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The Moorings Skibbereen, West Cork - Skibbereen West Cork Co. Cork

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3 Bedroom Holiday Home
Sleeps 5
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3 bedrooms



The Moorings is a small and exclusive holiday homes development in a delightful location on the Glencurragh Road in Skibbereen, West Cork. It takes just 5 minutes to walk from The Moorings into Skibbereen Town.

In all there are 10 Detached houses in the development.  Nine of the houses have 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 5 people in 1 x double bedroom, 1 x twin bedroom and a single bedroom.  The double bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with shower and all bedrooms are located upstairs.  The main bathroom is also located upstairs and has a bath/shower.  Downstairs is a guest toilet with doors wide enough for wheelchair users to get through.  All of the houses have:

  • Cosy open fires
  • Enclosed backgardens
  • Wooden Patio Furniture

Wheelchair Accessible House:

There is one four bedroom house that can accommodate up to 7 people and is fully wheelchair accessible.  Downstairs is a twin bedroom with ensuite fully wheelchair adapted bathroom.  Upstairs are three other bedrooms (1 x double bedroom, 1 x twin bedroom and 1 x single bedroom).

(The 4 bedroom house has a small patio area. It does not have a lawned garden)

Gas & Electricity charges:

Please note that gas & eletricity are charged per unit used and are payable on departure.  Gas is charged at €3.07 per unit and electricity is payable at €0.30 per unit.

Pets Welcome

Pets are welcome on request and we have two dog boxes available for use during your stay.  We would kindly request that pets be kept downstairs and away from the bedrooms and that they sleep outside.  An additional charge of €25 euro per pet per stay will apply, this is payable onsite to the caretaker.


The Moorings are situated right on the edge of town, with restaurants, shops and nightlife all on hand, yet still only a short drive from the beach.  Indeed, being within an easy walk of the town’s many friendly and lively pubs means no problems with having a sociable drink in the evening; a plus factor that makes for the most relaxed of stays.  For most holidaymakers, this convenience is a considerable recommendation when choosing where to stay.

Whether it’s couples seeking a romantic break, energetic hiking groups yearning to stretch their legs, families with young children that can’t wait to get going with a bucket and spade on golden sands, or devotees attending one of the hugely popular festivals held throughout the year, everyone loves coming to this part of West Cork.  Visitors from abroad are especially taken with the combination of friendly welcoming atmosphere and stunning scenery, and having once experienced it come back again and again.  In fact the number of famous names with a bolthole here would surprise you.  You could well bump into actor Jeremy Irons and wife Sinead Cusack, who restored nearby Kilcoe Castle, for example, while doing your weekend shopping at the Farmers Market.


Tragumna - Skibbereen
Tragumna is a sandy, sheltered beach, situated about four miles from Skibbereen. It can be reached by turning off the R596 at Abisdealy bridge and following the signs for Tragumna. Public car parking, toilet facilities and lifebuoys are provided at the beach. Life guards are on duty during the bathing season.

Owenahincha - Roscarbery
Roscarbery is approx 12 miles from Skibbereen. Owenahincha is a sandy beach that backs onto sand dunes. The main route to approach the beach is from Clonakilty on the N71. Turn off at Burgatia Cross onto the R598, which leads down to the beach.  Public car parking and public toilet facilities are provided at the beach. Life guards are on duty during the bathing season. There is a short, pleasant cliff walk between the Warren Strand and Owenahincha.

Warren - Roscarbery
The Warren is a sandy beach located at the mouth of Roscarbery Bay and accessed by turning off the N71 at Warren Cross. There is a pitch and putt club adjacent to the beach. Public car parking, toilet facilities and lifebuoys are provided at the beach. Life guards are on duty during the bathing season.

Swimming Pool

Baltimore pool is run by the community, it is open all year around. It is 10.00E per adult and 5.00E per child. Please view their website for more information:


Things  to do in West Cork

Skibbereen is a charming and bustling market town which offers a wide range of services, facilities and goods.  It is peppered with lots of great pubs and restaurants.  Beauty spots like Mizen Head, Crookhaven, Dunmanus Bay, Glandore, the splendid beaches of Inchydoney and Castlefreke, golf course, pony trekking, fishing, boating, and so many more attractions, are within an easy drive. Skibbereen doesn’t close down during the winter months, but continues its bustling cheerful way throughout the year. Whenever you come, there is always something going on - another plus factor for those seeking the ideal holiday location.


