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Family History Tours

½ Day Tour
Tour is conducted by a non-driver guide in a car provided by the client
Tour Type:
Morning or Afternoon
Group size:
1 to 4
(for larger groups please Contact Us for a Quote)


Our Tours start at £120

Laurel Villa is the ideal base for searching your Magherafelt and Northern Irish roots. Your hosts, the Kielt family, have lived in the Magherafelt/ South Derry district for countless generations. We have extensive local knowledge of Magherafelt families and families from other local parishes in Derry, Antrim and Tyrone. Moreover, Eugene is a member of a local historical society and he has given talks on family and local history.

For everyone’s safety and peace of mind, we have temporarily disabled our Online Booking facility for this Tour. Please use the Contact Form on this page to make a booking enquiry (for groups of up to 4 people AND for larger group bookings). Additional precautions will be in place in view of COVID19 and variants.

Total: 120
SKU: fh-tour Category:

Accompanied service

Full Public Liability insurance Entrance fees where applicable Maximum of 4 Persons per Group (request Quotation for larger groups)

Special offer


Tour Highlights:

  • Discover the land of your forebears
  • Accredited, professional guide
  • May include visits to old homesteads, family churches, schoolhouses, and graveyards*
    *Tour itinerary is subject to the extent of the information you have gathered or which is available from other sources

Your Guide:

  • Eugene Kielt B.A. (Hons.), Certificate in Tour Guiding
  • Institute of Tourist Guiding (ITG) London Accredited Blue Badge Guide
  • Accredited Tourism Northern Ireland (TNI) Belfast 5 STAR Guide
  • Member of N. Ireland Tourist Guide Association
  • Local history specialist with over 25 years’ guiding experience

What’s Included:

  • Pre-tour consultation to identify sites relating to your family history and to determine your requirements
  • Professional guiding fee
  • Full Public Liability insurance
  • Portable PA system to facilitate hearing of the guide’s commentary

What’s not Included:

  • Transportation – this tour is conducted by a non-driver guide in a car provided by the client
  • Snacks/meals
  • Entrance fees where applicable

Additional information

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Number of Persons (maximum 4)

1, 2, 3, 4


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