Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Birr

The area's jazz and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Birr. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the gardens, seafood restaurants and golfing. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Birr

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Birr has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Portumna Forest Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Portumna Golf Club (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Ballinasloe Golf Club (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Glendeer Pet Farm (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Moate Golf Club (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Athlone Leisure World (19.5 mi / 31.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Birr

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

  • Lough Boora Parklands (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Slieve Bloom (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Portumna Forest Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Lough Derg (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)

How many holiday rentals are available around Birr?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 29 holiday lettings around Birr. From 15 cottages to 15 cabins, 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 Birr? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Birr. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Birr Castle: 73 holiday lettings
  • Irish High Cross Kinnitty: 57 holiday lettings
  • Leap Castle: 66 holiday lettings
  • Slieve Bloom: 53 holiday lettings
  • Clonmacnoise: 49 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Birr 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 Cottages in Birr?

Yes, of course. offers 15 Cottages in Birr. Our other popular types of Birr holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 8 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Birr?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 22 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Birr. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.