Located on the northern coastline of the frenetic Irish city of Dublin is the suburban area of Clontarf. Clontarf has ancient roots and was the site of several battles including the famous Battle of Clontarf in 1014, where the King of Ireland defeated the Viking invaders. A Clontarf holiday allows you to enjoy some tranquil moments away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, yet is close enough to enjoy all of the sights and attractions that Dublin has to offer. What’s more, a Clontarf holiday rental house will come complete with all of the amenities you need to have a comfortable and hassle-free experience.
Being situated close to the sea, visitors on a Clontarf holiday will be able to enjoy a whole host of outdoor water-based activities including the likes of water tubing, swimming, fishing, surfing, paddle boating and sailing. Other activities easily accessible on a Clontarf holiday include golf, tennis, cycling, walking, roller-blading, bird watching and horse riding. You may also like to indulge in some fantastic guided walking tours that are available throughout the area.
If you feel like closing up your Clontarf holiday rental house for the day and exploring other parts of the country, then head over to County Westmeath, to the town of Mullingar. The town has several wonderful sights to see, probably the most spectacular being the Cathedral of Christ the King. The cathedral is relatively young having only been built during the 1930s but it has two stunning towers which are over 140 feet tall. As well as the awe-inspiring cathedral there is an interesting Ecclesiastical museum attached to it.
If a Clontarf holiday is looking to be a very exciting option for you and your travelling group, then you will be eager to learn about the suburb’s weather. Clontarf benefits from a Maritime Temperate climate, which means that there are cool summers and mild winters awaiting visitors. The majority of travellers tend to book a Clontarf holiday for the months of June, July and August as these months offer up temperatures of as much as 19 degrees Celsius. If you decide to visit during the winter months you can expect a maximum daytime temperature of 8 degrees Celsius. The average rainfall amount for Clontarf is around 21 inches.
Travellers on a Clontarf holiday are likely to arrive at Dublin International Airport (DUB) which is approximately 20 minutes away from the Dublin suburb. Some of the airlines that offer cheap, frequent flights to Dublin include Thomas Cook Airlines, Air Southwest, BMI, Aer Lingus and Flybe. Passengers can depart the UK from many airports such as Southampton(SOU), Prestwick (PIK), Bristol (BRS), Exeter (EXT) and Heathrow (LHR).