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Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale

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Address: Currahoo | Ballinspittle, Kinsale 123, Ireland
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Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale. The original daily...

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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A complete delight!

Rick Steves raved about this tour, and for good reason. Our tour guide was Barry, and he's fun, interactive, clearly loves his job of teaching people about Kinsale, and he knows a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Durham, NC
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Irwin, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely tour of the city it was very informative and very personable guide.we learned about the history of the city. It was a very important port back in the day. Our guide showed us the diagrams of the city walls. It was our favorite tiny town in Ireland.

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Durham, NC
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Rick Steves raved about this tour, and for good reason. Our tour guide was Barry, and he's fun, interactive, clearly loves his job of teaching people about Kinsale, and he knows a heck of a lot about his chose topic. I won't bore with details. It takes a bit over an hour, the walking is easy, the stories are hilarious,... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Barry gave us a fun and informative tour of historic Kinsale. Really helped to better understand the town as we explored. The pace of the tour was good and the size manageable. You could easily hear Barry over the street noise.

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Rock Hall, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently took this tour with Barry. It was a very informative guided tour of Kinsale. Barry was very engaging and knowledgable. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Kinsale.

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Vancouver Island, British Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Barry is a very engaging speaker! His sense of humour is fantastic. Loved the tour. What a lovely place Kinsale is! With a fantastic history. Thanks Barry

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Cairns, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to join this tour and although it was not what i thought we had signed up for it was really great and Barry managed to capture the attention and imagination of us all there. I had imagined we would be walking around the streets with little bits of information about properties and their history and hearing about... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience. We were actually running a few minutes late for the tour but the desk staff at the tourist office were able to point us in the right direction for catching up. We had Barry for our tour guide (the younger of the two men) and he could not have been more engaging, welcoming, and helpful with... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great walking tour of a beautiful town. Barry was very friendly and was a wealth of information of Kinsale. In my limited amount of time here, I was very happy to learn about the history here.

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FFB, AR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Kinsale several times and sadly never done this tour. Barry did such a marvelous job I'm sorry we hadn't done it earlier. His humorous way of explaining the history of Kinsale makes this tour a "not to be missed". You'll feel as if you're a guest in his home.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We completely agree with the comments made by others about the walking tour - Barry made the history of Kinsale come alive. It was excellent.

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