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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Cork Harbour, Ireland your home away from home

Tourists searching for a fun place to visit by the south coast in Ireland should pay a visit to Cork Harbour. This delightful area in County Cork has many things for holidaymakers to do and see. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to Cork Harbour, Ireland

Cork Harbour offers holidaymakers the opportunity to go fishing either from the pier, beach, estuary or rocks. Visitors can also take a boat trip from the harbour, where various species of fish can be caught such as blue shark, ling, cod, conger eel and mackerel amongst others. Holidaymakers will also find some pleasant beaches nearby, where they can relax or try watersports such as surfing.  Cork Harbour has many interesting and scenic places to see, which are best done by hiking and cycling. Holidaymakers interested in horses can take the short journey to Mallow, the home of Cork racecourse. Golf enthusiasts will find many courses in Ireland including Water Rock Golf Course, which is just 40 minutes from Cork Harbour. There are a few bars, cafes and restaurants near the harbour with a variety of cuisine including local dishes and seafood.  There are stores here for self catering holidaymakers to buy food and drink from. A bigger selection of shops can be found in the city of Cork, which is just 30 minutes away.

Places to visit on holiday to Cork Harbour, Ireland

Cork Harbour has a series of islands, some of which are inhabited. These include Fota Island, which contains a wildlife park as well as Fota House and Gardens, and Spike Island, which used to be a prison island. The museum in the railway at Cobh is well worth a visit. The county has many fantastic old buildings such as Blarney Castle and Blackrock Castle. The city of Cork is just half an hour away and has many interesting places to visit including two cathedrals. The most famous building in Cork is arguably church tower of Shandon, which many regard as the symbol of the city. There are several museums and galleries in the city including The Cork Vision Centre and The Crawford Gallery.

Weather in Cork Harbour, Ireland

The warmest time of the year in this part of Ireland is July and August when the average high temperature is 20 degrees centigrade. Winters are cold with January averaging just a high of 8 degrees centigrade and a low of 2 degrees. December is usually the wettest month of the year with an average of 122mm rainfall, while April and June are normally the driest months with an average 57mm of rainfall in each.

Travel to Cork Harbour, Ireland

Cork Airport (ORK) is approximately 50 minutes drive from Cork Harbour. Aer Lingus have flights from Cork to various European airports including Amsterdam (AMS), London-Gatwick (LGW), London-Heathrow (LHW), Munich (MUC) and Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG). Ryanair also have flights from Cork going to Dublin (DUB), Liverpool (LPL), London-Gatwick (LGW), London-Stansted (STN) and Malaga (AGP). The car rental firms 353, Alamo and National, Avis, Budget, Dooley, Hertz and Thrifty are all represented at the arrivals concourse in the airport.

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Recent Reviews

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

Amazingly hospitable hosts!

5 of 5
When our trip in October did not quite go to plan due to circumstances beyond our control - we were completely bowled over by Carole and Patrick's patience and kindness in helping us resolve things. They are a genuinely lovely couple who want nothing more than to share their property and a place that they love and make sure that their guests have a happy and memorable time. We are very grateful and can't wait to see visit in August 2017.
  • Review Submitted: 29-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016