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Make A Holiday Rental Cottage in Skibbereen, Ireland Your Home Away From Home

If the south-west of Ireland takes your fancy, holidays in Skibbereen are the definite answer for you. This idyllic town can be found in the west of County Cork and is a favourite destination for many visitors every year. Self catering accommodation in Skibbereen is guaranteed to have all of the mod cons you would expect from a top class hotel and comes in the quintessentially Irish form of quaint cottages and other equally attractive properties.

Things to Do on Holiday in Skibbereen, Ireland

There are more than enough things to do for your holidays in Skibbereen. The area is popular with those who enjoy long and interesting walking tours. There is also an indoor sports centre, in the town centre, where a variety of sporting activities are available for you to participate in and there is even a sauna. This area of Ireland is said to be home to some of the most attractive scenery to be found anywhere in the country, therefore make sure you bring your camera along if you are a keen photographer and painters will be in seventh heaven with all of the opportunities that exist here.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Skibbereen, Ireland

You will not need to venture too far from your comfortable self catering accommodation in Skibbereen to find a perfect day out. In fact, just by travelling 4km from the town centre, you will reach the fascinating marine nature reserve of Lough Hyne. This is reputed to be the largest salt water lake in the whole of Europe and actually boasts species of flora and fauna that are usually only found in The Mediterranean. This is all down to the fact that the Lake maintains a temperature that is always 3 degrees warmer than the surrounding sea. To find out even more about this enchanting natural feature, ensure that The Skibbereen Heritage Centre is included on your itinerary.

Weather in Skibbereen, Ireland

Your holidays in Skibbereen are never likely to see real extremes of temperatures. Summer months will realise temperatures into the low-twenties degrees Celsius and the winter should not see them dropping too far below 10 degrees Celsius during the day. Rainfall is high in this part of south-west Ireland, at more than 60 inches per year. However, much of this will tend to fall in Autumn or Winter.

Travel to Skibbereen, Ireland

Those convinced that Skibbereen holidays are ideal for them should book their flights to arrive at Cork Airport (ORK). These is a relatively busy airport and is served by a number of airlines that come from The UK. These include Aer Lingus, Ryanair, FlyBE, Air South West and British Airways. You can leave from a number of airports and these include Liverpool John Lennon (LPL), Edinburgh (EDI), East Midlands (EMA), Plymouth (PLH) and London Stansted (STD).

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                                          Chateau / Country House #1072270
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                                              Cottage #6916941
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                                                                Cottage #6917382
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                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                Multiple rentals House #1095455
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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    delightful property with stunning views

                                                                                                    4 of 5
                                                                                                    "A peaceful location with superb sea views " says it all
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                    Fabulous house, fabulous location, totally reccommended

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We stayed in the beautiful Carigfadda House for a week with 2 families with ages ranging from 14 up to mid 50's, everyone had a great time. The house itself can easily accommodate a lot of people with plenty of bed space, lots of different communal spaces and a huge garden at the front and at the back. A well equipped kitchen and separate dining room, 2 bathrooms and an ensuite toilet, plus a fab library on the upstairs landing with great views over the countryside. The owners have made the house very comfortable, with TV, internet, games and a wood burning stove. The house was easy to get to ( from London!) with a short flight to Cork and a pre booked car from the airport took us @ an hour, good roads and very little traffic. Theres lots of useful info about local activities, places to eat and pubs for the craic. There's lots to do locally. One of our favourite days was spent off the west coast near Baltimore on a whale safari - we saw dolphins and humpback whales which we will never forget. 2 of the adults are keen swimmers so we also spent time at the glorious local beaches on the Atlantic Way. Other highlights included the stone circle at Drombeg with incredible views over the fields down to the sea. West Cork has great places to eat, Clonakilty and Skibbereen are nearby and great places to visit - especially as when we were there the 2 Irish rowers were the cause of great celebration. Overall highly recommended for a great family holiday or with friends, with lots of activities for everyone in a great house, in a great location.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Aug 2016