Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Londonderry

Come and experience Londonderry and its history, museums and monuments. Well-liked for its local tours, bars and entertainment, this city is both walkable and welcoming. Local cultural sights include Tower Museum and Museum of Free Derry and Bloody Sunday Memorial. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Londonderry

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Londonderry a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Riverwatch Aquarium and Visitor Centre (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Templemore Sports Complex (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Foyle International Golf Centre (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Buncrana Golf Club (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Hill Valley Golf Centre (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Letterkenny Golf Club (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Londonderry

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Londonderry is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brooke Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Lisfannon Strand (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Buncrana Beach (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Oakfield Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Ros Ban Garden (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Roe Valley Country Park (14.9 mi / 24 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Londonderry

Fly into Londonderry (LDY-City of Derry), the closest airport, located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Letterkenny (LTR-Letterkenny Airfield), which is 14.2 mi (22.8 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Londonderry Station.

Where to stay around Londonderry?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 60 vacation rentals near Londonderry. From 16 Houses to 7 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 Londonderry for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Irish Craft Village: 109 vacation rentals
  • Londonderry Station: 105 vacation rentals
  • Derry City Walls: 107 vacation rentals
  • The Nerve Centre: 110 vacation rentals
  • You are Now Entering Free Derry Mural: 109 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 16 Houses in Londonderry. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Londonderry include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 29 rentals available
  • Cottages: 29 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 Londonderry?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 45 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Londonderry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.