Destination guide

Travel to friendly Oldham

The area's theater scene and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Oldham. This welcoming city allures visitors with its bars and coffeehouses. Manchester Arena and The Rock are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Oldham a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Oldham

Fly into Manchester (MAN), the closest airport, located 16.3 mi (26.2 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 634 house rentals near Oldham. From 181 Houses to 279 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental 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 HomeAway.

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

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 Oldham:

  • Northern Quarter: 129 vacation rentals
  • Belle Vue: 71 vacation rentals
  • Didsbury: 18 vacation rentals
  • Central Retail District: 138 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 Oldham?

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

  • Stonerig Raceway: 915 home rentals
  • Gallery Oldham: 868 home rentals
  • Lyceum Theatre: 869 home rentals
  • Oldham Coliseum Theatre: 869 home rentals
  • Boundary Park: 866 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 181 Houses in Oldham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Oldham include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 279 lodging choices
  • Villas: 6 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 143 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 Oldham?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation homes with pool available in Oldham.