Heritage Walking Tours

Starting at Baltimore Castle, the seat of the O'Driscoll Clan, take a leisurely stroll around the historical village of Baltimore with local tour guides Donna and Paul O'Driscoll.

During the one and a half hour tour, you will learn about the history of the area, with stories of the village from pre-historic settlements to modern times.

Highlights include:

  • Christianity which pre-dates St Patrick

  • 800 year history of Baltimore Castle from 1215 and details of its restoration which was completed in 2005

  • O'Driscoll Clan and their international adventures

  • Piracy and the graphic details of the Sack of Baltimore, 1631

  • Fishing industry through the ages

  • Maritime heritage past and present

  • Stories of internationally acclaimed residents and their connection to Baltimore

Tour times (prior reservation required):

Morning & Afternoon, 7 days a week

Tour Fee:

Adults €10

Accompanied children under 12 are free

Bespoke Walking Tours

If you'd like to explore the wider Baltimore area, its history and stunning scenery please contact us about organising a full or half day walk tailored to your specific requirements. 

Groups are welcome.

Contact us:

Email: walks@baltimorecastle.ie

Phone: 00 353 (0)87 7374592

 
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