Self-Drive Holiday In Ireland

TripAdvisor has a great article on Planning A Self-Drive Holiday In Ireland. You could use one of these cottages as a base for exploring south west Ireland, and driving some spectacular routes.

1 The Cable StationRing of Kerry

Ground floor: Double bedroom with 5' bed and en suite shower room.

Ground floor: Double bedroom with 5′ bed and en suite shower room.

Anchor HavenWest Cork

Master bedroom with 5' bed and en suite shower room with sea view.

Master bedroom with 5′ bed and en suite shower room with sea view.

Derrynane Lodge, Ring of Kerry

First floor: Double bedroom with views over the garden to the sea.

First floor: Double bedroom with views over the garden to the sea.

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1 The Cable Station

1 The Cable Station is an Irish Cottage accommodating 8 guests located in Ballinskelligs, Co Kerry, Ireland.

1 The Cable Station

Cable Station is the beige coloured Irish holiday cottage to the right of the image with views overlooking the beach.

1 The Cable Station is situated on the beautiful Ring of Kerry in south west Ireland. This interior designed contemporary property is set over three floors and provides excellent family holiday accomodation. Guests have easy access at the bottom of the garden to Ballinskelligs blue flag beach. The house and gardens have breathtaking sea views across to Horse Island and the mountains of MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and beyond.

Ballingskelligs Bay

One of the two access points from the garden to Ballingskelligs Bay.

For hundreds of years The Ring of Kerry (Iveragh Peninsula) has attracted many visitors to this unspoilt part of the mystical region of Ireland.

Ballingskelligs Bay

Ballingskelligs Bay

Its undoubtedly spectacular beauty is beyond question and it is a natural centre for outdoor pursuits including cycling, watersports, walking, riding and the very best fishing. For the golfer we have a number of top golf courses nearby. The Waterville Links Golf Club and Skellig Bay are a 9 km drive away. For the more active there are numerous walks where one can enjoy wonderful scenery and visit the adundance of historical and archeological sites like the old Abbey with its links to the Skellig Rocks, McCarthy Castle and Cill Rialaig, the old famine village at nearby Bolus Head.

Ballingskelligs Bay

View from the bottom of the garden of Ballingskelligs Bay.

Within the village of Ballinskelligs there is a small covenience store, post office and petrol station. There is a welcoming atmosphere in the local pubs and cafes where you will find the friendly locals ready to chat in Irish or English. A further selection of shops can be found in Cahersiveen. There are numerous good resturants in the locality serving the best of local cuisine.

The nearest airports are Kerry and Cork with a fast ferry service from Swansea, Pembroke, Fishguard and Holyhead.

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