Where to stay around Merseyside?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 178 holiday lettings near Merseyside. From 111 apartments to 52 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Merseyside is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Merseyside?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Merseyside. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Liverpool: 236 holiday homes
  • Southport: 134 holiday homes
  • Liverpool ONE: 443 holiday homes
  • Wirral: 379 holiday homes
  • Warrington: 228 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Merseyside! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Merseyside?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Merseyside with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Liverpool: 236 holiday lettings
  • Southport: 134 holiday lettings
  • Warrington: 228 holiday lettings
  • Wirral: 380 holiday lettings
  • Formby: 109 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Merseyside?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Merseyside are:

  • Liverpool Airport (LPL): 422 self catering accommodations
  • Blackpool Airport (BLK): 250 self catering accommodations
  • Hawarden Airport (CEG): 635 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Merseyside?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Merseyside. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Liverpool ONE: 443 holiday rentals
  • Crosby Beach: 304 holiday rentals
  • Albert Dock: 451 holiday rentals
  • West Kirby Beach: 496 holiday rentals
  • Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral: 430 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Merseyside listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

A holiday rental home or a holiday cottage in Merseyside will help you cram more into your visit

Merseyside takes its name from the River Mersey and is situated in the north west of England in the UK. It is divided into five districts Liverpool, Sefton, Knowsley, St Helens and Wirral. Merseyside borders Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Cheshire.

Places to holiday in Merseyside

Merseyside is popular with tourists and it is hard to believe that so many different tours, venues and attractions can be crammed into one county. It offers everything from a busy inner city life to rural villages and remote sandy beaches. Liverpool is at the heart of Merseyside, a city rich in culture, musical excellence, history, entertainment, sports venues and is a really exciting place to visit.

With so much to see and do it is no wonder that many holidaymakers choose self-catering accommodation over the usual hotels, motels and guest houses. Merseyside holiday cottages are really popular because they are homely, with all mod cons and allow people the freedom to plan their days out without time restrictions. The Merseyside News will keep you well informed and many estate agents have cottages to let.

Whether you enjoy contemporary or modern art, a visit to Merseyside is not complete without a walk around one of the numerous free to enter art galleries, such as the Lady Lever Art Gallery, the Liverpool Tate Gallery, the Walker Art Gallery and the Bluecoat Gallery. There are more national museums in Merseyside than anywhere else and a holiday cottage is the ideal base to sit and plan. A few choices include the Liverpool Museum, the Merseyside Maritime Museum, HM Customs & Excise National Museum and the Museum of Liverpool Life.

Things to do in Merseyside

Merseyside Sport is infamous and horse racing enthusiasts will be at home in Merseyside as it is has Goodison Park, Haydock Park and Aintree Racecourse. Anfield is the UEFA football stadium that is home to Liverpool Football Club and also used as a venue for tennis and boxing matches. Children will enjoy the Year 7 Rugby League Festival in March each year or the Merseyside Primary Games in June.

Attractions not to miss when visiting Liverpool include the Albert Dock, Croxteth Hall, The Cavern Club, Liverpool Cathedral's, Gambier Terrace, Pier Head and St George's Hall. Knowsley has a stately home, Knowsley Hall as well as Knowsley Safari Park to visit. The St Helen's World of Glass is a fun day out for the children with glass blowing demonstrations and a unique victorian glass making furnace built in a labrinth of tunnels. Sefton has Crosby Beach, Pleasureland Southport and the historic manor house, Meols Hall.

The Wirral Country Park is based on the Wirral Way that follows part of the old Birkenhead Railway route. It has two visitor centres at Thurstaston and Willaston. the park is home to various wildlife and is excellent for birdspotting. Other attractions in the Wirral include Bidston Hill and Bidston Windmill, Birkenhead Priory, Prenton Park, Leasowe Castle and Leasowe Lighthouse and Port Sunlight.

Weather in Merseyside

Merseyside has warm autumns, cold winters, wet springs and hot summer, but like the rest of England, it can be unpredictable.

Travel in Merseyside

Liverpool International, Liverpool John Lennon, and Manchester are some of the airports serving Merseyside and there are numerous ports in the county.