Destination guide

The friendly area of Salford awaits your stay

Enjoy the museums and other features of Salford. This welcoming and romantic city is well known for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants. Manchester Arena and Old Trafford are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Salford

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Salford has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • MediaCityUK (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Centre (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Airkix Indoor Skydiving (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Chill FactorE (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Blackley Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Bury Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Salford

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Salford is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Peel Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Buile Hill Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Piccadilly Gardens (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Heaton Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Whitworth Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Salford

The nearest airport is in Manchester (MAN), located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 25.8 mi (41.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Manchester Salford Crescent Station or Manchester Salford Central Station and explore the city from there. You can get around Salford by catching a ride on the metro at Langworthy Tram Stop, Weaste Tram Stop or Anchorage Tram Stop.

How many holiday rentals are available around Salford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 460 holiday lettings around Salford. From 262 flats & apartments to 164 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 city-centre property in Salford?

If you're the sort of traveller who likes staying smack bang in the action, you may want to consider basing yourself somewhere nice and central. HomeAway has 30 centrally located holiday properties available. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has plenty more rental options to discover, including:

  • 28 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 15 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 12 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Salford?

If you're looking for space to spread out your things, chill out and maybe even cook up a storm, you're going to love living it up in your very own apartment. HomeAway has 428 for you to select from here. If you make your reservation early, you could spend as little as £30 per night. If that doesn't agree with your posse's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • House: 151 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £11 per night.
  • Hotel: 121 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £30 per night.
  • Cottage: 25 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £61 per night.

Can I stay in Salford in a large group?

Getaways with your friends and family can be stacks of fun, particularly when you're sleeping under the same roof in a fantastic new place! If you'll be travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help out. The favourite choice for large groups here are apartment holiday rentals, and there are 51 currently listed. Around this area, the rental properties that are suitable for larger sized groups include:

  • Are you looking for rentals that can house 6 holiday makers? We have 88 that will fit the bill. Prices start from £35 per night.
  • Require a holiday property for 5 people? We have 63 that will be ideal. Prices start from £61 per night.
  • Looking for rentals to suit 8 people? You'll be glad to hear we have 41 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as £55 a night.

You and your posse will be well looked after when you arrange your Salford holiday through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Salford?

Those cramped hotel rooms are no place to spend those precious holiday moments! Discover our economical holiday rentals now and make sure everybody in your group has room to spread out. Spinningfields is a good area to consider if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 73 holiday rentals, and the average price is a modest £97 per night. There are another 75 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Northern Quarter. The average price here is £99 per night.