Self catering holiday cottages in Cecilstown, Mallow, Cork, Ireland

Cecilstown is a very small hamlet, ideal for rural retreat breaks located close to the larger town of Mallow in County Cork, Ireland. Staying in Cecilstown or just visiting this quaint and charming community is the perfect way to see a side to Ireland that is not usually seen. With incredible rolling green hills, lakes and historic buildings, just strolling around Cecilstown is a brilliant way to soak up this little slice of Cork with its friendly and smiling community of people.  Could there be a more relaxing place for a country cottage holiday?

Facts about what Cecilstown, Mallow offers for Self-Catering Holidays


Apart from gorgeous houses and winding lanes which make excellent morning walks through rural Ireland, Cecilstown doesn’t have too many attractions of its own, but it is very close by to Mallow which has lots to do and a rich history. Mallow may have been a pre-historic settlement as there in a fascinating alignment of six standing stones there. These stones can be found on a hill on the Mallow-Coachford Road and are a must see attraction for anyone holidaying in the area.

Mallow is located along the gorgeous Blackwater Valley which makes it a brilliant place to explore this river and the other scenery in the area. There is plenty to see and do whilst on a cottage holiday in this part of Ireland.  One recommend place to visit is old Mallow Castle which can be found in the centre of the town, and makes for a great afternoon trip with the whole family to stroll through the grounds, spotting the herd of white fallow deer which are said to be descended from two deer which were presented by Queen Elizabeth I! Visitors can also play golf on Mallow’s golf course or go horse-riding amongst the beautiful scenery.

Both Mallow and Cecilstown are just a half hour’s drive from Cork City, which is one of the most exciting places to visit in Ireland on a self-catering break and is jam-packed with things to do. Cork has a vast choice of restaurants, pubs, cafes and shops, as well as museums, theatres and the Cork Jazz Festival. If you are planning on staying in Cecilstown or Mallow then taking a day trip to Cork is a must because it is a wonderful and thriving city.

There are several other attractions to discover close to Cecilstown including the medieval Blarney Castle. Dating from before 1200, this incredible and imposing structure is home to the Stone of Eloquence, better known as the Blarney Stone, which was set into the castle in 1446. Taking a trip to the castle with its soaring towers and extensive pretty grounds is something that can easily be done from Cecilstown and makes for an exciting trip.

A country cottage holiday in or near Cecilstown could be perfect for those looking to get away from it all on a special family holiday or romantic break to remember.  County Cork has plenty to recommend it for relaxed rural holidays.  We hope you find the ideal place to stay.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Cecilstown, Mallow, Cork, Ireland:

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 14 April to 25 April 20 from 02 May to 03 May 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 05 April to 11 April 20 from 18 April to 16 May 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 05 April to 11 April 20 from 15 April to 18 April 20

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

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

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:
from 05 April to 26 April 20 from 30 April to 30 May 20

Molly's Pet-friendly Seaside Cottage. Free Wi Fi., Beara, Cork, Ireland

2 bedroom Farmstay, South Ireland.

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

Beautiful 2 bedroom dog-friendly stone-built cottage in a stunning location in rural Cork on a shorefront working farm, just 150 yards from Pallas Pier, a short walk from two quiet sandy beaches and conveniently close to the Caha Mountains and the Ring of Beara.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £220

We have no cottages within Cecilstown, Mallow itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Cecilstown, Mallow. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in Ireland