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“Cycle to Bennettsbridge”

Kilkenny Cycling Tours
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Guided Cycling Tours and Bike Hire Enjoy a fun and easy paced two hour Guided Cycling Tour with Kilkenny Cycling Tours visiting historical and cultural sites around Kilkenny includingKilkenny Castle, The Kilkenny Design Centre, Shee Alms House, The Tholsel, Medeival Mile Museum, Rothe House & Gardens, The Courthouse (Grace's Castle), St. Francis' Abbey, The Black Abbey and St. Canice's Cathedral and some hidden gems along Irelands Medieval Mile. We have bikes suitable for all ages and we use riverbank paths and backstreets to stay away from heavy traffic. Find out about Kilkenny's most famous characters like the Witch Dame Alice Kyteler and William Earl Marshal, the greatest Knight that ever lived. We also have a Bike 'N' Hike and a Cycling Treasure Hunt options. Please Note that it is important to phone or email us to reserve bikes or place on the tour. Our new address (meeting place) is at No.15 John Street just behind The Wine Centre.
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Had a great family day cycling from Kilkenny to Bennettsbridge thanks to Kilkenny Cycling Tours. Jason the owner of Kilkenny Cycling Tours was a great help and has excellent knowledger trip withe of local sites and activities. If anybody visits Kilkenny City and is looking for a healthy, fun outdoor group activity look no further. Thanks again Jason and we will definitely be taking another trip Kilkenny Cycling tours as soon as we can!!!!!

2  Thank Gareth H
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Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Myself and my partner along with a couple of other family members were in Kilkenny on holiday in June this year and we done the cycle tour, it was a great experience from the start when we picked up and got fitted for the bikes the guy Jason was very fun and interactive which helped ease the nervous feeling of not having ridden a bike for some years but as everyone says "its like Riding a bike you never forget !!" so off we went on our trip and met our tour guide Charlie who recommended that we cycle to the Dunmore caves which was about 11 km's each way but certainly did not feel like that ,as we cycled at our own pace he explained some history of Kilkenny and was happy to answer any questions we had , he was also very funny and made us all laugh as he took some photos along the way for us ,he also made us feel very safe as we cycled and helped us get a feel for our bikes and get used to different gears and signals as we went along. My partner who was most nervous and shaky at the start said Charlie was so nice and mindful of her safety which was a real comfort and made the trip more enjoyable for her. All in all I would recommend this trip to anyone visiting Kilkenny it's a really great way to learn some history of the city see some of the beautiful scenery and have a real laugh along the way :)

2  Thank Ultann F
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Jason hired us 4 bikes, kitted us out with helmets and hi-vis and sent us happily off to Bennettsbridge. So far so happy, until a puncture halted us 20mins into our adventure. We called Jason, who steamed out to us promptly in his van and instantly replaced the bike with another.
Onwards and later hiked home along the Nore as planned; a truly beautiful walk - and level as it's by the riverbank. Delightful day, very reasonable and excellent support from Jason. (Two children aged 7 and 10 kept saying how much they loved it!). Recommended.

2  Thank Angela K
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

We did the two and a half hour tour of Kilkenny with Jason as our guide and found him very informative and amusing. He kept us out of trouble on the roads and in the Castle grounds and gave us a great overview of the city, showing us most of the guidebook sites. My husband even went back in the afternoon to hire one of his road bikes. The bike I road was in great condition, it was a relaxing and enjoyable way to see Kilkenny, can't recommend it highly enough.

2  Thank citydreamer
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

Went and did a cycle tour very interesting and we did lots of sights we went and rented the bikes the next day and went to castle comer adventure center Brilliant service we would love to do it again thanks so much Christina and Sophie

2  Thank Sophiejmoran1234
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