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John R.

Belfast, Co Antrim, United Kingdom

With a family presence in the Glens of Antrim stretching back nearly 400 years, a third level qualification in Irish History and a keen interest in the culture, heritage, history and wildlife of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you could say that this visually stunning part of Ireland is in my DNA.

Let me tell you of ancient warriors and battles, Irish fairies and folklore, let me show you abandoned castles and churchyards that have played a major part in the life of the Glens of Antrim and have shaped its people into what we are today - fiercely independent with links both to the Hebridean Islands of western Scotland as well as Ireland.
An accredited storyteller with an acute interest in local Celtic mythology, let me guide you around cascading waterfalls, rugged mountains, secluded beaches and charming coastal villages via roads almost as old the Glens themselves.
To say I am passionate about guiding tourists through this area is an understatement. I have been doing it on a voluntary basis since childhood and believe totally in my ability as a guide as much as I believe that the Glens of Antrim are unsurpassed in terms of scenery anywhere in the world.
World Host accredited in Customer Service and an accreditation as a storyteller have helped ensure a fascinating, informative and thought-provoking tour. I can honestly say that I am overwhelmed with reviews received from enchanted customers as well as the number of repeat visitors to the area. As the saying goes "I must be doing something right"!

Credentials

Taxi licence (Northern Ireland)
OCN Level 2 Tour Guide
OCN Accredited Storyteller
World Host accredited in Customer Service
Vice chair of Antrim Glens Tourism

Restrictions

None

Guide Requirements for United Kingdom

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Tours by John R.

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Harbors and Hills Tour

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Sea and Mountains around Belfast, Northern Ireland

658 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

8 hours

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The Road to the Causeway Tour

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The Journey along the North East Coast of Northern Ireland with a private,...

658 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

8 hours

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YOUR day in the Glens Tour

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Explore the beauty of the Glens of Antrim

658 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

8 hours

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Irish Fairies and Folklore Tour

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The mythical world of Irish fairies and ghostly tales with a private,...

658 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

8 hours 30 min.

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