Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Ellesmere Port

The gardens and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Ellesmere Port. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its zoo, boating and bars. Chester Zoo and Vue Cinema are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ellesmere Port

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like boating and swimming. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ellesmere Port a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chester Zoo (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Blue Planet Aquarium (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Chester Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Vicars Cross Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Heswall Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Eaton Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ellesmere Port

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Ellesmere Port. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Eastham Country Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Clarkes Gardens (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Grosvenor Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Chester Roman Gardens (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Otterspool Park (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Port Sunlight Museum (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Ellesmere Port

Fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Manchester (MAN), which is 26.7 mi (43 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Ellesmere Port Station, Overpool Station and Little Sutton Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Ellesmere Port?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 506 vacation rentals near Ellesmere Port. From 136 Houses to 274 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 Ellesmere Port for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Ellesmere Port?

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 Ellesmere Port:

  • Liverpool City Centre: 164 vacation rentals
  • Vauxhall: 109 vacation rentals
  • Anfield: 38 vacation rentals
  • Hope Street: 98 vacation rentals
  • Ropewalks: 137 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 Ellesmere Port?

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

  • Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet: 668 vacation rentals
  • Capenhurst Station: 764 vacation rentals
  • Little Sutton Station: 735 vacation rentals
  • McArthur Glen Designer Outlet: 694 vacation rentals
  • Hooton Station: 755 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ellesmere Port 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 Ellesmere Port?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 136 Houses in Ellesmere Port. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ellesmere Port include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 274 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 76 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 Ellesmere Port?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 417 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Ellesmere Port. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.