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Ennis Walking Tours

Tourist Office | Temple Gate Hotel Courtyard, Ennis, Ireland
+353 87 648 3714
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Ennis Walking Tour
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Now in its 13th successful year of business Ennis Walking Tours is an exciting tourism initiative which runs lively and entertaining guided walking tours through the winding streets of the medieval town of Ennis in Co Clare. Jane - the experienced local guide - leads you through the atmospheric winding streets and "bow-ways" of the town, while revealing the intriguing characters and stories that shaped its history. Hear about the mythology and legends of the town - from banshees to Biddy Early (the magical lady of Clare who was tried for witchcraft in Ennis). Hear tales of murders and hangings, famine and poverty, rebellions and riots and discover how the most powerful men from Irelands past - amongst them Daniel O'Connell, Eamon de Valera and Charles Stewart Parnell were closely linked to the town. There is an option to finish the tour in the comfortable setting of a local pub and learn more about Clare's unique contribution to the traditional Irish music scene.In addition to this tour Jane also runs pre-booked Haunted History Tours and Gourmet Tours (A Taste of Ennis). Please contact her for more information.
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Tourist Office | Temple Gate Hotel Courtyard, Ennis, Ireland
+353 87 648 3714
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Jane was our guide during the hour walking tour of Ennis, a lovely village with lots of history. Jane makes the past come alive, You can pick up tour right at the Tourist Office. I know you will enjoy the walk.

Thank BobbiB64
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Ennis for the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann. We don't usually participate in walking tours preferring to self guide with a map. Note: Ireland is probably the easiest place to do that as everyone is friendly and ready to assist the lost and confused....More

Thank lacatt
Reviewed 6 days ago

I took this our with the well spoken Jane O'Brien. We were educated on many aspects of Ennis history and were introduced to some very historic structures. Well worth the cost and an excellent way to a feel of Ennis. Coupled with the 2017 All...More

Thank Berne902
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This walk takes about an hour. Guide is local and seems to love her town. She pointed out some quirkier places and kept us entertained with stories historical and folksy Worth your time

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jane O'Brien was lovely - knowledgeable, professional, friendly, prepared. We had less than 1 day in Ennis and this was definitely time well spent. Jane led us on an informative tour of Ennis - stopping at and highlighting the main historical locations, features, and stories.

Thank Purl2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the town of Ennis and Jane's tour was perfect. Walking was the only sensible way to find all the interesting places, and Jane was so informative about the old and the new

Thank Alan Julia R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jane O'Brien leads a lively informative tour around Ennis. Great intro into the town history. Don't miss this fun tour!!!

Thank V-MSanRafael
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this walk! Did it with 4 friends and 3 kids and had such a great day! Would recommend to anyone

Thank kelliher456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Ennis for one night and the morning walking tour which was a 1.10hr stroll round the town was very informative.

Thank Tracy2510
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited family that lives in Ennis earlier this month. We were recommended to take this walking tour and glad we did. Was simple and very informative, without all the bells and whistles from your typical tours. If you have the time...More

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25 August 2016|
Response from Jane O | Property representative |
Hi! There are currently no late afternoon or evening tours planned for Sep 16th. However I would be happy to run a private tour for you if that is of interest? Please mail me the number in your group to the contact mail on... More
27 June 2016|
Response from Jane O | Property representative |
It is a very short walk (5 mins) from the Old Ground Hotel to the Tourist Office. You just walk down the main street and when you get to the O'Connell monument you turn right into Arthur's Row and the Tourist Office is there... More