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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Staying at Tir Na Nog you can lose yourself in perfect tranquillity as the cottage is set in 0.6 acres in the peaceful hills above Bantry Bay. The Beara peninsula has in abundance a vast array of things to do including a visit to Bere Island by car ferry or to Dursey Island by the only cable car in Ireland. Local activities include sea fishing, golfing, Diving, Canoeing/Kayaking and sailing. Castletownbere is the second largest natural harbour in Ireland and is an international fishing port.

The port is very cosmopolitan with many European languages being spoken in the bars and shops, mingling with the soft brogue of the locals. The town bustles with numerous restaurants, cafes and pubs - feast yourself on the freshly caught fish produce. The Ring of Beara is extremely popular with walkers, cyclists, birdwatchers and people who enjoy unspoiled natural beauty. The famous Beara Way Walking Route has many short loop routes around Castletownbere.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ballydonegan (sandy) 15km, Shingle strand 2 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cork 125 km, Nearest railway: Cork 125 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General TV, Video player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The accommodation has both bedrooms on 1st floor, one double bedroom and one bedroom with 2 single beds. Foldout bed also available. Baby cot also available. Sheets and towels included. Shower room on ground floor. Large conservatory/dining room with stunning views of Bantry Bay and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. Sun room/Children's playroom. Fully fitted kitchen including electric oven & hob, microwave, dishwasher, Refrigerator/Freezer, washing machine & dryer. TV Video & DVD (Large selection of Children's DVD). Also provided games for children, Board games, Books, Iron, Ironing board, Hairdryer, Vacuum cleaner.

Further details outdoors

Private off-road parking. There is a private garden with patio, garden furniture and large lawn.

The County Cork region

County Cork is full of contrast; it is home to Ireland’s second largest city and dozens of vibrant, atmospheric towns and villages. Yet it’s full of truly breathtaking natural beauty. With unspoilt beaches, historic castles, and modern visitor attractions, there’s plenty for all ages to absorb. If you’re a fan of beautiful scenery, dramatic skies and exploration, this is the place for you.


Castletownbere is nestled between the Caha and Slieve Miskish Mountains and is sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean by Bere Island. Located at the mouth to Bantry Bay, (the world’s second deepest bay) Castletownbere Harbour provides extensive piers with safe berthing for both commercial and pleasure craft. Being on the Gulf Stream the winters are very mild and rarely do temperatures drop to freezing.

The town, ancestral seat of Clan O'Sullivan Bere with Dunboy Castle within walking distance, (site of the last battle in Ireland between Elizabeth I and the Gaelic Chiefdoms) is the perfect base for both visitors and environmentalists alike to explore the unspoilt beauty of the Beara Peninsula's flora & fauna and the many antiquities it has to offer.

The Beara Way Consists of 9 stages and is 125 miles in total. All sections are well marked and you can join the walk at any stage in the peninsula

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10 Aug 2014


"Mooi gelegen huis in rustige omgeving met fantastisch uitzicht"

Aan de overkant van Bear island op een heuvel ligt tir na nog.Vanaf Waterville vertrokken we met de bus naar Kenmare en dan overstappen in de bus naar Castletownbere.[13.15 -17.20 met een uur pauze in… More

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