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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.

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (5 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 4 BR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    Cottage #6856803
    5
    Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
      Excellent! 4.5/5
      (6 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 3 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      House #2014513
      6
      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5/5
        (8 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 4 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 10
        House #391267vb
        8
        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
          avg/night
          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 3
          Cottage #6918267
          2
          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
            avg/night
            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Cottage #6917658
            1
            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Cottage #6918106
              1
              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                • 4 BR
                • 3 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 10
                Cottage #63458
                2
                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (14 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 3 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 7
                  Farmhouse #496293
                  14
                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Cottage #1085505
                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 7
                      Cottage #6917213
                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 5
                        Cottage #6917369
                        1
                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Cottage #6917163
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Apartment #1968229
                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Cottage #8271012
                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Cottage #6917684
                                  • 4 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 7
                                  Cottage #6917285
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Sleeps 7
                                    Cottage #6916989
                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Cottage #6918349
                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 4 BA
                                        • Sleeps 7
                                        Cottage #6917281
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 5
                                          Cottage #6917494
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Cottage #6917657
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #6917436
                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 4 BA
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                Cottage #6918076
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Cottage #6917807
                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 3 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                    Cottage #6917152
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Cottage #1966401
                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        Cottage #1965396
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (11 reviews)
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Multiple rentals Cottage #97480
                                                          11
                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (11 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 4 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                            Multiple rentals Cottage #97480
                                                            11
                                                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Multiple rentals Barn #97480
                                                              4
                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                Cottage #324758
                                                                3
                                                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (43 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  House #6459
                                                                  43
                                                                  Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (9 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #1907977
                                                                    9
                                                                    Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (36 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Multiple rentals Cottage #13370
                                                                      36
                                                                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (66 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Multiple rentals Cottage #13370
                                                                        66
                                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (35 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                          House #871958
                                                                          35
                                                                          Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (10 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #456757
                                                                            10
                                                                            Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (7 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Cottage #6903260
                                                                              7
                                                                              Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                (10 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Farmhouse #1369056
                                                                                10
                                                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (9 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                                  Chateau / Country House #1072270
                                                                                  9
                                                                                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                    (14 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Cottage #562992vb
                                                                                    14
                                                                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (8 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      House #2505429
                                                                                      8
                                                                                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                        (8 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                                                        Castle #1101459
                                                                                        8
                                                                                        Viewed 156 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (14 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          Cottage #847277
                                                                                          14
                                                                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #576822vb
                                                                                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                              (14 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                                              House #868248
                                                                                              14
                                                                                              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (4 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                Cottage #600688
                                                                                                4
                                                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (5 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  House #6736856
                                                                                                  5
                                                                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (15 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                    Cottage #448636
                                                                                                    15
                                                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                      (9 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Townhome #4054544
                                                                                                      9
                                                                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Lovely cottage and location.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Cottage had all facilities expected and was maintained to a very high standard. View from decking outstanding!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Great find

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Great cottage all you could want for self catering very present place great local people and a great local pub ( the tin shed )
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017