Destination guide

Travel to friendly Ilkeston

Learn about the unique charm of Ilkeston with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city's restaurants, golfing and bars attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and romantic location. Nottingham Cathedral and Nottingham Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Ilkeston

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Ilkeston a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Denby Pottery (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Bulwell Forest Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Donington Park Racing Circuit (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Rushcliffe Golf Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club (12.4 mi / 20 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ilkeston

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ilkeston. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lea Gardens (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Carsington Water (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Heights of Abraham (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Dovedale National Nature Reserve (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ilkeston

The nearest airport is in East Midlands (EMA), located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Nottingham (NQT), which is 11.8 mi (19.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Ilkeston Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ilkeston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 406 holiday lettings around Ilkeston. From 142 Houses to 96 Flats, 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 points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ilkeston?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ilkeston. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ilkeston Station: 764 holiday lettings
  • Peak District National Park: 2,120 holiday lettings
  • Chatsworth House: 1,657 holiday lettings
  • Peak District National Park Authority: 1,725 holiday lettings
  • Clumber Park: 326 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ilkeston listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ilkeston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 142 Houses in Ilkeston. Our other popular types of Ilkeston holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 96 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 141 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 141 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Ilkeston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 340 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Ilkeston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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