Walking/Hiking/Trails

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More to Explore in Kilkenny this Summer with a 3 Day Family Itinerary

Kilkenny's Most Instagrammable Places

Amazing Outdoor Walks To Explore In Kilkenny

How to Enjoy the Outdoors Safely in Kilkenny during Covid-19

6 Best Walks In Kilkenny

Top Family Experiences in Kilkenny this Summer #moretoexplore

Trail Kilkenny - Food and Craft Experience Trail

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Kilkenny - so much to tour and explore within walking distance

Taking to the High Ropes at Castlecomer

A tale of three sisters in Ireland's Ancient East - Kilkenny waterways

6 Brilliant Free Things To Do in Kilkenny

These Boots Were Made for Walkin': Bennettsbridge and the Nore Valley Walk

Castle Curiosities

More to Explore in Kilkenny this Summer with a 3 Day Family Itinerary

Kilkenny's Most Instagrammable Places

Amazing Outdoor Walks To Explore In Kilkenny

How to Enjoy the Outdoors Safely in Kilkenny during Covid-19

6 Best Walks In Kilkenny

Top Family Experiences in Kilkenny this Summer #moretoexplore

Top Adventure Activities in Kilkenny

Trail Kilkenny - Food and Craft Experience Trail

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Kilkenny - so much to tour and explore within walking distance

Taking to the High Ropes at Castlecomer

A tale of three sisters in Ireland's Ancient East - Kilkenny waterways

6 Brilliant Free Things To Do in Kilkenny

These Boots Were Made for Walkin': Bennettsbridge and the Nore Valley Walk

Castle Curiosities

Ormonde Language Tours

Ormonde Language Tours Kilkenny

Business address: Hillcrest, Greenshill, Kilkenny, R95DC9V

Tel: 0876290244

ormondelingo@gmail.com

https://ormondelanguagetours.com/

Ormonde Language Tours offers walking tours of Kilkenny in English, French and German. Each kilkenny walking tour is conducted in one language by John, a history loving native of Kilkenny. John is studying modern languages with the Open University and he has also completed the National Tour Guide training course. John will show you the best of Kilkenny city and you will be amazed by our fascinating history. You can book a tour online and if you request a tour in your language at a different time, just ask.

Kilkenny has many fabulous sights to see. Old ecclesiastical monuments such as St. Canice’s Cathedral, St. Francis and the Black Abbey. Medieval buildings such as Shee Alms house, Kytler’s Inn and Rothe House. Our most well-known building though is Kilkenny Castle, originally built in the 12th century, much of the current building comes from this period and is mixed with a 19th century remodelling. The river Nore flows through the city centre and is crossed by five bridges in the city. After you have finished your walking tour, take a stroll through the castle park. Kilkenny has a vibrant nightlife and also some of the best restaurants in Ireland and boasts having one of Ireland’s 16 Michelin star restaurants. We have plenty of superb casual eateries as well. Kilkenny has a very creative craft scene and many studios can be visited.

Walk through Ireland’s most beautiful city with Ormonde Language Tours and admire the fantastic scenery. Stroll along the river Nore and appreciate the view of the Blackstairs mountains in the distance. Visit Kilkenny’s architectural heritage dating back to the 9th century. Learn about the many important people native to Kilkenny with your guide who is Kilkenny native and speaks French and German. If you are short on time, a walking tour with Ormonde Language Tours is the ideal way to get to know Kilkenny

TOUR MEETING POINT

The Water Trough
KBC Bank
The Parade,
Kilkenny
R95 Y672

Shenanigans The Kilkenny City Walk

 

Shenanigans - The Kilkenny City Walk is the fun way to experience historic Kilkenny City, the jewel in the crown of Ireland’s Ancient East. Blending comedy, magic, history, whimsical fun and plenty of Shenanigans our guides will take you on a jolly jaunt tracing Kilkenny City’s fascinating Medieval Mile, regaling you with unique anecdotes, fun facts and a good dollop of irreverent humour, craíc and mischief. Not just a guided tour ... a MIS-guided tour!

The fun, magical, historical & hysterical way to experience Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile.

Pat Tynan Kilkenny Walking Tours

Tynan Walking Tours Kilkenny

 

When you visit Medieval Kilkenny your Kilkenny experience should be with a local qualified, experienced and knowledgeable guide and historian and Pat Tynan’s Medieval Walking Tour will give that real Kilkenny experience in a city that has become a Medieval Wonderland!!

Daily Kilkenny Medieval Mile Walking Tours, Private Walking Tours can be arranged at a time to suit clients and group Medieval Walking Tours all year.

                                       All Walking Tours to be pre booked. Bookings can be made on www.                                                       kilkennywalkingtours.ie or e-mail Pat at pat@kilkennywalkingtours.ie 

                                       Monday to Sat 11am and 2pm.  Sunday tours book in advance. 

Kilkenny Whiskey Guild

Kilkenny Whiskey Guild , a collection of 10 establishments throughout Ireland's Medieval capital

The Kilkenny Whiskey Guild is a collection of 10 establishments throughout Ireland's Medieval capital. Each premises will stock a minimum of 60 Irish Whiskeys and will assist in the customers experience through knowledgeable staff, tasting flights, food pairings and mixology.

Regular whiskey tasting Kilkenny events will be held in each of the Guild Houses designed to heighten the public’s knowledge of Irish Whiskey history production and various styles. The guild aims to make Kilkenny the leading Whiskey tourism destination in Ireland.

Kilkenny Whiskey Guild Members include: Brewery Corner, Billy Byrne's, The Dylan Whisky Bar, Langton's, Lanigan's, Left Bank, Matt the Miller's, Paris Texas, The Hibernian Bar and The Wine Centre

Woodstock Gardens

The beautiful Woodstock Gardens and Arboretum are located overlooking the River Nore Valley and the picturesque village of Inistioge. The gardens date to the 1740's with the main development taking place in the 1800's. A period of disrepair followed during the 1900's following the burning of Woodstock House, however in 1999, Kilkenny County Council undertook an ambitious programme of garden restoration which is now well advanced. Features include a walled garden, rose garden, rockery garden, a recreated Turner Conservatory, a collection of rare and exotic trees in the arboretum and much more including many tranquil woodland walks.

Kilkenny Cycling Tours

Kilkenny cycling tours

Kilkenny Cycling Tours offers you the opportunity to visit historical and cultural sites around Kilkenny including Kilkenny Castle, The Kilkenny Design Centre, Shee Alms House, The Tholsel, St. Mary’s Church, Rothe House & Gardens, The Courthouse (Grace’s Castle), St. Francis’ Abbey, The Black Abbey and St. Canice’s Cathedral.

Experience Irish hospitality while having an enjoyable easy-paced cycling around the medieval capital of Ireland with photo opportunities and historical information provided at each destination.