Unique, Individual Self Catering Cottages, Lodges, Holiday Homes & Holiday Apartments in West Cork.

Picture Yourself On A Magical Private Island Estate In Beautiful West Cork, Ireland …

Inish Beg is a private island estate (with a road bridge, accessible by car) in beautiful West Cork Ireland -- just a few miles from the thriving market town of Skibbereen and the idyllic little port of Baltimore with its sailing, fishing and diving centres. Your hosts, Paul and Georgiana Keane, have undertaken a uniquely sympathetic renovation and rejuvenation of this island paradise. The Estate with its beautiful gardens, woodlands, parkland, farmland and foreshore will enchant all who choose Inish Beg for their self-catering holidays in West Cork Ireland. You will find an environment, facilities and experience second to none with a select variety of luxury self-catering holiday cottages and holiday homes to suit the most discerning guest. Imagine yourself walking, bird watching, fishing, boating or just relaxing in this magical setting, with its beautiful gardens, grounds, trails. Who needs a hot tub when you could use our heated indoor swimming pool?

Book one of our Holiday Homes in West Cork

evening sunset of the boathouse from across the water, showing the lights on through it's glass frontend livingroom

Award-winning luxury waterfront home.

An award-winning luxury waterfront holiday home in the most beautiful location on the island. The Boathouse with its 4 bedrooms, large glass fronted living area offering spectacular views, fireplace, magnificent open deck, luxury bathrooms & kitchen, is the choice of the most discriminating holiday maker.

From €470 - €650

per night

The Foresters House is an idyllic wooden clad 3 bedroom (extra sofabed available on request) holiday home in a tranquil and private woodland setting.

Idyllic private woodland Eco cottage.

An idyllic, eco-friendly, 3 bedroom timber house in a tranquil and private woodland setting with views to the water. Beautifully furnished to the highest standard, this self catering holiday cottage provides a very cosy environment with it's open fires, central heating and modern kitchen facilities.

From €280 - €385

per night

A beautifully restored 3 bedroom holiday home with far reaching views over farmland, water and woods. This holiday home is ideal for families

This holiday home is ideal for families.

A 3 bedroom self catering holiday home – a farm cottage beautifully restored in a private setting with far reaching views over farmland, water and woods. A private garden and paddock make the Lodge with its open fireplace, sunroom, large living area and modern kitchen ideal for families or couples.

From €245 - €330

per night

stone built deluxe courtyard holiday cottages with private gardens

Deluxe cottages with private gardens.

2 & 3 bedroom self catering cottages. Each with living room, bathroom, kitchen and private garden, furnished to the highest standard and located near the main house and indoor pool. Perfect for groups of families or couples looking for a relaxed, peaceful atmosphere.

From €150 - €290

per night

a one bedroomed holiday apartment situated at the end of the west wing of Inish Beg House. Adjacent to the Walled Garden

Ideal as a romantic getaway apartment.

The Garden Retreat is a 1 bedroom holiday apartment at the end of the west wing of Inish Beg House (with separate entrance). Furnished to the same high standard of our other holiday cottages, this apartment is conveniently located adjacent to the walled garden. It truly is a cosy holiday retreat!

From €110 - €150

per night

two authentic and fully fitted adjoining Roma Caravans originally built in 1988 by Baz Warters

Bohemia caravans for design-savvy hipster.

The Gypsy Retreat consists of 2 Authentic Roma Caravans enclosed by a private wicker fence. One with bedroom, toilet/washroom, the other with kitchen/dining/living room. A outdoor cast iron victorian bath completes the sylvan setting, oozing bohemian and quirky charm.

From €110 - €150

per night

Wedding Venue . Special Occasions . Activities . Day Visits . Pirate & Fairy Trails

A married couple embrassing, posing for photos around the stunning Inish Beg Estate grounds

Unique, private location to host your wedding

Inish Beg is a wonderful location to host a wedding (for up to 160 guests). The Estate with it's walled garden, sunken garden with fountain, woodlands, and landscaped gardens provide the perfect backdrop for wedding photography. The Boat House is HSE registered for civil wedding ceremonies. We'd love to help make your special day a truly unique event!

From €40.00

per pers/night

A group of freinds in the walled garden. being served food. listening to live music

Exclusive, serene, well appointed location for your event.

Inish Beg is the perfect location to host a special occasion. With it's luxury self catering homes for up to 50 guests, tranquil grounds and indoor heated pool with steam room proving excellent facilities for family reunions, hen & stag weekends or corporate workshops. We'd love to help make your event a truly unique experience!

From €50.00

per pers/night

A group kayaking in Lough Hyne

Range of fun activityes for everyone.

Kayaking on Lough Hyne, playing at Skibbereen and West Carbery 18-hole Golf Club, sailing, sea and freshwater fishing, scuba diving courses, adventure activity centre, visits to Sherkin / Cape Clear islands, Whale watching, visiting local farmers markets and more.

Prices vary

based on activity

The walled garden with rows of hedged planting beds. Full of flowers, herbs and vegatables. A Glass potting shed in the distance

Top rated gardens & woodland walks.

Open all year round excluding Christmas day & when weddings are on. Come visit our award winning gardens and woodlands. A perfect place for a strolling around our tranquil and magical 97 acre estate, through lovingly restored walled gardens, specially planted woodlands and winding shoreline trails. There are 3 bird hides and over 4km of tracks to explore. An idyllic way to spend a morning or afternoon. €6 per adult plus up to 2 children to visit the gardens and go on the trails (additional children are €2 each).


Day pass

A pirate cutout hiding in the Inish Beg forest.

Fun trails for all the family.

A hoy, me heartie buccaneer! In the summer of 1631 Baltimore fell victim to a sensational attack by pirates who had travelled over 1,000 miles from the Barbary Coast of North Algiers. Come visit the Inish Beg Estate Pirate Trail and Learn more about the characters involved in this shocking historical event. We also have a Fairy Trail with 10 beautiful fairy homes to find as well as a Animal Trail!€6 per adult plus up to 2 children to visit the gardens and go on the trails (additional children are €2 each).


Day pass

Luscious blue, indoor heated swimming pool, vaulted wooden ceiling with sky lights.

Heated indoor Swimming pool & more.

You will enjoy a variety of facilities available within the estate grounds, all just a stroll from your cottage, appartment or holiday home. You have access a 13m heated indoor swimming pool located within the restored walled garden. Walks with private access to woodlands & local shoreline, bird watching & fishing are all available to you during your holiday. Wifi is available. There is a Vintage car & bicycle collection. You can dining in our Sun room at Carpa with advanced booking


for overnight guests

Luxury Self Catering Cork

Nearby In Baltimore, Cork, Ireland

Within a few minutes drive to the mainland you will find the nearby towns of Baltimore and Skibbereen and an 18-hole golf course, sailing, scuba diving, adventure activity centre, visits to the islands and private gardens. Things To Do in Baltimore

About West Cork, Ireland

County Cork is Ireland’s largest county, located in the southwest of the country. West Cork, the area west of Cork city, is known as a region of its own and has long been popular with tourists from other areas of Ireland, the uk, europe, usa and the rest of the world. West Cork has an atmosphere unique in Ireland, where the climate & vegetation benefit from the warm currents of the gulf stream. The coastline has sandy beaches, stunning high cliffs, wild moorland, native woodlands, archaeological remains and traditional fishing villages. The people of West Cork are equally unique and offer a mix of Irish families whose ancestors developed the area and expatriates who came to West Cork and fell in love with the area. The residents include a high percentage of artists, artisans and musicians who have been inspired in the atmosphere of West Cork. Learn about the history of West Cork