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

Mary's Coastal Cottage, Allihies, Cork, Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage with Sea Views, Ireland.

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: £222
Next availability:
from 03 April to 04 April 20 from 14 April to 25 April 20

Kyle Country Cottage, Roscrea, South Tipperary, Ireland

5 bedroom Irish Country Cottage, Ireland.

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 29 March to 04 April 20 from 18 April to 23 May 20

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

6 bedroom Riverside Holiday House, South West Ireland.

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 29 March to 09 May 20 from 16 May to 27 June 20

Carleton Coastal Cottage, Youghal, Cork, Ireland

3 bedroom Coastal Holiday House, Ireland.

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:
from 29 March to 11 April 20 from 18 April to 16 May 20

Lully More Pets Welcome Cottage, North West Ireland, Cruit Island, Donegal, Ireland

3 bedroom Cottage, Ireland.

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
3 star

A lovely, detached cottage in a small group of cottage on Cruit Island, County Donegal, with three bedrooms sleeping a total of six people.

Weekly Price from: £223
Next availability:
from 29 March to 04 April 20 from 15 April to 18 April 20

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

6 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

sleeps 6 - 12 guests
6 - 12
6 bedrooms
6
4 bathrooms
4
no dogs allowed
3 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £341
Next availability:
from 09 May to 30 May 20 from 06 June to 27 June 20

Ardcuillean Cabin, Ballinagleragh, Leitrim, 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 29 March to 11 April 20 from 18 April to 16 May 20

Romantic Pet-Friendly Cottage near Tralee, Abbeydorney, Kerry, Ireland

1 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Ireland.

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 31 March to 02 April 20 from 09 April to 11 April 20

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

4 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Ireland.

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 29 March to 11 April 20 from 15 April to 18 April 20

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

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

sleeps 3 - 5 guests
3 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
3 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £216
Next availability:
from 29 March to 04 April 20 from 07 April to 01 May 20

Ring of Kerry Holiday Bungalow, 1 Dog Welcome, Kenmare, Kerry, Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Ireland.

sleeps 3 - 5 guests
3 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
3 star

With to die for country views, this 3 bedroom pet-friendly holiday bungalow is a great place for all of the family to enjoy a tranquil holiday close to Kenmare in County Kerry.

Weekly Price from: £238
Next availability:
from 29 March to 11 April 20 from 14 April to 23 May 20

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

3 bedroom Cottage, Ireland.

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:
from 29 March to 02 April 20 from 10 April to 30 May 20