Antrim Town Historic Walking Tour
Over the 1.45 hours of gentle walking you will learn about the origins of the town and hear stories of the founding family the Clotworthy/Masereene’s and see the birthplace (Pogues Entry) of the town’s most famous son, author Alexander Irvine. You will also walk in the footprints of the 1798 United Irishmen and hear how the famous ‘Battle of Antrim’ unfolded.
Highlights of the Tour
Approx. 1.5 hours duration, numbers limited to 14, a ‘state of the art’ radio system is used, route is on paths and pavements, with gentle gradients and is fully accessible. Tours begin and end at Clotworthy House. Participants must arrive 15 mins before the tour start time. Tours will go ahead rain or shine. Please dress for the weather.
· Access to historic Pogues Entry
· Walk in the footsteps of the 1798 insurgents and crown forces and hear how the dramatic ‘Battle of Antrim’ played out on the streets of Antrim.
· Hear fascinating stories of the Clotworthy / Massereene family and the founding of the town.
What is the duration of the Antrim Historic Walking Tour?
Typically, a tour will last for around 1.45 hours.
How much does the Tour cost?
The tour costs £10 per person.
Can you facilitate large group bookings?
Currently due to the Covid 19 situation we can only accomodate a maximum of 14.
Photos taken by Belfast Mic Tours