Destination guide

Friendly Skelmersdale will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Skelmersdale with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its restaurants, golfing and bars. Liverpool ONE and Vue Cinema are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Skelmersdale

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Skelmersdale a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Beacon Park Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Wigan Roller Rink (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Three Sisters Racing Circuit (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Haigh Hall Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Ashton-in-Makerfield Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Douglas Valley Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Skelmersdale

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Skelmersdale is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Worthington Lakes Country Park (5.7 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Sherdley Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Worden Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Pennington Flash Country Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Cuerden Valley Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Skelmersdale

Fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), the closest airport, located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Manchester (MAN), which is 24.4 mi (39.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Parbold Station or Upholland Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay near Skelmersdale?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 120 holiday rentals near Skelmersdale. From 67 Houses to 30 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Skelmersdale is on HomeAway.

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

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 Skelmersdale:

  • Liverpool City Centre: 174 holiday homes
  • Vauxhall: 118 holiday homes
  • Hope Street: 104 holiday homes
  • Ropewalks: 148 holiday homes
  • Georgian Quarter: 89 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 Skelmersdale?

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

  • Parbold Station: 568 holiday rentals
  • Beacon Park Golf Club: 531 holiday rentals
  • Upholland Station: 550 holiday rentals
  • Crosby Beach: 478 holiday rentals
  • Lytham Station: 360 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 67 Houses in Skelmersdale. Our other popular types of Skelmersdale holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 30 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 16 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 16 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 internet/wifi in Skelmersdale?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 94 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Skelmersdale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.