To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of Manchester, spread your wings and discover nearby areas such as Ashton-under-Lyne, Denton, and Manchester.
There are plenty of unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Oldham. Visit some of the remarkable museums including the Museum of Science and Industry, Urbis and Manchester Museum. To catch home-grown and touring acts, book tickets to the Green Room, Printworks and the Manchester Opera House, one of the area’s premier performing arts venues. Head to the Manchester Art Gallery and the Whitworth Art Gallery, to get your fill of art.
If the sun is shining head outside and enjoy the nearby green spaces. Keen gardeners enjoy destinations such as Whitworth Park and Peel Park in Salford. There is a relaxed atmosphere here as well as beautifully designed gardens.
While you are here, stop at the nearby local attractions such as the Abraham Lincoln Statue, the St. Peter's Square and Manchester Cathedral. These are popular with locals and tourists alike. If you’re into history, the region’s past comes vividly back to life at the Castlefield Roman Fort.
Grab your credit card and head to Arndale Centre, Affleck's Palace and Deansgate Locks for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
Watch Manchester favourites, the Oldham Roughyeds, battle their opponents at the iconic Boundary Park. On match days the stadium is filled with blue and white, as crowds come together to get behind their home-grown heroes.
When you’re ready to wind down after a long day exploring the charms of Oldham, check in to one of the area’s convenient short and long stay accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre, the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, and the Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa.