Ballyhoura Country Tour Guides are community volunteers who have a love of their place and happy to share their story with you, the visiting public.
All guides listed are trained and look forward to showing you all that the Ballyhoura area has to offer!
Location Attractions & Guides
Lough Gur is a magical and mysterious place that is rich in folklore along with a wealth of archaeology and history dating back to Stone Age times. The Heritage Centre provides a fascinating interpretation of the sites associated with Lough Gur.
There is now a core team of 10 trained guides who can show you the most historical sites in the area and who will pass on their knowledge to you in a friendly and informative manner. A wide variety of tours are available from general group tours held from mid June to mid August to more personalized tours depending on your own requirements.
Contact Lough Gur Heritage Centre to arrange a guide.
Kilmallock is a treasure trove of both local and national history down through the ages. Kilmallock, a Norman town, was famously known as the Crossroads of Munster, a strategic medieval town with a colourful history dating back to the 12th Century. It has a rich architectural heritage and is one of the few walled towns remaining in Ireland.
Contact the Ballyhoura Centre for guides in Kilmallock.
A bogland habitat 1km outside the village of Ballylanders in County Limerick. Griston Bog is now an accredited Discover Science & Maths Centre with environmental activities that are both educational and fun.
Contact Annette Rea at the Ballyhoura Centre to arrange a guide.
Ballyhoura Centre, Main Street, Kilfinane
Ballyhoura Visitor Information Centre
Open 9am - 5pm, Mon - Fri