The Ennis Gourmet History Tour takes you on a journey that serves as an edible experience of the town’s past and present. The tour traces the evolution of the market town of Ennis and unravels the secrets of the tradition and creativity of the history of Irish food and how food and attitudes towards it have shaped Irish society. From the simple diet of our ancestors and the enormous impact of the potato famine to the modern cuisine of today this 70-minute stroll through the picturesque old streets and bow-ways of Ennis will awaken your senses to the tastes, smells and history of this unique market town.
A feast for the senses – this tour provides you with a real taste of Ennis.
Meeting point – Temple Gate Hotel Courtyard
Date – Thur 26th Sep 6:00pm
Cost – €12 pp including tastings (special price for the Clare Food and Drink Fleadh ’19)
Time & Distance
Lasts approximately 75 minutes. We walk approx. one mile at a moderate walking pace, stopping at various points along the tour.
Ennis Walking Tours generally presents tours rain or shine.
Tours are run by the owner/operator of Ennis Walking Tours, Jane O’Brien. An expert guide with a Masters in local history and a History PhD underway she has been running tours of Ennis since 2005 but it is also Janes storytelling skills that bring the vibrant past of the town alive for all who join her tours. Read more on your guide.
For medium to large sized groups the guide uses a small microphone amplifier to ensure that all the group can hear clearly. Also all stopping points have plenty of room for the group to gather.
The tour is wheelchair accessible – the route is mainly on flat ground with kerbstone dips available along the route.
Gratuities are always appreciated, but never expected.
Ennis Walking Tours happily accepts walk up participants. However, you may prefer to pay in advance to secure a place. Please click here to go to our booking page.
Full refunds are available by request up until 24 hours prior to a walking tour. Cancellations with less than 24 hours prior to the tour or no shows will not be refunded.