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Make A Holiday Rental Cottage in Clonakilty, Republic of Ireland, Your Home Away From Home

Clonakilty, or Clon as it is known to the locals, is a small town in County Cork, to the south of the Republic of Ireland. There is a good choice of self catering accommodation available in the town and in the surrounding countryside. Those wishing to spend their holidays in Clonakilty will find there tends to be more in the way of cottages and houses, as apposed to the villas and apartments you will more readily find on the continent and in hotter climes.

Things to do on Holiday in Clonakilty, Republic of Ireland

Due to the town’s reputation as being a real melting pot for musicians, a large number of visitors looking to spend their holidays in Clonakilty are drawn by its selection of live venues. Musicians and music lovers, both contemporary and traditional, flock to this town every year to attend the many live festivals held every year. Despite this steady influx of visitors, the town prides itself on its reputation for cleanliness, for which it was awarded European Destination for Excellence in 2007.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Clonakilty, Republic of Ireland

One of the first places of interest that those spending their holidays in Clonakilty will be looking to visit is Ireland’s famous Blarney Stone. In legend, one kiss of this inconspicuous piece of rock is supposed to bless the participant with great eloquence, or the ‘gift of the gab’ as it is colloquially referred. Holidays in Clonakilty are especially attractive to nature lovers, due to the area’s abundance of wide open spaces, which are home to a broad diversity of plant and animal life. A boat trip along County Cork’s long coastline, with its many peninsulas and islands, is an interesting and often thrilling excursion for those with good sea legs, whereas land lovers can explore the county’s mountains and peat lands.

Weather in Clonakilty, Republic of Ireland

Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Clonakilty should be aware that this region experiences a mild and changeable temperate climate. The summer temperatures will often reach the mid 20s degrees Celsius, whereas the average winter temperatures will reach around 10 degrees Celsius, but will very rarely fall below freezing. The region’s annual rainfall is very high at around 58 inches, so it is very important for travellers spending their holidays in Clonakilty to bring plenty of waterproof clothing and an umbrella!

Travel to Clonakilty, Republic of Ireland

Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Clonakilty can either travel by sea or by air. There are a number of airlines offering flights to Cork Airport (ORK), including British Airways, Ryanair and Aer Lingus. These flights depart from several UK airports, including London Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle(NCL), Plymouth (PLH) and Birmingham (BHX). Alternatively, there is a regular ferry service across the Irish Sea from Swansea to Cork.

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                                                                                                    Clonakilty Holiday Cottages & Homes (154)

                                                                                                     

                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    Stunning spot a stones throw from the beautiful beach

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Lovely property, well equipped lots of room for 8 adults. Beautiful views of the sea from all bedrooms. Tony was a good host when we arrived there was a bottle of wine waiting, which went down well. We had a problem with TV which he sorted straight away. We fell in love with inchydoney we will be back and we will be staying here on our return.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 21-Feb-2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                    Really Good Kinsale Apartment

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Apartment 2A is a very well maintained two bedroom apartment overlooking Kinsale harbour. The location is wonderful, and the apartments' fully glassed living and main bedroom afford superb views. The apartment is very well equipped, and comfortable. We will definitely use this again.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 06-Feb-2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                    Higher O'Connell Street Kinsale

                                                                                                    4 of 5
                                                                                                    The property has a modern décor, well presented and very well appointed, but could do with a few additional items in the kitchen, maybe the odd baking tray and additional utensils would be handy, for those people that choose not to eat out every night, but other than that, the property and its location was first class for all our holiday requirements, being just one road back from the town, shops, bars and restaurants, we could not ask for more. The plus points other than above, you get met by Ruth and receive a full hand over of the property and keys for the start of your stay, most informative and on call for any help or emergencies should they arise. The negative points were the issues with the neighbour and his parking, as you need to park your car in between the property boundary lines, of which he seems to have a problem with, when I found that he had reversed his car over the boundary and up to the front of mine (damaging the paint work), you could not even get a credit card into the gap between his rear and my front bumper, the bloke is a total ####? Other than the parking issues, this property comes highly recommended by my family and I, we will be looking to return again in 2017.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Dec 2016