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

Holidaymakers looking for a fun packed vacation in Southern Ireland should pay a visit to the city of Cork. Located in the south east of County Cork, the city offers many exciting things for holidaymakers to do and interesting places to see. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, cottages and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Cork, Ireland

Cork has many interesting and scenic places to see, which are best done by hiking, cycling or even horse riding. In fact people interested in horses can take the short journey to Mallow, the home of Cork racecourse. Golf is very popular in Ireland with many 18-hole courses around the country including Water Rock Golf Course, which is just 15 minutes from Cork City. Not far from the city holidaymakers will find some pleasant beaches, where they can relax, sunbathe or try watersports such as surfing. A short journey to Cork Harbour offers holidaymakers the opportunity to go fishing either from the pier, beach, estuary or rocks. There is plenty of entertainment in Cork with theatres, cinema and an opera house providing a good night out. Cork has many bars, cafes and restaurants with a variety of cuisine from around the world.  There are supermarkets and grocery stores here for self catering holidaymakers to buy provisions from. A huge selection of shops can be found in Cork including many well known names and smaller gift shops.

Places to visit on holiday to Cork, Ireland

Cork has many interesting places to visit including fantastic, historic buildings. These include two cathedrals in the city; St Mary’s Cathedral and St Finbarre’s Cathedral. The most famous building in Cork is arguably church tower of Shandon, which many regard as the symbol of the city. Other notable buildings in the city include Elizabeth Fort and the Cork Opera House. There are several museums and galleries in the city including The Cork Vision Centre and The Crawford Gallery. Other places worth visiting are the Beamish & Crawford Brewery and The Old Gaol. In the Grand Parade visitors will find the Berwick Fountain, the National Monument and Bishop Lucey Park. County Cork has many other fantastic sights such as Blarney Castle, Blackrock Castle and Fota House and Gardens.

Weather in Cork, 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, Ireland

Aer Lingus have flights from Cork Airport (ORK) 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