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Clifden Historical Walking Tours

with local historian, Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill

Explore the history of this 200-year-old town in the company of local historian and author Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill, taking in the town’s early industrial sites, the railway station, the 19th century Bridewell (gaol) and the Catholic and Protestant graveyards.

Hear stories of famine, war, religious conflict, street riots and political rallies. Learn about John D’Arcy, the founder of Clifden, and Alexander Nimmo, the 19th century Scottish engineer who designed the Connemara road system still in use today.

Kathleen is the author of several books on the history of west County Galway and has a wealth of knowledge about the history and heritage of her native Clifden.


No need to book, simply turn up

Tours run every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, from 21st June to 1st October
(Excluding all Saturdays in September).

Start time: 11:00 am
Tour lasts approx. 90 minutes
Starting point: Station House Hotel
Adults €8 Children under 16 €5
Private tours by arrangement
Phone Number: +353 87 647 1107

Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill

Tour Group