Places to Visit

Sheep on a road, Ireland

Sheep on a road, Ireland

To get that true Irish experience while you are on holiday is sometimes a very difficult thing. Not every pint of Guinness is the same in every bar!

Holiday Cottages Ireland have many years of experience in the tourism sector of both Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland and we know that every tourist is looking for something different.

Some of you are wanting relaxation and stress free living, others wild nights out in the nations most popular spots. Many would seek the traditional Irish experience with history, heritage and lots of music while there are those who will prefer the isolation of some of Irelands beautiful coastlines.

Whatever your wishes for your Irish holiday, North or South of the border, Ireland has something going on for everyone.

Category: Ireland

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way provides the perfect backdrop for host of eclectic festivals all year round from crowning a goat king to Tedfest, which pays homage to cult tv series Father Ted, but there are also hidden places to visit after the festival has finished. There will always be something to celebrate on your cottage holiday in Ireland!

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Many people would be familiar with Mel Gibson’s movie Braveheart, what most won’t know is that this famous Scottish story was mostly filmed on location in Ireland.

Bedecked in a tartan kilt, the blue faced one led the charge against Edward Longshanks not at the Battle of Bannockburn but across Curragh Racecourse.  Other locations for this Oscar winning movie included … Read more...

Ireland is an island filled with quirky hideaways for you to spend your holiday.  The selection will suit every taste – from a lone lighthouse to historic castles and manor houses, to traditional pubs or a Mongolian yurt.  There is something for everyone on this Emerald Isle!

The lakelands of County Fermanagh now offer stargazing forest domes giving a new … Read more...

Ireland’s Ancient East history spans over 5,000 years and this new touring region of Ireland will bring to you holiday memories to last a lifetime.

Ireland’s Ancient East stretches from the Boyne Valley and New Grange in the northeast and follows Kilkenny’s Medieval mile all the way to Waterford’s Viking Quarter through Celtic curiosities just … Read more...

All over the world Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is lauded as the longest fully signposted touring route extending to some 2,500km, and it is also one of the most beautiful.

This route which is remote and breathtakingly beautiful is an Ireland of the Welcomes, the Land of the Heart’s Desire, and will fulfil any and all of your Irish holiday … Read more...