Destination guide

Culturally rich Birkenhead will entice you

Take a holiday to Birkenhead and enjoy the area's culture, museums and theatre scene. This city is well-known for its shopping and casino gaming. Vue Cinema and Liverpool ONE are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Birkenhead

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Birkenhead a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chester Zoo (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Europa Pools Leisure Centre (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Spaceport (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Liverpool Wheel (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Liverpool Watersports Centre (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Cavern Club (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Birkenhead

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Birkenhead. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Port Sunlight Museum (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Linear Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Sefton Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Wavertree Botanic Gardens (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Sefton Park Palm House (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Otterspool Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Birkenhead

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Manchester (MAN), which is 31.9 mi (51.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Birkenhead Park Station, Birkenhead Central Station and Conway Park Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Birkenhead?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 524 holiday lettings around Birkenhead. From 339 flats & apartments to 139 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.

Can I rent a town property in Birkenhead?

Turn off your alarm clock, because you won't be needing it where you're off to. It's time to relax, unwind and live like the locals do. HomeAway has 39 village holiday properties here. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has plenty of other choices, including:

  • 35 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 17 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 14 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Birkenhead?

There's something really cool and exciting about staying in an apartment like a local. Whether it's a view you're after or just an easy place to hang out, an apartment could be a great choice. You'll be able to choose from 359 different options with the help of HomeAway. If you make your reservation quickly, you could be spending as little as £14 a night. If that doesn't match your family's style, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • House: 151 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £10 per night.
  • Hotel: 84 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £28 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 33 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £16 per night.

Can I stay in Birkenhead in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful escape is unwinding with friends and relatives in a completely new place. If you're travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help out. Apartment holiday rentals are the favourite option for large groups of visitors, with 106 featured here. Rental options in this area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • On the lookout for properties that can hold 6 people? We have 151 that will be ideal. Prices start from £39 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your family, you'll be pleased to discover that there are 87 rental properties that are suitable. You can book one for as little as £36 a night.
  • Trying to find rentals catering to 5 people? You'll be delighted to find out we have 42 that'll be ideal. You can get one from just £16 a night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can bring along your aunt, your cousin and all your friends to Birkenhead.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Birkenhead?

Cramped hotel balconies are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Look through our value-packed holiday rentals now and make sure everyone in your group has enough room to spread out. Vauxhall is an awesome area to consider if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 61 holiday rentals, and the average price is an affordable £81 per night. Another 73 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around Ropewalks. With an average price of £93 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging about.