Tour Guides in County Down

William Dickson

Hello! I'm Billy from Belfast. For over 30 years, it has been my privilege to be a tourist guide. In 2006 I qualified as a Blue Badge tourist guide and my work was acknowledged when Iwas awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) in 2015 for services to the community in Northern Ireland.

Beate Hahn

I am very interested in History, Culture, Visual Arts and Art History having studied History, Music and Art History to degree level.

Robert McKnight

The Mournes in particular the Kingdom of Mourne / Annalong area , local history / rural life / farming / fishing

Ed Booth

I have been working in the tourism industry for over 20 years, and have a BA (Hons) in Tourism Management. I have travelled and worked in over 100 countries.

Deborah Gadd

I am an Open College Network Level 3 and World Host accredited tour guide, able to guide in English, German and French. Born and brought up in Belfast, I love to welcome visitors to my home city with its fine Victorian and industrial heritage, to challenge perceptions and reveal how Belfast has transformed itself into a vibrant, unique and modern city in the last two decades.

John Kirk

A retired scientist and lecturer, I offer a guided walk in Hillsborough Forest Park, Co Down. See a fine 17th century Artillery Fort. Meet native and alien wild flowers and forest giant trees. Experience and learn about wetland and woodland habitats in the scenic lake, woodland and forest. Think ‘biodiversity, carbon capture and wood-wide web’.

Conor Owens

I am passionate about telling the real stories of the people and places that make Belfast unique.  Tours include positive stories of the peace walls as well as a host of history, art and culture.  In addition I provide an entertainment event (in a pub/restaurant) uniquely showcasing the story of Belfast through music and dance.   

Pauline O'Hara

I offer visitors both guided walking tours and bus tours in the magical Kingdom of Mourne. The walking tours can be of various levels of difficulty from an easy town walk of Newcastle, to slightly harder off-road walks in our local forest parks to more exhilarating mountain walks.

Louise Greer

As a native to Northern Ireland I have a lifetime of experience to share with curious travellers.

David McAnirn

Tour guiding is very much about storytelling, something that I'm passionate about as I weave the various strands of Irish history together.As a born and bred Northern Irish man nothing gives me more pleasure than sharing this beautiful country with you in an ever changing post-conflict setting.

Giuseppe Cappelluti

I have been living in Belfast since 2017, after several years spent studying and working in various European cities, and I got immediately fascinated by its intense history and its abundance of green areas.
Duane Fitzsimons

Duane Fitzsimons

A local guide for Saint Patrick's Country bringing to life history through folklore and unique original sources. I have an interest in the Normans and their castles.

Brian Edgar

I have been taking groups around Northern Ireland for over 40 years. I hold a BA (hons) degree in history and Level 3 qualification in tour guiding. I specialise in tours of social and historical interests. I can also tailor any tour to meet your requirements. I have also an interest in genealogy and can help you trace your family history.

Meave Davison

I came to live in Northern Ireland 15 years ago and everyday is such a wonderful schoolday here! I am captivated by the people, the history and landscape, built heritage, arts and culture and the local artisan food scene.

Adrian Woodley

I am an Ulster Wildlife guide and a Woodland Trust guide. I also do walking tours for Ards and North Down Borough Council.

Ken Martin

I specialise in Irish history, holding a B.A.(Hons.) and a Post-Grad. degree in Irish History.

Maria Hirsk

I am a Belfast girl born and bred but, I love nothing better than to show off my wonderful country, with more variety than you could wish for. I cover Belfast of course, but also Armagh for sheer ancient history and with later connections to St Patrick.

Michael Cooper

Derry Citys first Blue Badge Guide, double graduate in Irish History and Politics, published author, member of the local government in Derry and TripAdvisor Hall of Fame member.

Brigid Watson

As a qualified guide with a great interest in landscapes, heritage and people I take great pride in ensuring that your visit to Ireland will be a memorable one. My custom-made tours take you on a journey through the centuries as I ‘read the landscape’ for you. When travelling I like to get an authentic sense of the place which is exactly the experience I want you to have on one of my tours.

Herwig Rogaar

I am your tour guide for all of Ireland, especially the wonderful destinations like Belfast, Derry, Dublin, Galway, Waterford, Causeway Coast, Glens of Antrim, County Down, Ireland's Ancient East, Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Wild Atlantic Way, Connemara, Kylemore Abbey, Killary Harbour, Donegal, but also Clonmacnoise, Glendalough and Rathcroghan.

Colette McCafferty

Welcome to Northern Ireland. I am delighted to show you the best we have to offer our visitors.

Clare O'Neill

Keen to share my interest in the rich history. myths and legends of the North Antrim coast and Glens of Antrim with visitors.

Maeve Henry

I am a tour guide and programme leader throughout Ireland with a personal interest in Ireland's ancient pagan sites and traditional customs as well as its early Christian history

Peter Rafferty

Walking/Hiking Tours in the Mourne Mountains giving the history and stories (including some tall ones!!) of the area. Qualified Mountain Leader & Level 2 Tour Guide.

Rainer Pagel

I came to Northern Ireland in 1971 and stayed. Since then, this country has more than satisfied my keen interest in local history and stories, Politics, Geography and Geology, Pre-History, Art, Music, and Curiosities and I can draw on all of these in my tours, which I guide in German.

Eimear Flanagan

I help people hike in our breathtaking places.  I love showcasing the best of the Irish landscape to those who want to get out there into the very heart of the scenery.  I am a highly experienced walking guide with qualifications that include level 3 tour guiding and a degree in Irish History.

Marian McGreevy

I am a locally accredited tour guide and Geography/History graduate who offers walking tours in Dundrum, Castlewellan and South Down, ‘down your way tours’. I love to make sure all my visitors get a real sense of place as I introduce them to the hidden gems of Dundrum Castle, Dundrum Village and Murlough Nature Reserve.

Eileen Anghel

A native of Belfast, currently studying the NVQ level 4 in Tour Guiding. Happy to showcase all of NI but particular interests include Victorian Belfast, the city's East side, CS Lewis and genealogy.

Tommy Collins MBE

A wide and varied experience of our beautiful country.