Where to stay near County Cork?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 529 holiday rentals near County Cork. From 322 Cabins to 322 Cottages, find unique holiday house for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near County Cork for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in County Cork?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in County Cork. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cork: 115 holiday rentals
  • Kinsale: 51 holiday rentals
  • Cork City Hall: 101 holiday rentals
  • Blarney: 20 holiday rentals
  • Mallow: 20 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in County Cork! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in County Cork?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in County Cork with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Cork: 115 holiday homes
  • Kinsale: 51 holiday homes
  • Blarney: 20 holiday homes
  • Mallow: 20 holiday homes
  • Baltimore: 83 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to County Cork?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in County Cork are:

  • Cork Airport (ORK): 97 holiday houses
  • Bantry Aerodrome Airport (BYT): 515 holiday houses
  • Cahirciveen (CHE-Reeroe): 511 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in County Cork?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in County Cork. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cork City Hall: 101 holiday rentals
  • The Clock House: 52 holiday rentals
  • Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills: 90 holiday rentals
  • Inchydoney Island Beach: 148 holiday rentals
  • Midleton Station: 93 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around County Cork listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Finding Rest in a County Cork Holiday Home in Ireland

A holiday in County Cork is a treat for anyone who’s looking to escape the stressful city life and relax in the unspoilt environs of the lush countryside. Located in the south eastern end of the Republic of Ireland, Country Cork will never cease to impress. From wild moors, river valleys to a vast coastline, you’d find it hard to have a dull moment. If you enjoy walking, then County Cork would just be perfect for you. And when you choose to retire after a long day of exploration, you’ll find that your County Cork holiday cottage, rental, or home would just the right place to be.

Exploring Culture in County Cork

Shoppers will truly enjoy a visit to the city of Cork. But there’s much to explore besides indulging in retail therapy. The countless bars and restaurants that dot the city are perfect to taste the delights of the local cuisine. And there’s a festival for everyone. Music lovers will truly enjoy the Cork Jazz Festival and film buffs, the Film Festival. The folk festival is also worth attending. But make sure you don’t miss out on the climb to Shandon Tower and try ringing the bells as loud as you can.

Making the Most of a Holiday in County Cork, Ireland

There are so many ways to explore the natural diversity of County Cork. Taking a walk to Beara Peninsula and Mizen Head is an absolute must. These walks are a quite popular with holiday makers due to the stunning sights you’d get to see. From fascinating rock formations to the quaint villages, you’d be far from disappointed. The jagged coastline is another favourite walking destination. With picturesque views of the clear waters, you couldn’t have asked for better holiday. However, it would truly be a shame if you don’t indulge in a relaxing game of golf. With as many as 33 courses to choose from, it is without a doubt that people in Cork take their golf seriously. It is difficult to escape sport in Cork. Gaelic football, hurling and road bowling are some must see local sports. But should you choose to enjoy a relaxing holiday, there’d be plenty to choose from. Explore the lush countryside and discover the places where your feet would take you. Enjoy an invigorating horse ride or simply hop on a bicycle and venture on the quaint village roads. Fishing would be ideal, if you just want to sit back and relax as time passes by.

Making the Most of the Climate in County Cork

Summers in County Cork are rather pleasant with temperatures hovering at 18 degrees Celsius while the temperatures dip to 5 degrees Celsius in winters. Rain could be rather unpredictable, but it’s perfect to seek refuge in one of the countless pubs in the region.

Travelling to County Cork

To reach your County Cork holiday accommodation, you can fly directly to Cork Airport. What’s more, you can choose from a host of air operators such as Flybe, BMIbaby, Ryanair and British Airways offering affordable flights to the region. Alternatively, you can opt for a ferry ride from Swansea.