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Cobh (Cork) to Blarney Castle Half Day Shore Tour

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Exciting Shore Excursion from Cobh to Blarney Castle, Cork City, Kinsale and Cobh. Bus Tour starts/finishes at your ship. Our Tour Includes: - Admission To The Famous Blarney Castle & Gardens - Shopping at Blarney Woolen Mills - The Worlds Largest Irish Store - Driving Tour by Cork City Our bus tour departs right from your ship in Cobh and returns back here again at the end of the tour. We are based in Cobh right by the port and have over 50 years experience. Our driver/guides are all locals and have lots of interesting facts, fascinating history, fun stories, songs and jokes.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Blarney Castle & Gardens

Your bus tour departs from your ship in Cobh first heading for Blarney Castle where you will have up to 2 hours free time to Kiss the legendary Blarney Stone, explore the amazing gardens surrounding the Castle and shop at the famous Woolen Mills. After your Castle visit, you will get the chance to enjoy some shopping at the famous Blarney Woollen Mills where you can purchase an extraordinary selection of Irish sweaters, linen, crystal, gifts and much more. By this time you will have worked up an appetite for some local homemade scones with coffee at The Mill Restaurant (Free Wifi) On our way towards Cork City, we will see The North Cathedral, St. Anne's Church, Murphy's Brewery and much more. Learn about Cork's fearsome Viking Warriors, The Anglo Norman Invasion and The Burning of Cork. Find out how ships once sailed down our main streets of the our city centre and why Cork is Ireland's capital of abstinence. With a population of 210,000 people, Cork is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland and is also known as "The Real Capital of Ireland". On route back to the historic Island of Cobh, you will see Martello Towers from the early 1800's and the beautifully restored 15th century Belvelly Castle. Immerse yourself in the rich maritime history of Cobh, taking in some stunning harbour scenery while discovering why Cobh is forever linked to the ill fated Titanic. Learn of the fascinating history of Lusitania mass graves, The Potato Famine and Ireland's port of mass emigration. With our half day tour you get time to enjoy the historic town of Cobh including Cobh Cathedral in your own free time.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Blarney Woollen Mills

After your Castle visit, you will get the chance to enjoy some shopping at the famous Blarney Woollen Mills where you can purchase an extraordinary selection of Irish sweaters, linen, crystal, gifts and much more. By this time you will have worked up an appetite for some local homemade scones with coffee at The Mill Restaurant (Free Wifi)

Duration: 30 minutes