Blarney Castle & Gardens, Blarney

Steeped in legend, Blarney Castle & Gardens boast a mystical stone claiming supernatural power to endow anyone who kisses it with the gift of great eloquence. You can test this legend by kissing the stone while hanging upside-down from the top of the castle's tower. Once you capture the power of this magical stone, tour the castle's extensive gardens, featuring several natural rock formations with whimsical names like "Druid's Circle" and "Witch's Cave." As you follow the grassy paths, try to spot different kinds of ferns growing here, some of which are the tallest of their kind in Ireland. Check online for a printable map of the castle's grounds, and take advantage of discounts by booking your tickets in advance. To visit Blarney Castle & Gardens on your holiday in Blarney, and find out what else Blarney has to offer, use our Blarney trip planner .
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  • We arrived within the last hour and a half but still had plenty of time to see the castle and gardens. The view of the surrounding area from atop the castle is stunning and green (and nothing has yet ...  more »
  • Visit expensive to see a ruined castle. €18 the entry, it is not. Nice Castle but frankly there is not much. Stop with the stone of eloquence, a tourist trap. Gardens nice but it's still any.
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  • So I did a paddywagontour (we were left back in blarney, but another Driver (3h later) took us back (quality of paddytourtrip depends on your driver). It's really beautifull, the area, the garden, the...  more »
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  • Such a beautiful spot. Visit for the day.
  • Beautiful Gardens ,Great Walks and Brilliant experience
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  • Yes beautiful an umbrella always at hand
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