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"A dander round the town" - Antrim walking Tour

Randalstown Road, Antrim

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★★★★★ Average Rating: 4.7 33 Ratings

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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.

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Terms & Conditions

BELFAST MIC N HIKE TERMS AND CONDITIONS


GENERAL

1.    Tours are 'Dog Friendly', dog owners will be responsible for their animals behaviour at all times, all dogs must be kept on a lead at all times, and dog owners will be expected to clean up after their dogs in line with local regulations.

2.    Tours will begin on time, participants must arrive 15 mins before the scheduled time.

3.    Belfast Mic Tours reserve the right to change the route, start/finish locations and scheduled stops, the reasons for changes may include ‘Special Events’,‘Parades’, ‘Festivals’, ‘Outdoor Concerts’ or weekend closing. We will give notice of changes via the Website (Latest News) or during the safety brief before the tour begins.

4.    Tours will take place come ‘rain or shine’, participants are advised to check the local weather forecasts, and have suitable clothing for inclement weather even in the summer months. 


Cancellations

1.   Tours may be cancelled due to 'Extreme' weather conditions, or other factors outside the control of 'Belfast Mic Tours' in this instance participants will be contacted as soon as reasonably possible and a full refund or re-schedule offered.


PAYMENT TERMS

1.    Payments will be applied at the time of booking.

2.    Full payment is due before commencement of tour.


PRIVACY POLICY

Your information will not be disclosed to any third party and will only be used for the purpose of this website or in relation to Track and Trace Covid-19 Regulations.


MIN/MAX NUMBERS

1.    In light of the recent Covid-19 outbreak it is preferred that people from the same 'Social Bubble'  come on the tour, though we can cater for participants from different social groups using our radio system to ensure safe distancing, to make the tours financially viable we must insist on a minimum of 6 participants.

2.   The maximum No on any tour will be 14.


ACCESSIBILITY

Tours are accessible for wheel chairs and mobility scooters, participants must be able to travel at a reasonable walking pace. 

 

MEDICAL CONDITIONS

1.   Participants should make the tour leader aware of any existing medical conditions (See Covid-19 Protocols below) before the tour begins. The tour leader will decide if the participant can proceed with the tour, based on the information presented to them.

2.   All participants will be expected to walk at a reasonable rate for approx 1.5 hours, most of the routes are on paths and mostly on flat ground.

3.   No refund will be given for participants who are deemed by the Tour Leader to be unfit to proceed with the tour.


ALCOHOL & DRUGS

1.   If a participant is deemed to be under the influence of alcohol/drugs and therefore a risk to themselves and others, they will not be permitted to take part in the tour, no refund will be given.


UNDER 18’S

1.   Participants under 18 must be supervised at all times by a responsible adult (18 or over). The responsible adult must also ensure that under 18’s in their care have fully understood the Health & Safety briefing.


LOSS AND DAMAGE

1.   Belfast Mic Tours will not be held responsible for any loss or damage to personal items, valuables or clothing during the tour, participants will be expected to manage the security of all personal belongings for the duration of the tour.


MANAGING EXPECTATION

1.   Belfast Mic Tours will endeavour to exceed the expectation of participants during the tour and provide an enjoyable and memorable experience, but it or its agents cannot be held responsible for circumstances outside its control, and for any deviation in the planned route or access to buildings or other ‘areas of interest’.


FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS

1.   All participants will be expected to follow all reasonable instructions given to them by the tour leader. Any participants thought by the tour leader to be disregarding reasonable instructions given to them and thus endangering themselves or others will be asked to leave the tour. In this instance no refund will be given.


LIABILITY

I understand that participating in a walking tour may involve risks. I accept these risks and obligations.I release Belfast Mic Tours from any liabilities connected to these risks to the maximum extent permitted by law.I also agree that all persons in this booking also understand all of the conditions outlined.


Covid 19 Protocols

In line with current best practice in the UK Tourism Industry (July 2020) the following protocols now apply to all Belfast Mic Tours guided tours - 

- Anyone currently experiencing any Covid-19 symptoms should not book onto a tour.

- Participants will be expected to physically distance themselves at least 2M from anyone outside their own household or social bubble, our radio system provided should ensure this happens.  

- Belfast Mic Tours will provide alcohol hand sanitiser and sanitiser wipes for the use of participants.

- Walking tours will be capped at 14 participants.

- Our radio system, ear pieces and receiver units are sanitised before and after each tour, participants  are also welcome to bring their own (In ear) personal earphones. 

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Customer Ratings

★★★★★ Average Rating: 4.7 33 Ratings
  • ★★★★★5 An informative tour
    Review by Helen K. in Sep 2020 - 'Out on the Road' Ballynafeigh Walking Tour

    The walking tour was enjoyable and informative and a great way to enjoy the sunshine in south Belfast. The audio system was very good as it ensured …

    The walking tour was enjoyable and informative and a great way to enjoy the sunshine in south Belfast. The audio system was very good as it ensured we could hear all the information and be socially distanced

  • ★★★★4 Informative walk
    Review by Chris M. in Sep 2020 - 'Out on the Road' Ballynafeigh Walking Tour

    Enjoyed the walk & the good weather helped make the tour. Good to know more about your locality.

  • ★★★★★5 Very enjoyable morning
    Review by Ann M. in Sep 2020 - 'Out on the Road' Ballynafeigh Walking Tour

    Found out the background to local spots you pass by every day. Knowledgeable and entertaining guides. Highly recommend this tour.

  • ★★★★★5 Highly recommend
    Review by Joanne T. in Aug 2020 - "A dander round the town" - Antrim walking Tour

    Excellent tour around Antrim today with Donal. I would highly recommend it. Thanks again Donal!

  • ★★★★★5 A Great Sunday Spent in Antrim!!
    Review by Avril G. in Aug 2020 - "A dander round the town" - Antrim walking Tour

    Excellent and very informative walk around the Town my mother and Aunt grew up in always learn something about your town you never know would highly r…

    Excellent and very informative walk around the Town my mother and Aunt grew up in always learn something about your town you never know would highly recommend to anyone interested in Antrims long and varied history Donal was a great Guide and great Storyteller making it a very interesting and informative afternoon well worth the cost..

  • ★★★★★5 Fascinating Tour of Antrim
    Review by Peter M. in Aug 2020 - "A dander round the town" - Antrim walking Tour

    Excellent walking tour of Antrim, Donal was outstanding and very knowledgeable and engaging. Took time to answer lots of questions. Learned a lot abou…

    Excellent walking tour of Antrim, Donal was outstanding and very knowledgeable and engaging. Took time to answer lots of questions. Learned a lot about my home town and our amazing history! Would recommend. Thank you!