Visit Altrincham

Visitor Info

About Altrincham

Whether you're a first time visitor or a familiar face, you'll find useful visitor info below for getting here and staying here, as well as how to get in touch with us and our frequently asked questions. For further information about Visit Altrincham and Altrincham town please click the button below.

Getting here

However you fancy getting here, Altrincham is well connected to the North West and beyond. Plan your journey with ease whether it's by car, bus, train, tram, cycle or on-foot.

Staying here

Altrincham is a fantastic place to stay and enjoy with a host of independent restaurants, pubs, bars and brilliant events. It couldn't be easier to get to Altrincham via the Altrincham Interchange which is a transport hub with easy connections to Manchester and Cheshire. Why not choose from one of the many comfortable and luxurious rooms on offer and enjoy our fantastic town!

Ideas for visitors

There are so many great things to do in Altrincham whether you have 2 hours or 2 days. With so much to choose from, here are just a few suggestions that can be tailored to fit in with your schedule so you can make the most of your time in Altrincham.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

As part of the commitment to a greener, cleaner Altrincham, many of the town’s businesses offer incentives for reducing single-use waste. Retailers such as Ginkgo and One Small Step at Altrincham Market offer a refillery so you can stock up on all of your household essentials without the need for packaging.

Party Venue Hire

Whether it’s a special birthday party, anniversary, engagement, wedding or corporate event, Altrincham has you covered. There are lots of options to choose from including The Ivy League and The Bowdon Rooms which are both perfect venues for private hire.

Explore Trafford

Having visited Altrincham, you may wish to explore the other town centres in Trafford. Whether it’s a day of shopping, relaxing, watching a blockbuster or eating & drinking, there’s something for everyone to enjoy whilst exploring Trafford.

Explore Trafford is a joint project between Marketing Manchester and Trafford Council, and has been funded by the England European Regional Development Fund.

Defibrillator Locations

There are a number of defibrillators in Altrincham Town Centre.

Enter your location in the Defib Finder link below to find the nearest defibrillators to you. Then simply click on the defibrillator icons for further information, such as availability, access information and directions.

Busking in Altrincham

This guide aims to provide advice and guidance to maximise the enjoyment of live performances and to promote good relations between business owners, residents, visitors and street performers.

Volunteering in Altrincham

Volunteering in Altrincham has many benefits.

Altrincham’s Volunteer Coordinator is the first point of contact for those interested in volunteering opportunities in Altrincham and the surrounding area. The Volunteer Coordinator will talk to you about your interests and match you with an organisation or charity according to your skills and goals.


Want to know more? View our Frequently Asked Questions to discover more information about Altrincham and the Visit Altrincham website.

Get in touch

For more information about Visit Altrincham don't hesitate to get in touch. You contact us via, phone, email or by filling one of our handy contact forms. We look forward to hearing from you.


Visitor Information

About Altrincham

Getting Here

Staying Here