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Make a holiday home or self catering cottage in County Waterford, Ireland your home away from home

County Waterford lies in the South East of Ireland, surrounded by Counties Kerry, Tipperary and Kilkenny and the Irish Sea. Known as a holiday playground due to its excellent golf courses, water sports centres and open countryside, holiday homes in County Waterford is a real favourite for family holidays in Ireland. Complete with dazzling scenery, beautiful beaches and dramatic mountains, romance is never far away on a Waterford holiday.

Things to do in County Waterford, Ireland

The open countryside of County Waterford is a sporting asset. There are many miles of unspoilt countryside through which to walk, ride and cycle, as well as gushing rivers filled with brown trout. There are also a good range of excellent golf courses to play from a self catering Waterford property, which are open to members of the public.

The County Waterford calendar is filled with festivals and events to enjoy. There are horse racing meetings throughout most of the year, and the Lawlors Hotel Jazz Festival in February, Festival of the sea in May, Festival of Travel Writing in June, Spraoi Street Festival in August, Waterford International Festival of Light Opera in September and Waterford Film Festival in November all attract a crowd.

Waterford is filled with history. There are monuments dating throughout history, with pre-historic Gallowshill Mound and Knockboy Ogham Stones to the houses of Cappoquin House and Gardens. Waterford Castle, Ardmore Round Tower and Molana Abbey are all well worth exploring from County Waterford accommodation.

Places to visit on holiday in County Waterford, Ireland

Waterford Town, made famous as the home of Waterford Crystal, has been around since the Vikings. The waterside town is a wonderfully relaxing place to stay, with some excellent little restaurants and charming pubs running along the banks of the River, as well as craft centres and large fashion shops.

Travel to County Waterford, Ireland

Waterford Airport (WAT) is served by Aer Arann, who provide regular flights from Luton (LTN), Manchester (MAN) and Birmingham (BHX). The port of Rosslare is only an hour from Waterford Town too, which provides ferry services to Pembrokeshire.

    Excellent! 4.4/5
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    Farmhouse #427421
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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      Cottage #607268
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        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
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        Apartment #6514620
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          House #3975943
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            Exceptional! 5/5
            (17 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
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            Cottage #8154420
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            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              House #8079352
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
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                Cottage #6917300
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                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 3 BR
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 5
                  Cottage #6806109
                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Cottage #6918005
                      • 3 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 6
                      House #8232174
                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 4 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 10
                        Cottage #1965625
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                          • 1 BA
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                          Cottage #6972829
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 5 BA
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                            Cottage #6917231
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                              • 4 BA
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                              Cottage #1964529
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                                • 4 BR
                                • 1 BA
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                                Cottage #6917000
                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (8 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #8088832
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 5
                                    Cottage #1965399
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Cottage #1964782
                                        • 3 BR
                                        • Separate Toilets
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Cottage #1986624
                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 5 BA
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Cottage #6917347
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 2 BA
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                                            Cottage #6918228
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #6917294
                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 2 BA
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                                                Cottage #6918058
                                                  • 5 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                  Cottage #6865276
                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                    Cottage #6918222
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Cottage #6917234
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                        Cottage #6917909
                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
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                                                          Cottage #6484034
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
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                                                            Cottage #6917833
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                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              Cottage #1969321
                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
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                                                                Cottage #6916937
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                  Cottage #859551vb
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                                                                    • 1 BR
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                                                                    Cottage #1986558
                                                                      • 1 BR
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                                                                      Cottage #1986560
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        Cottage #1986559
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                                                                          • 3 BR
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                                                                          Cottage #6933147
                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                                            Cottage #1986470
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                              Cottage #1986563
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Cottage #1986469
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
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                                                                                  Cottage #1986866
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                    Cottage #1986780
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                                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                                      House #8209840
                                                                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                                                        Cottage #1986507
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                                                          Cottage #1986449
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Cottage #6020582
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                                              Cottage #1986462
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
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                                                                                                House #8255940
                                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  Cottage #6917985
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                                                    Cottage #1986781

                                                                                                    County Waterford Holiday Cottages & Homes (102)

                                                                                                     

                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    A lovely apartment to relax in after a days exploring

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Thankyou to Declan and Helen for making us so welcome. Visited Ardmore Open Farm and Lismore Castle and gardens. Explored the lovely beaches and visited Youghal and Dungarvan. Absolutely stunning scenery, can not wait to revisit
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                    Coach House, Waterford

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Fabulous location, well placed for exploring the Waterford and Wexford area and coastline. The Coach House is well equipped, very clean and comfortable. Jean and Brendan, who live nearby, are wonderful, welcoming people with tips on the local area. Having stayed in many other holiday rental properties this one ranks amongst the best.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jul 2017