Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Trafford

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Trafford. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the sporting events, bars and golfing. Old Trafford and Imperial War Museum North are just a couple of the must-sees. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Trafford

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Trafford a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland Discovery Centre (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Chill FactorE (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Airkix Indoor Skydiving (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Northenden Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Withington Golf Course (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • MediaCityUK (4.4 mi / 7.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Trafford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Trafford. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Fletcher Moss Gardens (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Didsbury Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Buile Hill Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Bridgewater Canal (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Platt Fields Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Trafford

The nearest airport is in Manchester (MAN), located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 21.4 mi (34.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Manchester Navigation Road Station, Manchester Chassen Road Station and Manchester Urmstrom Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Trafford by catching a ride on the metro at Brooklands Tram Stop, Timperley Tram Stop or Sale Station.

Where to stay around Trafford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 484 vacation rentals near Trafford. From 118 Houses to 328 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 Trafford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Trafford:

  • Northern Quarter: 150 vacation rentals
  • Castlefield: 64 vacation rentals
  • Central Retail District: 157 vacation rentals
  • Chinatown: 100 vacation rentals
  • Belle Vue: 80 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 Trafford?

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

  • Dunham Massey Hall and Gardens: 623 vacation rentals
  • Manchester Hale Station: 659 vacation rentals
  • Manchester Altrincham Interchange Station: 652 vacation rentals
  • Ashley Station: 719 vacation rentals
  • Manchester Navigation Road Station: 645 vacation rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 328 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 18 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 Trafford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 394 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Trafford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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