Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Swords

Enjoy the history and other features of Swords. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the sporting events, riverfront and golfing. Garden of Remembrance and The Convention Centre Dublin are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Swords

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Swords a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guinness Storehouse (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Swords Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • The Wright Venue (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Corrstown Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Donabate Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Swords

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Swords is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Stephen's Green (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Talbot Botanic Gardens (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Malahide Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Donabate Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Swords

Fly into Dublin (DUB), the closest airport, located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Swords?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 481 holiday lettings around Swords. From 102 houses to 348 studios, 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 Swords?

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 Swords:

  • City Centre Dublin: 400 holiday homes
  • Grand Canal Dock: 257 holiday homes
  • Ballsbridge: 140 holiday homes
  • Dublin Southside: 467 holiday homes
  • Dublin Northside: 329 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 Swords? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Swords. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Swords Golf Club: 603 holiday lettings
  • Pavilions Shopping Centre: 596 holiday lettings
  • Swords Castle: 597 holiday lettings
  • The Wright Venue: 597 holiday lettings
  • Tayto Park: 434 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 102 Houses in Swords. Our other popular types of Swords holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 348 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 345 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 12 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Swords?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Swords. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.