Ashton in Makerfield attractions

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Ashton in MakerfieldAshton in Makerfield lies in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, a landlocked county bordering Cheshire to the southwest and south, Derbyshire to the southeast, West Yorkshire to the northeast, Lancashire to the north and Merseyside to the west. It is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the UK and comprises ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the cities of Salford and Manchester.

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Attractions Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-Le-Willows WA12 0HQ. Tel: 01942 402624. Haydock Park is the North West's premier dual purpose racecourse located half way between Liverpool and Manchester, just off junction 23 of the M6 motorway. With around 30 events a year, we offer an excellent choice of top-class fixtures over the jumps and flat. www.haydock-park.co.uk. About 1 mile south of Ashton in Makerfield.

Haydock Park Racecourse

Attractions PENNINGTON FLASH COUNTRY PARK, Off St Helens Road, Leigh, Greater Manchester, WN7 3PA. Tel: 01942 605253. 200 hectare Country Park, centred on a 70 hectare lake. Well maintained paths cater for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Bird watching hides (with wheelchair access), overlooking the Nature Reserve and it's 230 species of birds. Information Centre. 9 hole golf course. Children’s play area, picnic and recreation areas, fishing. Pay and display parking. About 3 miles east of Ashton in Makerfield.

PENNINGTON FLASH COUNTRY PARK

Attractions THREE SISTERS RECREATION AREA, Three Sisters Road, Bryn, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 8DD. Tel: 01942 720453. Reclaimed colliery spoil heaps now providing a large recreation area. Motor sports in the Arena run by Aintree Racing Drivers School. (More information below). Coarse fishing. Canoeing. Model boats. Footpaths for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Toilets and Free Parking. About 1 mile north of Ashton in Makerfield.

THREE SISTERS RECREATION AREA

Attractions Three Sisters Race Circuit, Three Sisters Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, WN4 8DD. Tel: 0800 234 6034. The Racing School is Europe's longest established race school and has been delivering exceptional driving gifts and experiences since 1978. We operate our experiences at Rockingham Motor Speedway in Northamptonshire and Three Sisters Race Circuit in Lancashire. www.racing-school.co.uk. About 1 mile north of Ashton in Makerfield.

Three Sisters Race Circuit

Attractions Wigan Pier, Wallgate, Wigan, WN3 4EU. Tel: 01942 323666. Situated on the banks of the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, Wigan Pier is one of the north west’s favourite visitor attractions. At the heart of The Wigan Pier Experience is The Way We Were, an authentic recreation of life in the 1900s for the people of Wigan and surrounding Lancashire. The Trencherfield Mill Steam Engine, considered to be one of ‘the world's marvels of engineering’, has now been given a new lease of life, roaring back into action in September 2004. About 4 miles north of Ashton in Makerfield.

Wigan Pier

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