Destination guide

Culturally rich Birkenhead will entice you

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


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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Birkenhead a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 vacation in Birkenhead. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Birkenhead

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city center. 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Birkenhead, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 466 vacation rentals around Birkenhead. From 305 condo and apartment rentals to 115 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a town property in Birkenhead?

Quaint, homely and hospitable — village living is something uniquely special. If this sounds like your sort of vacation, we'll make it happen. Vrbo offers 39 village rental properties here. Open to more suggestions? Vrbo has heaps of other options to look through, including:

  • 35 city-center vacation rentals.
  • 17 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 14 riverside vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Birkenhead?

If you want some space to spread your things out, kick back and maybe even do a bit of home cooking, you're going to love having your very own apartment. Vrbo has 359 for you to browse through here. If you make your reservation early, you could be spending as little as $19 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other popular lodging options, such as:

  • House: 151 vacation homes. Prices start from $13 per night.
  • Hotel: 84 vacation homes. Prices start from $37 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 33 vacation homes. Prices start from $21 per night.

Can I stay in Birkenhead in a large group?

There's nothing more memorable than exploring somewhere totally new with family and friends. The best news is Vrbo has some places to suit large groups. At the moment, apartment vacation homes are the latest thing for big groups of visitors here, and we have 106 available on our database. Properties for rent in this area that can house large groups include:

  • On the hunt for vacation homes that can sleep 6 of you? We have 151 that will be suitable. Prices start from $50 per night.
  • After a vacation rental for 8 guests? We have 87 that will serve you well. You can get one for as low as $47 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 5? We have 42 vacation homes that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just $21 a night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can take your uncle, your sister and all your mates to Birkenhead.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Birkenhead?

Those narrow hotel hallways are no place to spend your precious vacation moments! Explore our economical rentals today and ensure everyone in your group has room to move. Vauxhall is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 61 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $105 a night, it isn't hard to see why. Ropewalks is another good option. We've got 73 rentals here, and the average price is around $122 per night.