Destination guide

The friendly city of Antrim awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Antrim with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city's shopping, restaurants and local tours attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and romantic location. For a bit of culture, visit Grand Opera House, Ulster Hall or Waterfront Hall. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Antrim

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Antrim has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Allen Park Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Belfast Zoo (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Fortwilliam Golf Club (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Metropolitan Arts Centre (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • W5 Interactive Discovery Centre (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Balmoral Golf Club (14.3 mi / 23 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Antrim

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Antrim is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belfast Botanic Gardens (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Cave Hill Country Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Slemish Mountain (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Carnanmore Park (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Dover Street Millennium Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Boucher Road Playing Fields (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Antrim

Fly into Belfast (BFS-Belfast Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), which is 15.5 mi (24.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Antrim?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 294 holiday lettings around Antrim. From 23 cottages to 118 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Antrim?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Antrim. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Antrim: 190 holiday homes
  • Randalstown: 31 holiday homes
  • Belfast International Airport (BFS): 344 holiday homes
  • Templepatrick: 204 holiday homes
  • Ballyclare: 303 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Antrim! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Antrim?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Antrim with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Antrim: 190 holiday lettings
  • Ballyclare: 303 holiday lettings
  • Crumlin: 289 holiday lettings
  • Newtownards: 327 holiday lettings
  • Belfast: 328 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Antrim? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Antrim. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Antrim Motte: 342 holiday rentals
  • Antrim Castle: 342 holiday rentals
  • Junction One International Outlet Shopping Centre: 339 holiday rentals
  • Allen Park Golf Club: 332 holiday rentals
  • Massereene Golf Club: 340 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Antrim listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.