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Serenity, Solitude and Seaside Splendour

“So fine was the morning except for a streak of wind here and there that the sea and sky looked all one fabric, as if sails were stuck high up in the sky, or the clouds had dropped down into the sea. ”

- Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

What could be more romantic than staying in an authentic lighthouse attendant’s cottage, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the wild sea? This authentic lighthouse attendant’s cottage exudes charm and other-worldly peacefulness, offering guests a unique retreat amidst stunning vistas. Settle into an inviting space that incorporates historic ambiance blended with modern comfort. This holiday home is composed of 3 beautiful bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, cosy sitting area, and contemporary bathroom. Located 99 km from Shannon Airport, the Loop Head Lighthouse Attendant’s Cottage awaits to offer you a truly unforgettable escape.


The Cottage

The cottage was extensively renovated in 2024 and the interior was designed to provide modern comforts whilst preserving the history of the building. Offering a garden and plenty of sea views, Loop Head Lighthouse Attendant’s Cottage is 17 km from Carrigaholt Towerhouse and 27 km from Kilkee Golf And Country Club. This property offers access to a terrace, free private parking and free WiFi. The property is non-smoking, pet-free, and is situated just 100 metres from Loop Head Lighthouse.

The holiday home is composed of 3 bedrooms (fitted with 4ft beds), a fully equipped kitchen, and 1 bathroom. A flat-screen TV is available in the cosy sitting room.

The nearest airport is Shannon Airport, 99 km from the holiday home.

The Facilities

The cottage is fully-equipped with: hob, oven, kettle, toaster, dish washer, fridge with small freezer, television, cooking utensils and equipment, towels and linen, washing machine and dryer.

Please note:
  • As there are cliffs nearby, children must be supervised at all times. Pets must be kept on a lead. You should also be aware that there can be very strong winds in the area. Please stay away from the edges of the cliffs during your visit, particularly with children and dogs.
  • We are currently unable to allow pets to stay overnight in the cottage.
  • While the lighthouse station is quite remote, Kilbaha village (3 miles away) offers a pub/restaurant), while Cross (7 miles) and Carrigaholt (10 miles) have small convenience stores. Carrigaholt also boasts a Post Office, 2 pubs, a restaurant and a take away. More extensive facilities can be found in Kilkee and Kilrush.
  • It is our aim to reduce energy consumption at the property, and we encourage all guests to reuse, reduce and recycle.
  • The double beds in the cottage are 4ft beds.
  • The property is in the compound of the Lighthouse and from July to September complementary guided tours of the Lighthouse are included in the price.


The Loop Head Lighthouse Attendant’s Cottage will be available from the beginning of July 2024. Please email info[at]loopheadlighthouse[dot]ie for booking enquiries. Booking is made through


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