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Walking Tours Dublin

85 reviews
#21 of 280 Tours in Dublin
About Walking Tours Dublin
Walking Tours Dublin provides bespoke PRIVATE tours of Dublin city's many attractions. Kevin McDermott has lived in Dublin for over 30 years, he has an extensive knowledge of the city, he is passionate about it and he loves sharing this with you. Kevin's style is very interactive, informative and entertaining, ensuring that you have a very enjoyable experience. Dublin is a vibrant city and your tour will leave you with a very positive impression of Dublin, Ireland past and present and of Irish people. The aim of the tour is to "Learn a little, laugh a lot". Tours are normally taken by visiting families or small business groups from all over the world who want a quality and engaging service. You are not lumped in with 20-30 other strangers. You have the tour exclusively to yourself and that is what makes it a unique experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family of 10, ranging in age from under 10 to over 60, booked a private tour with Kevin Mcdermott just after the new year. It was a delight! He took us on a leisurely walk past all the key sights, and filled the hours...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Erika. I greatly appreciate your kind comments on the tour.and I'm delighted you all enjoyed it. Hopefully one day I will be able to welcome you back and introduce you to some other hidden gems of this wonderful city. In the neantime, every success and...More

Reviewed December 10, 2018

Kevin gave a warm, personal touch to his tour. It was definitely "bespoke," as in made to order. My wife and I much appreciated the time taken in suggested restaurants which we followed and were much pleased. He fulfilled my interests in the literary history...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Dear Johathan. Sincere thanks for your kind comments. I'm delighted you both enjoyed the tour, the restaurants and poetry. Btw, the poet was W.B. Yeats. A wonderful man. Regarding your regret that night had fallen, Dublin's many further treasures await your next visit. Like the...More

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Kevin was easy to meet , he was prompt and he asked for some info about us before we even met. The tour was informative yet fun and lots of laughs . I was with my sister and two nieces in their 20's and he...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you Debbie for your very kind words on the tour. I'm delighted you all enjoyed it. Dublin is indeed a wonderful city and if you ever make it back, there are a host of other hidden treasures awaiting. In he meantime, warmest seasonal greetings....More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

I had a great "off the beaten track" tailor-made tour of Dublin with Kevin, who took me to places and sights I have never been before. He was very knowledgeable about the history, culture, people and places and he took the time to explain every...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Dear Ferida. It was an absolute pleasure to show you around Dublin for the afternoon. I'm delighted you enjoyed the tour and thank you for your very kind comments. My friends were enthralled to hear that you had come to this city for the third...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

My family (2 adults, 11 and 13 year old) spent a delightful day with Kevin. He is very knowledgeable and a natural story teller. He weaves through history, architecture, literature effortlessly. As we walking through the city, we feel like walking with a friend who...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Sienna. It was an absolute pleasure two meet, Rob and your lovely children and to introduce this wonderful city to you all. I'm delighted you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for your kind comments and please God I will be able to welcome you back...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We went on a tour through Dublin with Kevin. It was really amazing, because he had a huge knowledge about the cities history and the culture. He always had a good answer to all of our questions about the different places. He is really nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Danke Marie Lou. I'm delighted you all enjoyed the walk and I hope I gave you a good understanding of Ireland, both past and present. All the best. Kevin

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of a private tour of Dublin with Kevin. From Trinity College lore to James Joyce to Oscar Wilde to Yeats, Kevin mixed in the history, literature, and architecture of Dublin in such a relaxed friendly manner. It was like meeting up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Kiki. I'm delighted you both enjoyed it and thank you for your very kind comments on on the day. Best regards. Kevin

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Over the course of our afternoon walk, Kevin shared with us his pride and enthusiasm for the city of Dublin. His depth of knowledge really enriched our experience and he tailored his tour to our interests, showing us fascinating spots that we would never have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Terri. I'm delighted that you both enjoyed the day and that like me, you share a love of Yeats. I'm mindful too of his wonderful line which is very apt for you on your visit to Ireland; "There are no strangers here, only friends you...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I spent the most pleasant day with Kevin. His immense pride in his city is evident as he showed us around the beautiful streets of Dublin. His narrations although grounded in historical facts were pleasantly interrupted with annecdotes that made them all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Sarah. There are days when I come away from a tour feeling privileged to introduce this wonderful city to visitors who are truly interested in it's curture and history. The day spent with you and your lovely daughter was such a day, made by your...More

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Having only a short weekend to spend in Dublin, my boyfriend surprised me by booking a walking tour with Kevin and I think it was quite simply the best decision he made. Kevin is a true renaissance gentleman - incredibly well informed and enthusiastic about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kevin M, Owner at Walking Tours Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Thank you Zina. I'm delighted you enjoyed the walk and I hope it left you with a better understanding of this wonderful city. Thank you again. Kevin

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Hello. Thank you for your interest. In answer to your question,there's no Garvan here. I alone do private walking tours of Dublin. If interested do contact me with your specifications and I'd be happy to accommodate... More
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Dear Adeline. You mistakingly placed a question as a Trip Adviser review. could I ask you to please remove it ASAP. in reference to your question regarding a suitable place for a pub lunch, I would never bring any guest to a... More
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