Following the award of the COVID-19 Safety Charter the Kinsale Heritage Town Walk is open for business again, leaving from the Tourist Office at 10.30 a.m. or by appointment (086 8267656). The Charter is a Government-endorsed initiative to reinforce confidence in domestic and overseas visitors in tourism businesses. It is designed to give comfort and reassurance to employers, employees and customers that a business is ready to re-open safely.
Dermot Ryan is rated the best Tour Guide in Ireland, by the Irish Independent and as the top independent attraction in Kinsale on TripAdvisor. He is the only Kinsale Guide with university qualifications, a BA in History and Archaeology and an MA in history (his thesis was on the history of Kinsale). He is an approved Failte Ireland guide and the only Kinsale member of Association of Tour Guides of Ireland, the national guiding association with international recognition.
Guiding since 1966, he uses maps and photographs to show how the history of Kinsale is the history of Ireland and his walks are both informative and entertaining, giving tourists an opportunity to see how the town has evolved over the past 800 years. He is the chosen guide for the top travel agents and has featured in national and international press reviews, TV and radio and in the most trusted travel guides.
Open walks from the Tourist Office at 10.30 a.m. cost €5 (children free) and group, private and specialised tours are available on request. Staff members of local hotels/businesses are always welcome to join in the morning walks at 10.30 (No Charge) or to call if they have any questions on Kinsale. Call 086 8267656 or 0214772729, e-mail [email protected]. Web site kinsaleheritage.com
The ideal way to explore Kinsale and learn its history. Irish Times
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