Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Birr

The area's jazz and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Birr. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the gardens, seafood restaurants and golfing. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Birr

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Birr has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Portumna Forest Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Portumna Golf Club (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Ballinasloe Golf Club (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Glendeer Pet Farm (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Moate Golf Club (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Athlone Leisure World (19.5 mi / 31.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Birr

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Birr is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lough Boora Parklands (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Slieve Bloom (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Portumna Forest Park (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Lough Derg (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)

Can I find a vacation rental around Birr?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 31 vacation rentals near Birr. From 11 Houses to 15 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Birr for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Birr Castle: 75 vacation rentals
  • Woodland Cottage Garden: 72 vacation rentals
  • Irish High Cross Kinnitty: 46 vacation rentals
  • Clonmacnoise: 49 vacation rentals
  • Leap Castle: 70 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Houses in Birr. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Birr include:

  • Cabins: 15 rentals available
  • Cottages: 15 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 15 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 21 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Birr. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.