Please contact the Shore Excursion Department at email@example.com to review full details on this tour. Tour must be booked in advance of the cruise in order to secure equipment and departure time. Begin w/ pano drive thru country towards Blarney Village, Have time in Village to shop in gift & craft shops or Blarney Woollen Mill. Tour doesn't visit Blarney Castle. Return to Cobh.
Please contact the Shore Excursion Department at firstname.lastname@example.org to review full details on this tour. Tour must be booked in advance of the cruise in order to secure equipment and departure time.
Crossing the River Lee will take you onto a country road, tree and hedge-lined, rural and peaceful. Continue through agricultural communities, past small brightly painted houses with colorful gardens, and over stone bridges towards the village of Blarney. Blarney has remained one of the most legendary places in Ireland, nestled in breathtaking scenery and rich in folklore, nostalgia and legend. You will have time in the village, facing a broad expanse of Green and Parkland which leads towards the Castle. You can browse amongst the array of small gift and craft shops, or visit Blarney Woollen Mill, famous for its array of Irish sourced goods gathered together under the rambling roofs of the Old Mill. Shopping there is an experience not to be missed. The excursion doesn't visit Blarney Castle, but you will be able to see how it rises up in its entire ancient splendor amidst clumps of trees. Following your visit to Blarney Village you return directly to Cobh.
Note: This tour is designed for those guests who have walking difficulties, are not able to handle steps or extended periods of walking or standing, or are full-time wheelchair users. The vehicle used on this excursion is adapted with an access ramp (or lift where available) to accommodate a limited number of wheelchairs. In order to use the ramp and/or lift, guests must be seated in a wheelchair or scooter. Due to liability issues, participants cannot stand on the ramp to be lifted into the vehicle. Guests interested in this tour must contact in advance of the cruise the Shore Excursion Department at email@example.com to review availability and departure times. Guests wishing to utilize a wheelchair (manual or electric) on this excursion must provide the Shore Excursions Department at firstname.lastname@example.org with the total dimensions (height, length, and width) and weight of the electric scooter or wheelchair at the time of booking. Use of a motorized scooter is not guaranteed on this excursion. Please note that this information is subject to change and availability is not guaranteed. This tour can only be secured in advance of the cruise on a first come - first served basis. Space is limited but a minimum participation is required in order for the tours to operate.