Paddywagon Tours offer an afternoon of fun filled memories to the historic Blarney Castle and Cobh. This tour departs daily from Cork City. The Paddywagon Tour guide is equipped as a skilful driver and has a vast amount of tour guiding skills. Our guides will definitely get you safe to your destination both geographically and of course historically- taking you back to another era with myths and folklore. The Paddywagon Bus is like a time machine taking you to the present and the past all in one heartbeat!
This tour departs daily from Cork City and focuses on Blarney and Cobh. The village of Blarney is located 20 minutes outside of the city and is a quite, rural village, home of the world famous Blarney Castle. Visit the castle, take in its history and of course climb to the top and look out joyously over the treetops and green fields of idyllic Blarney. Take a photo of this view from a height like no other! Admission to the castle is included with the tour price. Also visit the many gardens on the grounds of Blarney Castle, in particular the Poison Garden and be transported to another world of legends and magic. Take in the beautiful trees and the many pathways of this wooded area. And visit the locally known- Witch’s Kitchen!
The historical town of Cobh is also featured on this tour. Cobh is famously known for ,being the last port of call of the infamous Titanic before its tragic end on the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the Cobh Experience while here, and take in its emotional history of remembrance. Cobh was also famous for immigration ships departing to America, as during famine times in Ireland, immigration was the only solution to a national epidemic .Perhaps take a look at the Annie Moore statue at the port. Here Annie stands with her two little brothers , this famous girl, being the first girl to step foot in Ellis Island in America. Look at her statue, think of her emotions and thoughts as she left Ireland her homeland; never to return again.Take a few steps to the heritage centre and look at all the names of Irish and English people who left from Cobh for their voyages to the New World. Enjoy this small busy town. You might often be lucky to see a cruise liner sitting at the port, as Cobh is very popular for these kind of cruises today , due to it being a very deep harbour.
Both Blarney and Cobh are two of the most historical places in Co. Cork, and a trip to Cork , would not be complete without a trip to either place. Take the Paddywagon Day Tour to Blarney and Cobh and you will be astonished by the sheer amount of history that you will learn from your guide. Your guide will be a fountain of knowledge and will tell you some of the local legends too of the area, unknown to many. Your guide will be singing local songs and will be very happy to answer any other questions you may have. An excellent tour, no matter what the weather! Learn history, take your camera and have a fantastic Paddywagon Tour to Blarney and Cobh!