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“Train ride in Kilkenny” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Castle Express

The Castle Express
Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
353 87 6997377
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Ranked #8 of 19 Attractions in Kilkenny
Type: Scenic Railroads, Tours, Cultural
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Owner description: Take a trip on 'The Castle Express' for a unique and fun filled tour of Kilkenny. Sit back and relax on our custom built road train and let us bring the sights of kilkenny to you. Starting from Kilkenny Castle we will take you on a 30 minute tour through the streets of Kilkenny, taking in many historical sights along the way including, St.Canices Cathedral, St. Francis Abbey Brewery, the old court house and many more. Sing along to your favourite Irish songs that you'll hear along the way and make your trip to Kilkenny one that you'll never forget.
Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Train ride in Kilkenny”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

Really enjoyable way to see the sights in Kilkenny city. Very friendly train driver. Really good for children as well.

Visited July 2013
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Northern Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“A bit of fun”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

The Castle Express takes you round Kilkenny but you can do everything on foot as Kilkenny is very compact

Visited June 2013
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Perth, Australia
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“we had fun!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

There are two of these trains so Im not sure which one we were on! Went on this the last time we were home too and our little fella remembered it and wanted to go again this time.
The weather was great, the commentary was good but for a native of Kilkenny it left me wanting more information. Good fun to break up the day.

Visited May 2013
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“Enjoyable 30 minutes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

Lovely driver
Suitable length of time for children
A lot covered
Very enjoyable trip
Reasonable priced
Location easy to find
Comfortable however seat belts don't fit!& I'm skinny
Lovely driver
Suitable length of time for children
A lot covered
Very enjoyable trip
Reasonable priced
Location easy to find
Comfortable however seat belts don't fit!& I'm skinny


Visited May 2013
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Nashville, Tennessee
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great way to see the town!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Great little 30 minute trek around town, including tiny little alleys that you wouldn't be able to navigate by car and would likely never find on foot! Thomas was an excellent driver and so friendly to our kids. Definitely recommend as a way to get an overview of Kilkenny, and you can then decide where to go to for a more in depth visit. (Hop on/hop off would have been ideal!)

Visited May 2013
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