Blarney

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Trip time! Discover the castle, history and bars in quaint Blarney.

Discover the historic area of Blarney—bars, sports teams and top sights like Blarney Castle.

Visit this charming town in County Cork and see a famous woolen mill and a 15th-century military stronghold with stunning gardens.

Blarney is steeped in Irish history and bounded by natural beauty. Tour a medieval stronghold, known for its legendary Stone of Eloquence. Wander through the castle’s gardens and see a vast collection of rare plant specimens.

Stroll along a walking trail and enjoy the surroundings of this small village. With a number of golf courses and fishing spots, this peaceful town is great for outdoor activities.

Tour the Blarney Castle and its striking gardens. Climb the castle steps and kiss the Stone of Eloquence. Legend says that doing this will give you the gift of expression. The impressive three-story castle court is at the eastern end of the site. Wander through twisting underground passages and discover the castle’s dungeon.

Take a relaxing stroll through the Blarney Castle Gardens. This large area includes several different gardens, arboretums and waterways. Find a limestone cliff at the end of a grassy path and view the wonderful fern garden. Enter the poison garden and discover a fascinating collection of poisonous plants.

Visit the famous Blarney Woollen Mills, one of the largest craft outlets in Ireland. This building was once a water-powered mill that produced tweeds and woolens. Purchase hand-knit sweaters, crystal glassware and Celtic jewelry on-site. This renowned brand, established in the early 19th century, ships crafts around the world.

Catch a brown trout on the Owennageragh River. The River Martin which flows through the small town is another great fishing spot. Admire the stunning rolling countryside from a number of Blarney’s scenic walking and running trails, including the Martin Valley Trail.

Travel to this small village about 6 miles (10 kilometers) from Cork. A range of hotels, guesthouses and farmhouses are available. This quaint town also features a camping and RV park.

If you are visiting Blarney in the summer, tour Blarney House, an outstanding Scottish Baronial mansion built in the late 19th century.

Davmar B&B
Davmar B&B
2.5 out of 5
Knockacorbally, Blarney, T23 TR83
The price is €100 per night from 7 Jul to 8 Jul
Stay at this guesthouse in Blarney. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the comfy beds in their reviews. Popular ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (163 reviews)
"This was such a perfect stay for our one night in Blarney. Extremely close to the castle and some restaurants. David and Margaret are lovely hosts!"

Reviewed on 23 May 2022

Davmar B&B
Muskerry Arms
Muskerry Arms
3 out of 5
The Square, Blarney, Cork
The price is €138 per night from 30 Jun to 1 Jul
Stay at this 3-star guesthouse in Blarney. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (388 reviews)
"Very comfortable and clean accommodation in a busy pub. Rooms great"

Reviewed on 20 Jun 2022

Muskerry Arms
Blarney Woollen Mills Hotel
Blarney Woollen Mills Hotel
3 out of 5
Blarney Village, Blarney, Cork
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €206 per night from 6 Jul to 7 Jul
Stay at this 3-star family-friendly hotel in Blarney. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 bars/lounges and 2 coffee shops/cafes. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (737 reviews)
"The hotel was very nice and the staff were attentive and helpful"

Reviewed on 20 Jun 2022

Blarney Woollen Mills Hotel
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The Post House
The Post House
3 out of 5
23 Main Street, Kinsale, County Cork, P17 HD50
The price is €180 per night from 26 Jun to 27 Jun
Stay at this 3-star property in Kinsale. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and 1 bedroom. Popular attractions Kinsale Regional Museum and Courthouse and Saint ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (23 reviews)
"Great location, convenient walking location for food, pubs, shopping, and the harbor. Public parking options within ~30 feet. Compact 1 bedroom flat with nicely equipped kitchen. Our unit was on the second floor - no views but tall windows and lots of light. Great communication - exactly per the ..."

Reviewed on 28 May 2022

The Post House
Lee Point Student Accommodation
Lee Point Student Accommodation
3 out of 5
Brewery Quarter, South Main Street, Cork, T12 K52F
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Cork. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and daily housekeeping. Popular attractions Blarney Castle and ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (18 reviews)
great central city location
"Lee point is in an ideal location for central cork city. The rooms were a good size and nicely decorated. my room had a good view of the river. Staff on the reception were extremely helpful and very welcoming."

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2021

Lee Point Student Accommodation
Melbourn Point
Melbourn Point
Rossa Ave, Cork, CO
Stay at this aparthotel in Cork. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Blarney Castle and Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium ...
4/5 Very Good! (2 reviews)
"Very clean with plenty of ameniy. Staff at check-in/out very friendly and helpful. The Expedia co-ordinates brought me to a location about 1km away. This needs to be rectified. Unfortunately the accomodation is quite noisy. Other residents leaving with suitcases or doors closing, both in the apartment ..."

Reviewed on 20 Jun 2022

Melbourn Point
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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