Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Macroom

The riverfront and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Macroom. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its bars, restaurants and fishing. Blarney Stone and Blarney Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Macroom

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 experience everything that makes Macroom a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • West Cork Model Railway Village (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Macroom Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • National Rowing Centre (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Farran Forest Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Bandon Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Lee Valley Golf & Country Club (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Macroom

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

  • The Gearagh (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Warrenscourt Wood (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Millstreet Country Park Entrance (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Fitzgerald Park (21 mi / 33.7 km)

How to get to and around Macroom

The nearest airport is in Cork (ORK), located 21.5 mi (34.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Killarney (KIR-Kerry), which is 30.6 mi (49.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Macroom?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 9 vacation rentals near Macroom. From 5 Cabins to 5 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Macroom for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Macroom Castle: 31 vacation rentals
  • The Gearagh: 37 vacation rentals
  • Macroom Golf Club: 33 vacation rentals
  • St. Colman's Church: 31 vacation rentals
  • Prince August Toy Soldier Factory: 54 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Macroom 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 Cabins in Macroom?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 5 Cabins in Macroom. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Macroom include:

  • Cottages: 5 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 5 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 7 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Macroom. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.