Destination guide

The remote area of Hillsborough awaits your stay

The area's churches and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Hillsborough. This welcoming city allures visitors with its forests and restaurants. Ulster Museum and Belfast Botanic Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Hillsborough

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hillsborough a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aberdelghy Golf Course (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Malone Golf Club (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Dunmurry Golf Club (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Balmoral Golf Club (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Belvoir Park Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • CitiGolf (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hillsborough

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Hillsborough is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belfast Botanic Gardens (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Castle Gardens (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • City of Belfast International Rose Garden (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Carnanmore Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Lagan Valley Regional Park (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Hillsborough

The nearest airport is in Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), located 13.8 mi (22.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Belfast (BFS-Belfast Intl.), which is 16 mi (25.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Hillsborough?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 166 vacation rentals near Hillsborough. From 50 Houses to 91 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hillsborough for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hillsborough?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hillsborough. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hillsborough Castle: 280 vacation rentals
  • St Malachy's Parish Church: 277 vacation rentals
  • Royal County Down Golf Course: 75 vacation rentals
  • Belfast City Hall: 302 vacation rentals
  • Belfast Castle: 299 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hillsborough listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hillsborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 50 Houses in Hillsborough. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hillsborough include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 91 rentals available
  • Cabins: 15 rentals available
  • Cottages: 15 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Hillsborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 134 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Hillsborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.