Laced with winding roads and Irish charm, West Cork is a verdant landscape full of ancient monuments, mysterious castles and some of the finest food in Ireland. This charming location is one of the most popular vacation destinations in Ireland.
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Popular Rental Amenities in West Cork
Properties can be selected based on your personal preferences. Above, you will find the number of rentals that include a specific feature in West Cork. You can easily search and find a vacation rental fitting your needs in West Cork if you are looking for a pet-friendly rental or you can't imagine a vacation without internet, as most accommodations provide "Pets allowed" and "Internet." Not as many vacation rentals in West Cork are available if you need wheelchair access or if you want to sweat it out in a sauna as "Sauna" and "Wheelchair accessible" are not very popular features in West Cork.
The Weather in West Cork
The above is a climate diagram for West Cork. During July, maximum temperatures go up to more than 64° February is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 37°. The rainiest month is December while the driest month is April.
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For a unique cultural experience head to Skibbereen Heritage Center in the town's former gasworks, a haunting exhibition about the famine with actors reading contemporary accounts of Ireland's troubled but fascinating history.
Children will love imagining times past at Charles Fort, Europe's best preserved 17th Century artillery fort. Adults and kids alike are delighted by the model railway village, a gigantic recreation of 1940s life in West Cork. You can catch train there from Clonakilty.
Blackrock Castle is an important center for science and plays host to year round events which are focused on the its prominent observatory. Not only are there tours of the ancient castle which is over 400 years old and has a rich history but there are also tours of the research observatory and science center. Billed as a 'watch tower for the skies', Blackrock Castle is also known for its excellent cafe.
The harbour town of Kinsale is one of the best places in Ireland to seek refuge in a storm even when the weather is fair. Kinsale is traversed by narrow streets and full of lively bars and excellent restaurants. The consensus among food lovers is that Kinsale is the culinary epicentre of southwest Ireland. The small town is jam-packed with international standard restaurants and its old harbour is a just a short stroll from the town center.
Sheltered by the islands at the mouth of Bantry Bay and the Sheep's Head hills and Caha Mountains, Bantry is a well groomed old fashioned town full of unique shops. Its old-world charm is exemplified by its harbour where you can enjoy panoramic sea views. Bantry struggled as many Irish towns did throughout the 19th Century but today its oysters and mussels supply menus across County Cork.
Drombeg Stone Circle
Also known as 'the Druid's Altar', this mysterious stone circle dates from megalithic times. It is one of the best preserved of its kind in the county and remains freely accessible to the public.
Surrounded by heather moorland and verdant fields, this saltwater lake on the coast is created by high tide floods twice a day. This unique habitat is home to all manner of flora and fauna, the first marine protected area in Europe. The ruins of a castle dominate the lake's small island.
Information about vacation rentals in West Cork
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||930 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 52%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$52|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Internet and Fireplace|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||78 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||97 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average nightly price for a vacation rental in West Cork?
The nightly price of accommodations in West Cork starts at $52. If you’re interested in a house rental, the average price is $324 per night. A cabin West Cork will cost $200 per night on average.
How many vacation rentals are available for booking in West Cork?
Currently there are 930 vacation rentals in West Cork to choose from and book for your upcoming trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals in West Cork?
Travelers look for Internet, Pets allowed, and Fireplace when booking a vacation rental in West Cork.
How many vacation homes with pools are in West Cork?
There are 97 rentals from 8 providers in West Cork.
Are pets allowed in vacation homes in West Cork?
Sure, currently there are 78 vacation homes in West Cork that allow dogs , with an average price of $245 per night.
When is it better to travel to West Cork?
West Cork has its warmest time of year in July and August, with average nightly prices of $52.
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