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The friendly city of Ashton in Makerfield awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Ashton in Makerfield with a stay in a private vacation home. Travelers like the restaurants, horseback riding and bars in this welcoming and trendy city. Old Trafford and The Rock are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Ashton in Makerfield

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Ashton in Makerfield has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Three Sisters Racing Circuit (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Ashton-in-Makerfield Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Wigan Roller Rink (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Haigh Hall Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Beacon Park Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Gullivers Kingdom Theme Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ashton in Makerfield

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ashton in Makerfield is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pennington Flash Country Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Sherdley Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Worthington Lakes Country Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Walton Hall and Gardens (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Queens Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Bridgewater Canal (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ashton in Makerfield

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 14.1 mi (22.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Manchester (MAN), which is 17.6 mi (28.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Manchester Bryn Station.

Where to stay around Ashton-in-Makerfield, GB?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 76 vacation rentals near Ashton-in-Makerfield. From 35 Houses to 30 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ashton-in-Makerfield for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Ashton-in-Makerfield?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ashton-in-Makerfield. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Manchester Bryn Station: 801 vacation rentals
  • Worthington Lakes Country Park: 760 vacation rentals
  • Preston (XPT-Preston Train Station): 365 vacation rentals
  • Mendips - John Lennon Home: 678 vacation rentals
  • Bescar Lane Station: 626 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ashton-in-Makerfield listed on Vrbo 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 Ashton-in-Makerfield?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 35 Houses in Ashton-in-Makerfield. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ashton-in-Makerfield include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 30 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Ashton-in-Makerfield?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 61 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Ashton-in-Makerfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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