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Tours of Cork

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Tours of Cork


Tours of Cork offers all types of tours of Cork city and county as well as further afield around Ireland. Whether you are interested in history or culture, architecture or food, your tour will be designed with you in mind. If you have a special interest in music, shopping, fun places to hang out, we can help. These private tours are organised for couples, families, groups, students, anyone at all.

Because the tour is designed just for you, the duration, distance covered, accessibility and topics covered are all customised to YOU!

Whether you would like a simple walking tour, need a coach step-on guide or would like a complete itinerary devised, we are here to help. With our years of experience and boundless energy and enthusiasm, all your concerns will be taken care of. 

Tour prices start at €100. For further information email us at [email protected]

Walking Tours

Tours of Cork offers private walking tours around the city and county, showing you the best that Cork has to offer.  Your tour will be customised to your interests, whether that is History, Art, Architecture, Sport, Music, Food or Culture.

To get an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the area just let us know what you like and we will cater for you. If you prefer a light-hearted jaunt searching out the hidden nooks and crannies, let’s go! Your private tour will be just right for you.

Any special interests? Just let us know. Accessibility concerns? Just let us know. We are here for YOU! Email us at [email protected] 


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Cork City Walking Tour

Cork is a beautiful small city on the banks of the River Lee. The main drag is St. Patrick’s Street, affectionately known locally as ‘Pana’, where you will find a host of shops and see of Corkonians engaging in their favourite pastimes of meeting and chatting. Highlights of the tour include the famous English Market,  Ireland’s oldest food market, where you can sample a host of local produce and take in the vibrant atmosphere.  Other jewels in the crown of Cork city are St. Finbarr’s Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, University College Cork, the Hugenot Graveyard. Shandon Bells at St. Anne’s church is a must-see where you can get the best views of the city and rings the bells to your own tune! Or just take  wander through the historical lanes and imagine life in days gone by.

Kinsale Walking Tour

Kinsale is one of the cutest towns in Ireland. It is about 25 Km south of Cork city and marks the start of the Wild Atlantic Way.  A wander through its colourful medieval streets reveals much about its 1,000 year history. It is a famous foodie haunt with cafes and restaurants aplenty. 

Keep your camera at the ready, around each corner you will find new delights in this picturesque delight!

Cobh Walking Tour

Travel from Cork City to Cobh, famous for its beautiful cathedral, the picture postcard architecture and stunning views of the River Lee estuary. Back in the day Cobh was called Queenstown and has been a mecca for visitors for centuries. It is perched on the side of a hill leading down to the sea along by the ‘Deck of Cards’ houses.

You can visit the Heritage Centre to learn of the history of mass emigration or visit The Titanic Experience which is located in the original White Star Line Ticket Office which was the departure point of the Titanic. 

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Blarney Walking Tour

Kiss the famous Blarney Stone and you will get ‘the gift of the gab!‘, that’s what they say…. You will tell the best stories and entertain all with your wit and eloquence from here on!

Blarney is located just outside Cork city and is famous for the Blarney Castle and its magnificent gardens. 

Cork, Kinsale, Cobh, Blarney, Midleton, Youghal.....

The choice is yours....whatever you need, just get in touch

Guided Coach/Minibus/Limousine Tours

Step-on guides are available to escort you and your group. Our guides are all Registered National Tour Guides and have experience with planning routes and organising groups large and small.

Itinerary Building

If you are planning a holiday in Ireland and would like help to build your itinerary, help is at hand. Do you want to follow the path less-travelled and find interesting and unusual place to visit, get in touch. From one day tours to fortnight long trips of a lifetime, we would love to help plan your dream holiday. Make it happen!