Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Runcorn

Learn about the unique charm of Runcorn with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and zoo. Chester Zoo and Liverpool ONE are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Runcorn

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Runcorn a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chester Zoo (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Blundells Hill Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Walton Hall and Gardens (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Gullivers Kingdom Theme Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Knowsley Safari Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Blue Planet Aquarium (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Runcorn

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Runcorn. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Walton Hall and Gardens (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Clarkes Gardens (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Sherdley Park (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Calderstones Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Delamere Forest (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Otterspool Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Runcorn

Fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Manchester (MAN), which is 19.2 mi (30.9 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Runcorn Station or Runcorn East Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Runcorn?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 251 holiday lettings around Runcorn. From 74 flats & apartments to 87 houses, 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 Runcorn?

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 Runcorn:

  • Liverpool City Centre: 299 holiday homes
  • Ropewalks: 266 holiday homes
  • St George's Quarter: 268 holiday homes
  • Sefton Park: 37 holiday homes
  • Everton: 258 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 Runcorn? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Runcorn. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Runcorn East Station: 1,018 holiday lettings
  • Halton Castle: 944 holiday lettings
  • Norton Priory Museum: 965 holiday lettings
  • Runcorn Station: 887 holiday lettings
  • Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet: 911 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Runcorn listed on 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 Flats in Runcorn?

Yes, of course. offers 74 Flats in Runcorn. Our other popular types of Runcorn holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 87 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 76 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 72 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 Runcorn?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 203 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Runcorn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.