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Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale

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About Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale
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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All reviews walking tour barry's tour rick steves come alive great tour his knowledge highly recommend this tour great sense of humor story telling informative tour rich history great stories highlight of our trip small group beautiful town historical information charles fort
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Reviewed 4 days ago

4 of us signed up for this tour of the town and none were disappointed. Barry was very personable and tried to speak directly with each person on the tour as the time went by. As they are local they knew a lot of history...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dalepaints
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got off the train and immediately found this tour leaving in a few minutes. It was the best tour we had in Ireland! Barry made us feel as though a family member was showing us around. Very interesting and humorous. History came to life. He...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GWyc53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the headline reads, this was far and away the best thing my wife and I did while in Kinsale. Barry was the leader for our group and he did an absolutely top notch job of taking us through the town and bringing the history...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Travis B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Barry did a fantastic job of presenting the history of the town, Battle of Kinsale, and the Lusitania tragedy. He went above and beyond talking about Kinsale and answered all of our questions about the country without us ever feeling rushed. He even had great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank _deb45690
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Barry met us in Kinsale the very first night in town and gave us a great tour. We realized everything he taught us helped tremendously for the rest of our trip. It made our time even better.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michiganisgreat
Reviewed November 21, 2018

I thought it was an excellent tour. Delivered in a lighthearted way, but if you listened there was some serious history in there explaining a lot about the present Anglo/Irish situation. I was fascinated by the recanting of the story of the Kindle Giant, and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SymonDolly
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Have taken the tour three times while hosting different visiting guests. Both Don and Barry are fantastic guides who have mastered the art of sharing historical knowledge with storytelling.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OhLeeHart
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Barry hosted this stroll and he was so warm & welcoming! The history of Kinsale is so interesting and Barry was very entertaining and informative! It was an enjoyable activity and I highly recommend it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy L
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Wow! What a fun, informative and lovely stroll. Barry was so knowledgeable, and his delivery was filled with humor. A trip to Kinsale is not complete without this.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lcarringtontaylor
Reviewed October 29, 2018

My friends and I did the Kinsale walking tour with Barry, and we absolutely loved it! He was incredibly knowledgeable of the history of the town and helpful in giving recommendations for post-tour activities. He even called a restaurant that he recommended for us to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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dalepaints
May 19, 2018|
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Response from robertmX5294OR | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about a website, was written up in Rick Steve’s guidebook. Cost is €8 and group size varies- we had about 20, but he carries a small amplifier. He has a big kiosk at the TI near the harbor.
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KailuaGal
January 25, 2017|
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Response from BarryMoloney | Property representative |
The tour ends 2 mins walk from Kinsale Tourist Office.
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