Blackrock Castle Observatory
Blackrock Castle Observatory is a 16th century castle with interactive space science exhibits and is Ireland’s only full-time planetarium. Fun for kids, families and science enthusiasts!
Located on the banks of the River Lee, the castle dates back to the 16th century. Back then, it was used as a defence fort to look out over Cork’s upper harbour.
Hotel Near Blackrock Castle Observatory
Clayton Hotel Silver Springs is a short 15 minute drive from the observatory.