Destination guide

Charming Rochdale will entice you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Rochdale. Well known for its spas, football games and bars, this romantic city won't disappoint. The Rock and Manchester Arena are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Rochdale

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rochdale a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gaddings Dam (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Bury Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Blackley Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Stonerig Raceway (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Cronkshaw Fold Farm (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Bolton Open Golf Club (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rochdale

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rochdale is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Healey Dell Nature Reserve (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Hollingworth Lake (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Greenbooth Reservoir (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Gaddings Dam (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Heaton Park (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Jumbles Country Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rochdale

Fly into Manchester (MAN), the closest airport, located 19 mi (30.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Manchester Rochdale Station or Manchester Castleton Station and explore the city from there. You can see more of Rochdale by catching a ride on the metro at Rochdale Town Centre Tram Stop, Newbold Tram Stop or Kingsway Business Park Tram Stop.

Where to stay near Rochdale?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 458 house rentals near Rochdale. From 134 Houses to 213 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rochdale for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rochdale:

  • Northern Quarter: 129 vacation rentals
  • Belle Vue: 76 vacation rentals
  • Didsbury: 18 vacation rentals
  • Central Retail District: 144 vacation rentals
  • New Islington: 93 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Rochdale?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Rochdale. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Spotland Stadium: 892 home rentals
  • Manchester Castleton Station: 889 home rentals
  • Rochdale Town Hall: 900 home rentals
  • Greenbooth Reservoir: 890 home rentals
  • Manchester Rochdale Station: 899 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rochdale listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rochdale?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 134 Houses in Rochdale. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rochdale include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 213 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 90 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rochdale?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation homes with pool available in Rochdale.