CIT Blackrock Castle is located in Cork, 12 minutes from the city centre or the Jack Lynch Tunnel.


CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory
Cork, Ireland
Fax +353 (21) 435 7924
Tel +353 (21)435-7917
[ Map | Driving Directions ]


Our GPS location is 51.89988, -8.40287

By Bus

Take Number 202 bus to Blackrock. The service departs from Merchants Quay- Riverside (near to the bus station). Buses stop at St Luke’s (Ferney Road (Opp St Lukes Home) – stop 246791 ) or Ringmahon (Ringmahon Road (Opp Holy Cross) – stop 246921 ),  both of which are a short walk along the river to the Castle. The 202 also serves the Pier in Blackrock (Blackrock Village -stop 210431 ), a 10 minute walk along the river, but this is on its return to the city centre from Mahon Point.

By Taxi

We can call a taxi for you from our reception desk if needed


If you are driving to the Castle, you can get directions from Google Maps.

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