St Helens attractions

St Helens attractions

St HelensSt Helens is on Merseyside, a Metropolitan County since 1998 and taking its name from the River Mersey. Merseyside is divided into five separate districts - Wirral, Liverpool, St Helens, Knowsley, and Sefton. It is divided into two parts by the Mersey estuary, with the Wirral located on the west side and the rest of the county located on the east side. The northern part of Merseyside borders Lancashire to the north, Greater Manchester to the east, while both parts border Cheshire to the south.

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AttractionsThe World of Glass, Chalon Way East, St Helens, Merseyside. WA10 1BX. Tel: 08700 114466. LIVE glassblowing and over 30 stunning displays and shows. www.worldofglass.com. In the centre of St Helens.

The World of Glass

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 5 miles northeast of St Helens.

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 8 miles northeast of St Helens.

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 4 miles northeast of St Helens.

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 4 miles northeast of St Helens

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 7 miles northeast of St Helens.

 Wigan Pier

Attractions Knowsley Safari Park, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 4AN. Tel: 0151 430 9009. Knowsley Safari Park is one of Merseyside's premier leisure attractions with around 30 species of mammal roaming 200 hectares of land, plus a few birds, reptiles and invertebrates. www.knowsley.com. About 2 miles west of St Helens.

Knowsley Safari Park

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Other Attractions - Lancashire Attractions Clwyd Attractions Shropshire Attractions Derbyshire Attractions Yorkshire attractions. Also see St Helens St Helens travel. Also Prescot hotels & Ashton in Makerfield hotels.

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