Head south of Dublin along Ireland's south-east coast, and you will find some of the Emerald Isle's most enticing places. Whether wandering along the Wicklow Hills or exploring Ireland's past in Wexford, sampling a pint in the area's pubs or shopping in Kildare, anyone enjoying a stay in South-East Ireland holiday cottages will leave wanting to return and if not South Holland and Gelderland apartments are waiting for you.
Many south-east Ireland holiday rentals are situated in County Wicklow. Often referred to as the 'Garden of Ireland', this county is blessed with lakes, glens and mountains. Many events take place in this area, including deer watching, astronomy evenings and nature walks and it is well worth checking ahead to see what is happening in the national park before a visit. The Glendalough Valley has some especially fine scenery on offer to guests in south-east Ireland holiday rentals.Visitors to County Wexford will enjoy the open air Irish Heritage Park which traces the country's past back to 9,000 years ago. Visitors can also explore how the Vikings shaped Ireland's urban landscape. The town of Wexford itself features the West Gate Heritage Tower, the last surviving gate from the town's 12th Century Norman walls.
Artistically inclined visitors to south-east Ireland holiday cottages may also enjoy a trip to the National Craft Gallery in Kilkenny. Run by the Crafts Council of Ireland, this venue highlights Irish crafts such as jewellery, ceramics and textiles. Waterford is also the home of some of the most highly regarded glassware manufacturers in the world, as well as being the site of some great South-East Ireland holiday rentals.American visitors enjoying a stay in south-east Ireland holiday rentals may well enjoy a visit to the ancestral home of former US president John F Kennedy in Wexford. JFK's great-grandfather's farmyard can be visited along with the JFK Arboretum, which houses 4,000 tree species from around the world. Wexford is also home to the Dunbrody Famine Ship, which recreates the dark days of Ireland's 'Great Hunger' of the 19th Century.With many quaint fishing villages and coastal resorts to explore along its shores, this part of Ireland, known as the nation's 'Historic Region', is sure to make visitors to South-East Ireland holiday cottages want to return as soon as possible.
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