Ashlee Lodge

Tower, Blarney, County Cork, Ireland | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Blarney

Castle and Cathedral

A travel blog entry by roadmonkey on May 23, 2014


... Canada) ate with us and we chatted for quite some time. We finally got off at about 10. The weather was cloudy, windy and chilly all day; however we had no rain. Our first stop was Kilkenny which is often called Ireland's finest medieval town. We walked the grounds of the impressive castle with its turrets and beautiful and expansive park with large lawns and trees. At the other end of ...

A little Irish music!

A travel blog entry by julie.scanlon on Jun 06, 2013

1 comment, 13 photos

... the barmaid from Kinsale." We had so much fun and were sorry to have it end.

The next day we went to Blarneyanother true Irish experience. The grounds are beautiful, lots of gardens and trails. You have to climb up a very narrow, winding staircase to the top and then line up to kiss the stone. You lie down on your back, grab the bars and lean back, holding on for dear life. We both did it and ...

St. Patrick's Day Part 1

A travel blog entry by oneal on Mar 17, 2013

9 photos

I don't know how it is for you, but for me St. Patrick's Day in the States has pretty much been a day on which I may or may not think about wearing green depending on whether or not someone annoyingly decides to threaten pinching me if I don't. This being the case, it never occurred to me to consider the dates of this holiday when we were planning our trip to Ireland. Garrett made the discovery one day and called to tell me the news. "Hey, guess where we are going to be ...

Kissing the Blarney Stone

A travel blog entry by candaceparker on Aug 03, 2012

17 photos

... world. Some were used for medicine back in the medievel times. We didn't have time to check all of the gardens out, which is something I would have loved to do, but we did have time to kiss the stone. It took us about a half hour to climb the narrow staircases of the castle to the top. Once we got up to the roof of course it started raining, but it was worth it. I lied down on the wet castle roof, backwards leaning over the edge to kiss the stone as the tradition says to - ...

Kissing the Stone!

A travel blog entry by flipflop.chels on May 26, 2012

5 photos

... its such a grand view and can be seen from most anywhere on the grounds. It was cool to walk up and see all the different areas in the castle, there was living rooms, and kitchens, and wine rooms, but as you continued to walk up, the stairs became narrower and narrower and so did the doorways. We made it to the top and you could see all around, it was gorgeous. The Blarney stone was a 4 x 2 stone and was ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Tower, Blarney, is near Blarney Castle & Rock, Blarney Stone, Blarney Woolen Mills, and Little Skellig.
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