Self-catering holidays in Ireland

One of the best ways of exploring Ireland is to rent a holiday cottage as a base from which to travel. They give you the freedom and comfort of having your own  holiday home but without purchasing one yourself. You have the chance to enjoy your holiday at your own pace with privacy and a homely touch, often with high standards of decoration, modern amenities and kitchen appliances and sometimes even extra facilities such as a hot tub, swimming pool, tennis courts or large gardens. You even have the option of spending your holiday in luxury accommodation from silk sheets down to the sauna and hot tub in the back garden.

Ireland is a great place to make the most of having a self-catering break. With so much to see and do, explore and visit, you will need the freedom of a self-catering country cottage just so  you get to see and do everything you want to. Ireland has 6 national parks, providing you with plenty of amazing scenery to visit and a great variety of activities that you can take part in, they also give you a truly beautiful place to walk the dog if you decide to bring them along for the trip.

As well as having many outdoor activities you can take part in and some magnificent countryside just waiting to be explored, Ireland is home to great history with a strong sense of mystery and legend. Many historic towns, ancient castles and amazing old houses dot the countryside of Ireland, Slane Castle, Desmond castle and Bunratty are just a few to mention. There are also old houses to visit such as Westport House and Castletown house in Kildare.

Of course the Irish culture and music is also a great draw to Ireland for a self-catering holiday, whether your staying within a city or town or out in the countryside it wont take you long to discover a traditional Irish pub with great food and atmosphere, why not try a pint of guiness? Irish pubs are also reknown for being useful places to visit for help and advice whilst on your trip, no one knows the area better than the traditional Irish pub owner. Traditional Irish music also awaits you at the many festivals and events held throughout the country in main towns and cities throughout the year.

So if your looking for culture, nature, activities, tradition, great food and a comfortable place to stay then book a self-catering country cottage holiday today and enjoy a fun filled or relaxing break away in Ireland’s beautiful landscapes.