Blarney Castle & Gardens

Top 1% of attractions in Cork
9 / 10

7 expert reviews

“Though a runaway favorite for the title of “cheesiest tourist attraction in Ireland,” Blarney Castle is still an impressive building.”

– Frommer's

Frommer's Frommer's
"While Blarney Castle is extremely touristy, it is still one of the most impressive castles in Ireland." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"The castle contains the famed Blarney Stone; kissing the stone, it's said, endows the kisser with the fabled "gift of the gab"." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"At the castle's heart is its huge keep, a fine example of a fortified dwelling." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Join the queue to get into this 15th-century castle, one of Ireland's most inexplicably popular tourist attractions." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"The 15th-century tower is a spectacular sight, built by one of Ireland’s great chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy. " Full review
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