Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Northern Quarter

Enjoy the museums and other features of Northern Quarter. This welcoming and romantic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events. Manchester Arena and Old Trafford are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Northern Quarter

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Northern Quarter a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • MediaCityUK (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Blackley Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Centre (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Withington Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Northenden Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Didsbury Golf Course (5 mi / 8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Northern Quarter

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Northern Quarter is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Piccadilly Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Whitworth Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Peel Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Platt Fields Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Buile Hill Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Heaton Park (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Northern Quarter

The nearest airport is in Manchester (MAN), located 8.4 mi (13.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is 27.5 mi (44.3 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transportation at Market Street Station or Shudehill Station and easily see more of the city.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Northern Quarter?

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 Northern Quarter:

  • Castlefield: 64 vacation rentals
  • Central Retail District: 157 vacation rentals
  • Chinatown: 100 vacation rentals
  • Belle Vue: 80 vacation rentals
  • New Islington: 92 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 Northern Quarter?

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

  • Piccadilly Gardens: 676 vacation rentals
  • Affleck's Palace: 678 vacation rentals
  • Chinese Arts Centre: 676 vacation rentals
  • Greater Manchester Police Museum: 689 vacation rentals
  • Manchester (QQM-Piccadilly Train Station): 685 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Northern Quarter 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 Northern Quarter?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 8 Houses in Northern Quarter. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Northern Quarter include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 141 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 137 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Northern Quarter?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 136 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Northern Quarter. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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