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Cycle Arthur Guinness Way and Canal

bike ride

Cycle Arthur Guinness Way and Canal

2 reviews
Duration
6 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English
bike ride

Cycle Arthur Guinness Way and Canal

bike ride

Cycle Arthur Guinness Way and Canal

2 reviews
Duration
6 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

40km leisurely cycle along country roads. Safe, quiet with lots of points of interest. Cycle down along the Dublin Kildare border looking back over the Wicklow Mountains. Visit Arthur Guinness' grave, medieval Church and 6th century round tower at Oughterard. Follow Arthur Guinness Way and the ancient "Sli na Dala" (way to the assembly) and stop off for a well earned snack at a 19th century house and village on the banks of the Grand Canal. Continue along a quietly meandering laneway before rejoining the canal towpath and back to Citywest.

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Your host

Learn more about Ben

Ben

Born and bred in Dublin, Ireland, I have spent exploring out of the way places. With my interests in the Irish language, folklore and history, I can bring you on a guided tour like no other. We can hike, bike or walk, as is your preference. I regularly take small groups on hillwalk which I plan and organise, over 3 decades. I also cycle solo or with friends and family, discovering and recording myriads of aimless meandering country roads, many of which were built around famine times. I have a ride leader certicate, REC3 in first aid, Mountain Skills training and Leave No Trace awareness trained. I am also a qualified tour guide for Dublin and the surrounding region. So you are in safe and responsible hands. I am bilingual in Irish and English and I speak a little French.

What's included

Food
Coffee or Tea and Scones at Period Estate Hotel on the Grand Canal

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Where you'll be

This is a 40km leisurely cycle loop along quiet, meandering country roads. We will visit the resting place of Arthur Guinness at Oughterard Cemetary, 16th Century Church, taking in panoramic views of Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow. Later, we will stop off for tea/coffee at a period estate hotel on the bank of the Grand Canal. We will then continue along the canal toe path and onto a cycle lane back to Citywest. Total trip time is about 4 hours

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guests must be in good health, have a reasonable level of fitness and be comfortable cycling on open roads. Previus road cycling experience, though not essential, is desirable.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Guests must have a reasonable level of fitness and some experience of road cycling. Bring raingear and suitable clothing. Bikes are not included in the price, but can be hired for a small fee.
Ben
Cycle Arthur Guinness Way and Canal
2 reviews
From $60/person
2 reviews
From $60/person