Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

The North West featuring the areas of Lancashire, Merseyside, Cheshire and Greater Manchester, is a diverse region consisting of some of the UK’s most impressive countryside, its biggest and most dynamic cities, and a beautiful coastline that stretches for miles. The area has a rich history, with an industrial grounding mainly in textiles, and it boasts a large number of historic mills now converted into luxury apartments, craft centres, great discount shopping outlets or heritage visitor attractions.

Museum of Liverpool on the city's World Heritage Waterfront

Museum of Liverpool on the city's World Heritage Waterfront

The North West has outstanding transport links. Manchester and Liverpool Airports are two of the country's busiest airports, and flights from Blackpool Airport carry passengers to a small number of European destinations. The North West region includes the Isle of Man, easily reached by ferry, the spectacular Lake District National Park and parts of the Peak District National Park.

A centre for festivals and events, The North West plays host to iconic dance festival Creamfields and numerous musical weekenders. Internationally acclaimed arts and literary festivals are held annually in North West cities, with major events including Liverpool's Beatles Week and the Manchester International Festival.

National Football Museum & Printworks, Manchester City Centre

National Football Museum & Printworks, Manchester City Centre

Shopping paradise is right here in the North West where you'll find some of the best UK city shopping experiences around Manchester with its central Arndale and chic Northern Quarter vintage emporiums and quirky gifts shops. Liverpool ONE shopping centre and Manchester's Trafford Centre are two of the most popular shopping centres in the country and don't miss a tour of the timber fronted Rows housing chic designer fashion boutiques in Chester.

The North West is tailor-made for families featuring a huge choice of family attractions from Chester Zoo and Blackpool Pleasure Beach theme park to Knowsley Safari Park and Legoland at the Trafford Centre. Culture lovers will find plenty to please across the region's many award-winning museums and galleries including the free entry Museum of Liverpool and Tate Gallery on the city's World Heritage waterfront and in Manchester the National Football Museum in the city centre and the award-winning Imperial War Museum North and The Lowry at Salford Quays.

Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Foulridge, Lancashire

Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Foulridge, Lancashire

The ancient counties of Lancashire and Cheshire are rich in beautiful heritage sites, canals and gardens. Walk part of the old Roman city walls in Chester and take a tour of ancient castles at Lancaster and Clitheroe! This is an English region rich in themes from football and industrial heritage, canals to real ales and the best of UK rock and pop music scenes. If you're looking for that extra spice and character in your short break or holiday - the North West is where to find it! Plan your North West break online now!

Accommodation in North West England

  • Macclesfield
    Sleeps 5
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    £715
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    Attractive three bedroom Peak District cottage set close to Macclesfield on the Cheshire border. Wood burner, games room, rural views & short breaks. Pet friendly.
     
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    £69
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    Self-catering apartments providing luxury accommodation in Salford Quays, as a serviced alternative to a hotel. 24-hour service. Free WiFi. Great location and views.
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  • Blackpool
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    £144
    Per double room (2 night min stay applies) based on 2 people
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    Welcoming central Blackpool hotel offering excellent ensuite accommodation for couples & families. Great restaurant, well stocked bar, peak time entertainment. No stag/ hen groups.
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  • Clitheroe
    Sleeps 5
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    £190
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 5
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    Self catering apartments in large country house set in 25 acres of woodland in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. Use of bar and pool table. Parking. Pets allowed. Sleeps 2-5.
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  • Blackpool
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    £28
    Per person B&B (2 sharing)
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    Friendly, family-run seafront hotel on Blackpool's North Promenade, with stunning views of the sea. Great breakfasts. Ample guest parking. WiFi available. No stag/ hen groups.
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  • Glen Wyllin
    Sleeps 4
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    £375
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    Isle of Man holiday cottage near Peel. Ground floor self-catering accommodation with enclosed garden. Family friendly. Close to beaches and local attractions.
     
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  • Glen Maye
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    £280
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    Glen Cottage is a cosy retreat situated in the beautiful village of Glen Maye on the scenic west coast of the Isle of Man. Traditional self catering cottage.
     
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  • Bolton
    Sleeps 4
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    £450
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    Stylish third floor apartment in Edgworth village, a 2 minute walk from pubs serving food & 15 minutes from Bolton town centre with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and parking. Sleeps 4.
     
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