Self catering and country cottages in Ireland

Ireland

Ireland is a country with a rich history and a strong sense of myth and legend.

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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.

24 rental properties

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

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £277
Next availability:
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Pet-Friendly Cottage on the Mizen Peninsula, Goleen, Cork, South West Ireland , Ireland

4 bedroom Coastal Cottage

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: £264
Next availability:
from 30 August to 31 August 20 from 02 September to 11 September 20

Dolmen Rural Retreat, Lisdoonvarna, Clare, South West Ireland , Ireland

2 bedroom Rural Retreat

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Two bedroom pet-friendly rural retreat, near the Burren National Park.

Weekly Price from: £327
Next availability:
from 27 August to 29 August 20 from 05 September to 06 September 20

Kilcar Cottage with Sea Views, Kilcar, Donegal, North West Ireland , Ireland

5 bedroom Seaside Cottage

sleeps 5 - 12 guests
5 - 12
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
3 star

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

Weekly Price from: £361
Next availability:
from 21 August to 22 August 20 from 29 August to 10 October 20

High Rise Coastal Cottage, South West Ireland, Waterville, Kerry, South West Ireland , Ireland

3 bedroom Cottage

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
3 star

Sleeping six people in three bedrooms, this detached cottage has wonderful views over the sea and mountains on the Ring of Kerry.

Weekly Price from: £274
Next availability:
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Carleton Coastal Cottage, Youghal, Cork, South West Ireland , Ireland

3 bedroom Coastal Holiday House

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

Situated within a gated village in the seaside town of Youghal, discover the lovely local sandy beach on a family holiday or break with friends at Youghal and enjoy use of excellent shared facilities on site including an outdoor swimming pool, gardens and a tennis court.

Special features: pool (Shared outdoor swimming pool.), tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £315
Next availability:
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Romantic Pet-Friendly Cottage near Tralee, Abbeydorney, Kerry, South West Ireland , Ireland

1 bedroom Holiday Bungalow

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £213
Next availability:
from 16 August to 18 August 20 from 23 August to 29 August 20

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

6 bedroom Riverside Holiday House

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: £327
Next availability:
from 22 August to 03 October 20

Kyle Country Cottage, Roscrea, South Tipperary, South East Ireland , Ireland

5 bedroom Irish Country Cottage

sleeps 6 - 12 guests
6 - 12
5 bedrooms
5
6 bathrooms
6
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £435
Next availability:
from 22 August to 29 August 20 from 07 November to 08 November 20

Ardcuillean Cabin, Ballinagleragh, Leitrim, North West Ireland , Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Lodge

sleeps 6 - 10 guests
6 - 10
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Beautiful and homely feeling 3 bedroom wooden holiday lodge set by the shores of Lough Allen.

Weekly Price from: £323
Next availability:
from 05 September to 12 September 20 from 26 September to 21 October 20

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

2 bedroom Large Country House

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

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

Weekly Price from: £258
Next availability:
from 21 August to 22 August 20 from 19 September to 19 June 21

Tranquil Hill Seaview Cottage, Belmullet, Mayo, West Ireland, Ireland

5 bedroom Detached Holiday House

sleeps 4 - 10 guests
4 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £369
Next availability:
from 19 September to 15 May 21 from 22 May to 29 May 21