Destination guide

Culturally rich Birkenhead will entice you

Take a holiday to Birkenhead and enjoy the area's culture, museums and theatre scene. This city is well-known for its shopping and casino gaming. Vue Cinema and Liverpool ONE are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Birkenhead

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Birkenhead a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chester Zoo (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Europa Pools Leisure Centre (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Spaceport (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Liverpool Wheel (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Liverpool Watersports Centre (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Cavern Club (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Birkenhead

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Birkenhead. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Port Sunlight Museum (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Linear Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Sefton Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Wavertree Botanic Gardens (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Sefton Park Palm House (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Otterspool Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Birkenhead

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Manchester (MAN), which is 31.9 mi (51.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Birkenhead Park Station, Birkenhead Central Station and Conway Park Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Birkenhead?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 328 holiday rentals near Birkenhead. From 89 Houses to 205 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 Birkenhead is on HomeAway.

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

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 Birkenhead:

  • 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 Birkenhead?

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

  • Vue Cinema: 731 holiday rentals
  • Conway Park Station: 730 holiday rentals
  • Hamilton Quarter: 728 holiday rentals
  • Birkenhead Park Station: 728 holiday rentals
  • Rock Ferry Station: 736 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 89 Houses in Birkenhead. Our other popular types of Birkenhead holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 205 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 22 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 246 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Birkenhead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.