Destination guide

The glacial setting of Wilmslow is ready to explore

The glaciers and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Wilmslow. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bars and sporting events. 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

Sightseeing in and around Wilmslow

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Wilmslow has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Didsbury Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Northenden Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Withington Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • MediaCityUK (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Centre (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wilmslow

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Wilmslow is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fletcher Moss Gardens (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Didsbury Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Tatton Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Lyme Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Platt Fields Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wilmslow

The nearest airport is in Manchester (MAN), located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 25.5 mi (41.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Wilmslow Station, Styal Station and Handforth Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Wilmslow?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 435 holiday lettings near Wilmslow. From 101 Houses to 261 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wilmslow for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Wilmslow:

  • Belle Vue: 77 holiday homes
  • Northern Quarter: 146 holiday homes
  • New Islington: 84 holiday homes
  • Castlefield: 52 holiday homes
  • Old Trafford: 55 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 Wilmslow?

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

  • Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate: 726 holiday lettings
  • Handforth Station: 881 holiday lettings
  • Styal Station: 815 holiday lettings
  • Wilmslow Station: 870 holiday lettings
  • Peak District National Park: 1,922 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 101 Houses in Wilmslow. Our other popular types of Wilmslow holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 261 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 50 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Wilmslow?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 348 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Wilmslow. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.