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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K C Dogs-welcome Cottage, Quilty, Clare, Ireland

3 bedroom Cottage, Ireland.

This semi-detached, single storey cottage is located on the edge of the village of Quilty in County Clare and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.

Price range from £234 to £553 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 31 July 2016 to 06 August 2016; from 20 August 2016 to 01 July 2017;

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

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 06 August 2016 to 13 August 2016; from 27 August 2016 to 22 October 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 03 September 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 10 August 2016 to 13 August 2016; from 20 August 2016 to 15 April 2017;

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

Kilcar Cottage with Sea Views, Kilcar, Donegal, Ireland

5 bedroom Seaside Cottage, Ireland.

Looking for a charming coastal cottage to rent in County Donegal close to Kilcar for a large group of friends or family? .

Price range from £361 to £790 per week
Sleeps from 5 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 27 August 2016 to 09 September 2016; from 11 September 2016 to 29 October 2016; from 23 December 2016 to 07 January 2017;

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)

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)

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

Derriana Cottage Dogs-welcome Cottage, South West Ireland , Waterville, Kerry, Ireland

3 bedroom Cottage, Ireland.

This detached, traditional cottage is situated in a lakeside location, 5 miles from Waterville in County Kerry, and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.

Price range from £226 to £525 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

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

St. Anthonys, Lauragh near Kenmare, Kerry, Ireland

3 bedroom Cottage, Beara Peninsula south west Ireland.

Picture-perfect Irish country cottage sleeping up to 4, conveniently located close to the coast on the Beara Peninsula and also near to beautiful Glanmore Lake.

Price range from £190 to £275 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 0035 3646683150 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; from 10 June 2017 to 15 July 2017;

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

Donour Holiday Lodge, Fanore, Clare, Ireland

7 bedroom Holiday House, Ireland - County Clare.

Delightful large Irish holiday cottage with 7 bedrooms and lovely views over Burren National Park out to sea, just a walk away from the local blue flag award winning beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £470 to £1013 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 06 September 2016 to 07 September 2016; from 13 September 2016 to 16 September 2016; from 18 September 2016 to 24 September 2016;

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

Ring of Kerry Cottage with Mountain and Sea Views, Killorglin, Kerry, Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Ireland.

Charming 3 bedroom cottage with a pet-friendly policy located on a County Kerry holiday village.

Price range from £221 to £524 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 27 August 2016 to 01 December 2016;

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

The Old Post Office Cottage, Belcarra, Mayo, Ireland

3 bedroom Country Cottage , Ireland.

Three bedroom Irish rural retreat, situated close to Castlebar and sleeping up to 6.

Price range from £209 to £486 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 20 August 2016 to 01 September 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 27 August 2016 to 10 September 2016; from 17 September 2016 to 01 January 2017;

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

Quilty Dog-Friendly Apartment, Quilty, Clare, Ireland

4 bedroom Cottage Apartment, Ireland.

Four bedroom pet-friendly coastal cottage situated close to Quilty, close to the Wild Atlantic Way ad the Cliffs of Moher.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £252 to £644 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 01 October 2016 to 01 July 2017;

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

Ardagh North Cottage with Country Views, Baltimore, Cork, Ireland

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

Enjoy the best of both worlds with a stay at this high quality 4 bedroom rural retreat, set next to unspoilt County Cork countryside, yet enjoying a location just 2 miles from the port town of Baltimore.

Price range from £277 to £740 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 03 September 2016 to 10 September 2016;

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

3 Bedroom Coastal Cottage near Kilrane, St Helens Bay, Wexford, Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

With all ground floor accommodation, this family-friendly 3 bedroom holiday house is a comfortable base for a holiday in County Wexford and situated within the St Helens Bay Golf Resort this is a great place for a round of golf or a relaxing break where you can take advantage of the on-site the tennis courts and where the children can freely play at the adventure playground, this holiday cottage is truly family-friendly and is pet-friendly too so none of the family need be left out .

Price range from £252 to £570 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

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

Coastal Pet-Friendly Cottage with Sea Views, Ballinskelligs, Kerry, Ireland

4 bedroom Seaside Cottage, Ireland.

This pet-friendly and family-friendly holiday house enjoys an excellent location only around one mile from the seaside village of Ballinskelligs close to the famous Ring of Kerry in County Kerry.

Price range from £258 to £644 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 20 August 2016 to 22 July 2017;

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

Cushendall Dogs Welcome Cottages, Cushendall, Antrim, Ireland

3 bedroom Cottage, Antrim Coast.

Collection of three charming dogs-welcome cottages situated close to Cushendall on the north east Country Antrim coast in a beautiful countryside location, with ample facilities for families with a large garden with swings and slide on site, visit the Giant's Causeway, Glenariff Waterfalls Park and discover the stunning Glens of Antrim on a holiday here.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 028 217 71718 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 03 September 2016 to 10 September 2016;

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

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