Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Ashbourne

Learn about the unique charm of Ashbourne with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers especially like the bars, restaurants and spas in this welcoming and relaxing city. War Memorial Gardens and Garden of Remembrance are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Ashbourne

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Ashbourne has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guinness Storehouse (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Ashbourne Golf Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Tayto Park (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Rathbeggan Lakes (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Corrstown Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ashbourne

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

  • War Memorial Gardens (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • St. Stephen's Green (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Ardgillan Demesne (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Talbot Botanic Gardens (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Phoenix Park (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ashbourne

Fly into Dublin (DUB), the closest airport, located 9.3 mi (14.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ashbourne?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 383 holiday lettings around Ashbourne. From 87 houses to 237 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Ashbourne?

There are plenty of reasons to stay someplace central when you're new to a city, but no one can argue with the number one draw — location, location, location! HomeAway has 100 centrally located getaway rentals available. After a different holiday vibe? See if any of our other properties float your boat. Our options here include:

  • 27 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 21 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 20 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Ashbourne?

Having space to spread out your things, cooking with local ingredients, sprawling views — if any of these things appeal to you, an apartment rental is an awesome option. You can choose from 755 different options on HomeAway. If you make your booking early, you could be spending as little as £13 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather try one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Hotel: 145 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £12 per night.
  • Cottage: 110 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £83 per night.
  • House: 110 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £18 per night.

Can I stay in Ashbourne in a large group?

Nothing comes close to catching up with old work friends or spending a couple of weeks with extended family in a terrific new area. And what's best, HomeAway has options to suit. Apartment holiday rentals are the preferred choice for large groups of visitors, with 120 available here. The holiday rentals that are perfect for large numbers in this area include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 158 holiday rentals perfect for that size. Book a night for as little as £88.
  • Need a holiday property for 5 guests? We have 76 that will be perfect. You can get one for as little as £79 a night.
  • On a trip away with 8 guests? We offer 64 accommodation for rent that match your requirements. Prices start from £135 per night.

You and your crew will be well looked after when you plan your Ashbourne adventure through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Ashbourne?

Say au revoir to soulless chain-hotel rooms! Bask in the freedom of living like a local in a budget-friendly holiday rental instead. Get a load of the incredible options that can be snapped up now on HomeAway. Drumcondra South is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 75 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £115 a night, it isn't hard to see why. Malahide is another good option. We have 7 and the average price is around £119 a night.