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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.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (21 reviews)
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    Cottage #1988660
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      • 3 BR
      • 1 BA
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      Apartment #4211782
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        • 1 BA
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        Apartment #4200515
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          • 4 BR
          • 4 BA
          • Sleeps 8
          Apartment #1995675
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
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            Apartment #902702vb
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              • 4 BR
              • 4 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              Apartment #1995760
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                Exceptional! 5/5
                (7 reviews)
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                • 4 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 8
                House #6107053
                7
                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5/5
                  (23 reviews)
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 5
                  Cottage #77024
                  23
                  Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #1893645
                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (19 reviews)
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                      • 4 BR
                      • 5 BA
                      • Sleeps 7
                      House #1684398
                      19
                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (13 reviews)
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                        • 4 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 7
                        House #557607vb
                        13
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                          Excellent! 4.3/5
                          (4 reviews)
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 5
                          Bungalow #8061555
                          4
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                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                            (12 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Apartment #1744903
                            12
                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                              (24 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Apartment #77560
                              24
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                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (25 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Apartment #3668699
                                25
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                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (51 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 5
                                  Apartment #62090
                                  51
                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (7 reviews)
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 10
                                    Townhome #4215595
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                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Cottage #6918014
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                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                        (7 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        House #8087783
                                        7
                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                          (15 reviews)
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 9
                                          House #3511777
                                          15
                                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                            (8 reviews)
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                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 7
                                            Townhome #3894013
                                            8
                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (34 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Condo #58846
                                              34
                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Cottage #1964127
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                  House #6966970
                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Very Good! 4/5
                                                    (5 reviews)
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                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                    House #1091424
                                                    5
                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 3 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                      Cottage #6917399
                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        House #894883vb
                                                        2
                                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                          Cottage #6916921
                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                            Cottage #6120316
                                                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                              House #1961417
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                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • Studio
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                House #1360877
                                                                1
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Cottage #1964152
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #6020576
                                                                    1
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Cottage #6503120
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Cottage #1986564
                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 9
                                                                          House #6835904
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                                            Cottage #6917165
                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Cottage #1967776
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                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
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                                                                                Cottage #6917045
                                                                                Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                  Apartment #1883326
                                                                                  2
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Cottage #6120320
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                      Cottage #1883325
                                                                                      2
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Cottage #6020577
                                                                                        1
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                                                          Cottage #6120310
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #6120322
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                                                              Cottage #6120321
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Cottage #1986490
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                                                  Cottage #1986491
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                    House #1856013
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Cottage #1986492
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                                                                                                      Cork Holiday Cottages & Homes (100)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great Location!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a lovely clean accomodation close to the heart of Kinsale town. The house is spacious and has everything you will need for your stay. We would definitely recommend!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Stunning property in a great city!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Brian and Anne were fantastic hosts, the house was beautiful (we especially loved the balcony!) and very conveniently located. We will definitely be visiting again to finish exploring Cork! ☺️
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017