From hiring your own boat to deep sea fishing trirps the choices are many and varied.

Dive off the coast and see the many ship wrecks

There is an abundance of walks in the area, some well known and others  almost undiscovered!.

Explore West Cork
From SKibbereen to the Beara Penninsula, Sheeps Head and the numerous local villages, you will have a full programme.

Visit the Islands
Spend a day on the islands, Cape Clear where Irish is spoken, Sherkin  Island with its beautiful sandy beaches.

Local Beaches
All within a few miles of Skibbereen.


Approaching Skibbereen from the Cork side:

§ At the first roundabout take the 2nd exit
§ Continue on the bypass until you reach the 2nd roundabout
§ Take the 3rd exit off this roundabout
§ The Moorings is located about 500 metres on the left hand side
§ Take a sharp left and you will see the Reception centre on your left.



The Onsite Supervisor, Zeta, should be contacted 24 hours prior to arrival to arrange to collect your key on 087 7964309.

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  • Sandy Beach
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Open Fireplace

  • Linen Provided
  • Television
  • Cooker
  • Microwave
  • Hairdryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Central Heating
  • Private Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Pets Allowed (on request)
  • Patio Furniture
  • Patio Area
  • Washer/ Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Open Fire
  • Non-Smoking
  • Coffee Machine
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Property Pricelist
Date Rate for 1 Week Minimum Stay
2nd May '16 to 2nd Jun '16 €525.00 2 nights (for €325.00)
3rd Jun '16 to 10th Jun '16 €650.00 3 nights (for €450.00)
11th Jun '16 to 24th Jun '16 €700.00 2 nights (for €335.00)
25th Jun '16 to 1st Jul '16 €795.00 1 week
2nd Jul '16 to 8th Jul '16 €875.00 1 week
9th Jul '16 to 19th Aug '16 €875.00 1 week
20th Aug '16 to 26th Aug '16 €595.00 1 week
27th Aug '16 to 9th Sep '16 €525.00 2 nights (for €320.00)
10th Sep '16 to 28th Oct '16 €525.00 2 nights (for €320.00)
29th Oct '16 to 4th Nov '16 €650.00 3 nights (for €450.00)
5th Nov '16 to 19th Dec '16 €425.00 2 nights (for €320.00)
20th Dec '16 to 26th Dec '16 €595.00 1 week
27th Dec '16 to 2nd Jan '17 €695.00 3 nights (for €595.00)
Special Offer Pricelist
Offer Date Price  
June Bank Holiday weekend Fri 3rd Jun - Mon 6th Jun '16 €325.00
100 JUNE BREAKS FOR €375 Sat 4th Jun - Sat 11th Jun '16 €375.00
100 JUNE BREAKS FOR 375 Sat 11th Jun - Sat 18th Jun '16 €375.00
100 JUNE BREAKS FOR 375 Sat 18th Jun - Sat 25th Jun '16 €375.00
100 JUNE BREAKS FOR €375 Sat 25th Jun - Sat 2nd Jul '16 €375.00
Summer in West Cork Sat 2nd Jul - Sat 9th Jul '16 €495.00
Summer in West Cork Sat 9th Jul - Sat 16th Jul '16 €549.00
Summer in West Cork Sat 16th Jul - Sat 23rd Jul '16 €549.00
Summer in West Cork Sat 23rd Jul - Sat 30th Jul '16 €699.00
Summer in West Cork Sat 30th Jul - Sat 6th Aug '16 €699.00
Summer in West Cork Sat 6th Aug - Sat 13th Aug '16 €699.00
Summer in West Cork Sat 13th Aug - Sat 20th Aug '16 €699.00
Summer in West Cork Sat 20th Aug - Sat 27th Aug '16 €599.00
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