Destination guide

Travel to friendly Altrincham

The area's entertainment and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Altrincham. Well known for its golfing, bars and sporting events, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Old Trafford and Manchester Arena are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Altrincham

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Altrincham a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Northenden Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Withington Golf Course (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Didsbury Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Centre (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Chill FactorE (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Airkix Indoor Skydiving (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Altrincham

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Altrincham. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tatton Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Bridgewater Canal (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Lymm Dam (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Fletcher Moss Gardens (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Didsbury Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Altrincham

Fly into Manchester (MAN), the closest airport, located 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 20.7 mi (33.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Manchester Hale Station, Manchester Altrincham Interchange Station and Manchester Navigation Road Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Altrincham by catching a ride on the metro at Altrincham Interchange Station, Navigation Road Station or Timperley Tram Stop.

How many holiday rentals are available around Altrincham?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 463 holiday lettings around Altrincham. From 258 flats & apartments to 148 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Altrincham?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Altrincham:

  • Belle Vue: 66 holiday homes
  • Northern Quarter: 112 holiday homes
  • New Islington: 82 holiday homes
  • Didsbury: 20 holiday homes
  • Spinningfields: 80 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Altrincham? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Altrincham. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Manchester Hale Station: 731 holiday lettings
  • Dunham Massey Hall and Gardens: 707 holiday lettings
  • Ashley Station: 798 holiday lettings
  • Altrincham Interchange Station: 724 holiday lettings
  • The Runway Visitor Park: 829 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Altrincham listed on 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 Flats in Altrincham?

Yes, of course. offers 258 Flats in Altrincham. Our other popular types of Altrincham holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 148 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 254 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 pool in Altrincham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Altrincham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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