Blarney is an ideal touring base with some many places to visit within 1 hours drive. Choose from Castles and Forts, award winning gardens to Wildlife parks, Blue flag beaches for surfing and sailing or relaxing with a game of golf
- Blarney Castle where the world famous Blarney Stone is located is just a 10 minutes walk form Pineforest Bed and Breakfast.
- Blarney House & Gardens situated just 200 yards south of the great Blarney castle itself, is one of the most elegant and gracious of the Great Houses of Ireland. A family home now tastefully restored to its former glory.
- Mass Rock Blarney are found throughout Ireland, they were used in Penal times during the 17th century to celebrate mass at a time when doing so was illegal. This Mass Rock in Blarney, County Cork, is a particularly good example.
- The Church of the Resurrection in Blarney, County Cork was built in 1776 and is the oldest building still in use on The Square, in the centre of town. The house of worship, which belongs to the Church of Ireland, features fine stained glass windows.
- Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork city a former watch tower now combined with an award winning observatory for budding astronomers and scientists. Blackrock Castle overlooks the River Lee on the outskirts of Cork City harbour.
- Cloyne Round Tower The beautiful round tower in the town of Cloyne is one of only two such towers remaining in County Cork. It was part of a monastic foundation thought to have been established in the 6th century.
- Cobh Heritage Centre Cobh formally know as Queenstown was the last port of call for the Titanic. Special commemoration are being held her in 2012 to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking.
- Museum Experience. Located within earshot of the famous Bells of Shandon.
- Fota Wildlife Park
- Mallow Castle built by Sir Thomas Norreys, is a long rectangular building with polygonal turrets at the corners of the north wall. Just a 20 minute drive from Blarney
- Cork City Gaol & Radio Museum Experience bygone days in Cork, both inside and outside prison walls, and also discover the impact radio has had since its invention at the Cork City Gaol and Radio
- Gougane Barra Forest Park is one of the most scenic Rebel County locations, nestled in the Shehy mountains and bordered by Gougane Barra Lake
- The Michael Collins Centre, in Clonakilty County Cork, explores the life and times of this famous leader. This is the only facility in Ireland, at which visitors can receive a comprehensive presentation, by expert guides, on Michael Collins
- Cork City great for shopping with a great selection of international shops to chose from. The Opera House and EveryMan theatre provide great evening entertainment