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Swords overview

Swords is a budget-friendly place, distinct for its historical sites and rivers, and known for its castle and shops. You'll find extensive bar and cafe options. Spend a relaxing day at St. Stephen's Green and War Memorial Gardens when the weather is nice. Croke Park and Garden of Remembrance are popular sights to see. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Swords is for you.

Where to stay in Swords

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Swords has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Swords with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Swords hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Swords hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Swords

Fly in to Dublin (DUB), 3 mi (4.8 km) from central Swords.

What to see around Swords

Fun activities such as golf, sporting events and running are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Swords Golf Club
  • • Swords Open Golf Course
  • • Balcarrick Golf Club
  • • Corrstown Golf Club
  • • Saint Margarets Golf And Country Club
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • The Wright Venue
  • • National Aquatic Centre
  • • Dublin Zoo
  • • Skerries Mills
  • • Tayto Park
If you're interested in castles or historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Swords Castle
  • • Clontarf Castle
  • • Aras an Uachtarain
  • • Clerys Clock
  • • General Post Office
Top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Croke Park
  • • Garden of Remembrance
  • • The Convention Centre Dublin
  • • 3Arena
  • • Ha' Penny Bridge

When to visit Swords

Curious about when the best time to visit is? Here are the seasonal trends to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 11°C day, 1°C night
  • April-June: 19°C day, 3°C night
  • July-September: 19°C day, 7°C night
  • October-December: 16°C day, 2°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 170 cm
  • April-June: 154 cm
  • July-September: 226 cm
  • October-December: 211 cm
  • Historical sites
  • Bar
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Family-friendly