Destination guide

The riverside setting of Coleraine is ready to explore

Enjoy the history and other features of Coleraine. This welcoming city is known for its gardens, riverfront and golfing. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Coleraine

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

  • Castlerock Golf Course (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Royal Portrush Golf Club (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Benone Tourist Complex (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Waterworld (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Coleraine

Picturesque gardens, pristine countryside and stunning river views are a few of the stunning natural features that Coleraine boasts. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Coleraine is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Giant's Causeway (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Portstewart Strand (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Benvarden Garden (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Castlerock Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Roe Valley Country Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Portrush West Strand Beach (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)

Transportation to and around Coleraine

The nearest airport is in Londonderry (LDY-City of Derry), located 19 mi (30.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Belfast (BFS-Belfast Intl.), which is 32.4 mi (52.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Coleraine?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 201 holiday lettings near Coleraine. From 91 Houses to 34 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Coleraine is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Coleraine?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Coleraine. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Portrush: 180 holiday homes
  • Aghadowey: 57 holiday homes
  • Portrush Station: 228 holiday homes
  • Royal Portrush Golf Club: 224 holiday homes
  • Bishops Gate: 213 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Coleraine! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Coleraine?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Coleraine with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Portrush: 180 holiday lettings
  • Aghadowey: 57 holiday lettings
  • Portstewart: 172 holiday lettings
  • Omagh: 62 holiday lettings
  • Ballymena: 65 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Coleraine?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Coleraine. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Portrush Station: 228 holiday rentals
  • Royal Portrush Golf Club: 224 holiday rentals
  • Bishops Gate: 213 holiday rentals
  • Downhill Palace: 212 holiday rentals
  • Waterworld: 228 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Coleraine 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 of holiday accommodations.