Once bearing the title of most productive cotton and textile town in the world, Oldham is often, undeservedly overlooked in favour of the big northern cities. However, with its slightly out-of-town location, our hotels in Oldham put you as close to the Peak District as you are to Manchester, so don’t be forced to choose between city and country. The area’s home to an impressive mix of people from Professor Brian Cox to Sir Winston Churchill. Now, imagine life as one of the UK’s great minds. Feeling the pressure, eh? And…relax.
Book hotels near Oldham
Book a hotel near Oldham and take a peek into the town’s varied history. For an interesting overview of the town and the once prosperous cotton industry, visit the Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery. It’s just 7.3 miles from our Chadderton Hotel. Got the kids with you? No problem. Stop off at Lancaster Park and Animal Farm, which is conveniently just over a mile from our Chadderton Hotel. Families are encouraged to feed the animals, so don’t forget to pack some carrots. If your kids aren’t into bunnies and all things fluffy, opt for Stonerig Raceway, a Scalextric racecourse and race car simulation experience. Voted number one attraction on TripAdvisor, they let adults play too, so no need to feign a ‘safety-check’ as a guise to have a go.
Things to do near Oldham
Head to the hills and visit the Marsden Moors. Located 13.1 miles from our Chadderton Hotel, the spectacular scenery and the challenge of wildlife spotting will keep you entertained, while you explore on foot or cycle. Had enough green? Maybe it’s time to consider a trip into central Manchester? With so much to see, you have to pick carefully. For the best shopping, head to the gigantic Trafford Centre. Something more cultural? The neo-Gothic masterpiece John Rylands Library is a must, especially the vaulted ceilings of the epic Reading Room. It’s only 5.7 miles from our Oldham Hotel.