Popular Lettings in Cork
Highlights in Cork
- Blackrock castle
- A day trip to Cobh
- The English Market
- Blarney Castle and Blarney Stone
- Sunday’s Well
Most popular in Cork
Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings in Cork
Not far from the centre, all the holiday rentals in Cork offer comfortable and really cosy accommodation. Different neighbourhoods to stay at such as Blackhorsefield or Old-Fort or choose the ones close to the main attractions like Cork City Gaol or Granary Theatre. Find spaces that suit your needs and style. From country homes to city homes that go from cheap to luxurious living. Brimming with attractions, shops, restaurants and bars, Cork is the better base away from home. Many of the rentals are in a 4-6 mile radius from the beautiful village of Blarney. Enjoy the history, monuments and the scene with a rental holiday home in Cork.Holiday rentals and lettings in historic centre of Cork
In Cork you can find specific amenities for your getaway. Many holiday rentals feature fully equipped kitchens with appliances, laundry facilities, parking, little gardens and some of them have a pool so you can take a dip when the sun shines. A popular destination for families, groups or couples that can find a holiday letting for 2 or accommodation up to 7 people. Take in top local attractions like Cork City Hall, enjoy shopping around and having a bite nearby your holiday rental!
Holiday in Cork
The area and getting around
In the province of Munster, in southwest Ireland, lies the cosmopolitan city of Cork which center is split by the River Lee into two channels. The place comes alive with its vibrant scene, cool cafes and shops, unique pubs and unusual museums. While in the city centre, make sure to visit the Crawford Gallery, take an Urban kayaking tour or step into the English Market and feast on amazing food. A pleasant and friendly city with a laidback life with no hurries or hassles. Besides the urban scene and just a short drive from the city, you can visit Blarney Castle with its dungeons, caves, gardens and Blarney Stone. Explore the surrounding areas and drive to picturesque little villas in the countryside or further North to enjoy the scenery of green Ireland if you have a car.A Celtic experience for everybody
Ready to find out what things to do and see while in Cork? A brimming place plenty of art galleries, unusual museums and really good pubs where to try Cork’s craft beers such as Blarney Blonde. A walkable city centre, where getting from one place to another is such a pleasant stroll. And as a foodie capital, you can taste Rocket Man’s falafel, Café Paradiso’s veggies, Electric’s fish or a delicious and creamy ice cream at Gino’s gelato. Mouthwatering bites waiting for you! On an island, we cannot forget about beaches! Not far from the city you can also enjoy Barley Cove, a beach not-to-be-missed especially if you are a surf lover. The waves will be awaiting for you! And if the sea is a bit rough, try your swing and play a round of golf at the Old Head Golf Links.
Travellers and activities
Can’t wait to discover the Emerald Isle? Culture taken to the next level is what Cork offers the visitors. Within a marvellous converted church arthouse and various gigs taking place, The Triskel Arts Centre is what you are looking for. Want to visit one of the curious museums? The Butter Museum shows a different and interesting view of this industry. But for unique experiences, at St Anne’s Church you can ring the bell and then head to the river to get on an urban kayaking tour that goes under the bridges. Cork has got you covered.A paradise for food lovers
It is also a byword for lovely food because of its quality. Step into the English Market, an 18th century covered market, where you will find artisan cheese, superb smoked fish, and delicious chocolate. Flavour and innovation at Café Paradiso or Elbow Lane. And no better place to find Cork’s local brews like Eight Degrees Brewing or Rising Sons. Tasty craft beers can be enjoyed at the brewpub Franciscan Well Brewery. Ask for a Blarney Blonde, Shandon Stout or Rebel Red.
In 1912, Cobh was the Titanic’s last port of call and the first potato in Ireland was planted in Cork in 1588
Top 5 travel spots in Cork
This medieval stronghold is near Cork and river Martin and it currently keeps what was built in 1446. In the battlements they built limestone blocks and according to legend when kissing the stone, endows the kisser with the gift of the gab. Find out what happens...2. Take a day trip to Cobh
One of the finest natural ports and the last port of call for the Titanic. Whether you want to spend a few hours or the whole day, you won’t be disappointed when you get to the cathedral and see the impressive views from the water, from below, far or close to it.3.The fascinating district of Sunday’s Well
To enjoy contemporary craft beer, classic stews or gourmet burguers, Sunday’s Well is the district to be. Plenty of lively and varied pubs in narrow lanes where to delight yourself.4.Blackrock Castle
This castle was built between was built between 1828 and 1829. It’s just a fast spin from Cork. Admire the castle with it large circular towers with crenellated parapets resting on large corbels.5. A Michelin-starred takeaway joint?
Don’t worry, we have not lost our marbles. You can now have a supreme Japanese experience by prestigious Michelin-star chef Takashi Miyazaki in this peculiar takeaway across the river. From delicious sushi rolls to udon noodles or donburi (rice bowls with your choice of topping). But if you fancy a 12-course kaiseiki or tasting menu at his top-end Japanese restaurant for a mesmerizing experience, Ichigo Ichie is the place to go. Here is where this wonderful chef will prepare the plates right in front of you if you get a seat by the counter!
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Cork
Our data shows that Cork has an average price of £157.95 per night, which is a relatively high one under the cities in Ireland.Which month allows you to save the most on holiday rentals?
If you would like to make the most of your money, the cheapest months to visit Cork are March (£138.43 the average price per night for accommodation), February (£138.65), and April (£143.29).In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting in Cork?
Following the data observed in 2019, the costs per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of June (£174.37), August (£172.28), and October (£170.79).Do I need to plan a trip to Cork well in advance?
In order to not have problems finding accommodation in Cork it is necessary to be proactive, as 52% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?
The best months to find available accommodation in Cork are June (the average amount of properties that are free reached 71% of the total in 2019), May (67.25%), and March (65.4%).When are there fewer rental options available in Cork?
According to data from 2019, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Cork are, in order, November (with 24.8% of available rentals), September (26.5%), and August (35.4%).How many lettings are available in Cork?
Holidu has 80 properties in Cork, offered by 9 different partners.