Destination guide

The friendly city of Ashton in Makerfield awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Ashton in Makerfield with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers especially like the restaurants, horse riding and bars in this welcoming and trendy city. Old Trafford and The Rock are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Ashton in Makerfield

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Ashton in Makerfield has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Three Sisters Racing Circuit (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Ashton-in-Makerfield Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Wigan Roller Rink (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Haigh Hall Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Beacon Park Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Gullivers Kingdom Theme Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ashton in Makerfield

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ashton in Makerfield is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pennington Flash Country Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Sherdley Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Worthington Lakes Country Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Walton Hall and Gardens (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Queens Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Bridgewater Canal (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ashton in Makerfield

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 14.1 mi (22.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Manchester (MAN), which is 17.6 mi (28.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Manchester Bryn Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ashton-in-Makerfield?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 71 holiday lettings around Ashton-in-Makerfield. From 34 Houses to 26 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ashton-in-Makerfield?

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

  • Manchester Bryn Station: 906 holiday lettings
  • Delamere Forest: 777 holiday lettings
  • Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet: 807 holiday lettings
  • Chester Zoo: 837 holiday lettings
  • Tatton Park: 701 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ashton-in-Makerfield 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 Ashton-in-Makerfield?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 34 Houses in Ashton-in-Makerfield. Our other popular types of Ashton-in-Makerfield holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 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 internet/wifi in Ashton-in-Makerfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 58 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Ashton-in-Makerfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.