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

County Kerry lies in the south west of Ireland, where the mountainous peninsulas of Beara, Iveragh and Dingle strut into the Atlantic Ocean. County Kerry is an area of outstanding, wild natural beauty, with rocky headlands separating sandy coves and sheer, fearsome cliffs. Taking a holiday cottage in County Kerry does not simple allow you to see breath taking scenery, or walk down a beach, it offers you the opportunity to go fishing, cycling, play golf, discover the mysterious monuments of Ireland’s past and enjoy a pint with the locals.

Places to holiday in County Kerry, Ireland

Tralee is County Kerry’s bustling 800 year old capital and home to the famous Rose of Tralee festival every August. From the Tralee Mountaineering Club, routes to and guides to Carrantuohill, Ireland’s highest Mountain, can be found, as well as a number of excellent golf courses.

Killarney has been attracting large numbers of tourists to Ireland for many decades. It is a beautiful town encased by mountains and lakes, the majority of which falls within a Killarney National Park, which contains rivers, lakes, woods and a large number and variety of walking trails. Within the town, there are many fantastic rural Irish pubs, craft shops, excellent local restaurants and a magnificent range of self catering Kerry accommodation.

Things to do in County Kerry, Ireland

County Kerry is undoubtedly the most picturesque and dramatically beautiful corner of Ireland, and whether you are looking to rent a holiday cottage in County Kerry for the beauty and walking or whether you are looking for an activity holiday, County Kerry will have something to inspire and entertain. The Ring of Kerry on Iveragh Peninsula is renowned as the most picturesque drive in Kerry.

There are many historical sites of interest in County Kerry, including Gallorus Oratory, Staigue Fort, Derrynane House and Ardfert Cathedral, all of which can be seen on a tour from your self catering Kerry accommodation.

Golf is huge business in County Kerry, and there are a massive number of championship, links and pitch and putt golf courses to be found and enjoyed from a Kerry holiday cottage. Golf tours of County Kerry are hugely popular ways of seeing the sights in this corner of Ireland.

The fishing in County Kerry is legendary. The trout and salmon streams including the River Flesk, Laune, Inny and Cummeragh are just a few of the magnificent fishing rivers you can try from a self catering Kerry cottage. Alternatively, deep sea fishing and lake fishing on Muckross Lake, Lough Guitane, Lough Iskanamacteery or Lough Acoose are also particularly good.

Weather in County Kerry, Ireland

County Kerry is kept warmer than should be expected from a destination of its latitude by the Gulf Stream. Winter temperatures average a mild 7°C during the winter although rain is not entirely rare. Summers are warm averaging around 17°C.

Flights to County Kerry, Ireland

Located just 15 minutes from Killarney and with regular Ryanair and Aer Arann flights from London and Manchester (MAN) respectively, Kerry International Airport (KIR) is an excellent asset for reaching Kerry holiday rentals. Shannon International Airport (SNN) is also within 2 hours of County Kerry’s holiday cottages, and the airport receives daily flights from Southampton(SOU), Bournemouth (BOH) and a range of other airports throughout the UK and Europe. Flights to Shannon can be extremely cheap, or a train from Dublin to Killarney takes four hours.

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                                      Cottage #438605
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                                          Cottage #91272vb
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                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                            Cottage #95152
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                                                          Multiple rentals Cottage #434640
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                                                                Multiple rentals Cottage #434640
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                                                                        Castle #149982vb
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                                                                          Cottage #1695010
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                                                                            Cottage #93116
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                                                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                              Chateau / Country House #60012
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                                                                                    Villa #3002162
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                                                                                      Cottage #1596628
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                                                                                              House #730702vb
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                                                                                                Cottage #8073204
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                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                                  Cottage #98629
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                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                                    Cottage #90296
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Quaint Irish Cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Very generous and friendly owners. Fantastic wood burner and a kitchen with all you need. Beautiful bedrooms. Bright shower room.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Extremely romantic place

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We (my fiancée and myself) came to the cottage on Friday night. It was quite cold these days (below 0 Celsius), but heating worked very well + we could make use of the amazing fireplace! The house is just perfect if you like to be at the end of world. House is indeed decorated in very professional way which emphasised the cosy and magical atmosphere of the place. Communication with the owners was very good and getting to the site not as difficult as it could look like. We wish to go there again!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      WE had a most enjoyable stay at this lovely home. It's spacious, well located and comfortable.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The location is perfect to explore the beautiful countryside and near enough to the town of Cahirciveen. Perfect for a family, good feeling of space with an extensive front lawn. Valerie and Brendan are great hosts and always willing to help. Brendan's fishing trips are superb, one of the highlights of our trip. Well equipped and warm, all utilities in good working order. Highly recommend this house.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016