Blarney Castle & Grounds

Blarney Castle is one of Cork’s and Ireland’s main tourist attractions. The castle was built nearly 600 years ago and has a very famous legend. The legend states that if you kiss the stone at the top of the tower then you would receive the ‘gift of the gab’. As well as the famous stone, Blarney Castle has extensive grounds with beautiful gardens for all the family to explore. With over 60 acres of land to stroll through it is a very popular tourist attraction.

Hotel Near Blarney Castle

Clayton Hotel Cork City is located less than a 20-minute drive from Blarney Castle. Escape the city for the day to explore before returning to the comfort and luxury of the hotel.

Blarney Castle

Monacnapa, Blarney, Co. Cork


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