Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Bantry

The gardens and island views provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Bantry. This welcoming and scenic city entices travellers with its bars and horse riding. Bantry House and Dun Na Sead are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Bantry

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Bantry has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bantry Bay Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Glengarriff Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Waterfall Alpaca Farm (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Skibbereen and West Carbery Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Kenmare Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Ring of Kerry Golf and Country Club (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bantry

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bantry is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Garnish Island (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Kilravock Garden (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Bamboo Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Glengarriff Woods Nature Reserve (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Priest's Leap (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • The Ewe Gallery and Sculpture Garden (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Bantry

The nearest airport is in Killarney (KIR-Kerry), located 34.9 mi (56.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Bantry?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 135 holiday lettings near Bantry. From 37 Houses to 11 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bantry for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Wolfe Tone Square: 449 holiday lettings
  • Bantry House: 457 holiday lettings
  • Skibbereen and West Carbery Golf Club: 260 holiday lettings
  • Castle Townshend: 196 holiday lettings
  • St. Gobnait's Monastic Site: 238 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 37 Houses in Bantry. Our other popular types of Bantry holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 82 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 82 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bantry?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Bantry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.