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Rose Cottage kitchen with sea view

Rose Cottage kitchen with sea view

Rose Cottage en suite master bedroom

Rose Cottage en suite master bedroom

Honeymoon Cottage living room

Honeymoon Cottage living room

Honeymoon Cottage bedroom

Honeymoon Cottage bedroom

Thatcher's Rest Cottage living room

Thatcher's Rest Cottage living room

Thatcher's Rest Cottage master

Thatcher's Rest Cottage master

Luxury individually designed

Luxury individually designed

Wonderful gardens to visit

Wonderful gardens to visit

Superb beach side location.

Superb beach side location.

The Apple Loft Cottage

The Apple Loft Cottage

The Apple Loft Cottage living room

The Apple Loft Cottage living room

Little Orchard Cottage dining room

Little Orchard Cottage dining room

Little Orchard Cottage kitchen

Little Orchard Cottage kitchen

Garden Cottage downstairs en suite

Garden Cottage downstairs en suite

Garden Cottage

Garden Cottage

Warm home-made welcome

Warm home-made welcome

Excellent coastal and hill walking.

Excellent coastal and hill walking.

Special couples rates

Special couples rates

Thatcher's Rest Cottage

Thatcher's Rest Cottage

Laytown Races from the cottages

Laytown Races from the cottages

Rose Cottage kitchen with sea view

Rose Cottage kitchen with sea view

Rose Cottage en suite master bedroom

Rose Cottage en suite master bedroom

Honeymoon Cottage living room

Honeymoon Cottage living room

Honeymoon Cottage bedroom

Honeymoon Cottage bedroom

Thatcher's Rest Cottage living room

Thatcher's Rest Cottage living room

Thatcher's Rest Cottage master

Thatcher's Rest Cottage master

Luxury individually designed

Luxury individually designed

Wonderful gardens to visit

Wonderful gardens to visit

Superb beach side location.

Superb beach side location.

The Apple Loft Cottage

The Apple Loft Cottage

The Apple Loft Cottage living room

The Apple Loft Cottage living room

Little Orchard Cottage dining room

Little Orchard Cottage dining room

Little Orchard Cottage kitchen

Little Orchard Cottage kitchen

Garden Cottage downstairs en suite

Garden Cottage downstairs en suite

Garden Cottage

Garden Cottage

Warm home-made welcome

Warm home-made welcome

Excellent coastal and hill walking.

Excellent coastal and hill walking.

Special couples rates

Special couples rates

Thatcher's Rest Cottage

Thatcher's Rest Cottage

Laytown Races from the cottages

Laytown Races from the cottages

The Cottages

Ireland, A92 TXE9

Come and explore the mysterious and ancient beauty of the Boyne Valley

  • Superb gated, private, beach side location
  • Family friendly
  • Flexible arrival & departure dates /3 night min
  • Heritage, golf, gardens, fishing & family fun
  • Special low occupancy 2 and 4 person rates
  • Easy access Dublin City excellent public transport

Awards

Failte Ireland 4 Star
Failte Ireland 5 Star
Best Holiday Home in Europe Award 2016

Cottages

From €420

There are 6 cottages at this site

    • Sleeps 5
    • Bedrooms 3
    • Dines 12
    • Child-Friendly
    • Extra baby kit
    • Outdoor play equipment
    • Space to play
    • Babysitting by arrangement
    • Enclosed Garden
    • Dog Free Cottage
    • Dog Free Site
    • Catering available
    • Supermarket delivery available
    • Spa treatments available
    • Activity breaks available
    • Owners/Manager onsite
    • WiFi
    • Dedicated Parking
    • Coal/Log Effect Fire
    • Hypoallergenic bedding option
    • Barbecue
    • Bike storage
    • Walkable pub
    • Beach within walking distance
    • Walkable Fine Dining
    • Fine dining within 10 miles
    • National Trail within 10 miles
From €420

There are 6 cottages at this site

    • Sleeps 4
    • Bedrooms 2
    • Dines 6
    • Child-Friendly
    • Extra baby kit
    • Outdoor play equipment
    • Space to play
    • Babysitting by arrangement
    • All Ensuite
    • Matched bathrooms
    • Enclosed Garden
    • Dog Free Cottage
    • Dog Free Site
    • Catering available
    • Supermarket delivery available
    • Spa treatments available
    • Activity breaks available
    • Owners/Manager onsite
    • WiFi
    • Dedicated Parking
    • Coal/Log Effect Fire
    • Hypoallergenic bedding option
    • Barbecue
    • Bike storage
    • Walkable pub
    • Beach within walking distance
    • Walkable Fine Dining
    • Fine dining within 10 miles
From €420

