Knight For Hire Tour

20 Ratings
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This experience gives you a chance to tour Kilkenny City, with a jovial medieval knight as your guide. Especially suited to families, the tour involves a little bit of walking, a little bit of history, and a whole lot of fun for all ages.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Knight For Hire

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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Our local knight will meet you in the shadow of Kilkenny castle, where they will give a quick introduction and Health and safety talk before giving a unique perspective on the area and telling a bit of its history

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tourist Information Office (Shee Alms House)

We stop here at the back of the building to talk about its history.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Medieval Mile Museum

We stop outside the museum to talk a bit about the history of the building and its role in Kilkennys political history.

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At:

We stop for a quick chat on the High street to talk about what it might have looked like in medieval times

Duration: 3 minutes

Pass By:

As we walk along the lane we discuss what life would have been like and the living conditions of medieval times.

Stop At: Capuchin Friary

A quick stop to discuss the city's medieval wall's and their role.

Duration: 3 minutes

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The highlight of the tour, enjoy the beauty and history of the small park surrounding the tower, while learning about the armour and weapons used by medieval knights.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kilkenny Castle

Arriving at the gates of the castle we end the tour with a bit of history of the castle and its role in Kilkenny.

Duration: 5 minutes
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