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Jutting out of Ireland’s County Cork is the rugged West Cork, a popular Irish holiday destination for families and couples alike. Whether you crave a seaside escape or an adventurous adrenalin-fuelled activity holiday, West Cork is a sublime destination to enjoy the very best the Emerald Isle has to offer.

Holidays in West Cork For a luxury self-catering holiday like no other, visit West Cork and discover Ireland’s dramatic scenery that has been inspiring the most intrepid of travellers for centuries. From the remote, craggy peninsulas of Beara, Sheep’s Head and Mizen to the soft golden sands of Barleycove, West Cork is a vast and varied landscape waiting to be uncovered. This holiday destination boasts a strong heritage, a fantastic food culture and Irish hospitality by the bucketful. With ever changing weather, the coastline and mountain ranges of West Cork make for the perfect vantage points to relax and absorb the breath-taking landscapes of this impressive environment. With a strong community spirit, live Irish music and upbeat cultural festivals, be sure to clap, twirl and skip and partake in some traditional Irish dancing (and drinking) when enjoying your luxury break away.

Holiday Activities in West Cork For those lusting after exhilarating activities, spend days hiking cloud-shrouded mountain ranges, kayaking around isolated islands and mountain biking across heather-clad moorland. Marking the start of the Wild Atlantic Way, West Cork is the perfect place to plot your next holiday adventure. With an extensive coastline undulating as far as the eye can see, boat trips from the local harbours prove to be a popular way to marvel at the scenery and spot the local wildlife. Little ones will enjoy crabbing whilst adults go fishing to catch supper for the entire family. Return to your holiday cottage, strike up the barbecue and enjoy diner al fresco amidst Ireland’s tranquil scenery for the most unique self-catering dinner parties. For family holidays beside the sea or romantic couples’ escapes, West Cork promises not to disappoint, leaving visitors longing to return.

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