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“back roads”(5 reviews)
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Ireland West Tours provides the perfect solution for those that do not want to have the restraints of a Coach Tour but don't want the strains of a self drive tour. We provide private personalised tours where the customer gets to choose the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
179 Castle Park, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 751 910
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jim Parslow is the go-to Galway guy! We booked him for a full day trip to see the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher and enjoyed every minute. Jim is easy to communicate with starting from the initial email requesting availability. He's quick to respond...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your lovely comments and yes I was disappointed that visibility was so poor but I am delighted that you were happy with "Plan B" and it's great that you got to see them on your re-routed journey south. Jim

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Jim made our trip so fun! We had a 2 year old and Jim was patient and accommodating. He really knows the area. I highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jim P, Owner at Ireland West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hi, many thanks for your kind words, you and your husband were a pleasure to work with and your son was good company and extremely well behaved for a 2 year old.

Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Having decided not to rent a car, my wife and I located Ireland West Tours. It was one of the best vacation decisions we ever made. We spent two days north and south of the city seeing and experiencing stunningly beautiful sites and countryside. Jim...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Booked with Ireland West Tours for a group of 5. Took a brief driving tour through Galway City before heading to Connemara. A planned six hour tour turned into eight hours, because there is just so much to see. Our guide, Pete, couldn’t have been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

We had a wonderful 6 day trip with overland tours to nth west Ireland and Northern Ireland. We save magnificent scenery . Activities were varied an enjoyable and our tour guide Thomas was excellent, He was engaging and guided and assisted us all when needed....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Our two days with Jim were the highlights of our trip to Ireland. Jim is engaging, knowledgeable and a great story teller. He figured out our preferences and we worked out agendas for the two days. The first day we went to Lettermullen, a small...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Jim was fantastic to drive us around Connemara in one day. He was so good to tell about the place and love his humor.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Booking - Booking with Jim was easy and he listened to what our family wanted, and made suggestions that only made our trip more meaningful and special. Jim included my daughters (8 and 5) in the planning and offered ideas that would inspire my children....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

My parents and I went on a private full day tour with Jim. We asked him to show us the best of Connemara and he did not disappoint us! Our B&B Ardawn House highly recommended him. When Jim met us, he asked what our interests...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a tour for 8 people to the Cliffs of Moher- I prefer to do something small vs a large tourist bus. This was exactly what I was looking for! Jim was very easy to work with over email. Our guide was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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16 June 2018|
Response from Jim P | Property representative |
Sorry.I only became aware of your query now and it's probably too late. You can call me at +35391751910 if it's not too late. Jim
Kit B
16 April 2018|
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Response from Jim P | Property representative |
I do apologise but for some strange reason. I don't seem to have received an enquiry from you. If you don't mind, can you send me a copy and I'll reply immediately? Jim Parslow