Destination guide

Travel to culturally rich Bolton

Enjoy the area's culture, festivals and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Bolton. Well known for its spas, aquarium and museums, this welcoming city won't disappoint. The Rock and Old Trafford are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Bolton

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Bolton has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bolton Open Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Bolton Old Links Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Bolton Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Bury Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Douglas Valley Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Haigh Hall Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bolton

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bolton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Queens Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Moses Gate Country Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Jumbles Country Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Heaton Park (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Buile Hill Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Pennington Flash Country Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bolton

The nearest airport is in Manchester (MAN), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 24.2 mi (38.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Manchester Bolton Station, Bolton Station and Manchester Hall-I-th-Wood Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Bolton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 446 vacation rentals near Bolton. From 118 Houses to 280 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bolton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bolton?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bolton:

  • Northern Quarter: 126 vacation rentals
  • Belle Vue: 69 vacation rentals
  • Castlefield: 52 vacation rentals
  • Central Retail District: 135 vacation rentals
  • New Islington: 84 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bolton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bolton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bolton Museum: 572 vacation rentals
  • Bolton Station: 571 vacation rentals
  • Manchester Hall-I-th-Wood Station: 586 vacation rentals
  • Manchester Bromley Cross Station: 605 vacation rentals
  • Douglas Valley Golf Club: 567 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bolton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bolton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 118 Houses in Bolton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bolton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 280 rentals available
  • Villas: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 27 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Bolton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 357 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Bolton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.