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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.

    Excellent! 4.5/5
    (6 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 3 BR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    House #2014513
    6
    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (6 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 4 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Sleeps 8
      Cottage #6856803
      6
      Viewed 18 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 14 times in the last 48 hours
          avg/night
          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 3
          Cottage #6918267
          2
          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Cottage #6917658
            2
              avg/night
              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Cottage #6918106
              2
              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Cottage #8271012
                1
                  • 4 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 10
                  Cottage #63458
                  2
                    • 3 BR
                    • 3 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 7
                    Farmhouse #496293
                    14
                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Cottage #1085505
                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #6917684
                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Cottage #6917436
                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 7
                            Cottage #6917213
                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 3
                              Cottage #324758
                              3
                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 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
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      House #6717965
                                      1
                                        • 4 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 7
                                        Cottage #6917285
                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #6918349
                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 3 BA
                                            • Sleeps 7
                                            Cottage #6916989
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Cottage #6917807
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 4 BA
                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                Cottage #6917281
                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 4 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  Cottage #6918076
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Cottage #6917657
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Cottage #6917494
                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 3 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        Cottage #6917152
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Cottage #1966401
                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            Cottage #1965396
                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 4 BA
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                              Multiple rentals Cottage #97480
                                                              11
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Multiple rentals Barn #97480
                                                                4
                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #97480
                                                                  11
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (44 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    House #6459
                                                                    44
                                                                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (12 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Cottage #1907977
                                                                      12
                                                                      Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (37 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Multiple rentals Cottage #13370
                                                                        37
                                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (67 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Multiple rentals Cottage #13370
                                                                          67
                                                                          Viewed 9 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 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (36 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              House #871958
                                                                              36
                                                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (7 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Cottage #6903260
                                                                                7
                                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                  (11 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Farmhouse #1369056
                                                                                  11
                                                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                    (10 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                                    Chateau / Country House #1072270
                                                                                    10
                                                                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                      (14 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Cottage #562992vb
                                                                                      14
                                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (15 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        Cottage #847277
                                                                                        15
                                                                                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                          (9 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Townhome #4054544
                                                                                          9
                                                                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                            (9 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                                                            Castle #1101459
                                                                                            9
                                                                                            Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (16 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                                              Cottage #448636
                                                                                              16
                                                                                              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (15 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                House #868248
                                                                                                15
                                                                                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (4 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                  Cottage #600688
                                                                                                  4
                                                                                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #2558510
                                                                                                    3
                                                                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (10 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      House #2505429
                                                                                                      10
                                                                                                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Muntervary Holiday Cottages & Homes (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful property in a quiet location in west cork.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Our family(10 adults and 1 child) had a very enjoyable holiday in Bay House,Durrus in June. The location is fantastic - right on the waters edge and the the views over Dunmanus Bay are stunning. The house itself was fabulous and had everything in it to make our stay very comfortable. All the furniture, beds, bed linen,towels etc were of a very high standard. There was a well stocked toy room for kids and lots of books and games available for adults . I would highly recommend Bay House as a holiday destination. Anne & family.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Comfortable Cottage with excellent views

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Well maintained, beautifully clean and comfortable cottage with everything we needed for our week on the Beara peninsula. Lovely welcome from Margaret for whom nothing had been too much trouble before our arrival. Our online shop from the Supervalue supermarket in Kenmare was a success and arrived minutes after us. We enjoyed excellent walks in the surrounding area in spite of the variable weather. Had 3 super evening meals out in Kenmare. Everyone we met was very welcoming and keen to strike up conversations. The only negative thing about our stay in the area were the midges who prevented us from sitting out in the evening.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 05, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017