Destination guide

Travel to friendly Oldham

The area's theatre scene and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Oldham. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and coffee shops. Manchester Arena and The Rock are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Oldham

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Oldham a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stonerig Raceway (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Blackley Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Gaddings Dam (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Bury Golf Club (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • MediaCityUK (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Huddersfield Golf Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Oldham

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Oldham is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dove Stone Reservoir (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Hollingworth Lake (5.7 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Healey Dell Nature Reserve (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Greenbooth Reservoir (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Heaton Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Piccadilly Gardens (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Oldham

Fly into Manchester (MAN), the closest airport, located 16.3 mi (26.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 26.7 mi (43 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Manchester Greenfield Station. You can see more of Oldham by catching a ride on the metro at Shaw and Crompton Tram Stop, Derker Tram Stop or Oldham Mumps Tram Stop.

Where to stay near Oldham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 612 holiday rentals near Oldham. From 178 Houses to 268 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Oldham for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Belle Vue: 67 holiday homes
  • Northern Quarter: 120 holiday homes
  • Didsbury: 20 holiday homes
  • Old Trafford: 49 holiday homes
  • Castlefield: 54 holiday homes

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

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Oldham. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Derker Tram Stop: 863 holiday rentals
  • Stonerig Raceway: 886 holiday rentals
  • Westwood Tram Stop: 841 holiday rentals
  • Gallery Oldham: 835 holiday rentals
  • Hollinwood Station: 833 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oldham listed on Stayz 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 Oldham?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 178 Houses in Oldham. Our other popular types of Oldham holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 268 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 141 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 141 holiday houses

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 pool in Oldham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Oldham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.