Blarney Castle

Climb the tower and kiss the famous Blarney Stone and receive the gift of eloquence.

Explore over 600 years of history at Blarney Castle and Gardens in Cork.  With over 60 acres of parkland and gardens to explore, you’ll have plenty to do as you stop off in the town of Blarney.  Blarney Castle & Gardens are perhaps most famous for the Blarney stone, something that every Irishman and woman should experience at some point in their lives.  Legend has it that kissing the stone bestows you with the gift of eloquence, so make your way to the top of the tower and never worry about being lost for words again.

With so much to see and do, you’ll need to give yourself plenty of time to explore the ground of Blarney Castle.  The court area, dungeon, witches stone, wishing steps and lake are all a must see as you explore the grounds of this stunning estate.  One of the most popular tourist attractions in Cork, and indeed Ireland, a trip to Blarney Castle is a must as you explore Cork, the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East.

Images via Fáilte Ireland