Holiday with your dog in Knockraha, Co. Cork, Ireland

Country Cabin – A1-K9 Boarding Kennels & Training Centre      

You are viewing a cosy and comfortable Country cabin to rent near Knockraha village, County Cork. Nestled within the gardens of our large, picturesque and peaceful rural property ‘Dun Ard’, the cabin is fully equipped and offers a self catering holiday for 1 or 2 adults with 1 or 2 dogs. The sitting room and veranda overlook a large lawn, woodlands and the natural pond full of wild fish (sorry, no swimming for dogs or humans).

The area surrounding ‘Dun Ard’ is ‘country pure’ and offers walkers or cyclists panoramic views towards West Cork and Kerry, the Ballyhoura and Nagle Mountains and the sea in Cobh.  About a mile away in the village of Knockraha you will find a pub and a shop.

Our property is also home to A1-K9, our reputable and unique Boarding Kennels and Training Centre, renowned nationwide for our own dog friendly and highly successful CAMOFO training method that make for  a calm and stress free kennel environment (no barking)  full of happy and contented dogs; indeed an oasis for humans and dogs alike.

A space for your dog(s) inclusive of super premium quality food is reserved in our kennels for the duration of your stay (kennels are only suitable for dogs that do not suffer from separation anxiety).

Accommodation details:

Kitchen/Sitting room: Table and chairs, sofa, kitchen area with fridge, cooker, cooker hood, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Radio and TV, electric heater.

Bedroom 1: Double bed, bedclothes, bedside lamp, mirror, chair, Wardrobe

Bedroom 2: 2 Bunk beds, shelves with books and games, cloth hooks with hangers.

Bathroom: Shower, towel rail, toilet, sink with mixer tap, hairdryer, towels

Hall:  2 dog crates

No Wi-Fi but 4G signal


Also inclusive:                                                                      

Welcome Pack (tea, coffee, sugar, milk, butter, bread   and jam)

Vacuum cleaner, outside storage space, safe onsite parking, garden furniture

Use of gardens, agility area and large enclosed training yard by you and your dogs based on our terms and conditions.


At extra cost available:

CAMOFO training sessions

Bicycle hire with walkie dog (secure attachment for dog)

Boat trips during the summer season in Cork Harbour and the open sea, deep sea fishing, dolphin and basking shark watching (depending on tides and weather conditions).


For further details: 00 353 (21) 4889 452 email: