Self catering holiday cottages in Eyeries, Cork, Ireland

Eyeries is a charming village located in County Cork in the south of Ireland, set in a very picturesque backdrop which overlooks Kenmare River and the Coulagh Bay. It is also close to some incredible mountain scenery from the Slieve Miskish range of these towering natural structures, with the village being based by the highest peak, Maulin. At over 2,000 feet tall, Maulin is home to many walking trails and routes that visitors can trek through to reach the summit, and there are absolutely incredible, sweeping views over the whole peninsula from here, where you can take in the fresh country air and revel in the lush greenery of Ireland and County Cork.  This is a wonderful place for a country cottage holiday.

What Eyeries, Cork offers for Self-Catering Holidays


Eyeries is an interesting place to visit for a cottage holiday for lovers of films and movies, as it was here that the 1977 film The Purple Taxi was filmed. Starring Hollywood legend Fred Astaire along with French actor Philippe Noiret and English actress Charlotte Rampling, the film uses the gorgeous green hills and mountains to tell the tale of a group of self-induced exiles living in a small Irish village, Eyeries. In further testament to Eyeries’ incredible natural beauty, the village was also the setting for the TV series ‘Falling for a Dancer’ which aired in 1998.   Filmmakers choose this gorgeous village in which to film, time and time again.

If you are curious as to why Eyeries is chosen for the setting of films and TV shows, then after a visit to this friendly, pleasant and above all, stunning village, you will not question why. The cosy and quaint cottages in the village are painted with bright colours which look beautiful when the sun is shining and the skies are blue, and as the population of the village is fairly small, there is a close-knit feel within  the community, and you will feel like a local after a couple of days here.

There are pubs filled with the sound of traditional music, plenty of places for walks and cycles up the craggy mounds and by the Coulagh Bay, plus there are also a number of cultural events going on within the town. The Eyeries Family Festival takes place annually in July and includes lots of fun activities and things to do for everyone from the kids to the grandparents!

Eyeries could be ideal for a romantic getaway, a pet-friendly self-catering holiday or a family holiday. Whatever the type of self-catering accommodation that you are searching for, enjoy browsing through the available choices on offer on Country Cottages Online.  We hope you have the best of times and that you have an inspirational time in this corner of County Cork.

Book a Eyeries cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Cork on holiday.

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Mary's Coastal Cottage, Allihies, Cork, South West Ireland , Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage with Sea Views, Eyeries 3 miles away

sleeps 3 - 7 guests
3 - 7
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
3 star

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

Weekly Price from: £308
Next availability:
from 15 May to 16 May 21 from 26 May to 28 May 21

Gallivans Family-Friendly Cottage, Caherdaniel, Kerry, South West Ireland , Ireland

4 bedroom , Eyeries 8 miles away

sleeps 4 - 9 guests
4 - 9
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £470
Next availability:
from 08 May to 22 May 21 from 29 May to 05 June 21

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

6 bedroom Riverside Holiday House, Eyeries 10 miles away

sleeps 1 - 12 guests
1 - 12
6 bedrooms
6
5 bathrooms
5
no dogs allowed
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £1431
Next availability:
from 04 May to 05 June 21 from 28 August to 04 September 21

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

4 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Eyeries 17 miles away

sleeps 4 - 8 guests
4 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
3 star

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

Weekly Price from: £356
Next availability:
from 08 June to 12 June 21 from 18 September to 09 July 22