Walking Tours in Kilkenny
Looking to take a walking tour around the medieval city of Kilkenny ? Below you will find a list of walks that visit historical places in Kilkenny. Everything thing you could wish for to make your Kilkenny experience one to remember.
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.
This one of a kind ghost tour takes you through the medieval capital of Ireland. Kilkenny with its narrow cobbled lanes, remnants of its city walls and with its mystic charm, it should be no surprise that Kilkenny is bursting with tales of the paranormal. Its people have told stories for generations, handed down to become far more than hearsay. Kilkenny’s ghostly tales all have one very important thing in common they are all based around fact and arise from genuine historic tragedies.
At Wild Summits we provide fun and exciting adventure activities for all ages. We have a focus on Rock Climbing and Hill Walking with all our guides being fully qualified in the activities run. Come reach new heights at Ballykeefe Quarry where you can get a taste for climbing. Whether you’re a couple, birthday party or corporate day out, we tailor to suit your needs offering group/student discounts.
At Wild Summits we provide fun and exciting adventure activities for all ages. We have a focus on Rock Climbing and Hill Walking with all our guides being fully qualified in the activities run.
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.
Join us for an unforgettable Cultural Sporting Experience and lets us show you how we do things - "The Kilkenny Way". Experience includes learning the basic skills of hurling and see the craftmanship of hurley making.
The Windgap and Tullahought are contain a significant number of items of archaeological interest including Killamery Cross, Knockroe, Grotto, Kilmacoliver Loop Walk & Megalthic Tomb and Garryricken Nature Reserve.
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.
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!
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.