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The Castle Express

Castlemanor Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
087 677 8832
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So much fun! 10/10 LOVED THIS TOUR!!!!!!

Myself and a few friends went on this train in June and it was brilliant!! Seen loads of great... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2016
fifiprino
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Best way to see Kilkenny with great music! Chris K

Such a fun time on this tour,music was brilliant and loved the panaramic roof which was excellent... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2016
chriskavanagh2008
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Los Angeles, California
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Take a trip with Kilkenny Road Train Tours 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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“minute tour” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Castlemanor Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
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087 677 8832
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Reviewed July 5, 2016

Myself and a few friends went on this train in June and it was brilliant!! Seen loads of great sites and the music along the way was 10/10. We were all singing along to the Irish songs. SO MUCH FUN!!! Not to be missed. The...More

2  Thank fifiprino
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Such a fun time on this tour,music was brilliant and loved the panaramic roof which was excellent for taking pictures. Seen lots of different sights that I didn't know excisted in Kilkenny. I would recommend this tour for everyone the music is such good craic!...More

1  Thank chriskavanagh2008
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We were the only people on the tour, it was fairly quick, 30 minutes, and perhaps a little more commentary would have helped. But for 8 euros each, good value, and will fill a gap if you have one.

Thank Martyn K
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

A fun way to see the city in brief for old and young alike... Particularly enjoyed the cheerful sing-along music, amusing guide and winding trip through the narrow walled road around St Canice's Cathedral... Laughed the whole way...

Thank Tonia J
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this train tour as did our young children attention aged 1 and 4. I was worried they would get fed up but the mix of narration and music was great and they loved clapping along to the Irish tunes. It was 30...More

1  Thank Fusiha
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

I found the train to be a bit boring. While the sites where nice there was no tour guide or information about the sites on the train. Later we saw an open top bus and decided to see what it was like and I have...More

Thank Chloe H
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

After, looking around and in the Castle, it was nice to take this lighthearted way to be a tourist, sit back and relax for a while.

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed March 20, 2016

An excellent way to learn the local history and see get a good overview of the city really enjoyed it .

Thank Michaelokeeffe O
Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Great way to see the City and take in all the key sites. Fun for adults and kids and lovely hassle free trip.

Thank William H
Reviewed October 16, 2015

This is a fun little way to get around and see some of the sights in Kilkenny. You can pick it up every half hour or so near the castle. Take a load off you feet and go for the ride.

5  Thank FloridaJawdoc
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I did not see any signs to suggest it would not be running
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