Destination guide

Friendly Irvine will entice you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Irvine. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the golfing, restaurants and bars. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Irvine

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Irvine a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Troon Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Pirate Pete's Family Entertainment Centre (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Heads of Ayr Farm Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Irvine

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Irvine is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Irvine Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Kay Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Ayr Beach (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Brother Loch (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Irvine

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), which is 19.5 mi (31.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Irvine Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Irvine?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 147 holiday lettings around Irvine. From 60 Houses to 51 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 Irvine?

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

  • Irvine Beach: 286 holiday lettings
  • Vennel Gallery: 278 holiday lettings
  • Scottish Maritime Museum: 289 holiday lettings
  • Irvine Station: 297 holiday lettings
  • Culzean Castle: 226 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Irvine 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 Irvine?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 60 Houses in Irvine. Our other popular types of Irvine holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 27 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 pool in Irvine?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Irvine. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.