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Kinsale Heritage Town Walk
Kinsale, Co. Cork
The Kinsale Heritage Walk in Kinsale, County Cork, brings entertaining and informative insight into the history and heritage of Kinsale, a town that mirrors the history of Ireland. You will find no one more knowledgeable than your award-winning guide Dermot, who has been guiding since 1966.

The Kinsale Heritage Walk takes you on a journey through the beautiful town of Kinsale, County Cork, with guide Dermot Ryan, a hidden gem in his own right. His deep knowledge and entertaining stories will captivate you and bring the past to life.

Dermot, a native of Kinsale, has been guiding since 1966. He uses a selection of unique photographs and old maps to reveal the hidden layers of Kinsale's 800-year history. Dermot's speciality is in finding connections to Kinsale; wherever you hail from, he will find a Kinsale connection.

The Kinsale Heritage Town Walk takes place daily at 10:30am from the Tourist Office, or by appointment.

Why we like it
  • Your guide, Dermot Ryan, is entertaining and highly knowledgeable and has been called one of the best tour guides in Ireland.
  • This "illustrated walk" uses old photographs and maps to bring the 800-year history to life.
Tips from locals

Ask to see Dermot's vast array of old photos of Kinsale.

Rainy days
Family friendly
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Contact details
Sleveen, Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1 to 2 hours here.

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