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

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Discover the highlights of Cork & Tipperary on this popular day tour from Dublin.

Visit the most famous castle in all of Ireland - Blarney Castle. Lay back and kiss the magical Blarney Stone and receive the gift of eloquent speech for 7 years. 

Enjoy 90 minutes in Cork to see the highlights of the Southern Capital including the English Markets which welcomed Queen Elizabeth II of England on her recent state visit to Ireland.

Also experience Rock of Cashel - a magnificent ruin overlooking the plains of Co. Tipperary.

Your ticket includes admission fees to Blarney Castle and Gardens worth EUR 13.00 & entrance to Rock of Cashel worth EUR 7.00!
  • All entrance fees included means easy entry to attractions
  • Hear guide commentary on the tour vehicle as you travel between counties
  • Multistop tour with all transportation included eliminates the hassle of car rental
  • On the way home, get a chance to do some tax-free shopping 
What to Expect
After meeting your guide and group in central Dublin, climb into a comfortable, climate-controlled tour vehicle. Your guide provides commentary for each stop along the way of your tour. First stop at Cork City, where you have time to explore on your own. See can’t-miss highlights including the English Markets, where you can grab lunch with a pint of Irish stout (both own expense). Then pass through County Tipperary’s Golden Vale, enjoying views of Galtee Mountains. Stop at the Rock of Cashel to follow in the footsteps of St. Patrick, passing a collection of ruins, round towers, and Celtic crosses. Head for Blarney Castle for an independent stroll: enjoy the Lake Walk, visit the Witches Cave, and stop to kiss the Blarney Stone to ensure your “gift of gab.” On the way back to Dublin, stop at the Blarney Woolen Mills for some tax-free shopping.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Paddywagon Tours, 5 Beresford Pl, Gardiner Street Lower, Northside, Dublin, Ireland
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Live commentary on board
  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Admission into Rock of Cashel
  • Admission into Blarney Castle and Gardens.
  • Entry/Admission - Rock of Cashel
  • Entry/Admission - Blarney Castle & Gardens
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Baby and booster seats available, please notify us with your booking if you require.
  • Collapsible wheelchairs can be stored underneath, and are the responsibility of the passenger.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed July 17, 2019 via mobile

We choose PaddyWagon to do our tours around Ireland and the Blarney Stone was the best! Richard O’Brien was an amazing driver and made the ride interesting filled with a lot of facts. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Emily P
Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

Paddywagon was a great way to explore other parts of Ireland without the hassle of renting a car. Rory was very informative and funny. He made the experience easy and enjoyable! The Rock of Cashel had an amazing view and an hour seemed like the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank emmmmy4
Reviewed July 11, 2019

Enjoyed the tour but felt rushed. Some of this had to do with the bus driver having to pick up a bigger bus than that which was assigned to him. As a result we did not depart the Paddywagon Office on time. The ride to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank RobbWas
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Tiernan was funny and was full of interesting information. Bus was comfy and had wifi. Would 100% recommend this tour and driver/guide.

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank pamelapaugh
Reviewed June 20, 2019

When traveling to Ireland we knew we wanted to kiss the Blarney stone. I'm so glad we did! However, I didn't realize there was so much more to see on the grounds. It was an absolutely wonderful time sight seeing there. While you may have...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank kessick
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September 16, 2019|
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Response from RobbWas | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Advise the tour guide.
August 3, 2019|
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Response from kessick | Reviewed this property |
Should by 8pm. It was a great, full day.
June 30, 2019|
Response from Dottieb622 |
No, our didn't. Just center of Cork.
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