8 Photos to Inspire a Grand Irish Getaway

With St Patrick’s celebrations only a few days away we’re taking some time to appreciate all things Irish. The Emerald Isle has one of the most stunning lush green landscapes...with breath-taking cliff-top views, spectacular coastal walks and charming traditional cities to visit, Ireland is the perfect holiday getaway.


Dark Hedges, Country Antrim

Get lost in this spooky atmospheric tunnel of intertwined beech trees which were planted in the 18th century.


Giant’s Causeway, Antrim

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site that is the natural effects of a volcanic eruption which left around 40,000 columns of layered basalt. 


Cliffs of Moher, County Clare

Stretching across 5 miles of Atlantic coastline the Cliffs of Moher are located in the Burren region in County Clare. Although there is a viewing platform, the best way to see them is by walking along the cliff trails and taking in the spectacular views.


Mellows Bridge, Dublin

Head to Dublin for pretty riverside walks, tours of breweries and distilleries, live traditional music, museums and cathedrals.


Youghal Beach, Youghal

Spend your days strolling along the wide stretch of beach in the seaside town of Youghal in County Cork. 


Galway, County Galway

Wander around the harbour and through the quirky winding lanes in the old city or relax in traditional pubs listening to live Irish folk music.


Kylemoor Abbey, County Galway

Founded in 1920 this impressive Benedictine monastery is now open to visitors: enjoy exploring the grounds and Victorian walled gardens for yourself. 


Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Country Antrim

Not for those afraid of heights...the Carrick-a-Reid rope bridge is twenty meters long and leads to the tiny island of Carrickarede. TV show Game of Thrones fans will also recognise this location as Storm's End.


On top of all the incredible places to visit in Ireland, there's also the warm and welcoming people, delicious Irish stews and pints of Guinness to be enjoyed...what are you waiting for?

Where's your favourite place in Ireland? See our cottages in Ireland.