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Blarney Castle Day Tour from Dublin Including Rock of Cashel & Cork City
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Blarney Castle Day Tour from Dublin Including Rock of Cashel & Cork City

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Get a feel for the scenery and history of both County Tipperary and County Cork without the need to rent a car on this day trip from Dublin. Accompanied by a guide, visit the area's highlights, such as the Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle, the English Markets, and the Galtee Mountains, hearing commentary about each along the way. All entrance fees included for a hassle-free experience.
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SkipperBill2 wrote a review Sep 2020
Belvidere, Illinois650 contributions152 helpful votes
This could be a two or a five, it all depends on your perspective! Personally, I think it was worthwhile, but I wouldn't recommend you actually make contact!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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stanDublin wrote a review Sep 2020
dublin155 contributions79 helpful votes
The Blarney Stone is situated at the top of the castle. You have to climb narrow winding stone stairs to reach it. Not for anyone with mobility issues. The stone is reached by lying backwards through a hole. Again not for anyone with a bad back. If you are fit and healthy and it means that much to you then knock yourself out
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Date of experience: September 2020
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LNZK87 wrote a review Apr 2020
Dallas, Texas30 contributions33 helpful votes
Of course there are long lines and it's touristy-- however how can you not stop to kiss the famous stone?! We hauled our 1 & 3 year olds up with us--they both really enjoyed the castle even while waiting in line. Unfortunately, they couldn't kiss the stone as they were too young-- I was disappointed at first, but after seeing it, I'm glad they don't allow kids that young as it is pretty scary and a long way down! I was definitely already nervous being that high up with the kiddos but we survived. My husband and I both gave it a kiss and the little ones blew a kiss for luck. There's definitely enough trivia and things to look at while you snake your way around the castle and they kept people moving pretty fast. You do need to be in good shape and not mind tight spaces-- but you just gotta cross this one off! :)
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Angelo R wrote a review Mar 2020
Hernando, Florida48 contributions16 helpful votes
The castle and grounds were pretty cool, but I did not expect the Blarney Stone to be located where it was. I won't spoil it for anyone, but I will say to be ready for a challenge if you are not in good physical shape. Buy the pictures they shoot because nobody else will get the same angle.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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HIS wrote a review Feb 2020
Reading, Pennsylvania260 contributions106 helpful votes
Castle is really amazing. You will need to be able to climb a staircase that is very narrow, and if you are scared of heights it may be an issue. I went to the roof, saw the blarney stone but did not kiss it. My coworker did.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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