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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Updated 11/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 11/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Take a historic and leisurely relaxed stroll through the Main Street and the Rye River Walkway, Leixlip, Co Kildare. This tour brings to life the events that shaped the town we know today. From Viking raids to the Norman invasion to Modern day Leixlip, this tour will surprise you and open your mind and you will soon realise how historic Leixlip actually is. Learn about the founding of Leixlip when the Viking settelers once called this place home all those years ago. Discover how the Anglo-Normans then took over and built such huge structures like Leixlip Castle and St Marys Church, and find out the connections with Maynooth Castle and Confey Castle Grave robbing Visit the home town of Guinness and discover how it all began for Arthur Guinness here in this little village. The Rye River and how it powered a booming Rye River Whiskey Distillery And much more hidden secrets and gems. The walk typically takes 90 minutes and can be tailored to the interests of the group.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Leixlip Heritage Trail
    9 Main St, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, W23 W9X3, Ireland
    Meeting point behind Courtyard Hotel beside the Historical Heritage Trail Information panels. Guide(s) will be at the meeting point 10/15 minutes before tour starts to help with any questions or enquiry's. The Guide(s) will make themselves known and welcoming to visitors.
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    Discover Leixlip Walking Tours
    Stop: 60 minutes
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    Leixlip Castle
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    St Mary's Church of Ireland
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Leixlip Heritage Trail
    9 Main St, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, W23 W9X3, Ireland
    Meeting point behind Courtyard Hotel beside the Historical Heritage Trail Information panels. Guide(s) will be at the meeting point 10/15 minutes before tour starts to help with any questions or enquiry's. The Guide(s) will make themselves known and welcoming to visitors.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Leixlip Heritage Trail, 9 Main St, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, W23 W9X3, Ireland
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Live Guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Emma Higgins wrote a review Oct 2020
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I spent a wonderful afternoon learning about the history of Leixlip on this walking tour. Alan is a great tour guide with a passion for history & local knowledge. It was lovely learn about a place just on our doorstep and support local, especially in these times. I would
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Responded 11 Oct 2020
Thank you very much for your review and I’m glad you enjoyed the walking tour and your visit to leixlip!
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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