Destination guide

The friendly city of Wirral awaits you

The gardens and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Wirral. Well known for its spas, bars and golfing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Vue Cinema and Liverpool ONE are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Wirral

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Wirral a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chester Zoo (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Caldy Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Heswall Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Europa Pools Leisure Centre (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Royal Liverpool Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Spaceport (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wirral

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wirral is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wirral Country Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Thurstaston Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Linear Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Port Sunlight Museum (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Coronation Gardens (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • West Kirby Marine Lake (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Wirral

Fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), the closest airport, located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Manchester (MAN), which is 33.6 mi (54.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Heswall Station, Bebington Station and Leasowe Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wirral?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 788 holiday lettings around Wirral. From 165 cottages to 391 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Wirral?

There are countless reasons to stay somewhere central when you go on a getaway in a new city, but you can't go past the number one draw — location, location, location! HomeAway has 68 centrally located holiday properties available. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway has plenty of other property options to check out, including:

  • 67 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 60 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 40 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Wirral?

Having space to yourself, cooking your own meals, lofty views — if any of this appeals to you, an apartment could be a fantastic choice. HomeAway has 427 for you to browse through here. If you make your booking soon, you could be spending as little as £31 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 249 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £10 per night.
  • Cottage: 129 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £56 per night.
  • Hotel: 118 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £18 per night.

Can I stay in Wirral in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tough finding time to unwind with friends and family members. A group getaway is a wonderful opportunity to get together. If you were hoping to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has options for you. Apartment holiday rentals are the leading option for big groups of guests, with 114 listed here. The rental property options that are perfect for large numbers in this area include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 199 holiday rentals ideal for that size. Stay a night for as little as £25.
  • If you have 8 in your family, you'll be thrilled to learn that there are 111 rental properties that are perfect. The starting price is £74 a night.
  • Going away with 5 guests? We offer 72 holiday rentals that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £51 per night.

You and your crew will be in good hands when you book your Wirral escape with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Wirral?

Tight hotel rooms are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Discover our budget-friendly holiday rentals today and make sure everybody in your group has room to spread out. Vauxhall is a great area to take a look at if you want to keep a handle on your budget. HomeAway has 61 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable £81 per night. Another 73 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around Ropewalks. With an average price of £93 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging to your friends about.