Join us on an exciting Segway Tour of Kilkenny city. First we'll get you all trained up and using the Segways in a secure and controlled training location. Don't worry they are very easy to use, you'll be gliding around in no time. Then when you are feeling comfortable to start the tour, we will embark on a glorious fun filled adventure, packed with stories of ancient medieval times and historical tales throughout a thousand years of Irelands past.
We'll visit Medieval Castles & Watch Towers, 13th Century Cathedrals & Gardens, Ancient Abbeys & Breweries, 17th Century Toll Houses & Museums, Restored Courthouses & Jails and much much more!
You'll get to experience the best that Kilkenny has to offer; Historic Attractions, A Unique & Easy Way to Travel, Insightful Stories on the locations, Irish People & Culture, Lots of Variety in 2 hours, & most importantly Lots of Fun & Excitement.
BOOK IN ADVANCE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!
IMPORTANT Please view the rider requirements and restrictions on our FAQ page before you book the tour.
John Street Upper Kilkenny - Map View
Morning: 10:00 AM
Afternoon: 2:00 PM
Monday - Sunday
Maximum group size: 5
Please contact us if you have a group larger than 5 so that we can try to accommodate you.
|ARRIVAL TIME||Please Arrive at Least 20 mins Before the Tour Starts.|
Professional Tour Guide
Training & Safety Gear
Entrance Fees to Paid Locations
Comfortable, closed shoes are preferable to sandals and high heels in order to get the most enjoyable Segway experience out of your tour.
You may encounter wind and/or rain in Kilkenny from time to time. Please come prepared, we aim to run our tours in such conditions. If it starts to rain during the tour you will be provided with ponchos
|HOW IT WORKS||
Meet your tour guide at the training location. (Pre-Book to Avoid Disapointment)
Take the required training.
Enjoy the tour of KIlkenny.
Arrive back to the training location
Watch a training video and then take the live training in a controlled and safe environment. We work at relaxed training pace and start the tour when you feel comfortable to begin.
See the Medieval Inn named after the Great Dame Alice Kyteler, and hear the story of how she was the first woman in Europe to be accused of witchcraft.
Take a spin along the picturesque canal walk. See the beautiful sights along the river nore, hear the story of how it got it's name and the history of the surrounding buildings and the famous Kilkeny people who frequented them.
See the Medieval Castle and Learn to its history and the Anglo-Norman Family who lived there for over 600 years.
Shee Alms House
See the Shee Aims House built in the 1500's, and learn of it's occupants and history as we move further into the city on our tour.
Medieval Mile Museum
See a 13th century church and graveyard with its heritage of medieval and renaissance style tombs of national historical significance. Hear the story that surrounds its past.
See the Thosel building built in the 1700's and learn of it's role within the history of the city.
Hole in The wall (Tavern)
Hear of the story of this great tavern and how it got its name throughout the ages.
St. Marys Cathedral
See what is the highest landmark in Kilkenny and hear a brief overview of its history.
See the Medieval Graces Castle (Now Kilkenny Courthouse) & hear of the great stories of Kilkenny & Ireland, and and how the people were impacted throughout the 1800's.
See where the great John Smithwick brewed Smithwicks Ale in Kilkenny and learn of it's great history in becoming a world wide brand name.
Rothe House & Gardens
See the only renaissance style townhouse left in Ireland, Rothe House. Learn of it's owners and the history behind the house.
The Black Abbey
See The Medieval Black Abbey and hear the story of the monks who ran it. This building also has the largest Stained Glass window on any building in Ireland.
Black Freren Gate
St. Canices Cathedral
See the second oldest Cathedral in Ireland which dates back to the 1200's and a round tower that was built between the 700's to the 1000's. Learn of its history and its links to the origin of the name Kilkenny.
St Francis Abbey
See where the monks originally started to brew ale in the 1300's and learn of how the Smithwick Family grew their Brewing company into a worldwide brand that was finally bought out by the Guinness Group.