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)
How to get there

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Londonderry?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 82 vacation rentals near Londonderry. From 27 Houses to 36 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 most popular destinations to visit in Londonderry?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Londonderry. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Derry City Walls: 85 vacation rentals
  • The Nerve Centre: 85 vacation rentals
  • Londonderry Station: 87 vacation rentals
  • City of Derry Airport (LDY): 95 vacation rentals
  • You are Now Entering Free Derry Mural: 85 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Londonderry! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Londonderry?

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

  • Portstewart: 179 rentals
  • Enniskillen: 66 rentals
  • Letterkenny: 65 rentals
  • Coleraine: 226 rentals
  • Castlerock: 137 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Londonderry?

HomeAway offers a large selection of 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:

  • Derry City Walls: 85 rentals
  • The Nerve Centre: 85 rentals
  • Londonderry Station: 87 rentals
  • You are Now Entering Free Derry Mural: 85 rentals
  • Irish Craft Village: 85 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Londonderry listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.