Enjoy browsing for luxury cottages and self-catering accommodation in Ireland. Ireland is an idyllic location to catch your breath and relax on a country break. Known as the land that boasts 40 shades of green, Ireland is home to some breathtaking countryside, although not always green in colour. The Burren is an interesting area of Irish countryside, formed over 340 million years ago under the sea boasting layers of limestone that are cut through by stunning streams, lakes and caves. It is home to more than 500 ring forts and over 80 Neolithic tombs so you will have plenty to investigate and explore. There is also the spectacular landscape of the Giants Causeway, caused by volcanic eruptions and cooling lava, the Causeway is a mesmerizing aspect of the Irish scenery. Ireland is also home to the longest river in the British Isles and one of the finest rivers in Europe, the River Shannon which winds through an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the coast in County Clare. With so much to take in and enjoy, a visit to Ireland might be a great chance to get some fresh air in your lungs and enjoy some fantastic outdoor pursuits such as walking, pony trekking, cycling, boating, climbing, canyoning, caving or even water sports. There are also many national parks in Ireland that are well worth visiting on your stay. Click on the photos below to find out more about each luxury cottage in Ireland. You are sure to have a fantastic time taking in Ireland’s countryside whilst enjoying some of the finest luxury self-catering accommodation.