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Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Sheeps Head also enquired about holiday homes in Beara Peninsula (Cork), cottages in Mizen Head and holiday homes in Skibbereen

A holiday rental home in Sheeps Head is a perfect choice for your breakaway to Cork County in Ireland.

A holiday to Ireland is a dream for many. With the beautiful landscapes, fabulous beer and mild temperatures, it is easy to see why. There are a variety of activities and attractions available and a holiday rental home in Sheeps Head will put you near some of the most popular. Each home is well appointed and provides those on holiday with all of the comforts of home.

Things to Do on Holiday to Sheeps Head

One of the most popular activities for those on holiday to Sheeps Head is hiking. The country side is beautiful and there are hikes to suit every skill level. You can set your own route or take part in one of the many hiking tours that are offered. There are tours that are just a few hours long and others that last several days. Taking some time to sample the local cuisine is a must. Try some Sheeps Head specialties such as tripe or crulbeens. Fishing, golf and horseback riding are other options available in Sheeps Head.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Sheeps Head

There are many interesting sites and attractions in and near Sheeps Head. The Red Abbey is one of the last medieval buildings still standing in nearby Cork. The most recognizable building in that city is the Church Tower of Shandon which has long been a symbol of the city. A visit to an English market will give you an idea of how people in the area bought and sold goods hundreds of years ago. A stop to a brewery is a must for adults visiting the area. Murphy’s Brewery produces a variety of ales. They also produce Heineken for the Irish distributors. The Franciscan Well Brewery has been voted “best microbrewery in Ireland” in the past and produces several types of ale and lager.

Weather in Sheeps Head

Sheeps Head and the surrounding areas are known for quite a lot of rain and fog. The temperatures, however, are mild the whole year through. The average summer highs are just 16 to 18 degrees, with average lows of between 9 and 10 degrees. It cools down a bit for spring with average high temperatures of 11 to 14 degrees. During the winter, the average low is between 2 and 4 degrees and the average high is between 7 and 8 degrees. As mentioned above, there is some rain each month. The most falls during December with 133mm.

Travel to Sheeps Head

The closest airport to Sheeps Head is Cork Airport (ORK), located 104 km away. The closest ferry is Cork Ferry Terminal, 113 km from Sheeps Head.

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                                                                                                      Fabulous time in January

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Everything was exactly as described in the list and in the foto gallery, beautiful house, clever restored old building with any necessary modern advantages, tasteful furnishings, great landscape and support whenever required - thank you! DF
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      To have

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We spent a lovely week in this beautiful well equipped villa with a beautiful view of the sea. Quiet and close to the town too.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Beautiful, idyllic and immaculate.

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                                                                                                      My friend, our two children and myself arrived at Cottons Cottage after a somewhat stressful journey from England and the calming effects of the cottage were instantaneous. I don't think I have ever been anywhere as beautiful as this little slice of heaven before! The cottage was immaculate and had every appliance we could need during our 5 day stay. Whilst the cottage itself is old, the appliances are certainly not. We were able to wash and dry clothes, enjoy hot showers and baths, and store all of our food in the fridge with no worries at all. The cottage is situated in the rural village/hamlet of Ahakista and the true beauty of this area is that it is totally unspoilt. There is no noise pollution, just the sounds of birds and animals. The scenery is spectacular and everything you could need is nearby - from woodland, seaside to shops and restaurants. The children spent 5 days running around outside away from technology and the lure of TV, forgetting about the worries and pressures of school. My friend and I managed to read, colour, walk and explore and enjoy every second of our children. Listening to them laugh and play, engaging with nature and reading together is something that cannot be compared to anything. No amount of iPads, TV's or phones can even begin to match this type of joy! The cottage was cosy and warm, we made use of the lovely fireplace and spent a lot of time searching for fairies in the garden! We woke up to rabbits on the grass and the friendly dogs belonging to the neighbours sitting by the benches. We took walks to see the donkeys and to the nearby pub for lunch, we took spectacular walks to see the stones on the hill (the name escapes me!) and we read stories with our tea and toast. We left the cottage rosy cheeked, healthy and wishing the 5 days could go on forever. Cottons Cottage is our new love and I recommend this break to anyone and everyone. Artists, authors, parents, children, couples, workaholics, hikers... no matter who you are or what you do then Cottons Cottage is an absolute must!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016