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Top 5 holiday homes near the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

Searching for the perfect accommodation? Take a look at these gems and book your dream stay


Man taking a picture of the sign Gathering of Strangers at Whitworth Art Gallery

When visiting Manchester, UK, the Whitworth Art Gallery has to be high on your list of things to see. It's renowned for a reason, so be sure to go and see what all the fuss is about. It isn't every day you find yourself so close to something so special.

Where to stay near the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

Here is our pick of the top 5 holiday homes. Make your choice and treat yourself to a luxury stay.

Peaches & Dream

Peaches & Dream, Plum Guide home in Manchester

Peaches & Dream, Plum Guide home in Manchester

Click to book Peaches & Dream now: from £1000 per night Whether you've come to Manchester for a city break, for work or just for a good time, this stylish place has you covered. With all the independence of a self-contained flat, but the added convenience of hotel-like facilities, it represents the best of both worlds. Your space is tastefully designed with eye-catching colours and ultra-modern furnishings, and the big windows make for glorious mornings reading the papers in bed or afternoons snuggled up on the sofa. In the building’s communal areas, there’s a cafe and restaurant where you can sit down for a cup of coffee or a chilled-out evening meal. You also have access to a co-working space for those days when you need to finish up some last-minute tasks and a gym is available, so you can stay fit while you're away. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

Tell a Tale

Tell a Tale, Plum Guide home in West Yorkshire

Tell a Tale, Plum Guide home in West Yorkshire

Click to book Tell a Tale now: from £600 per night Welcoming guests in style, this converted barn in West Yorkshire boasts a large living area with ample room to socialise and sprawl out. In keeping with its rustic charm, it features plenty of exposed stone, wooden beams and high vaulted ceilings, while modern touches such as a striking bespoke staircase, innovative handmade lighting and a sleek island kitchen have been installed with luxury and comfort in mind. Enjoy meals together at the long table in the open dining area, admiring scenic views of the Yorkshire countryside through vast picture windows. Venture off into the surrounding area and experience the picturesque views first hand, discovering the tranquil beauty of the woodlands. When you're in the mood for exploring further, take a short drive to the quaint village of Ripponden for a hearty pub meal in one of the charming eateries and an enticing taste of the slow life. Sleeps up to 12 | 6 Bedrooms | 7 Bathrooms

Pause For Thought

Pause For Thought, Plum Guide home in Chester

Pause For Thought, Plum Guide home in Chester

Click to book Pause For Thought now: from £160 per night This home in the heart of Chester is full of thoughtful touches like fresh flowers, a breakfast hamper, books and board games for the children, and even yoga mats and blocks should you feel the urge to ‘om’ while staying here. From the peace and quiet of the street, you’d never guess you were just a two-minute walk from Chester’s historic centre. Almost all of the town's biggest sights are within walking distance in fact – you’re minutes from Grosvenor Park, the River Dee, Chester Racecourse, and the Roman Amphitheatre. Built in the 19th century, the house has been fully renovated and has a bright, fresh feel to it that is instantly welcoming. Decorated in refreshing whites, there are bright splashes of orange, green, and yellow to greet you in the morning. And after a day of sightseeing, the courtyard garden is a suntrap and the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing drink or reviving cup of tea. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

Boiling Kettle

Boiling Kettle, Plum Guide home in Ashbourne

Boiling Kettle, Plum Guide home in Ashbourne

Click to book Boiling Kettle now: from £150 per night With a sloping garden overlooking the rolling hills of the Peak District, this home is ideal for those craving a quiet countryside retreat. This characterful cottage has a smart redbrick exterior with charming climbing roses creeping around the railings and windowsill. Quintessentially British, this home retains its old-world character, with charmingly uneven wooden floors and original oak beams. Its interiors are elegant, combining Scandinavian minimalism with countryside chic. Heat up the kettle on the hob, or just celebrate life with a glass of bubbly served the drinks trolley. The sitting room and kitchen overlook the picturesque Alsop Dale, so there’s plenty of opportunities to take in some fresh country air. Walk a scenic route starting from your front door or just dine alfresco in your spacious garden. If you want to pick up some fine cheese, meats or wine for lunch, head to the charming nearby market town Ashbourne The sitting room and kitchen overlook the picturesque Alsop Dale, where we can recommend Bramhalls' Deli. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Counting Stars

Counting Stars, Plum Guide home in West Yorkshire

Counting Stars, Plum Guide home in West Yorkshire

Click to book Counting Stars now: from £120 per night Set in a tiny hamlet above bohemian Hebden Bridge, the location of this home is everything. Thick with artists, crafters, beekeepers, and people who like to do things a bit differently, HB must be one of the most unique villages in England. That quirky, independent spirit carries through into this cottage, with its eclectic mix of furnishings. Think classical with touches of the Middle East, craft crockery and striking wall art. The tree-filled garden is just the place for a morning chai latte, before browsing Hebden Bridge’s independent boutiques, watching an art-house film at the 1920s Picture House, or making a literary pilgrimage to Sylvia Plath’s grave in the ruined churchyard across the road. If you’d like an outdoorsy interlude from all that arts and culture, the surrounding countryside is prime territory for hiking. Come back to your small but perfectly formed base for an evening of love, laughter and stories around the firepit. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

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