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Glendalough Guided Walks

Birchwood, Glendalough Village, Ireland
+353 87 260 0548
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What a special and incredible day with Martin Swords!

Do yourselves a big favor and book a tour with Martin Swords, when you go to Glendalough!! We were... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Julia A
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Vow Renewal within the magic of Glendalough

Martin Swords went above and beyond to ensure a day of magic as my wife and I enjoyed a private... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
BenRFrederick
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Owosso, Michigan
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Hi, I'm Martin Swords, and my Glendalough Guided Walks offers you an interesting guided walk 'n talk for about two hours through the beautiful Glendalough Monastic City and the Valley of the Two Lakes, fascinating, humorous, not too strenuous, no hills to climb,and a nice cuppa' at the Glendalough Hotel to finish
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Birchwood, Glendalough Village, Ireland
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Do yourselves a big favor and book a tour with Martin Swords, when you go to Glendalough!! We were on our Honeymoon and had the privilege of spending half a day with Martin and his incredible fountain of knowledge, and his humour. No other tour...More

Thank Julia A
MartinSwords, Owner at Glendalough Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thank you both for your kind review. It was my pleasure to be a part of your special Honeymoon trip to Ireland. Long Life and Happiness to you both. Martin.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Martin Swords went above and beyond to ensure a day of magic as my wife and I enjoyed a private guided tour of Glendalough and surrounding areas on our 10th wedding anniversary. Our day was capped with a vow renewal on the shore of the...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Just did our walk with Martin yesterday and it was excellent. He was very knowledgable about the history and the area. My husband and I totally enjoyed it, even in the rain. Martin suggested wicklow gaol which we went to and it also was very...More

Thank Lori P
MartinSwords, Owner at Glendalough Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you Lori, Glad you enjoyed the walk, and glad too that you enjoyed my suggestion to visit Wicklow Gaol. Thank you, and pass the word. Martin Swords

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We were two couples and we did not know what to expect, we only hoped for some insights into the area. But we received so much more. During the 3.5 hours Martin told us anything there is to know about Glendalough, Saint Kevin, Irish History...More

Thank Stefanie A
MartinSwords, Owner at Glendalough Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you Stefanie for your kind and generous review. It was a pleasure to guide you all. Take home many happy memories of Ireland. Send good weather, and as I told you on the walk - 'that wasn't rain that was falling, it was liquid...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I'm a solo, young, female traveler and took a private tour with Martin. I had the best time and it was so much more personal than those big tour groups that look packed like they have 30 people in them. Martin taught me so much...More

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MartinSwords, Owner at Glendalough Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review, it was a pleasure to guide you. Hope you liked the poems, and that the rest of your holiday in Ireland was just as enjoyable. Hope the advice I gave you was good, and that you take...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Our whole family enjoyed Martin's tour! He really made the history come alive and the scenery was lovely! I recommend this tour if you're in the area! Thank you for sharing your country with us, Martin!

Thank Jackee J
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Martin added so much more color to the experience of this ancient site. The almost 3 hour tour just flew by due to Martin's interesting antidotes and poetic stories. Anyone who does what we would normally do, just walk around alone and take pics and...More

3  Thank valuevacati0ner
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My husband and I booked a guided walking tour with Martin in advance of our arrival in Ireland. As sometimes happens with travel plans, things did not go precisely to schedule and our flight was delayed for nearly 4 hours. Once we finally landed in...More

2  Thank RSmith3278
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We had a bus tour from Dublin and went to the west coast, then down around Ring of Kerry and south and up through Wicklow, saw ALOT of Ireland. For me, along with Blarney castle and Bunratty banquet, this was another big highlight of our...More

1  Thank travelingeast_8
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Martin was our first of many guided walks in Ireland, it was hard not to compare all the others to our fantastic experience with Martin. I would recommend this tour to anyone in Glendolough, you will not be disappointed. This was our first trip to...More

1  Thank Norma D
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