Destination guide

Charming Rochdale will entice you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Rochdale. Well known for its spas, football games and bars, this romantic city won't disappoint. The Rock 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

Activities and attractions in and around Rochdale

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rochdale a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gaddings Dam (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Bury Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Blackley Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Stonerig Raceway (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Cronkshaw Fold Farm (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Bolton Open Golf Club (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rochdale

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rochdale is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Healey Dell Nature Reserve (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Hollingworth Lake (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Greenbooth Reservoir (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Gaddings Dam (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Heaton Park (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Jumbles Country Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Rochdale

Fly into Manchester (MAN), the closest airport, located 19 mi (30.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Manchester Rochdale Station or Manchester Castleton Station and explore the city from there. You can see more of Rochdale by catching a ride on the metro at Rochdale Town Centre Tram Stop, Newbold Tram Stop or Kingsway Business Park Tram Stop.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rochdale?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 482 holiday lettings around Rochdale. From 136 Houses to 235 Flats, 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 Rochdale?

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 Rochdale:

  • Belle Vue: 67 holiday homes
  • Northern Quarter: 121 holiday homes
  • New Islington: 91 holiday homes
  • Castlefield: 51 holiday homes
  • Didsbury: 20 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 Rochdale?

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

  • Healey Dell Nature Reserve: 857 holiday lettings
  • Greenbooth Reservoir: 850 holiday lettings
  • Manchester Castleton Station: 863 holiday lettings
  • Healey Dell Heritage Centre: 873 holiday lettings
  • Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum: 862 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rochdale 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 Rochdale?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 136 Houses in Rochdale. Our other popular types of Rochdale holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 235 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 91 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 91 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 Rochdale?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Rochdale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.