More Than a Mile Walking Tour of Kilkenny

What can I expect
  • Local stories by a local guide, born and raised in Kilkenny
  • Take the hassle of finding your way around Kilkenny
  • See sites such as Great War Memorial, St. Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny Castle and much more.

The more than a Mile walking tour of Kilkenny shows you more of the beautiful city of Kilkenny.


On the walking tour you will go through the historic area of St. John's before you complete the medieval mile from St. Canice's cathedral to Kilkenny Castle. The tour itself is led by guide John who has the qualification in National Tour Guiding and a member of the Approved Tourist Guides of Ireland.


Over the course of the two hours you will pass by, and hear about the following sites:

  • The Hurling Statue
  • St. John's Priory
  • The Butler Gallery
  • Carnegie Library
  • Great War Memorial
  • Green's Bridge
  • St. Canice's Place
  • St. Canice's Cathedral
  • The Black Abbey
  • Rothe House
  • Smithwick's Brewery
  • Grace's Castle
  • Confederation Hall
  • Kyteler's Inn
  • The Butterslip
  • Medieval Mile Museum
  • Shee Alms House
  • Kilkenny Castle


Why Kilkenny?

Kilkenny City, located in the southeast of Ireland, is a charming and historic urban center known for its rich heritage, medieval architecture, and vibrant cultural scene.

The city is dominated by Kilkenny Castle, an iconic symbol of its past, which dates back to the 12th century. Strolling through its narrow streets, visitors can explore a mix of beautifully preserved medieval buildings, traditional pubs, and contemporary shops.

The city's warm and welcoming atmosphere, coupled with its blend of old-world charm and modern amenities, make it a popular destination for both locals and tourists.

stone building with large glass window

Tour duration - 2 Hours


Free cancellation up to 1 hour before your tour



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