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Ireland cottages properties and self catering holiday homes are provided by these rental companies. Prices are as low as £100 in some cases and special deals can be found for selected properties. Check the sites for information about availability and booking rates.
Cottages 4 You
- Close to 500 Ireland holiday cottages
ranging from bungalows to traditional Irish farmhouses. The vast majority of cottage properties are graded and all are inspected regularly. Prices start at £300 in many cases.
Over 270 Ireland cottages
from just £100 per week. Their range includes a blend of modern and traditional holiday properties situated throughout Ireland in places like Limerick, Cork and County Galway. Pets are permitted for many cottages.
- About 50 cottages in Ireland in places like Kerry, County Louth and County Antrim. Their collection features thatched cottages, modern holiday homes as well as an array of traditional properties with low-beamed ceilings. Pets are allowed in most cases.
Independent Cottages -
15 Ireland self catering cottages as well as holiday lodges, seaside properties and converted stables. Pets are allowed in most cases and families are welcome for all properties. Rates are between £210 and £320 during low-season.
Ireland holiday cottages provide an alternative form of accommodation that allow holday-makers to enoy the romantic and picturesque charm of its countryside - Ireland is a country diverse in its beauty and steeped in myth and legend.
It is traditionally made up of four provinces, Connaught
, Leinster, Munster and Ulster and is brimming with attractions, from the ancient mountains of Wicklow to the undiscovered majesty of Donegal.
Its coastline is dramatic, with long sandy beaches and rugged cliffs fusing this wonderful country to the vast and timeless Atlantic Ocean. Countless Heritage sites
can be found throughout Ireland offering reminders of its rich and varied history. Some of the most notable include the Castles at Ross and Trim.
The National Gallery
at Dublin and the wide selection of museums and libraries are indicative of Ireland's cultural influence and offer an added incentive for planning a holiday or trip to the Emerald Isle. We've provide more detailed information about Ireland visitor attractions, activities and places of entertainment below.
Ireland visitor attractions
The country known as the Emerald Isle cannot fail to delight cottages holidaymakers. In Ireland you are never more than 80 miles from the sea and with its dramatic coastline and the hills, valleys and mountains of the central plain it has a tourist appeal second to none.
Ireland is a great place for enjoying the outdoors. Cycling is the perfect way to take in the green Irish countryside and walkers will find dozens of waymarked trails both on the coast and in the mountains. Contact Green Box
in County Leitrim for cycle hire and Walk Ireland for walking tours.
Horse-riding is popular and golf courses attract large numbers of visitors throughout the year. Watersports can be enjoyed everywhere and Ireland has some of the best scuba-diving
in Europe as well as kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing and sailing.
Food and drink
Expect to enjoy traditional Irish food but there is also a wide choice of restaurants which serve international cuisine. Try locally caught fish, lamb and beef and sample one of the Irish cheeses such as Cashel Blue made in Tipperary
Stout is Ireland’s favourite drink and Guinness is brewed in Dublin. Irish Whiskey is another popular tipple made mostly in Midleton in County Cork.
History and Culture
There is an abundance of historical sites of interest in Ireland from prehistoric tombs, ruined abbeys, castles and stately homes. It is not possible to see everything but some of the following are worth a visit. Creevy Keel
in County Sligo has the best known court tomb dating from before 3000 BC.
Visit the Keide Fields in Sligo, the largest Stone Age monument in Europe. Kiss the stone at Blarney Castle
in County Cork and see Jerpoint Abbey in Kilkenny, the most magnificent religious remains in Ireland.