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The Cottages Ireland

Bettystown - Co. Meath

Six luxury seaside cottages on miles of sandy beach offering guests a wonderful place to relax in Irelands Ancient East

  • Sleeps: 2-6 per cottage
  • Bedrooms: 1-3
  • Bathrooms: 3
£924-2772 per week

How to book...

The Cottages Ireland is owned and managed by Liz Pickett.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Liz Pickett.

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  The Highlights...

  • Six utterly charming, bright and cosy cottages right by the sea.
  • Enjoy an Irish welcome when you arrive with Lizs delicious tea and warm homemade scones.
  • Previous winners of the Best Beach Holiday Home in Europe award.
  • Visit Laytown and Bettystown for the annual Laytown Strand Races and witness the horses race by The Cottages in full gallop.
  • Unearth the nearby UNESCO World Heritage site of Newgrange as part of the historic Boyne Valley Drive.
  • Discover the wonderful Boyne Valley Garden Trail in which The Cottage gardens feature.
  • Explore the vibrant beat of Dublins heart which is easily accessible from your dream seaside cottage.

  You should know...

  • The Cottages are a perfect destination for families with children. The play area has a tree house, swings and playhouse. All this alongside direct access to six miles of sandy beach, allowing for hours of imaginative play.
  • If you need extra space you can book more than one cottage. All six cottages accommodate a total of 25 guests (+ infants under 2 at the time of stay).
  • Honeymoon Cottage is unsuitable for children and due to an open stairwell Garden Cottage is unsuitable for children under five.
  • There are BBQ areas for guests to enjoy set within the picturesque organic flowers gardens.
  • The Cottages have two Electrical Vehicle Charging points free for guest use.
  • The Cottages do not accommodate pets.

  The Detail...

Dating back over 300 years, The Cottages are six exclusive 5 star thatched holiday cottages nestled on the beachfront, in Irelands Ancient East. The Cottages, with their history and tradition offer a magical quality that charms all who stay. The sound of the sea, the smell of fresh organic flowers lovingly tended by Liz and her team. This picture postcard setting is sublime.

Set on the famed Laytown/Bettystown six miles of sandy beach, this is the perfect place to stretch your limbs and ease your mind. Guests can experience an idyllic haven of peace in this serene hamlet-like oasis.

With six cottages in total (sleeping from two to six guests), The Cottages offering the perfect setting for a dream escape whether a couple, family, golfer, heritage hound or simply relaxing. Thatched cottages, stone walls, exposed beams and open Jotul log effect fires, the cottages are full of traditional features and decorated in cosy cottage style with traditional quilts, farmhouse kitchens and roses around the door. Lovingly renovated to provide an exceptionally high standard of self-catering accommodation with either stunning sea views or picturesque garden outlooks these cottages delight all that stay.

Venture beyond the cottage gates there are a myriad of wonderful things to see and do. The immediate area offers lots of choice in terms of beach side cafes, restaurants, coastal and river walks and an abundance of excellent golf courses (over 40 within an hours drive). The Cottages are superbly set within The Boyne Valley (Ireland's Heritage Capital) and birthplace of Irelands Ancient East, offering the perfect base from which to explore the mysterious and ancient beauty in the surrounding area such as UNESCO World Heritage site of Newgrange, the site of The Battle of the Boyne, the Boyne Valley drive and the Boyne Valley Garden Trail (among which The Cottages are listed). The historic town of Drogheda is just 10 minutes drive.

Parking is included in your stay and there are two electric vehicle charging points onsite meaning you can relax in the comfort of your cottage while your car powers up for tomorrows adventure.

Easily accessible by ferry or plane with Dublin airport just 25 minutes from the cottage gates. The vibrant beat of Dublins heart City just 45 minutes away and well serviced by public transport.?


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Stairgate
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Towels (beach)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Babysitting
  • Cleaning service
  • Off road free parking


  • Beach (sea)
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (low key)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Tennis
  • Theme park
  • Water Park
  • Wine tasting
  • Yoga
  • Zoo/Wildlife park

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Dublin Airport - 30mins



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£924-2772 per week

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