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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Old School House near Carrigallen, Carrigallen, Leitrim, Ireland

4 bedroom Country Cottage, Ireland.

Unique 4 bedroom rural retreat (originally a schoolhouse) enjoying a village setting next to unspoilt countryside, 4 miles from Carrigallen.

Price range from £221 to £538 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 24 September 2016 to 15 October 2016;

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

Strand Dog-Friendly Holiday House, Duncannon, Wexford, Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

With sea views and a location just across the road from the local sandy beach, this welcoming 3 bedroom coastal holiday house is pet-friendly and is situated close to New Ross in County Wexford.

Price range from £216 to £511 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

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

Clonleason Gate Lodge, Fordstown, Meath, Ireland

1 bedroom Lodge, Boyne Valley in Southern Ireland.

A luxury one bedroom holiday cottage nestled in the heart of the Boyne valley and surrounded by beautiful parkland with a pretty garden running down to the edge of a stream and stunning lake and forest walks all accessible from your doorstep.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £370 to £370 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 01 October 2016 to 31 October 2016;
Late availability: from 26 September 2016 to 01 November 2016;

phone 00353 46 9434111 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 >

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 03 September 2016 to 13 September 2016; from 23 September 2016 to 28 September 2016; from 02 October 2016 to 28 December 2016;

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 >

Dog-Friendly Cottage near the Dingle Peninsula, Castlegregory, Kerry, Ireland

4 bedroom Cottage with Sea Views, Ireland.

Looking for a beautiful high quality cottage to rent in County Kerry close to Castlegregory?.

Price range from £412 to £1052 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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

Kilmihil Cottage for Groups of up to 10, Kilmihil, Clare, Ireland

6 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

Large 6 bedroom holiday house in the village of Kilmihil in County Clare, ideal for groups of up to 10 friends or family.

Price range from £276 to £687 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 03 September 2016 to 17 August 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 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 07 September 2016 to 08 September 2016; from 15 September 2016 to 24 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)

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 03 September 2016 to 17 September 2016; from 24 September 2016 to 29 July 2017;

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 01 September 2016 to 03 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 01 September 2016 to 15 April 2017;

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)

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 >

Gallivans Family-Friendly Cottage, Caherdaniel, Kerry, Ireland

4 bedroom , Ireland - County Kerry.

High quality 4 bedroom Irish country cottage with a hillside setting and lovely countryside views out to the coast, situated along the renowned Ring of Kerry.

Price range from £282 to £702 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 03 September 2016 to 17 September 2016; from 24 September 2016 to 29 December 2016; from 02 January 2017 to 01 April 2017;

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 >

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 27 May 2017; from 10 June 2017 to 01 July 2017; from 08 July 2017 to 29 July 2017;

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 01 September 2016 to 01 December 2016;

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

Lios Dana Lodge, Annascaul, Kerry, Ireland

6 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 £1150 to £1350 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

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

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