Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Balbriggan

Enjoy the live music and other features of Balbriggan. This welcoming and walkable city is well known for its beaches, bars and restaurants. Malahide Castle and Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Balbriggan

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Balbriggan has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skerries Mills (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Funtasia Entertainment Centre (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Swords Golf Club (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Donabate Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Beaverstown Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Ashbourne Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Balbriggan

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Balbriggan

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

  • National Botanic Gardens (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Ardgillan Demesne (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Sonairte Ecology Centre (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Donabate Beach (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Malahide Beach (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Talbot Botanic Gardens (11.2 mi / 18 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Balbriggan

Fly into Dublin (DUB), the closest airport, located 12.7 mi (20.5 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Balbriggan Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Balbriggan?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 32 holiday lettings around Balbriggan. From 10 houses to 6 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Balbriggan?

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 Balbriggan:

  • City Centre Dublin: 403 holiday homes
  • Grand Canal Dock: 259 holiday homes
  • Ballsbridge: 144 holiday homes
  • Dublin Southside: 474 holiday homes
  • Dublin Northside: 335 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 Balbriggan? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Balbriggan. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Balbriggan Station: 411 holiday lettings
  • Ardgillan Castle: 511 holiday lettings
  • Ardgillan Demesne: 517 holiday lettings
  • Tayto Park: 560 holiday lettings
  • Rush and Lusk Station: 596 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 10 Houses in Balbriggan. Our other popular types of Balbriggan holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 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 Balbriggan?

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