A cafe next to the ticket office

A cafe next to the ticket office

Blarney Castle's keep and tower

Blarney Castle's keep and tower

Current castle dates from 1446

Current castle dates from 1446

Path leading to the Blarney Castle

Path leading to the Blarney Castle

Watch tower of the Blarney Castle

Watch tower of the Blarney Castle

Inside of the watch tower

Inside of the watch tower

Rather new and unusual addition to the site

Rather new and unusual addition to the site

Keep and tower of the Blarney Castle in the Evening

Keep and tower of the Blarney Castle in the Evening

Keep of the Blarney Castle

Keep of the Blarney Castle

Dungeons at the bottom of the castle

Dungeons at the bottom of the castle

These dungeons were used to store water in case of a siege

These dungeons were used to store water in case of a siege

Funny enough, there was a sign next to this encouraging visitors to visit website and buy these things

Funny enough, there was a sign next to this encouraging visitors to visit website and buy these things

Yet another sculpture beside the medieval tower

Yet another sculpture beside the medieval tower

Entering the blarney castle

Entering the blarney castle

Top of the blarney tower

Top of the blarney tower

A small courtyard with exhibition rooms on each side

A small courtyard with exhibition rooms on each side

Holes in the castle walls for defensive purposes

Holes in the castle walls for defensive purposes

The battlements of Blarney Castle

The battlements of Blarney Castle

The kitchen area of the castle

The kitchen area of the castle

Kitchen area - Blarney Castle

Kitchen area - Blarney Castle

Viewing platform seen from the kitchen area of the castle

Viewing platform seen from the kitchen area of the castle

A view of the battlements and the poison garden - seen from the castle walls

A view of the battlements and the poison garden - seen from the castle walls

Blarney House among trees

Blarney House among trees

A tree next to the Blarney Castle

A tree next to the Blarney Castle

Kissing the Blarney Stone - waiting area

Kissing the Blarney Stone - waiting area

Looking downwards from the viewing platform

Looking downwards from the viewing platform

Zaighum Abbas Ranjha - Kissing the Blarney Stone

Zaighum Abbas Ranjha - Kissing the Blarney Stone

Two towers seen from the castle

Two towers seen from the castle

The Banqueting Hall of the castle

The Banqueting Hall of the castle

Inner walls of the Blarney Castle

Inner walls of the Blarney Castle

The Chapel area

The Chapel area

This area of the castle was used as a family room

This area of the castle was used as a family room

This castle has several look out points within its walls

This castle has several look out points within its walls

Looking above towards the Blarney Stone platform

Looking above towards the Blarney Stone platform

Lush green surrounding of the castle

Lush green surrounding of the castle

The Murder Hole - Blarney Castle

The Murder Hole - Blarney Castle

One of the two exhibition rooms

One of the two exhibition rooms

Second exhibition room

Second exhibition room

A bench on a walkway

A bench on a walkway

Dead wood lying underneath the Blarney Stone

Dead wood lying underneath the Blarney Stone

Blarney Stone is seen here in the top middle of the keep

Blarney Stone is seen here in the top middle of the keep

A bench with Blarney Castle written on it

A bench with Blarney Castle written on it

Poison Garden of the Blarney Castle

Poison Garden of the Blarney Castle

Some of the plants inside the garden

Some of the plants inside the garden

Battlements and keep seen from the poison garden of the Blarney Castle

Battlements and keep seen from the poison garden of the Blarney Castle

A walkway through the poison garden

A walkway through the poison garden

A tree wearing jewellery

A tree wearing jewellery

Blarney House is a Scottish Baronial mansion

Blarney House is a Scottish Baronial mansion

It was built in 1874

It was built in 1874

A stone quarry next to the Blarney House

A stone quarry next to the Blarney House

A rock sitting inside the Blarney Estate

A rock sitting inside the Blarney Estate

This tree has strange looking bark

This tree has strange looking bark

A wood carved statue lying on the floor

A wood carved statue lying on the floor

The Fern Gardens of the Blarney Estate

The Fern Gardens of the Blarney Estate

Water flowing gently in the Fern Garden

Water flowing gently in the Fern Garden

The Fern Garden has the atmosphere of a tropical jungle

The Fern Garden has the atmosphere of a tropical jungle

The Ice House - Blarney Castle

The Ice House - Blarney Castle

Badgers Cave

Badgers Cave

Inside the Badgers Cave

Inside the Badgers Cave

Carriages inside the stables of the Blarney Estate

Carriages inside the stables of the Blarney Estate

Two carriages parked next to each other

Two carriages parked next to each other

Inside of the stables

Inside of the stables

A small cafe inside with enclosure for humans

A small cafe inside with enclosure for humans

Some of the old carriages

Some of the old carriages

Multi coloured flowers

Multi coloured flowers

Red ivy on a wall

Red ivy on a wall

The Witch Stone - Blarney Castle Estate

The Witch Stone - Blarney Castle Estate

A strange looking stone next to the witch stone

A strange looking stone next to the witch stone

Druid Circle in the Rock Close

Druid Circle in the Rock Close

Yet another modern and strange looking sculpture

Yet another modern and strange looking sculpture

Sacrificial Altar - Rock Close

Sacrificial Altar - Rock Close

A covered path in the garden

A covered path in the garden

A hut made to look like an igloo

A hut made to look like an igloo

Dolmen - Rock Close

Dolmen - Rock Close

Dolmen is a megalithic tomb

Dolmen is a megalithic tomb

A rock next to the wishing steps

A rock next to the wishing steps

A small waterfall - Rock Close

A small waterfall - Rock Close

The Wishing Steps used by the witch - so they say

The Wishing Steps used by the witch - so they say

Witch's Kitchen

Witch's Kitchen

Entrance of the Druids Cave

Entrance of the Druids Cave

Inside the Druid Cave

Inside the Druid Cave

A splendid looking tree in Rock Close

A splendid looking tree in Rock Close

This path leads to the gunnera plants garden

This path leads to the gunnera plants garden

Some of the plants and flowers in the garden

Some of the plants and flowers in the garden

Small waterfalls on a rock

Small waterfalls on a rock

A small tunnel of the Rock Close

A small tunnel of the Rock Close

A tree with red and green leaves

A tree with red and green leaves

Side view of the Blarney Castle

Side view of the Blarney Castle

A tree laden with flowers

A tree laden with flowers

Some tourists would throw coins in this stream for good luck and trip back to this place again

Some tourists would throw coins in this stream for good luck and trip back to this place again