Destination guide

Travel to culturally rich Downpatrick

The area's cathedral and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Downpatrick. This city's golfing, horse racing and horse riding draw many visitors. Belfast Botanic Gardens and Ulster Museum 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 Downpatrick

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Downpatrick has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Exploris Aquarium (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Royal County Down Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Malone Golf Club (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Belvoir Park Golf Club (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Pirates Adventure Golf (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Dunmurry Golf Club (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downpatrick

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Downpatrick is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belfast Botanic Gardens (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Kearney Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Castlewellan Forest Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Newcastle Beach (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Slieve Donard (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Slieve Bearnagh (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Downpatrick

The nearest airport is in Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Belfast (BFS-Belfast Intl.), which is 30.3 mi (48.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downpatrick?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 82 holiday lettings around Downpatrick. From 24 houses to 20 flats & apartments, 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 Downpatrick? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downpatrick. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Killyleagh Castle: 331 holiday lettings
  • Castle Ward: 83 holiday lettings
  • The Gallery, Minerstown, Tyrella Beach: 84 holiday lettings
  • Down County Museum: 114 holiday lettings
  • St. John's Point Lighthouse: 69 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downpatrick listed on 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 Downpatrick?

Yes, of course. offers 24 Houses in Downpatrick. Our other popular types of Downpatrick holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 31 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 Downpatrick?

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