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The Castle Express

Castlemanor Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 87 677 8832
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A great way to see the city.

This trip is good for mobility challenged folk and children. It takes a good half hour. Recorded... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Pat H
County Wexford, Ireland
Decent overview

This little train gave us a decent overview of the city of Kilkenny. Staff was pleasant and the... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
United States
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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.
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Castlemanor Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
Castlemanor Castle Road, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 87 677 8832
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This trip is good for mobility challenged folk and children. It takes a good half hour. Recorded commentary is informative. Folksy music encourages a singalong. Carriages are comfortable enough and weather proof. Worth a try but can involve queuing so get there earlier than departure...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This little train gave us a decent overview of the city of Kilkenny. Staff was pleasant and the narration was easy to understand. Not overpriced. This was an especially good option for our group as we have some who cannot do a lot of walking,...More

Thank 1AnnieEliza
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The road train tour is a great way to see the city and to get your bearings, especially if the weather's bad and/or you are not up to walking great distances. I would suggest doing this at the start of your stay in Kilkenny. The...More

Thank Hillybilly444
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great way to spend a half hour and see some sites. Informative tour with traditional music in between.

Thank Gavsmyth
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This short but informative tour gave us a chance to see where we wanted to go and how long it would take to get there. The city is surprisingly compact and each to walk.

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This was a great way to get an overview of this beautiful city and, with Ireland's four seasons in one day, the fact that it has a glass roof and sliding windows is a plus! The driver was great, the commentary informative and the music...More

Thank Suegm25
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The tour runs on the hour and half-hour. It will give you a quick peek at all the towns highlights so you can easily decide what you want to see and spend your time and money on. Also, the price for seniors(60+) is 7 euros.

Thank Raybo108
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Ok so this is disguised as a train but its little more than a minivan with a trailer of seats - but so what. If you are looking for serious historical review - buy a book. Yes the music is a little corny (much of...More

Thank Noel M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A great way to see the sights of Kilkenny the easy way .it was a nice trip through all the narrow streets and interesting parts of the town with a commentry explaining things a very pleasant experience

Thank Volpetervo
Reviewed 11 June 2017 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
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29 October 2016|
Response from Angie N | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any signs to suggest it would not be running