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Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Kenmare, Ireland Your Home Away From Home

 

The small but perfectly formed compact town of Kenmare lies on the Ring of Kerry trail in the Irish county of Kerry. A Kenmare holiday can be as busy or as relaxed as you like but if you choose to be very active, be warned that there is a myriad of activities waiting to be tackled! A Kenmare holiday rental cottage is the perfect base from which to explore the town and the surrounding area, providing a much needed pillow to rest your head on after a busy and enjoyable day out.

Things to Do on Holiday in Kenmare, Ireland

If you choose to venture out from the tranquillity of your Kenmare holiday rental cottage then there are plenty of outdoor activities to be enjoyed in the town. This includes golf, horse riding, indoor & outdoor climbing, fishing, sailing, swimming, cycling, walking and hiking. There is also a beautiful bay in the town which looks out into the Atlantic Ocean, making a Kenmare holiday the ideal choice for keen photographers and painters too.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Kenmare, Ireland

If you can bear to leave your wonderful Kenmare holiday rental cottage then there are some great towns and villages to be explored in the area. This includes the “village” of Bog, a living and breathing museum just outside the town of Glenbeigh, about an hour’s drive north of Kenmare. The Bog Village Museum is the only one of its kind in Europe and has reconstructed thatched roof cottages that would have been the home of the turf cutters who frequented the area during the 18th century. Visitors can stroll around a replica turf cutter’s house, an old blacksmith’s forge and pet the village’s wolfhounds and feed the Bog Village ponies.

Weather in Kenmare, Ireland

If you are thinking about reserving a delightful Kenmare holiday rental cottage then you can expect to enjoy warm summers and mild, wet winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Kenmare holiday tend to be July, August and September when the daytime temperature can hover between 17°C and 19°C. The winter months of December, January and February see the daytime temperature drop to between 7°C and 11°C. The town’s annual rainfall amount is a rather soggy 44 inches with most of the rain falling in October, November and December.

Travel to Kenmare, Ireland

Travellers on a Kenmare holiday will arrive at Cork Airport (ORK) which is approximately 62 miles away from the town. Airlines that offer cheap, regular flights to the area include Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Air Southwest and Jet2. Passengers can leave the UK from various UK airports such as Newquay (NQY), Manchester (MAN), London Heathrow (LHR), Newcastle(NCL) and Edinburgh (EDI).

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                • 3 BA
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                Townhome #3561893
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                  • 3 BR
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                  Multiple rentals House #8031009
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                              House #6909023
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                                Cottage #1968511
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                                  • 4 BA
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                                        • 3 BR
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                                          Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                            Multiple rentals House #8031009
                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                Cottage #1961523
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                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                  Apartment #1995751
                                                    • 3 BR
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                                                    Cottage #6717968
                                                      • 3 BR
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                                                      Apartment #6909032
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                                                              Cottage #6717964
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                                                                Cottage #1986539
                                                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                  House #8090719
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                                                                    House #6717988
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                                                                      Cottage #1856036
                                                                        • 3 BR
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                                                                        Cottage #1986556
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                                                                          House #1856125
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                                                                                House #6518092
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                                                                                  House #1856077
                                                                                    • 2 BR
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                                                                                    Apartment #8090718
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                                                                                      Cottage #1986497
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                                                        House #1856109
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                                                                                          Cottage #1986708
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                                                            Cottage #6717969
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 3 BA
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                                                                                              Cottage #1855976
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
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                                                                                                House #1856190
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                                                  Cottage #6717952
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
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                                                                                                    Cottage #6717949

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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    O'Donnabhain's apartment

                                                                                                    4 of 5
                                                                                                    The O'Donnabhain's apartment is across the road from the pub in Kenmare. It was a lovely place to stay for a few days on our visit to Kerry. The staff were friendly and the accomodation was a good size for us, a family of 4. We had a little trouble with parking however, the location was so convenient we didn't really need to drive. A great place to visit.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                    Lovely House, great location

                                                                                                    4 of 5
                                                                                                    Plenty of space, very comfortable house. Easy walk into Kenmare, quiet location. Drive to park car in, and additional parking spaces.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Jul 04, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jun 2017