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Private Dublin Walking Tour

Walk in the footsteps of Dublin's history...

Take a Private Walking Tour of Dublin
with Julian Vignoles

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Dublin City is best explored by foot. From the cobbled streets of Temple Bar to the eloquence of Trinity College and the antiquity of Dublin Castle let the capital city come alive with a private Dublin walking tour. Our professional Dublin tour guides will bring the palpable history alive with stories, yarns and historical anecdotes. 

Dublin Walking Tour Highlights

Dublin Castle & The Dubhlinn Gardens

From it's development in 1204 until Ireland's independence in 1922, Dublin Castle was the administrative heart of English rule in Ireland. As a result it is intrinsically linked to Ireland's long struggle from freedom from the British Empire. Your private walking tour of Dublin will take you through the grounds of the castle where you will hear the history and stand on the origins of Dublin City - The Blackpool.

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College is one of the most famous landmarks of Dublin City. Let our Dublin tour guide walk you through the narrow doorway into an eloquent oasis in the heart of the thriving city. You will hear the history of the buildings, it's characters and learn of it's huge importance to the developing city over the years. Trinity College comes alive as part of our private Dublin walking tour.

Christchurch Cathedral & St Patrick's Cathedral

Two splendid cathedrals lay close by in the heart of Dublin City - Christchurch & St Patricks. Take a stroll to these magnificent buildings with your Dublin tour guide and learn of their fascinating history and their connections with Ireland's literary achievements and viking origins.

The Temple Bar Area

A walking tour of Dublin City would not be complete without a stroll through the cobbled streets of it's cultural quarter - Temple Bar. Your private Dublin tour guide will take you to the origins of U2 and provide an account of the development from Temple Bar's humble beginnings to its present day standing as the heart and soul of Dublin. Along the way you will enjoy a pint of Guinness and a hearty meal in our local personal favourite traditional pub and if your lucky you might witness some of Dublin's famous live music scene along the way.

St Stephens Green & Georgian Dublin

A change of pace will see your Dublin tour guide take you for a stroll through 18th century Georgian Dublin with its splendidly designed door frames and imposing architecture. These building built for the aristocracy soon became the heart of Irish rebellion and strive. You will learn of their intriguing history before taking a walk through the elegant St Stephens Green in the heart of South Dublin.

O'Connell Street & The GPO

Your private tour of Dublin City will take you across the River Shannon and up the main thoroughfare of north Dublin - O'Connell Street. Hear you will hear of and witness the remnants of Ireland's fight for independence and the 1916 rebellion. You will see the bullet holes acting as poignant memorials to a darker time in the history of the city and you will walk to the famous GPO, headquarters of the rising. An incredibly important period of Ireland's history brought alive by your private Dublin tour guide.

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Choose Your Activity


Choose from our selection of fantastic activities to enhance your private Dublin walking tour experience.



Heritage Activities

Dublin Castle Tour

Take the tour into the interior of Dublin Castle and discover the history of the city.

Tour Length - Approx 45mins

Christchurch or St Patricks Cathedral Tour

Take a tour inside either St Patrick's Cathedral or Christchurch and explore medieval Ireland.

Tour Length - Approx 45 mins

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The National Museum of Ireland

Uncover 12,000 years of Ireland's history and prehistory with this excellent archaeology museum.

Tour length varies - Admission free

The Book of Kells

Discover the most beautiful illuminated manuscript in the world and Ireland's most treasured artifact.

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Cultural Activities

The Guinness Storehouse

Tour Arthur Guinness' famous brewery on the banks of the river Liffey and enjoy a pint of the black stuff.

Approx 2.5 Hours

Pint of Guinness & Fish & Chips

Sit back, relax and sip on a pint of the black stuff in a local bar in the heart of the city whilst enjoying a delicious fish & chips.

Approx 1 hour

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The National Gallery of Ireland

Discover both local artists and international alike in this state of the art recently refurbished contemporary art museum.

Time varies

The Little Museum of Ireland

This favourite hidden gem for local Dubliners takes you on a journey through Dublin's history through a unique collection of historical and modern artefacts.

Approx 1 hour

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Contact us with your chosen preferences and we will create the tour specially designed for you.

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