Top 10 amazing holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie

There are so many wonderful holiday cottages in Ireland to escape to. Find out which ones are so spectacular they could be in a movie. 

In recent years, Ireland has been a popular filming location for Hollywood movies. With that in mind, it may come as no surprise that there are so many holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie.

If you are looking for a getaway filled with peace, quiet, tranquillity, and nature, a holiday cottage is usually the best route to go.

Luckily, Ireland has an abundance of incredible holiday cottages. Read on to discover ten amazing holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie. 

10. Fern Cottage, Corofin, Co. Clare – for ultimate tranquillity 

Fern Cottage offers a tranquil escape.
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Fern Cottage is a cute and quiet cottage situated on a hill with spectacular scenic views.

It is close to Corofin Village in County Clare, meaning you are still nearby all necessary amenities during your stay. Lahinch Beach is just a 20-minute drive away.

There is a lake sitting just outside it, making it a popular spot among anglers.

Book: HERE

9. Garden Cottage, Co. Meath – it looks like something out of a fairy tale

Garden Cottage is one of the holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie.
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This cottage sits on arguably the most beautiful garden, packed with wildflowers, daisies, and more. The shape and style of the cottage has a considerable amount of character, mimicking cottages from fairy tales.

Inside, it has a spacious open plan design and is warm and inviting, thanks to its beautiful oak flooring, walls, and ceilings. This is undoubtedly one of the holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie.

Book: HERE

8. Thatcher’s Rest Cottage, Bettystown, Co. Meath – watch the shore come in

Thatcher's Rest is a cosy place to stay.
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Thatcher’s Rest Cottage is situated in Bettystown, County Meath, sitting on 9 km (5.6 miles) of beach. In 2016, it was recognised as the best holiday home in Europe.

It has beautiful oak floors, vaulted ceilings, and a stunning farmhouse kitchen. Just picture it, waking up here and starring out at the spectacular sea views. 

Book: HERE

7. Bushy Park Holiday Cottage, Co. Galway – for that romantic getaway

Bushy Park Holiday Cottage is one of the holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie.
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Next up on our list of holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie is Bushy Park Holiday Cottage.

Based in Galway, this cottage has a stone exterior and sits on some beautiful Irish greenery. 

Book: HERE

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6. The Visiting House, Co. Galway – for the farmhouse vibes

The Visiting House has the perfect farmhouse feel.
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This beautiful cottage is located in Gorteen, near Dunmore in County Galway. It has a modern-looking inside but, on the outside, it gives off farmhouse vibes.

The cottage has a total of three bedrooms and is very cosy with a beautiful fireplace and L shaped couch. In addition, it has a hot tub and tonnes of green spaces to explore out the back.

Book: HERE

5. The Cuddly Cow, Co. Donegal – if that wasn’t farmhouse enough for you

The Cuddly Cow is one of the holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie.
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If the previous cottage wasn’t farmhouse enough, this one definitely is. Based in Portnason near Ballyshannon in County Donegal, this cottage sits on Campview Farm.

 It overlooks Donegal Bay and the Erne Estuary and is a studio-style barn conversion. In 2020, it was shortlisted for best tourist attraction in south Donegal by Fáilte Ireland in the Make A Break For It publication. 

Book: HERE

4.  Kylebeg Cottage, Co. Wicklow – at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains

Kylebeg Cottage can be found at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains.
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This beautiful stone cottage is located 1.6 km (1 mile) from the village of Lackan and dates back to the 1800s.

The exterior maintains its traditional charm, but the interior has been renovated to be more modern. It has an open-plan living area with a cosy wood-burning stove.

It sits at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains, which makes it a great place for outdoor enthusiasts and nature explorers. 

Book: HERE

3. O’Neill’s, Co. Tipperary – not another farmhouse

O'Neill's is one of the holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie.
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This cottage is located in the rural area of Tipperary and has beautiful red doors and red flowers surrounding it. Inside, it maintains its vintage-style charm with stone-tiled floors, splashes of red, and lots of wood.

The cottage has three bedrooms and an open fire, as well as an outdoor picnic area in its courtyard to enjoy. Tipperary town is only 9.6 km (6 miles) away, and it is bustling with pubs, shops, music, and more. 

Book: HERE

2. Ballyduff Cottage, Co. Kerry – for the perfect rural getaway

Ballyduff Cottage is the perfect rural getaway.
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Situated just 4.35 km (2.7 miles) from Knocknagoshel in County Kerry, this stone cottage is the perfect rural getaway. It has a stone exterior and a contemporary interior as well as beautiful views of the Kerry countryside.

It has beautiful decking out front, and just a hundred yards away, you will find a stone beehive where you can chill out and light the wood-burning stove. The owners also have horses and donkeys. 

Book: HERE

1. Hidden Gem Cottage, Co. Donegal – it says it in the name

The Hidden Gem Cottage in Donegal tops our list of holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie.
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Yes, it is another Donegal cottage. Last on our list of holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie is Hidden Gem Cottage.

It is located in Lettermacaward near Dungloe and has a white exterior with a cute yellow door. Nature lovers and walkers will adore it here as beautiful beaches, lakes, and mountains are within close reach. 

Book: HERE

There you have it, ten fantastic holiday cottages in Ireland that could be in a movie. Let us know in the comments which one you are keen to visit the most. 

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