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Address: Castlemanor Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 87 699 7377

Take a trip with Kilkenny Road Train Tours for a unique and fun filled tour...

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.

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Enjoyed this a lot, informative and fun, commentary give details of places we passed with out being to detailed with traditional music between information. Hubby is in wheelchair... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
Angie N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed this a lot, informative and fun, commentary give details of places we passed with out being to detailed with traditional music between information. Hubby is in wheelchair, but had to get out and step in and wheelchair folded to stow on board. Would have been nice to have facilities to allow him to remain in his chair on board.... More 

Thank Angie N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed it Great fun to travel on the road train. You get to see all the old buildings including Graces Castle Lots of interesting facts Would highly recommend Great value for money

Thank Frederika L
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This was a fantastic tour. It's a must to do in Kilkenny, loads of fun! Great for kids as well as adults.

Thank Tessa H
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Took this half-hour train trip around the streets of Kilkenny recently and found it one of the best I have ever done. It takes you around most of the historical sites in the city, and gives you a great opportunity to orient yourself - Kilkenny is small, but there is such a lot going on. The train itself is comfortable,... More 

2 Thank 120Dee78
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 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 driver was such a good laugh too! Loved this tour! Got great pictures too! :)... More 

1 Thank fifiprino
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 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! I'll definitely go again. A big thanks to the driver also! Happy customers.

1 Thank chriskavanagh2008
Cheshire, UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 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
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 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 minutes which was perfect not too long and took in the best sites to see... More 

1 Thank Fusiha
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 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 to say it was very good. The open top bus has a tour guide on... More 

Thank Chloe H

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