Walking/Hiking/Trails

Live like a local

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Kilkenny - so much to 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

Live like a local

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Kilkenny - so much to 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

Live like a local

Beautiful film village of Inistioge

Kilfane Glen & Waterfall, Homestead of the Mosse family

Kilkenny - so much to 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

Kilkenny Medieval Mile Tours

Welcome to Medieval mile tours where we guide you the back streets and alleyways of the Medieval City of Kilkenny. You will learn about Dame Alice Kyteler and her son both of whom were on trial for which craft in one of the earliest witch craft accusations in Europe. Or how Kilkenny was the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Ossory, and St Canice’s Cathedral stands on a site which has experienced Christian worship since the 6th century.

Shenanigans The Kilkenny City Walk

Kilkenny Castle, The Parade, Kilkenny

Tel: 087 2743865

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https://shenaniganswalks.com/

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.

Touch The Past Walking Tours

Tourist Office, Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny

Tel: 087 2776107

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https://touchthepastireland.com/

Touch The Past history tours are delivered by Amanda Pitcairn who employs her passion for the Middle Ages and public history. More than a mere observation of old buildings, Touch The Past Tours focus on the lives of specific Medieval characters as well as life in general for the majority of ordinary medieval people. Visitors 'dive' into the Middle Ages while meandering through the lanes of Ireland's historic built heritage. Touch the Past tours are delivered in an engaging and accessible manner, providing an enjoyable and informative experience without compromising on the integrity of innate historical fact.

Tynan Tours

Rose Inn St, Collegepark, Kilkenny

Tel: 087 265 1745

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kilkennywalkingtours.ie

When you visited 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.

Kilkenny Whiskey Guild

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 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.

Frank’s Medieval Tours

Frank is known to many for once being the topic of conversation at a lunch in Buckingham Palace and to others for throwing an academy award winning actor out of Kilkenny Castle… now that's impressive!! Frank Kavanagh is without a doubt Kilkenny's NO.1 Fan and certainly one of the most familiar faces of Kilkenny, known to many as one of Kilkenny's longest serving tour guides. Story telling for Frank is about connecting to other people and helping people to see what you see. Frank's passionate and friendly tours of Kilkenny Castle and the surrounding historic Kilkenny sites incorporates history, culture and humour with his own personal tales and ghost stories. Franks true character and personality shines with each and every step he takes through the Medieval capital of Ireland, making him a household name to the people of Kilkenny…..

Hidden Trails Walking Tours

Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny

Tel: 086 0233533

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hiddentrails.ie

Hidden trails is based in the historic and picturesque town of Graiguenamanagh, nestled in the beautiful Barrow Valley. From the calm and tranquil walkways along the river barrow, to the stunning heights of Mount Leinster and the rolling walks around Brandon Hill. If you are looking to get away from it all , even for just a few hours, a visit here is a must. We offer a variety of walks to suit all ages and abilities, taking in the scenery and sharing a few stories along the way. There is so much history and beauty here just waiting to be discovered. We also offer cycle tours or just hire a bike yourself and head off, or you might like to try out a bit of canoeing / kayaking on the river with its locks and rapids a plenty.