There are 6 cottages at this site

    • Sleeps 2
    • Bedrooms 1
    • Dines 2
    • Outdoor play equipment
    • All Ensuite
    • Matched bathrooms
    • Enclosed Garden
    • Dog Free Cottage
    • Dog Free Site
    • Catering available
    • Supermarket delivery available
    • Spa treatments available
    • Activity breaks available
    • Owners/Manager onsite
    • WiFi
    • Dedicated Parking
    • Coal/Log Effect Fire
    • Hypoallergenic bedding option
    • Barbecue
    • Bike storage
    • Walkable pub
    • Beach within walking distance
    • Walkable Fine Dining
    • Fine dining within 10 miles
From €420

There are 6 cottages at this site

    • Sleeps 6
    • Bedrooms 3
    • Dines 8
    • Child-Friendly
    • Extra baby kit
    • Outdoor play equipment
    • Space to play
    • Babysitting by arrangement
    • Enclosed Garden
    • Dog Free Cottage
    • Dog Free Site
    • Catering available
    • Spa treatments available
    • Activity breaks available
    • Owners/Manager onsite
    • WiFi
    • Dedicated Parking
    • Coal/Log Effect Fire
    • Hypoallergenic bedding option
    • Bike storage
    • Walkable pub
    • Beach within walking distance
    • Walkable Fine Dining
    • Fine dining within 10 miles
From €420

There are 6 cottages at this site

    • Sleeps 4
    • Bedrooms 2
    • Dines 6
    • Child-Friendly
    • Extra baby kit
    • Outdoor play equipment
    • Space to play
    • Babysitting by arrangement
    • All Ensuite
    • Matched bathrooms
    • Enclosed Garden
    • Dog Free Cottage
    • Dog Free Site
    • Catering available
    • Supermarket delivery available
    • Owners/Manager onsite
    • WiFi
    • Coal/Log Effect Fire
    • Hypoallergenic bedding option
    • Barbecue
    • Bike storage
    • Walkable pub
    • Beach within walking distance
    • Walkable Fine Dining
    • Fine dining within 10 miles
From €420

There are 6 cottages at this site

    • Sleeps 4
    • Bedrooms 2
    • Dines 4
    • Child-Friendly
    • Outdoor play equipment
    • Space to play
    • Babysitting by arrangement
    • All Ensuite
    • Matched bathrooms
    • Enclosed Garden
    • Dog Free Cottage
    • Dog Free Site
    • Catering available
    • Supermarket delivery available
    • Owners/Manager onsite
    • WiFi
    • Dedicated Parking
    • Coal/Log Effect Fire
    • Hypoallergenic bedding option
    • Barbecue
    • Bike storage
    • Walkable pub
    • Beach within walking distance
    • Walkable Fine Dining

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Features

*Please check individual cottages for details

Child-Friendly

Child-Friendly

Extra baby kit

Extra baby kit

Outdoor play equipment

Outdoor play equipment

Space to play

Space to play

All Ensuite

All Ensuite

Babysitting by arrangement

Babysitting by arrangement

Matched bathrooms

Matched bathrooms

Enclosed Garden

Enclosed Garden

Dog Free Cottage

Dog Free Cottage

Dog Free Site

Dog Free Site

Catering available

Catering available

Supermarket delivery available

Supermarket delivery available

Spa treatments available

Spa treatments available

Activity breaks available

Activity breaks available

Owners/Manager onsite

Owners/Manager onsite

WiFi

WiFi

Dedicated Parking

Dedicated Parking

Coal/Log Effect Fire

Coal/Log Effect Fire

Hypoallergenic bedding option

Hypoallergenic bedding option

Barbecue

Barbecue

Bike storage

Bike storage

Walkable pub

Walkable pub

Beach within walking distance

Beach within walking distance

Walkable Fine Dining

Walkable Fine Dining

Fine dining within 10 miles

Fine dining within 10 miles

National Trail within 10 miles

National Trail within 10 miles

About & Contact

Member since 2003

Come and explore the mysterious and ancient beauty of the Boyne Valley


Luxurious 300 year old thatched cottages superbly situated in private, gated, organic flower gardens in a hamlet like setting on 6 miles of sandy beach. Discover the hidden treasures of Ireland's Ancient East from this perfect location.

