Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly St Helens

The area's entertainment and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to St Helens. Well known for its bars, restaurants and safari tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Liverpool ONE and Vue Cinema are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around St Helens

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that St Helens has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chester Zoo (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Knowsley Safari Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Ashton-in-Makerfield Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Blundells Hill Golf Club (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Three Sisters Racing Circuit (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Beacon Park Golf Club (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of St Helens

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, St Helens is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sherdley Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Pennington Flash Country Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Calderstones Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Clarkes Gardens (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Wavertree Botanic Gardens (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Walton Hall and Gardens (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around St Helens

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 10 mi (16 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Manchester (MAN), which is 20.7 mi (33.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, St Helens Central Station, Thatto Heath Station and Lea Green Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Saint Helens?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 304 holiday rentals near Saint Helens. From 93 Houses to 19 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Saint Helens for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Saint Helens?

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 Saint Helens:

  • Vauxhall: 91 holiday homes
  • South Shore: 27 holiday homes
  • Liverpool City Centre: 136 holiday homes
  • Everton: 118 holiday homes
  • Anfield: 31 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 Saint Helens?

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

  • St. Helens' World of Glass: 538 holiday rentals
  • St Helens Junction Station: 701 holiday rentals
  • Citadel Arts Centre: 528 holiday rentals
  • Langtree Park Stadium: 603 holiday rentals
  • St Helens Central Station: 499 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Helens 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 Saint Helens?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 93 Houses in Saint Helens. Our other popular types of Saint Helens holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 19 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 19 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 19 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 227 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Saint Helens. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.