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Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Ellesmere Port

The gardens and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Ellesmere Port. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its zoo, boating and bars. Chester Zoo and Vue Cinema are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ellesmere Port

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like boating and swimming. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ellesmere Port a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chester Zoo (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Blue Planet Aquarium (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Chester Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Vicars Cross Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Heswall Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Eaton Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ellesmere Port

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Ellesmere Port. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Eastham Country Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Clarkes Gardens (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Grosvenor Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Chester Roman Gardens (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Otterspool Park (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Port Sunlight Museum (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Ellesmere Port

Fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Manchester (MAN), which is 26.7 mi (43 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Ellesmere Port Station, Overpool Station and Little Sutton Station are the main stations that serve the city.