Destination guide

The friendly city of Holywell awaits you

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Holywell. Well-liked for its golfing, restaurants and sporting events, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Royal Albert Dock and Chester Zoo are just a couple of the must-sees. 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.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Holywell

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Holywell a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chester Zoo (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Royal Liverpool Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Ffrith Beach Festival Gardens (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Blue Planet Aquarium (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Chester Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Aintree Racecourse (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Holywell

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Holywell is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thurstaston Beach (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • West Kirby Beach (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Dyserth Waterfall (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Loggerheads Country Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Moel Famau Country Park (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Prestatyn Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Holywell

The nearest airport is in John Lennon Airport (LPL), located 15.8 mi (25.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Holywell?

Whether you're in search of a cozy retreat for you and your boo or someplace spacious to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Holywell. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Around 55 miles from the center of Holywell, it's difficult to beat "Super Pet - Friendly Seafront House With The Best Views. Enhanced Cleaning Policy". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of amenities including a travel crib and books.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Detached Cottage With Terrace And Garden And Open Views Of Countryside". Located around 30 miles from the heart of Holywell, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with pet-friendly services and a TV.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Holywell vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Holywell?

You'll find some awesome log cabins for rent in and near Holywell. Get the rustic cabin experience while spending time in Mother Nature at either of these popular choices:

  • "Snowdonia Log Cabin Retreat. 4" is a fabulous mixture of outdoor adventure and creature comforts. Make the most of top amenities here such as games and pet-friendly services.
  • Bring a few pals with you or cuddle up with your love at "Log Cabin In The Clwydian Range". Off-street parking options and a kitchen are just two of the conveniences included at this charming escape.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Holywell?

We all deserve an escape from the real world every so often. If you're itching to spend a couple of long mornings lingering in your pajamas with a coffee and the morning news, we've got some fantastic weekend getaways in and near Holywell. Check out some of our favorites:

  • "Conwy Quaint Cottage + Cot" is ideal for a long weekend of relaxation and fun. It offers convenient amenities, such as a garden and cable/satellite TV services, and is located roughly 25 miles to the west of Holywell.
  • Otherwise, make memories with your favorite people at "Idyllic Riverside Welsh House - Next To Snowdonia And Close To North Wales Beaches", which is around 25 miles to the west of Holywell. You'll have use of spa and beauty services, a garden and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Holywell?

Studio apartments are a hard act to follow when it comes to convenience and location. Take a look at these studio apartments for rent in or near Holywell and experience the local culture:

  • Make "1 Bedroom Accommodation In Tremerchion" your temporary home. This quality property features amenities including a hair dryer and a fireplace.
  • Another awesome option is "1 Bedroom Accommodation In Dyserth". Make use of WiFi, a washing machine and other amenities during your getaway.

When you're ready to walk out of your studio apartment and explore the highlights, there's plenty to keep you on the move around Holywell. Interested in culture? Plan a visit to Brecon Cathedral and Oriel Myrddin.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Holywell?

Whether you need a compact apartment just for you or a vacation home that'll fit the family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Holywell. These retreats make the perfect base for a whirlwind visit:

  • For a memorable few nights away, you can't go wrong with "Stunning Cosy, Pet Friendly And Peaceful 3 Bedroom". It's nice and close to the center of Holywell, in addition to countless things to see and do.
  • Another fantastic option is "Conwy Quaint Cottage + Cot". Round up your crew and enjoy a comfortable stay close to the heart of Holywell.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Holywell?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for a weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Holywell that would make even old Cupid envious. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a couple of passionate nights at "Detached Cottage With Terrace And Garden And Open Views Of Countryside". Approximately 30 miles from Holywell, this place comes with plenty of nice touches, like a fireplace and outdoor furniture.
  • Alternatively, spend a few magical days sipping on bubbly and canoodling at "Stunning Cosy, Pet Friendly And Peaceful 3 Bedroom", around 30 miles from Holywell. A fireplace and a restaurant dining guide will help set the mood for romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Holywell?

Share your vacation and have twice as much fun. Whether you're organizing an adventurous getaway with your best friends or a family reunion, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Holywell:

  • You'll have loads of space to sprawl out at "The North Wales Gathering - 9 Bedroom". Around 6 miles southeast of Holywell, this welcoming retreat has 18 bedrooms and sleeps up to 18 guests. Quality amenities include a kitchen and off-street parking options.
  • "Richmond Hall, St Asaph" is another option that'll fit the whole crew. It's around 7 miles to the west of Holywell, has 8 bedrooms and accommodates up to 20 guests. A swimming pool and a sauna are among the things that'll help make your visit more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Holywell?

Nothing says fun times like a pool. Pump up your inflatable doughnut and browse these houses in or near Holywell that come with this vacation perk:

  • Treat your loved ones to a memorable stay at "Idyllic Riverside Welsh House - Next To Snowdonia And Close To North Wales Beaches". There's plenty to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as cable/satellite TV services and a microwave oven.
  • "Vale View Cottages - The Coach House" is the type of place you go to leave it all behind and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A travel crib and pet-friendly facilities are also on hand to make your stay a memorable one.

Curious what the weather is like in Holywell? It has an oceanic climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 50 ºF to 65 ºF. If you're searching for a little more inspiration on places to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to check out our entire selection of Holywell vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Holywell?

It's always more fun to share those memorable moments with the people you care about the most. Whether you're planning a family catch-up or catching up with close friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental that's right for you. These are two of our best in and around Holywell:

  • Sleeping up to 10 guests in 5 bedrooms, "5 Bedroom Accommodation In Rhuallt" is the ideal place to spend quality time with the family. This retreat is 6 miles to the west of Holywell and has creature comforts that include a garden and a barbecue grill.
  • "The North Wales Gathering - 9 Bedroom" is also a top pick for families. It's about 6 miles to the southeast of Holywell, has 18 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 18 guests. Useful amenities here include a TV and towels.

When it's time to explore, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone happy and entertained. Pen y Fan, Royal Welsh Showground and Devil's Bridge Falls should be at the top of your agenda.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Holywell?

Take a break with your kids in a family cabin rental in or near Holywell and get ready to build some fantastic new memories together. Here are some of our favorites:

  • "Log Cabin In The Clwydian Range" - Approximately 11 miles south of central Holywell, this family-friendly escape comes with towels and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Romantic Log Cabin" - This property is also ideal for a family getaway and is around 20 miles south of Holywell. Offering a kitchen, a restaurant dining guide and more, it'll get everyone's seal of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Holywell vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.