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The Castle Express

Castlemanor Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
087 677 8832
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A good way to see the city

This 30 minute tour of Kilkenny is a good way to see the city and get an idea how to get to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael F
via mobile
Lovely

Such a great way to see Kilkenny. 30 mins long which isn't very long. Very enjoyable. Music and... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Lindasaradavis
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Cork
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Take a trip with Kilkenny Road Train Tours for a unique and fun filled tour of Kilkenny. Sit back and relax on our custom built road train and let us bring the sights of kilkenny to you. Starting from Kilkenny Castle we will take you on a 30 minute tour through the streets of Kilkenny, taking in many historical sights along the way including, St.Canices Cathedral, St. Francis Abbey Brewery, the old court house and many more. Sing along to your favourite Irish songs that you'll hear along the way and make your trip to Kilkenny one that you'll never forget.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“minute tour” (2 reviews)
“great fun” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:30
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Castlemanor Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
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087 677 8832
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This 30 minute tour of Kilkenny is a good way to see the city and get an idea how to get to the other attractions. The commentary is good without going on for too long. A bit pricey at €8 for an adult.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Such a great way to see Kilkenny. 30 mins long which isn't very long. Very enjoyable. Music and commentary on board. Clean and comfortable. Loved it!

1  Thank Lindasaradavis
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed this a lot, informative and fun, commentary give details of places we passed with out being to detailed with traditional music between information. Hubby is in wheelchair, but had to get out and step in and wheelchair folded to stow on board. Would have...More

1  Thank Angie N
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed it Great fun to travel on the road train. You get to see all the old buildings including Graces Castle Lots of interesting facts Would highly recommend Great value for money

1  Thank Frederika L
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was a fantastic tour. It's a must to do in Kilkenny, loads of fun! Great for kids as well as adults.

1  Thank Tessa H
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Took this half-hour train trip around the streets of Kilkenny recently and found it one of the best I have ever done. It takes you around most of the historical sites in the city, and gives you a great opportunity to orient yourself - Kilkenny...More

3  Thank 120Dee78
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Myself and a few friends went on this train in June and it was brilliant!! Seen loads of great sites and the music along the way was 10/10. We were all singing along to the Irish songs. SO MUCH FUN!!! Not to be missed. The...More

2  Thank fifiprino
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Such a fun time on this tour,music was brilliant and loved the panaramic roof which was excellent for taking pictures. Seen lots of different sights that I didn't know excisted in Kilkenny. I would recommend this tour for everyone the music is such good craic!...More

1  Thank chriskavanagh2008
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We were the only people on the tour, it was fairly quick, 30 minutes, and perhaps a little more commentary would have helped. But for 8 euros each, good value, and will fill a gap if you have one.

Thank Martyn K
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

A fun way to see the city in brief for old and young alike... Particularly enjoyed the cheerful sing-along music, amusing guide and winding trip through the narrow walled road around St Canice's Cathedral... Laughed the whole way...

Thank Tonia J
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Shiv198611
Is the train running over October bank holiday weekend with food festival on?
30 October 2016|
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Response from Angie N | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any signs to suggest it would not be running
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