Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Balbriggan

Enjoy the live music and other features of Balbriggan. This welcoming and walkable city is known for its beaches, bars and restaurants. Malahide Castle and Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre 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.


Sightseeing in and around Balbriggan

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Balbriggan has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skerries Mills (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Funtasia Entertainment Centre (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Swords Golf Club (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Donabate Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Beaverstown Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Ashbourne Golf Club (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Balbriggan

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 66°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Balbriggan

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Balbriggan. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Botanic Gardens (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Ardgillan Demesne (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Sonairte Ecology Centre (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Donabate Beach (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Malahide Beach (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Talbot Botanic Gardens (11.2 mi / 18 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Balbriggan

Fly into Dublin (DUB), the closest airport, located 12.7 mi (20.5 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Balbriggan Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Balbriggan?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 48 vacation rentals near Balbriggan. From 7 Houses to 8 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 Balbriggan for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Balbriggan?

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

  • City Centre Dublin: 479 vacation rentals
  • Grand Canal Dock: 300 vacation rentals
  • Dublin Southside: 543 vacation rentals
  • Temple Bar: 226 vacation rentals
  • Ballsbridge: 171 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Ardgillan Demesne: 633 vacation rentals
  • Balbriggan Station: 516 vacation rentals
  • Ardgillan Castle: 627 vacation rentals
  • Balbriggan Golf Club: 621 vacation rentals
  • Ireland's Eye: 651 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 7 Houses in Balbriggan. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Balbriggan include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 17 rentals available
  • Cottages: 17 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 Balbriggan?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 35 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Balbriggan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.