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Jack Burtchaell Waterford Walking Tours

Waterford Tourist Office, Waterford 051, Ireland
+353 51 873 711
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Fun and informative

A walking tour is always a good way to gain an appreciation of an area. Jack's tour was no... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Ronald2211
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Thousand Oaks, California
Beyond Excellent!

Our hotel recommended Jack's walking tour of the city and we were so happy we went. First off, he... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
onthemove22
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Walking tours of the historic core of Waterford city, known as the Viking Triangle. The tour lasts 1 hour and covers over a 1,000 years of history, and includes four National Monuments, two Cathedrals and introduces the visitor to a range of rakes, rogues, reprobates and revolutionaries who enlivened the city's history.
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Waterford Tourist Office, Waterford 051, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

A walking tour is always a good way to gain an appreciation of an area. Jack's tour was no exception, although Jack was exceptional.

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Our hotel recommended Jack's walking tour of the city and we were so happy we went. First off, he is quite inexpensive for the entertaining and informative introduction to Waterford that he provides. I do not believe I would have developed such deep feelings for...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Our tour was conducted by Michael who had great knowledge and clearly loves and is justly proud of Waterford. It was more like and hour and a half than an hour but passed quickly. Not a huge distance covered and there were places to sit\loos...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We enjoyed Jack's walking tour today with two other families after meeting at the Visitor Center. Jack was hilariously entertaining as well as being very informative about the culture and history of Waterford. We walked all around the Viking Triangle, and it was a lovely...More

Thank Holly D
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Jack gives an excellent tour. So knowledgeable about the city and it’s history. The pace was good and plenty of time for questions. The price cannot be beat the value far outweighs the cost of this tour!

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Jack's tour was one of the best I had ever been on. It started inside the Granville Hotel and Jack used wit and humor, along with four of our tour mates to illustrate the history of the area pre-Viking time to present. The tour itself...More

Thank jer b
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This was a really interesting tour. Jack was funny, informative and patient. We learnt a lot about the history of Waterford that we hadn't imagined. Would recommend to anyone visiting Waterford.

Thank Thompson2081
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Walking tour from our bus tour group who all managed to stay together & walk respectively around the oldest city in Ireland. Thought the tour guide was excellent, very knowledgeable, courteous & great to see all the history of the city. Even had some old...More

Thank Conrad S
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I thought Waterford was just about the crystal, but Jack's walking tour was funny, informative, and an unexpected history lesson. He was witty and very upbeat.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I feel awkward doing a review as I can’t do justice for how great Jack was. Our trip was an hour long and our group wished it was longer. We learned so much and Jack was funny,smart and enjoyable. If we visit again we will...More

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mslebeau
22 July 2018|
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Response from Jack B | Property representative |
€7.00 per person
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Dominique99
22 May 2015|
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Response from Jack B | Property representative |
Hi I can not provide a private tour at 10.00 am on the 4th of June. You could join the public tour at 11.45 from the Tourist Information centre. Unfortunately my French is not to standard to deliver a tour. Best... More
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brian k
12 April 2015|
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Response from Jack B | Property representative |
Thank you for your query. The tour starts each day (7 days a week) at 11.45 am and 1.45 pm from the Tourist Information Centre. You could also join the tour at the Granville hotel at 12.00 noon or 2.00 pm. The cost of the... More
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