Destination guide

The glacial setting of Wilmslow is ready to explore

The glaciers and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Wilmslow. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bars and sporting events. Old Trafford and Manchester Arena are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Wilmslow

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Wilmslow has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Didsbury Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Northenden Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Withington Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • MediaCityUK (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Centre (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wilmslow

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Wilmslow is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fletcher Moss Gardens (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Didsbury Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Tatton Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Lyme Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Platt Fields Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wilmslow

The nearest airport is in Manchester (MAN), located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 25.5 mi (41.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Wilmslow Station, Styal Station and Handforth Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Wilmslow?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 435 vacation rentals near Wilmslow. From 102 Houses to 260 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 Wilmslow for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Wilmslow:

  • Northern Quarter: 126 vacation rentals
  • Belle Vue: 69 vacation rentals
  • Castlefield: 51 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 Wilmslow?

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

  • Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate: 809 vacation rentals
  • Wilmslow Station: 909 vacation rentals
  • Handforth Station: 916 vacation rentals
  • Styal Station: 847 vacation rentals
  • Manchester (QQM-Piccadilly Train Station): 675 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wilmslow 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 Wilmslow?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 102 Houses in Wilmslow. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wilmslow include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 260 rentals available
  • Villas: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 50 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 Wilmslow?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 347 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Wilmslow. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.