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Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale

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Address: Currahoo | Ballinspittle, Kinsale 123, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 250 0731
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Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale. The original daily...

Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale. The original daily walking tour of Kinsale. Daily 7 days from Kinsale Tourist Office at 11.15 April-Oct. Plus early bird tour at 9.15 May-Sept, Mon- Sat. Selected by Rick Steves as 'Kinsale's single best attraction' Duration 1 hour approx, suits all ages, rain or shine!Tours Nov-March by appointment only

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Great tour of Old Kinsale!

My sister and I loved our tour we took with Barry. He was funny, but very knowledgeable. It's definitely worth the time and money to enjoy a stroll around Kinsale.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Catherine C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I loved our tour we took with Barry. He was funny, but very knowledgeable. It's definitely worth the time and money to enjoy a stroll around Kinsale.

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Mykonos City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Have taken many tours, but this one may have been the best. Barry was delightful, extremely knowledgeable, witty, and sharp. His stories of the history, the culture, and the people of Kinsale brought it all to life. In its own right, it's a beautiful little town, but our stroll turned it into an enchanting piece of Ireland that we'll never... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Our family of 8 had a tour with Barry in late December. We all loved it! It was one of our best days in Ireland. Barry has an extensive knowledge of not only Kinsale but the history of Ireland in general. The town of Kinsale had a completely different meaning and feel once we finished the tour. He was able... More 

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Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

i was expecting Don and Berry but it was only Don. he is very informative and knowledgeable about the town. some of the locations we stopped at were busy and it was difficult to hear Don talk.

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irvine, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Our family 9 including grandparents all the way down to a 10 year old LOVED Barry's tour. He was so personable, even taking us to the Fitzgerald castle (since we are Fitzgeralds). The history told in a most enjoyable way made this our favorite thing we did in Kinsale.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Very informative. Been on this twice. Made it mandatory on my third trip to show my friends (even one from Dublin) and everyone had a good time. They even opened up the courthouse to visitors which I did not get a chance to see the first time. Check to see if it is open on your visit. Worth the tip.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Did the walking tour with Barry who did a very interesting & entertaining commentary as he related local folklore surrounding the town's history & events--super entertaining & highly recommended.

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We started our day early, with this walking tour. And it was outstanding! So much history here, in the streets and the architecture, and the people who lived and earned their living here. One of the best parts was exploring the old harbor area, and walking streets that once were docks, and seeing where the shoreline used to be. Fascinating... More 

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Winona, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We walked, we learned, we talked, we listened to fascinating stories. It was like taking a guided tour with your favorite cousin. Put this one on your list, if you have time.

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Long Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

My husband and I recently visited the town of Kinsale and took Don and Barry's Historic Walking Tour. Barry was our guide and he proved to be an excellent story teller. He is an enthusiastic historian and has a wealth of knowledge about the area and the history that has shaped Ireland. This tour was a definite highlight of our... More 

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