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BEST WESTERN Cresta Court Hotel

Church Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4DP

Ratings & Awards

3 stars Hotel inspected by AA but not currently a member.
Bronze CSR award from Green Tourism.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (200 spaces)
  • Restaurants
  • Pets Allowed
  • Bars
  • WIFI
  • Access For Disabled People
  • Lift
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

Hotel Information

Park & Fly packages available. Contact hotel for details.

Get in touch

08445 76 76 76
*local rate

near the BEST WESTERN Cresta Court Hotel, Altrincham

Tatton Park

Tatton Park spans 2000 acres, with 1000 acres of deer park and 50 acres of gardens, as well as containing two historic houses. Originally owned by the Egerton family for nearly 400 years, today it is one of the National Trust's most popular attractions, hosting major events throughout the year.

Available : Daily

Trafford Centre

The Trafford Centre boasts over 230 shops, more than 60 restaurants, bars and cafes and a 20-screen cinema under one roof, attracting shoppers from all over the north of England - a veritable cathedral for the consumer.

Available : Daily

Twenty20 Cup: Lancashire Lightning

The Friends Provident T20 begins with a group format in June, before quarter finals in July and Finals Day at Southampton's Rose Bowl in August. Lancashire Lightning play their home games at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester.

Available : Jun - Aug 2013 (annual)

Chill Factore

Chill Factore at Trafford Quays Leisure Village has a 180-metre real snow indoor ski slope. Ski equipment is available for hire and qualified instructors offer lessons. A special play area, inflatable tube rides and a luge slide cater to non-skiers.

Available : Daily

Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour

The Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour goes behind the scenes of the world-famous Old Trafford football club. Stops include the Hall of Fame, Trophy Room, player's tunnel and even manager Alex Ferguson's spot in the dug-out. Pre-booking is recommended.

Available : Daily

Manchester United FC 2012/13

Manchester United FC play their home matches at the Old Traffod Stadium. The Premier League runs between August and May and full fixture lists can be found on the club websites. Please note: games may be rearranged due to cup or television commitments.

Available : 18 Aug 2012 - 19 May 2013 (annual)

Imperial War Museum North

The Imperial War Museum North is housed in a fabulous modern building by star architect Daniel Libeskind (creator of the Jewish Museum in Berlin, among others). Take the kids to explore the key themes of war in the 20th century.

Available : Daily

The Lowry

On Salford Quays in revamped docklands, The Lowry's glass-and-metallic structure houses an eclectic blend of galleries and visual art including LS Lowry's urban cityscapes. The complex offers waterside dining, gift shops and theatres; opposite is the Imperial War Museum North.

Available : Daily

Opera North Autumn Tour

Opera North returns to The Lowry Salford for its first visit this season. Joining revivals of Puccini's Madama Butterfly (directed by Tim Albery) and Gilbert & Sullivan's Ruddigore (directed by Jo Davies) is a new production of Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades.

Available : Nov 2013 (annual)

Lowry Outlet Mall

The Lowry Outlet Mall in the redeveloped Salford Quays docklands houses discount stores from Nike, Whistles and Molton Brown to M&S and accessories at Antler. Take a break in the 400-seat Food Court.

Available : Daily

Curry Mile

Manchester's Curry Mile is a stretch of the Wilmslow Road in Rusholme where curry houses compete for the business of thousands of Manchester diners a week. A huge student population and an abundance of neon ensure a vibrant atmosphere.

Available : Daily

Manchester Mega Mela

Every summer, Platt Fields Park fills with a raucous celebration of South Asian culture at the Manchester Mega Mela. See poets and dancers perform on stage, or enjoy watching team sport, kabbadi, while you slurp on an Indian ice-cream.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Whitworth Art Gallery

Renowned for its British watercolours and JMW Turner works, the Whitworth Art Gallery, in the central university district, houses themed exhibitions, modern and historic fine art prints, sculpture, textiles and rare wallpapers. Don't forget to try the gallery's award-winning café.

Available : Daily


Revolution, underneath the Arches at Deansgate Locks, prides itself on its vodka cocktails. Dress to impress, book a private booth, or admire the clientele from the mezzanine level. DJs provide an eclectic soundtrack of funk, soul and club anthems.

Available : Daily

Knott Bar

Built into a railway arch, the city centre Knott Bar has high ceilings, wooden interior, terraced balcony and jukebox. It boasts a varied selection of global beers and local ale and a tempting menu of homemade burgers, platters and tapas.

Available : Daily

Museum of Science & Industry

The Air & Space Centre and Electricity Gallery are among the entertaining galleries at the Museum of Science & Industry, in the world's oldest railway station in Manchester's regenerated canal district. Get hands-on in Xperiment or crawl through Underground Manchester.

Available : Daily

Manchester Museum

Ancient history and world cultures are explored in the university-owned Manchester Museum's galleries in the city centre. Displays include dinosaurs, Egyptology and Mediterranean archaeology. Discover monitor lizards and Amazonian habitats in the award-winning Vivarium.

Available : Daily


A city-centre Spanish winehouse and restaurant, Evuna's signature dish is seabass baked in rock salt filleted on the wooden tables. Renowned for its award-winning wine list, Evuna's exposed brick walls are lined with Spanish wines, for ordering and taking home.

Available : Daily

The Bridgewater Hall

The Bridgewater Hall is central Manchester's £42m, waterfront concert venue. Home to Manchester's Hallé Orchestra, its 2,400-seater auditorium features an organ with 5,500 pipes, and hosts over 250 annual performances from classical to jazz. Enjoy its award-winning restaurant and café-bar.

