Where to stay around Skerries?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 32 holiday lettings near Skerries. From 13 houses to 12 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Skerries for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Skerries?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Skerries:

  • Dublin Northside: 404 holiday homes
  • Grand Canal Dock: 203 holiday homes
  • Arran Quay: 209 holiday homes
  • Rotunda: 199 holiday homes
  • Clontarf: 75 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Skerries?

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

  • Skerries Mills: 558 holiday lettings
  • Skerries Station: 573 holiday lettings
  • Ireland's Eye: 570 holiday lettings
  • Swords Castle: 611 holiday lettings
  • Howth Harbour: 571 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 13 houses in Skerries. Our other popular types of Skerries holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with free wifi in Skerries?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with free wifi among our 5 holiday homes with free wifi available in Skerries. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Skerries, Ireland your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a fun vacation by the seaside in Ireland should pay a visit to Skerries. This charming town is located in County Dublin on the north east side of Ireland and has many things for holidaymakers to do and see. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, cottages, B&Bs and campsites.

    Things to do on holiday to Skerries, Ireland

    Skerries has a long sandy beach ideal for sunbathing and taking a bracing swim in the Irish Sea. Numerous other watersports are available here with activities such as fishing, sailing, snorkelling, jet skiing, windsurfing and water skiing. There are some very scenic areas for hikers, horse riders and cyclists to explore in the area. Golf is very popular in Ireland and there are several courses in County Dublin including an 18-hole one at Skerries. Other activities available here include tennis, mountain biking and beachcombing. There are a few bars, cafes and restaurants in Skerries using local produce as well as some international dishes. A selection of shops can be found in Skerries with many places for self catering holidaymakers to purchase food and drink. Tourists will also find markets and stores selling gifts and souvenirs in the area.

    Places to visit on holiday to Skerries, Ireland

    There are numerous places of interest in and around Skerries. One of the best places is Skerries Mills, which comprises of a watermill, two windmills and a mill pond. Ardgillan Castle and Demense is a fine building with beautiful gardens. About 30 minutes away are the famous Newgrange ancient burial grounds. The Irish capital city Dublin is only half an hour away and has many fantastic places to visit. These include Dublin Castle, which was built in the early part of the 13th century. Families may like to spend a few hours at Dublin Zoo, which is the third oldest in the world behind London and Paris. There are more beautiful natural features at the National Botanical Gardens as well as several museums in the city.

    Weather in Skerries, Ireland

    The warmest time of the year in this part of Ireland is July when the average high temperature is 19 degrees centigrade. Winters are cold with January averaging just a high of 7 degrees centigrade and a low of 2 degrees. December is usually the wettest month of the year with an average of 76mm rainfall, while April is normally the driest month with an average 45mm of rainfall.

    Travel to Skerries, Ireland

    Dublin International Airport (DUB) is approximately 30 minutes drive from Skerries. Dublin has flights to and from many international cities including Amsterdam (AMS), Berlin-Schonefeld (SXF), Brussels (BRU), Geneva (GVA), Lisbon (LIS), London-Gatwick (LGW), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Vienna (VIE) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others. There are several car rental firms located at the arrivals hall of the main terminal of Dublin Airport.

    Activities and attractions in Skerries

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Skerries 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:

    • Skerries Mills (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Donabate Golf Club (6.8 mi / 11 km)
    • Beaverstown Golf Club (6.8 mi / 11 km)
    • Swords Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
    • Funtasia Entertainment Centre (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
    • The Wright Venue (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Skerries

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Skerries. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • National Botanic Gardens (15.5 mi / 25 km)
    • Ardgillan Demesne (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
    • Donabate Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
    • Sonairte Ecology Centre (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
    • Malahide Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
    • Talbot Botanic Gardens (9.3 mi / 15 km)