Dublin Holiday Cottages
A good range of Ireland cottages properties from these rental companies as well as other types of self catering accommodation, including penthouses, apartments and seaside holiday homes. Visit the sites for more information about the latest deals and availability.
Holiday Rentals -
More than 30 Dublin holiday cottages
and other types of self catering accommodation including apartments, penthouses and seaside holiday homes. User reviews are provided for many and prices are between £372 and £1240 per week, depending on season.
Holiday Lettings - 16 Dublin cottages
situated both in and around Ireland's capital. Prices start at around £390 p/w with many well-appointed and close to the beach. Their self catering properties sleep between 2 and 10 people.
Cottages 4 You
- A small collection of Dublin self catering properties and holiday homes for rent. Their range includes apartments, cottage complexes and traditional holiday cottages. All are graded with four stars with prices starting at £600 for seven day breaks.
- A handful of cottages near Dublin as well as thatched holiday properties, situated in other picturesque Irish locations. Their selection can cater for both small and large groups throughout the year. All self catering properties are inspected and graded accordingly.
Set on the River Liffey and over 1000 years old, Dublin is one of the most vibrant cities in Europe. From its Trinity College to the sophistication of Temple Bar, Dublin has much to offer those seeking short break holidays.
The Temple Bar
district is Dublin's cultural centre and consists of fashionable cafes and shops - it is an important centre for theatre, music and design. The Guinness Store House also proves popular and is Ireland's number 1 tourist attraction.
Trinity College is Ireland's first university and dates back to the 16th century. This highly respected seat of learning also houses the ancient Celtic manuscript, 'The Book of Kells'. St Patrick's Cathedral
is another grand reminder of the city's rich past and is around 900 years old.
St Stephen's Green is a beautiful Georgian park in the centre that adds considerably to the character of the Dublin and is especially popular during summer days. The National Gallery
offers a fine collection of paintings from antiquity to contemporary and the finely preserved Dublin Castle was once the seat of the Irish monarchy. Further details of popular Dublin visitor attractions are included below.
Dublin visitor attractions
One of the most charismatic cities in Europe, Dublin has a great deal to offer cottages holiday makers. The scene of some of Ireland’s most significant historical and political events, it offers its visitors a rich mixture of history, culture, good food and entertainment - and a warm Irish welcome thrown in.
The city and its environs has a great selection of sporting activities on offer: sailing, horse-riding, and golfing to name but a few. The Calliaghston Riding Centre
, 15 miles outside Dublin has both indoor and outdoor facilities and welcomes riders of all ages and abilities. For those who enjoy watersports, there is The National Aquatic Centre
in Blanchardstown which is Europe’s largest indoor Waterworld
where the whole family can enjoy a fun-filled day out.
Fingal Sailing School at Upper Strand in Malahide offers a range of water-based activities, including kayaking and windsurfing as well as sailing. Wet suits and life jackets supplied. Seasoned riders can enjoy riding, pony-trekking and hunting at the Carrickmines Equestrian centre and there is a cross-country course at Paddocks Riding Centre
in Sandyford – open all year.
Food and drink
Visitors will find a variety of places to eat and Dublin pubs are regarded by many as the best in the world. For a special dining experience, The Rubicon
in Merrion Row is elegant and discreet – renowned for its ambience and specialising in sea food. It also offers vegetarian options. For less formal dining try the Café Bar Deli for pastas and salads or the Havana Tapas Bar in Camden Street. The Globe Pub
, mentioned in ‘Ulysses’ by James Joyce, offers traditional pub food and live jazz and is hugely popular.
History and Culture
The city’s vibrant past is represented by the cathedrals, castle, churches and monuments in Dublin and tourists are fascinated by its ancient heritage and culture. Christchurch Cathedral
is the oldest building in Dublin, founded by the Norse king, Sitric around the 11th century. This was where the medieval parliament assembled and it is also the site of the coronation of Edward VI of England. Open Monday- Friday 9.45 - 16.30, Saturday 10.00 - 16.30 , Sunday 12.45 - 14.45
is a popular tourist attraction and today it is used by visiting heads of State and captains of industry. It is worth viewing – all the buildings have been restored – especially the Medieval Tower and the Chester Beatty Library
. Open Monday- Friday 10.00 - 17.00 Sat and Sunday 14.00 - 17.00.