Available : Daily

Manchester Camerata's New Year's Eve Gala Concert

Manchester Camerata's New Year's Eve Gala Concert at Bridgewater Hall features popular opera arias and choruses to welcome in the new year. A musical extravaganza, it concludes with a late Night of the Proms finale.

Available : Dec 2013 (annual)

Holiday & Travel Show

Hundreds of exhibitors come to Manchester Central for the popular annual Holiday & Travel Show. Visitors are given the chance to plan all aspects of their dream holiday, from meeting tour operators to exploring exotic and specialist destinations.

Available : Jan 2014 (annual)

Kids Fun Ideas Show

If you're at a loss what to do with the kids during those long summer holidays, head to Manchester Central's Kids Fun Ideas Show, where experts give ideas for countless children's games. Entertainment ranges from dance workshops to science shows.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Caravan and Motorhome Show

The Caravan and Motorhome Show returns to Manchester Central with the latest touring models and all the best accessories. From sat navs to awnings, it caters for all the enthusiasts' needs and even includes a Farmers' Market and a KidZone.

Available : Jan 2014 (annual)

House of Fraser

Manchester's House Of Fraser department store is the place for a leisurely browse and a reviving cuppa in the traditional tea shop. The classic Art Deco façade has earned the building a listing for its architectural merit.

Available : Daily

¡Viva! Spanish Film Festival

¡Viva! returns to Manchester's Cornerhouse for eleven days of contemporary visual arts and film. Presenting the best of Spanish and Latin American cinema, the festival features premières and previews of recent features, plus a special spotlight event.

Available : Mar 2013 (annual)


Modern Italian cuisine is served in this canalside restaurant and bar with open kitchen and canalview outdoor terrace. Located on lively Oxford Street in the city centre, diners enjoy antipasto platters, rich pasta dishes and delicious pizzas in Felicini's airy dining room of dark wood, leather and mirrors. Leave space for dessert.

Available : Daily

Buy Art Fair

Manchester's Buy Art Fair is one of the country's largest consumer art exhibitions and offers potential buyers the opportunity to purchase original artworks. More than 300 renowned artists, sourced from over 75 respected galleries, are on display at Spinningfields.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

People's History Museum

The People's History Museum is dedicated to the conservation, interpretation and study of material relating to the history of working people in Britain. Housing an accessible, comprehensive collection, the museum is the first national museum to be located in Manchester.

Available : Daily

Manchester Literature Festival

Manchester's Literature Festival is a city-wide celebration of new literature and spoken-word entertainment, attracting writers from around the globe. Watch out for readings from well-known national and international authors, with special attention also given to independent publishers and magazines.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

Manchester International Festival

The Manchester International Festival is unique in consisting solely of specially commissioned work. It presents a series of large-scale world premières at venues across the city centre, many of which then begin international tours.

Available : Jun - Jul 2013 (biennial)


Manchester's award-winning urban digital arts and music festival, FutureEverything presents a programme of experimental performance and exhibitions at venues across the city. The festival also expands its focus beyond the arts to include lively debate on environmental and global issues.

Available : May 2013 (annual)

Family Friendly Film Festival

If you're looking for things to do with the kids during the interminable summer holidays, Manchester's Family Friendly Film Festival presents screenings and workshops at venues across the city. The programme includes award-winning features and shorts, as well as UK premieres.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

Queer Up North

Held every year in May, Queer Up North is a groundbreaking three-week festival that showcases new lesbian, gay and queer work across the arts. Events take place in venues all over Manchester and include exhibitions, talks, shows, cabaret and performance art.

Available : May 2013 (annual)

Manchester Jazz Festival

The annual Manchester Jazz Festival features a programme of international performers with concerts throughout the city. Catch open-air and indoor shows at venues including Albert Square, St Ann's Square, the Green Room and the Bridgewater Hall.

Available : Jul 2013 (annual)

Manchester Food & Drink Festival

Long renowned for its famed Rusholme Curry Mile, real ale pubs and Chinatown, Manchester has also earned an enviable reputation for its many chic, world-class restaurants. The 11-day Food & Drink Festival celebrates the city's culinary status in style.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

x.trax Platform 4

The x.trax showcase returns to the parks, fountains, squares and gardens of Manchester for more outdoor street art and theatre. The three-day festival features work by acts from the UK and across the world.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

Manchester Pride

Manchester stages one of Europe's biggest Pride events, offering a host of parties, parades and celebration as the city sways in a fiesta of fun. The packed programme of events reflects the wide range of interests of the LGBT community.

Available : Aug 2013 (annual)

Manchester Comedy Festival

The Manchester Comedy Festival brings some of the top names in comedy to join home-grown talent at venues across the city. This year's line-up of slapstick and subversive talent goes to show that Manchester doesn't take itself too seriously.

Available : Oct 2013 (annual)

Manchester Irish Festival

The Manchester Irish Festival, one of the biggest in Europe, celebrates the Emerald Isle with over two weeks of partying, music, comedy, theatre, sport and dance around the city.

Available : Mar 2013 (annual)

Abandon Normal Devices

Manchester's Abandon Normal Devices (AND) festival investigates how we conjure a sense of normality through external devices and means. It sounds complicated, but it's a mandate that's transmitted through accessible films, installations and debates - at a level everyone can understand.

Available : Aug - Sep 2013 (annual)

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BEST WESTERN Cresta Court Hotel
Church Street
WA14 4DP

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