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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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 13 February 2016 to 04 June 2016; from 11 June 2016 to 09 July 2016; from 30 July 2016 to 13 August 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)


Next availability: from 13 February 2016 to 09 April 2016; from 16 April 2016 to 09 July 2016; from 23 July 2016 to 20 August 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 13 February 2016 to 14 May 2016; from 28 May 2016 to 25 June 2016;

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 08 April 2016 to 09 April 2016; from 16 April 2016 to 23 April 2016; from 30 April 2016 to 21 May 2016;

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

Fuchsia Lodge on the Dingle Peninsula, Ballyferriter, Kerry, Ireland

6 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

Looking for group accommodation for up to 12 friends or family on the Dingle Peninsular? If so, this fantastic holiday house with its wonderful countryside and sea views could fit the bill.

Price range from £341 to £866 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 13 February 2016 to 19 February 2016; from 21 February 2016 to 11 March 2016; from 21 May 2016 to 23 July 2016;

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

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 13 February 2016 to 25 June 2016; from 07 July 2016 to 03 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 14 February 2016 to 06 May 2016; from 04 June 2016 to 23 July 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 13 February 2016 to 26 March 2016; from 02 April 2016 to 19 April 2016; from 24 April 2016 to 21 May 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.

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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 >

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 20 February 2016 to 05 March 2016; from 12 March 2016 to 19 March 2016; from 25 April 2016 to 30 April 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 13 February 2016 to 25 June 2016; from 02 July 2016 to 09 July 2016;

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

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 13 February 2016 to 02 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 13 February 2016 to 30 April 2016; from 07 May 2016 to 21 May 2016; from 28 May 2016 to 30 July 2016;

phone 01244 500 540 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)


Next availability: from 13 February 2016 to 25 March 2016; from 01 April 2016 to 07 May 2016; from 28 May 2016 to 25 June 2016;

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 13 February 2016 to 11 March 2016; from 18 March 2016 to 14 August 2016;

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 £345 to £345 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Late availability: from 26 March 2016 to 13 May 2016;

phone 00353 46 9434111 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 >

Valentia Island Cottage with Sea and Mountain Views, Chapeltown, Kerry, Ireland

4 bedroom Seaside Cottage, Ireland.

Searching for a County Kerry coastal cottage with superb sea views? .

Price range from £368 to £731 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 12 March 2016 to 13 May 2016; from 27 May 2016 to 23 July 2016; from 27 August 2016 to 05 November 2016;

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 13 February 2016 to 09 April 2016; from 16 April 2016 to 17 September 2016;

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

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