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Shore Excursion from Cobh (Cork) to Blarney Castle, Cork City and Kinsale

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    Stop At: Blarney Castle & Gardens, Monacnapa, Blarney, Cork T23 Y598 Ireland

    Here you will have the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone, explore the 15th century castle and wander discover the magnificent gardens. Admission to the castle and gardens is included in your tour price.
    Our visit to Blarney will be up to 2 hours in total depending on your ships docking/sailing schedule.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Blarney Woollen Mills, Blarney, Cork Ireland

    Take time out to shop at the Worlds largest Irish Store, Indulge in a coffee and delicious scone or even sip on a sumptuous Irish Coffee.
    Avail of the free wifi while you are here.
    Time spent here is part of your 2 hour approx. stay in Blarney.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Charles Fort, Summercove, Kinsale Ireland

    Discover the fascination history of this 17th century fort and the Battle of Kinsale in 1601. Be amazed by the stunning scenery and the very sad tale of The Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania.
    Get you cameral ready for some amazing pics!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: The English Market, 41 Princes Street, Cork T12 RW26 Ireland

    Enjoy a panoramic driving tour of Cork city. See the sights like The English Market, Shandon Bells and Murphy's Brewery. Be enthralled by the history of this fascinating rebel city from the the time of Vikings through to The Anglo Norman Invasion and right up to the modern times of the formation of our state.

    Stop At: Desmond Castle & International Museum of Wine, Desmond Castle Cork Street, Kinsale Ireland

    Stroll around the very charming winding streets of the village of Kinsale and choose from one of the many fine restaurants to enjoy a great lunch or maybe even sample a local beverage.
    On your stroll you will get to see the 12th century St. Multose Church, Desmond Castle & International Museum of Wine, The Giants House and Market Square.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cobh Cathedral, Cathedral Terrace, Cobh None Ireland

    We will enjoy a short stop here at this majestic Cathedral with the largest carillon of bells in Europe. Take in the stunning harbour scenery here while you learn about the ill fated Titanic, mass emigration, rich maritime history, the gorgeous gael and much more.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    This was the second time we have used them and done this trip ( first time 10 years ago) and it was a brilliant day out worth every penny. Would totally recommend them, good commentary, perfect timing and very knowledgeable. Brilliant.

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    First thing is you need to know that they're serious about leaving on time, which is important, as it allows you to beat the cruise ship tours to Blarney Castle, so you don't have a long line to kiss the Blarney Stone. You need to...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank HowardW195
    Butlers1234, Owner at Shore Excursion from Cobh (Cork) to Blarney Castle, Cork City and Kinsale, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Howard, Thank you so much for your great review, Ian will be delighted to read it. We would love to have you all on board again soon. Warm regards, Louise and all at Butlers.

    Reviewed July 15, 2019

    We had a great time on this full day tour. Our driver and guide had a great attitude and cracked a few good jokes here and there. If you decide that you are going to Kiss the Blarney Stone, you must go directly to the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    LouiseM4542, Owner at Shore Excursion from Cobh (Cork) to Blarney Castle, Cork City and Kinsale, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Gaby, Thank you so much for your great review, we are delighted you had so much fun on our shore tour. We hope to have you onboard again, Go raibh míle maith agaibh Louise and all at Butlers.

    Reviewed July 13, 2019

    Niles was our driver and tour guide and did a great job. Very knowledgeable and funny. Pretty good singer also!! Great value.. I would recommend.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Scott B
    LouiseM4542, Owner at Shore Excursion from Cobh (Cork) to Blarney Castle, Cork City and Kinsale, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Scott, Thank you so much for your kind words. I will pass your regards on to Niall. Go raibh míle maith agaibh. Louise and all at Butlers.

    Reviewed July 3, 2019

    Yale’s was very knowledgeable with a great sense of humour. We had plenty of time to look around and do out thing.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Gordon H
    LouiseM4542, Owner at Shore Excursion from Cobh (Cork) to Blarney Castle, Cork City and Kinsale, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

    Dear Gordon, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are thrilled you had such a great tour. We hope to see you on board again. Go raibh míle maith agaibh, Louise and all at Butlers.

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    Fota Island Golf Club: A 15-minute taxi ride from the pier takes golfers to this 18-hole parkland course, the venue for the 1997 Amateur Irish Open and the Smurfit Irish PGA Championship. There are clubs and carts for rent... More
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    Butler Bus met us right outside the port. You'll need to contact them directly to find out availability.
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