Destination guide

Culturally rich Birkenhead will entice you

Take a vacation to Birkenhead and enjoy the area's culture, museums and theater scene. This city is well-known for its shopping and casino gaming. Vue Cinema and Liverpool ONE are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Birkenhead

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Birkenhead a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chester Zoo (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Europa Pools Leisure Centre (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Spaceport (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Liverpool Wheel (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Liverpool Watersports Centre (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Cavern Club (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Birkenhead

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

  • Port Sunlight Museum (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Linear Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Sefton Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Wavertree Botanic Gardens (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Sefton Park Palm House (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Otterspool Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Birkenhead

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Manchester (MAN), which is 31.9 mi (51.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Birkenhead Park Station, Birkenhead Central Station and Conway Park Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Birkenhead?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 322 vacation rentals near Birkenhead. From 84 Houses to 203 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 Birkenhead for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Birkenhead:

  • Liverpool City Centre: 165 vacation rentals
  • Ropewalks: 138 vacation rentals
  • Vauxhall: 109 vacation rentals
  • Anfield: 39 vacation rentals
  • Hope Street: 101 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 Birkenhead?

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

  • Green Lane Station: 707 vacation rentals
  • Conway Park Station: 701 vacation rentals
  • Shore Road Pumping Station: 695 vacation rentals
  • Rock Ferry Station: 711 vacation rentals
  • The Little Theatre: 715 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 84 Houses in Birkenhead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Birkenhead include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 203 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 22 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 Birkenhead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 245 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Birkenhead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.