The emerald Isle is beguiling, full of the residue of history, full of things to see and truly wonderful places to be. Make a smart holiday choice and find yourself a base for your holiday, a self catering holiday home, in a country where no point is but a few hours’ drive away. A Mizen Head self catering property may well prove to be the answer for you and this is likely to leave you with some great memories of your trip to County Cork.
Mizen Head’s walks are sublime, just you, the sheep and the other wildlife that comb the green and gorse covered hills. Saunter through the now void famine villages and stop at every drinking hole to enjoy the chat with locals who want to tell you their stories. There are three villages in Cork where the Irish language is still spoken on a daily basis, Muskerry, Coolea, and Ballingeary in the Shehy Mountains. Your Mizen Head holidays can be as relaxing or as action packed as you want them to be.
Ireland has woken up since the turn of the millennium to a new type of holidaymaker. The eco-tourist, a sort who have come to love the rugged walks, the sights of ancient settlements, forts and castles that dot important locations in the country’s history and are all on offer in and around the Mizen Head accommodation choices. The County of Cork harbours the second largest city in the country, roughly one tenth the size of the Capital City, Dublin. Cork is rebel country, glorious tales of rebellion and traitors await you in its drinking holes. Beauty abounds in its streets, the River Lee shining back the colours of this proud place. Do your level best to take a full day’s trip to this city and enjoy numerous museums whilst there.
Called Hibernia by the Romans which means the land of perpetual winter, you could be forgiven for thinking that the sun never shines here. Looking, however, on the wondrous growth of wildflowers and greenery and it seems on that occasion the Romans were wrong. Yes it does get quite chilly from time to time, but this is a land without the extremes of weather other locations possess. It may even be necessary to take your coat off every once in a while. Temperatures tend to range from around the low seventies degrees Fahrenheit in the summer to the low fifties in the winter and rainfall amounts can be very high.
Your Mizen Head holidays are best started through booking cheap and affordable flights to Cork Airport (ORK). The city is served by a number of airlines including
Aerlingus, Air Southwest, Jet2.com, Manx2, and Ryanair. Each offer flights to Cork Airport from an assortment of British departure points. These include Plymouth (PLH), Bristol (BRS), Exeter (EXT), Liverpool (LPL) and Glasgow (GLA).