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.


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 highlights

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 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 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 85 holiday lettings near Londonderry. From 28 Houses to 37 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 Londonderry is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Londonderry?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Londonderry. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Derry City Walls: 86 holiday lettings
  • Templemore Sports Complex: 86 holiday lettings
  • Magee College: 88 holiday lettings
  • Guildhall: 86 holiday lettings
  • The Nerve Centre: 88 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Londonderry?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 28 Houses in Londonderry. Our other popular types of Londonderry holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Londonderry?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 40 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Londonderry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.