The Hotel at the Blarney Golf Resort
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Lovely room and excellent accommodation.
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By 8.00am we were on the road, this is a very punctual group! Our visit stop was the National Horse Stud and Japanese Garden. Set in beautiful surroundings, this stud is owned and run by the government of Ireland but also a gusts and trains private horses. Craig was very excited to see Vintage Crop, the first international horse to win the …
... quite beautiful, with several gardens (including a poisonous one), waterfalls, and beautiful views from the top of Blarney Castle. After making our way back to the Blarney Woolen Mills and having a tasty lunch, we did a little bit of shopping.
Our next stop was the hotel in Killarney, County Kerry. This was a more modern hotel, but with a great pub (Scruffy's) next door, and another ...
We drove another hour and half and made it to Blarney Castle. WOW!!! This was amazing! We went straight to the Blarney stone and we all kissed it for good luck! The castle is super cool and so was the Blarney house (that looks like a castle too) WE walked around and the kids got to run in the open grass and get all their energy out! It was great!
After Blarney ...
... designed so that if attackers breached the castle they would find it very difficult to fight the castle dwellers retreating back up the stairs. As you would imagine, I was walking up the stairs with my hands on the treads six steps above me...it was like being in a stone tube...Jane and I both found it very claustrophobic to say the least. Every few steps a slit window would appear giving a fantastic view of the countryside and a blast of air - the higher we went the more windy ...
... that he felt were relevant from time to time. It was nice to meet someone who actually cared that much about where he lived and was happy to share his wisdom and his home with perfect strangers.
Our tour and history lesson was paused once we arrived at his place, about which I will say simply that we were thankful for, but only stayed in for one night rather the originally planned three.
After a brief rest we ...