Destination guide

The friendly area of Salford awaits your stay

Enjoy the museums and other features of Salford. This welcoming and romantic city is known for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants. Manchester Arena and Old Trafford are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Salford

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Salford has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • MediaCityUK (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Centre (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Airkix Indoor Skydiving (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Chill FactorE (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Blackley Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Bury Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Salford

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Salford is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Peel Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Buile Hill Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Piccadilly Gardens (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Heaton Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Whitworth Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Salford

The nearest airport is in Manchester (MAN), located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 25.8 mi (41.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Manchester Salford Crescent Station or Manchester Salford Central Station and explore the city from there. You can get around Salford by catching a ride on the metro at Langworthy Tram Stop, Weaste Tram Stop or Anchorage Tram Stop.

Where to stay around Salford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 479 vacation rentals near Salford. From 113 Houses to 331 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 Salford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Salford:

  • Northern Quarter: 159 vacation rentals
  • Belle Vue: 83 vacation rentals
  • Castlefield: 64 vacation rentals
  • Central Retail District: 166 vacation rentals
  • New Islington: 105 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 Salford?

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

  • Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist: 687 vacation rentals
  • Manchester Salford Central Station: 699 vacation rentals
  • Manchester Salford Crescent Station: 676 vacation rentals
  • University of Salford: 693 vacation rentals
  • Lancashire Mining Museum: 684 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 113 Houses in Salford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Salford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 331 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 Salford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 389 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Salford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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