dame Alice Kyteler, rhymes, taverns, crime, punishments and much more..............
When Tours Take Place
From Mid March to October:
Monday to Saturday at 10.30am, 12.15pm & 3pm
Sunday at 11.15am & 12.30pm.
Starting at Kilkenny Tourist Office. (in city centre) 5 mins walk from Castle.
Duration: 70 minutes
The Walking Tour includes the following historical sites:
- Shee Alms House
- St. Mary's Monument room
- Butter Slip
- Kytelers Inn (witches house)
- Market Slip
- Courthouse/City Jail
- Rothe House (outside)
- City Wall / City Gate
- Black Abbey
- St. Canice's Cathedral (outside) and
- St. Mary's Cathedral.
Group Tours can be booked by contacting: Pat Tynan 087 2651745
For June, July and August we can provide 2 to 3 hour private guided tours for large or small groups at special rates.
The tour would include the Medieval mile from Kilkenny Castle to St. Canice's Cathedral and then exploring the Continent side of Kilkenny across John's Bridge. A stop off for coffee can also be arranged.
Our guide can also hop on your bus and guide your group through the Medieval City.
We can also come to your hotel and do a talk and slideshow presentation on the history of Kilkenny.
So design a tour to suit your group needs.
Kilkenny's Theatrical Animated Tour - Experience Medieval Kilkenny
Stories Through Time
Leave the 21st century behind and step through time to Medieval Kilkenny. Meet the characters who hold the key to Kilkenny's historical past and experience the city as you have never seen it before.
New in 2013, the Medieval Kilkenny - Stories through time is an animated walking tour, set against the backdrop of Kilkenny’s medieval architecture, which weaves stories of the history and people of Kilkenny in past times.
From wealthy tradesmen to bishops and witches, Kilkenny has seen it all. The Mayor/Sovereign of the town will guide you to the most intriguing places in the city and give you insights into what life in Kilkenny was really like in past times.
When - Daily at 2pm from mid-June
Where - Hole In The Wall, High St.
Cost - Adults (€10), Seniors/Students (€7.50), Family Rate (€30)
Book at www.medievalkilkenny.ie
Facebook - www.facebook.com/medievalkilkenny
Contact: Pat Tynan
Phone: (00) 353 (0) 87 2651745