Destination guide

Travel to charming Athenry

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Athenry. This city is romantic and welcoming, recognised for its restaurants, forests and bars. South Park and Athenry Castle and Ennis Abbey are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Athenry

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Athenry 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 centre:

  • National Aquarium of Galway (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Turoe Pet Farm (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Galway Bay Golf And Country Club (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Royal Tara China Visitor Center (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Galway Tours (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Leisureland (15 mi / 24.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Athenry

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Athenry. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Woodville Walled Garden (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • The Long Point (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Rinville Park (10.3 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Merlin Woods Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Lough Atalia (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Athenry

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Athenry Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Athenry?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 17 holiday rentals around Athenry. From 6 holiday houses to 10 cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Athenry is on Stayz.

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Athenry. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Athenry Castle & Ennis Abbey: 192 holiday rentals
  • Dunguaire Castle: 283 holiday rentals
  • Coole Park: 253 holiday rentals
  • Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre: 275 holiday rentals
  • Kiltartan Hedge School: 250 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Athenry listed on Stayz 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 Athenry?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 6 Houses in Athenry. Our other popular types of Athenry holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 10 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 10 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 10 holiday houses

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 15 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Athenry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.