Destination guide

The friendly city of Antrim awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Antrim with a stay in a private vacation home. This city's shopping, restaurants and local tours attract many visitors, and its welcoming and romantic location add to the charm. For a bit of culture, visit Grand Opera House, Ulster Hall or Waterfront Hall. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Antrim

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Antrim has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Allen Park Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Belfast Zoo (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Fortwilliam Golf Club (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Metropolitan Arts Centre (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • W5 Interactive Discovery Centre (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Balmoral Golf Club (14.3 mi / 23 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Antrim

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Antrim is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belfast Botanic Gardens (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Cave Hill Country Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Slemish Mountain (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Carnanmore Park (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Dover Street Millennium Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Boucher Road Playing Fields (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Antrim

Fly into Belfast (BFS-Belfast Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), which is 15.5 mi (24.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Antrim?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 265 vacation rentals near Antrim. From 20 Cottages to 89 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Antrim for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Antrim?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Antrim. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Antrim: 171 vacation rentals
  • Randalstown: 24 vacation rentals
  • Crumlin: 255 vacation rentals
  • Belfast International Airport (BFS): 297 vacation rentals
  • Massereene Golf Club: 295 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Antrim! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Antrim?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Antrim:

  • Antrim: 171 rentals
  • Randalstown: 24 rentals
  • Crumlin: 255 rentals
  • Templepatrick: 188 rentals
  • Ballyclare: 270 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Antrim?

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

  • Massereene Golf Club: 295 rentals
  • Antrim Castle: 297 rentals
  • Antrim Motte: 298 rentals
  • Junction One International Outlet Shopping Centre: 295 rentals
  • Allen Park Golf Club: 291 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Antrim listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.