Self catering and country cottages in Ireland

Ireland is a country with a rich history and a strong sense of myth and legend. This makes Ireland a charming destination for a country cottage holiday. Add to this friendly people, great music and a beautiful countryside dotted with pretty crofters cottages and you have a great destination for a relaxed self catering break. Whether you prefer to head for one of the beautiful cities in Ireland such as Dublin or Belfast or are looking for a relaxed break in the country, Ireland has lots to offer.

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The different parts of Ireland that are possible to visit on a self catering holiday include Northern Ireland, the West Coast, East Coast and South Coast and of course many rural areas. The different parts of Ireland each have their own unique gems, from peaceful beaches, quiet villages to high cliffs where the Atlantic crashes against the land, Ireland has something for all tastes. Wherever in Ireland you decide to go on a cottage holiday, by and large, you can expect a warm welcome and to be charmed by the people and this beautiful land.

Ireland is known to be a relaxing place to take a holiday. The Irish tend to have a good sense of humour and with more space and less people in many parts of Ireland, the scene is set for a laid back holiday. If you love history you should enjoy a break in Ireland. The historic buildings of Ireland include castles, stately homes and there are also a number of interesting stone circles that you can visit. With many of the places of interest in Ireland, you will also get the opportunity to learn about the legend surrounding these places which can very much add to the enjoyment of your stay. If instead of taking it easy on a self catering break you want to be active you will find that there are plenty of activities to enjoy in Ireland. Ireland is known for excellent opportunities for horse riding, fishing and angling. Golfing is another popular pastime in Ireland and there are a large number of courses.

There are many different types of self catering accommodation available in Ireland. Ireland has a variety of different options to suit various budgets and tastes. There are self catering bungalows, country cottages, romantic hideaways and even mansion houses. Some cottages have leisure facilities on site such as a hot tub or a pool. If you have a dog that you plan on taking away with you, make sure that you enquire about dog friendly properties when booking a break. Cottage owners or agencies can let you know about all that their accommodation has to offer and can often also give you lots of useful information about the local area, things to do and places to see.


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Coach House Cottage near the Burren Park, Corofin, Clare, Ireland

2 bedroom Large Country House, Ireland.

2 Bedroom Pet-Friendly Holiday Cottage set within the Burren National Park.

Price range from £258 to £503 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 31 July 2016 to 13 August 2016; from 20 August 2016 to 22 October 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

3 Bedroom Cottage with Mountain Views close to the Ring of Kerry, Ballinskelligs, Kerry, Ireland

3 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Ireland.

Looking for a family cottage in County Kerry to rent with a wonderful country location yet within easy reach of the coast? .

Special features: games room.

Price range from £255 to £585 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Late availability: from 30 May 2016 to 03 June 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cnocmor Rural Retreat, Mulranny, Mayo, Ireland

2 bedroom Country Cottage, Ireland.

Looking to stay in a countryside cottage in County Mayo yet be within easy reach of the coast? .

Price range from £200 to £437 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (2)


Next availability: from 31 May 2016 to 04 June 2016; from 25 June 2016 to 16 July 2016; from 30 July 2016 to 06 August 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Skellig Ring Coastal Cottage with Sea Views, Ballinskelligs, Kerry, Ireland

4 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Ireland.

Four bedroom pet-friendly holiday cottage situated close to the Ring of Kerry and boasting panoramic sea views.

Price range from £258 to £644 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 04 June 2016 to 16 July 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Romantic Pet-Friendly Cottage near Tralee, Abbeydorney, Kerry, Ireland

1 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Ireland.

Get away for a romantic break to the unspoilt County Kerry countryside with a stay at this comfortable couple’s cottage.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £213 to £374 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 11 June 2016 to 09 July 2016; from 16 July 2016 to 23 July 2016; from 26 July 2016 to 06 August 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cnoc Suain Seaview Cottage, Belmullet, Mayo, Ireland

5 bedroom Detached Holiday House, Ireland - County Mayo.

This 5 bedroom County Mayo holiday house with its fabulous seaside views and stunning interior definitely has the wow factor, with light, bright, airy and spacious rooms, this is a fabulous coastal Irish holiday home for groups of up to 10 friends or family, discover some of the magic of Ireland with a stay here.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £369 to £759 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 31 May 2016 to 02 June 2016; from 06 June 2016 to 11 June 2016; from 03 September 2016 to 24 September 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

River House Coastal Cottage, Sneem, County Kerry, South West , Sneem, Kerry, Ireland

6 bedroom Riverside Holiday House, South West Ireland.

With river views and a very comfortable high quality interior which includes granite work tops in the kitchen and a Jacuzzi bath, this is a luxury Irish holiday home and could be a great base for discovering some of the best of Kerry on a cottage holiday.

