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Blarney Castle

Category: Families, Outdoors, Rainy Day, Sightseeing

Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, Parks & Gardens, Visitor Centres, Tours, General Attractions

Co Cork
Tel: +353 21 438 5252

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Blarney Castle was built nearly six hundred years ago by one of Ireland's greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy

Blarney Castle

Blarney Castle was built nearly six hundred years ago by one of Ireland's greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy, and has been attracting attention beyond Munster ever since.

Over the last few hundred years, millions have flocked to Blarney, making it a world landmark and one of Ireland's greatest treasures. Now that might have something to do with the Blarney Stone, the legendary Stone of Eloquence, found at the top of our Tower. Kiss it and you'll never again be lost for words.

Opening Time:

The Castle, Rock Close Gardens and Lakeland Walk are open all year, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Monday to Saturday. May: 9am-6.30pm; Jun-Jul-Aug: 9am-7pm; Sept: 9am-6.30pm; Oct-Apr: 9am to sundown. Sundays - Summer: 9am-5.30pm. Winter: 9.00am to sundown. Last Admissions is 30 minutes before closing.

Admission Charge:

Adult €12; Student/Seniors €10; Children (8-14 yrs) €5; Family (2 adults, 2 children) €30
Blarney Castle - Blarney County Cork Ireland
Blarney Castle - Blarney County Cork Ireland
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