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 highlights

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)

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 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 487 holiday lettings near Trafford. From 139 Houses to 301 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Trafford is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Trafford:

  • Belle Vue: 75 holiday homes
  • Didsbury: 18 holiday homes
  • Old Trafford: 50 holiday homes
  • Chorlton-on-Medlock: 57 holiday homes
  • Openshaw: 18 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Trafford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Trafford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Manchester Urmstrom Station: 669 holiday lettings
  • Ashley Station: 777 holiday lettings
  • Manchester Chassen Road Station: 667 holiday lettings
  • Denzell Gardens: 701 holiday lettings
  • Manchester Hale Station: 711 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Trafford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 139 Houses in Trafford. Our other popular types of Trafford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 301 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 26 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Trafford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 386 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Trafford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.