Price range from £327 to £1109 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 11 June 2016 to 18 June 2016; from 25 June 2016 to 02 July 2016; from 09 July 2016 to 11 July 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lios Dana Lodge, Annascaul, Kerry, Ireland

8 bedroom cottage, overlooking Dingle Bay.

Fantastic large coastal cottage with impressive sea and beach views, located very close to Dingle Bay, ideal for large families, groups or special get togethers.

Special features: games room.

Price range from £1000 to £1500 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone +353-66-9158223 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rural Retreat near Ballingarry, Mullinahone, South Tipperary, Ireland

2 bedroom Irish Country Cottage, Ireland.

Get away for a rural retreat break in County Tipperary.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £225 to £415 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 31 May 2016 to 04 June 2016; from 08 June 2016 to 11 June 2016; from 09 July 2016 to 10 July 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Allihies Seaside Cottage, Allihies, Cork, Ireland

2 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

Pet-friendly sleeps 4 holiday bungalow situated close to Allihies, just a walk away from the local sandy beach.

Price range from £192 to £412 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 31 May 2016 to 25 June 2016; from 09 July 2016 to 16 July 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Pet-Friendly Cottage on the Mizen Peninsula, Goleen, Cork, Ireland

4 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Ireland.

Looking to rent a 4 bedroom County Cork cottage which is set by countryside yet is close to the seaside?.

Price range from £264 to £642 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Late availability: from 30 May 2016 to 30 June 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Brewsterfield Country Lodge, Killarney, Kerry, Ireland

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

Escape to this idyllic County Kerry holiday lodge where you can marvel at what have to be some of the best mountain and countryside views in the whole county.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £327 to £753 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 31 May 2016 to 02 June 2016; from 06 June 2016 to 18 June 2016; from 27 June 2016 to 12 July 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Pet-Friendly Narin Holiday House, Narin, Donegal, Ireland

4 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Ireland.

Pretty 4 bedroom pet-friendly cottage, situated just one mile from Narin and the renowned blue flag award winning beach there.

Price range from £217 to £512 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 31 May 2016 to 04 June 2016; from 11 June 2016 to 18 June 2016; from 25 June 2016 to 02 July 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Kyle Country Cottage, Roscrea, South Tipperary, Ireland

5 bedroom Irish Country Cottage, Ireland.

For a tranquil rural retreat break with friends or family, this welcoming 5 bedroom pet-friendly holiday home could be the place to stay and with a warm bubbly outdoor hot tub and location close to Roscrea has plenty to recommend it.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £435 to £952 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 03 June 2016 to 18 June 2016; from 03 September 2016 to 17 September 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Strand Pet-Friendly Cottage for 8, Derrybeg, Donegal, Ireland

4 bedroom Cottage, Ireland.

Pet-friendly Irish cottage.

Price range from £263 to £633 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 31 May 2016 to 03 June 2016; from 06 June 2016 to 18 June 2016; from 26 July 2016 to 03 September 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Molly's Pet-friendly Seaside Cottage, Beara, Cork, Ireland

2 bedroom Farmstay, South Ireland.

Beautiful 2 bedroom dog-friendly stone-built cottage in a stunning location in rural Cork on a shorefront working farm, just 150 yards from Pallas Pier, a short walk from two quiet sandy beaches and conveniently close to the Caha Mountains and the Ring of Beara.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £220 to £460 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 11 June 2016 to 13 June 2016; from 18 June 2016 to 02 July 2016; from 27 August 2016 to 24 September 2016;

phone 353-(0)27-74436 and also 001-973-335-6478 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rannagh View Secluded Coastal Cottage for 9, Liscannor, Clare, Ireland

4 bedroom Coastal Holiday Cottage, Mid West Ireland.

Fantastic 4 bedroom Irish holiday home with country and sea views plus a modern and stylish interior, well placed for a seaside holiday and for exploring the Burren National Park.

Price range from £307 to £752 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 01 January 2017 to 03 June 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mary's Coastal Cottage, Allihies, Cork, Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage with Sea Views, Ireland.

Looking for a modern and stylish holiday house to rent in County Cork with impressive sea views? .

Price range from £222 to £533 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 31 May 2016 to 18 June 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Links View Ring of Kerry Cottage, Ballinskelligs, Kerry, Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Ireland.

Beautiful Coastal Cottage with fabulous sea views over the Inny Estuary , a good quality interior and an excellent location close to the Ring of Kerry.

Price range from £340 to £548 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 31 May 2016 to 25 June 2016; from 20 August 2016 to 17 September 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lully More Pets Welcome Cottage, North West Ireland, Cruit Island, Donegal, Ireland

3 bedroom Cottage, Ireland.

A lovely, detached cottage in a small group of cottage on Cruit Island, County Donegal, with three bedrooms sleeping a total of six people.

Price range from £223 to £525 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 31 May 2016 to 02 July 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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