Clonakilty Blackpudding
Visitor Centre

Visit the home of one of Ireland’s most famous brands, Clonakilty Blackpudding.

Experience this Irish food story through a self-guided tour with excellent, multi-sensory interactive displays and superbly created visuals.

WELCOME

Welcome to our Clonakilty Blackpudding Visitor Centre.  This is the home of Ireland’s favourite black pudding, using a secret recipe that dates back to the late 1800s. Take this opportunity to visit us and discover the story of Clonakilty Blackpudding by taking a self-guided and interactive audio tour around the visitor centre in our purpose-built facility.

During the visitor experience, discover what life was like in rural Ireland back in the late 1880s while learning the history of Clonakilty Blackpudding and how it has evolved through the ages. Experience Clonakilty in the 1980s, and how the Twomey family story started. Get right into the heart of an Irish food story that is filled with a strong sense of family, tradition and Clonakilty pride.

Finish your trip with some delicious Clonakilty samples in our café.

This is a family friendly experience, everyone is welcome!

Booking is recommended, especially during the holiday season.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Your Tour

Please allow 1 hour to complete the Clonakilty Blackpudding Visitor Experience. The self-guided audio tour with interactive elements takes approximately 30 – 45 minutes, followed by an opportunity to taste our award winning products.

There is a viewing gallery in the centre that allows visitors to view pudding production in operation.  Please note there is no production from Friday – Sunday.

  • To get the best possible opportunity to view our puddings being made please book your ticket before 12pm Monday – Thursday. 
  • If your booking is after 12pm don’t worry, there are plenty of videos and pictures to show the production processes.

HOW TO FIND US

ADDRESS: Western Road, Clonakilty, Co. Cork,
ROUTE: R588
EIRCODE: P85 V966

If you’re having trouble finding us, please call phone-icon+353 (23) 8834835 or alternatively email visit@clonakiltyblackpudding.ie and we will get back to you as quick as we can.

Multi-Language leaflets to follow along with the audio tour are available in French, German, Spanish & Polish.

PRICE LIST

ADULTS: €10.00
SENIORS: €7.50
STUDENTS: €7.50
CHILDREN (5-18): €5.00
UNDER 5: FREE
FAMILY*: €25.00 (*2 adults, up to 3 children (under 18))

OPENING HOURS

Open 6 days a week.

Monday-Saturday
9.30am – 4.30pm (last entry at 3.50pm)

Booking is recommended.

Facilities

GIFT SHOP
Our Clonakilty Blackpudding gift shop offers an exclusive range of Clonakilty Blackpudding branded clothing and gifts and is the perfect place to pick up something to remember your visit.

CAR PARKING
There is plenty of secure on-site parking which is free of charge.

COACH PARKING
A coach drop off point and parking is available for all pre-booked groups.

FAMILY FRIENDLY
We have baby change facilities on site and a lift for buggy users.

ACCESSIBILITY
Our centre is wheelchair accessible and has a lift to enable wheelchair users or visitors with mobility difficulties to access the experience. There is also a disabled toilet.

FREE WIFI
We provide free guest Wi-Fi throughout the Visitor Centre.

GROUP TOURS

If you wish to book a:

  • Group tour;
  • School tour;
  • Active retirement group tour; OR
  • Corporate event

Please contact us directly: