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Youghal Clock Gate Tower
YoughalCo. Cork
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Visit Youghal Clock Gate Tower, a building with tales of pain, tragedy and rebellion, but also stories of love and friendship. Led by an expert storyteller, explore the iconic tower.

Climb to the fifth floor viewing platform of Youghal Clock Gate Tower and enjoy magnificent 360 degree views over Youghal Bay, Youghal Lighthouse and Youghal itself.

Learn of the building's diverse history from its time as a store house in the 1500s, through its era as the town gaol, and finally as a family home. Youghal Clock Gate Tower is a fascinating County Cork landmark, covering 700 years of history.

Embrace the immersive tour as costumed storytellers wearing 'Time Costumes' share the unique story of the 24 metre high tower and let you see, hear and feel the atmosphere of this amazing structure.

Why we like it
  • Panoramic views of Youghal.
  • Guided tours with costumed storytellers.
  • Check out the pre-tour audio guide.
  • A fascinating landmark building with 700 years of history.
Tips from locals

Combine a trip to the Clock Gate Tower with a visit to St Mary’s Collegiate Church and a walking tour - the perfect activities for a day in Youghal.

Tips from locals

Youghal Clock Gate Tower is Instagram gold, the panoramic views from the top of the tower are on another level.

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