Destination guide

Travel to friendly Ilkeston

Experience the unique character of Ilkeston with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city's restaurants, golfing and bars attract many visitors, and its welcoming and romantic location add to the charm. Nottingham Cathedral and Nottingham Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Ilkeston

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Ilkeston a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Denby Pottery (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Bulwell Forest Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Donington Park Racing Circuit (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Crich Tramway Village (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Rushcliffe Golf Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club (12.4 mi / 20 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ilkeston

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Ilkeston. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lea Gardens (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Carsington Water (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Heights of Abraham (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Dovedale National Nature Reserve (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ilkeston

The nearest airport is in East Midlands (EMA), located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Nottingham (NQT), which is 11.8 mi (19.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Ilkeston Station.

Where to stay around Ilkeston?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 339 vacation rentals near Ilkeston. From 117 Houses to 63 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 Ilkeston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Ilkeston Station: 701 vacation rentals
  • Peak District National Park: 2,056 vacation rentals
  • Nottingham (XNM-Nottingham Train Station): 328 vacation rentals
  • Chatsworth House: 1,618 vacation rentals
  • Peak District National Park Authority: 1,676 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 117 Houses in Ilkeston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ilkeston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 63 rentals available
  • Cabins: 141 rentals available
  • Cottages: 141 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 Ilkeston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 291 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Ilkeston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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