Featured by the Sunday Times Travel Magazine as the 'The Coolest Cottages in Britain and Ireland'.

These unique 5 star whitewashed seaside cottages are situated on the famous 6 mile sandy beach between the villages of Bettystown and Laytown, just 25 minutes from Dublin Airport. The perfect base from which to explore the East Coast of Ireland.

Come and explore the mysterious and ancient beauty of the Boyne Valley or the vibrant beat of Dublin’s Heart, discover the many and varied attractions in the area, including the world heritage site of Newgrange which predates the pyramids, over 40 golf courses, an abundance of castle and gardens, a wide choice of children's attractions including Dublin Zoo, Water World and Tayto Park or just stretch your limbs and ease your mind on miles of sandy beach and then retire to your own dream cottage.

The Cottages are that wonderous thing 'an undiscovered treasure'' somewhere once experienced, never to be forgotten. With uninterrupted sea or garden views, feature fireplaces, well stocked bookshelves, free WiFi and satellite TV, organic flower gardens, play areas and barbecues. Take time to exhale in this oasis of calm and beauty, above all Relax, Revive, Recharge. You will not be disappointed!

Personal service and a family tradition dating back to 1908 has provided us with a wealth of experience in making your holiday a special one to remember. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail.

Traditional Irish pubs, restaurants, shops, supermarkets and services all just a short walk by beach or road.

To quote a travel writer who visited in the recent past..."In a completely selfish moment... I thought 'don't write about this one... keep it as a secret hideaway' ... but a place so beautiful is meant to be shared and enjoyed..."

The Cottages provide all year-round comfort and space. Take time out in 2017 to relax and enjoy some down time in and extra special place!

Meet the owner

Liz or Roger Pickett

Roger and I took two years out to renovate and update The Cottages to the high standard that we wanted for our Guests, our criteria was to create a cottage experience where we ourselves would love to holiday. Each year we continue to upgrade both the cottages and the gardens to provide that extra special environment for all who stay. Roger as an Engineer is totally at home with all the upgrades and I am ever happy in the gardens, which I am delighted to say are a constant source of pleasure for all to enjoy. Together with our long established Team we are here to Welcome you and ensure that your holiday is one where cherished memories are made. We live here at The Cottages ourselves so it's very much a labour of love. We look forward to meeting you! As they say in Ireland "A stranger is a friend you've yet to meet".

Location

  • Beach
  • Castle
  • Food
  • Gardens
  • Golf
  • Heritage
  • Leisure Parks
  • Pub/Restaurant

Laytown, Bettystown Beach

Six miles of sandy beach, this famous strand is home to Laytown Races run annually under Jockey Club Rules and to the National Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Competition.

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Malahide Castle

Malahide Castle, Gardens, Avoca Craft Emporium, Restaurant and the Village of Malahide provide a day out which suits all the family all year round! We Love It!!!!

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The Boyne Valley Food Series

The Food Producers of the Boyne Valley have established themselves with a Top Quality reputation! Everything from Honey to Cheese, from Ice Cream to Whiskey... from Roast Hog to Cider!

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The Boyne Valley Garden Trail

A host of wonderful gardens to visit through out the area. The Boyne Valley Garden Trail offers gardening enthusiasts great days out from castles to cottages.

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County Louth Golf Club "Baltray"

How to decide which one to tell you about? With over 40 courses both Links and Parkland within an hour's drive of The Cottages Golfers are spoilt for choice!

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UNESCO World Heritage Site

Newgrange was constructed over 5,000 years ago (about 3,200 B.C.), making it older than Stonehenge in England and the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. Newgrange, Knowth, Dowth Neolithic tombs. ...

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Tayto Park

Tayto Theme Park in Ashbourne Co. Meath is a modern and well run activity park with an excellent programme of activities for kids and is an unforgettable day out.

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Guinness Storehouse

What an experience for everyone, the Guinness website says it all... from Pouring the Perfect Pint to the Connoisseur Experience...finishing up in the Gravity Bar, spectacular City views!

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