Wigan attractions

Wigan attractions

WiganWigan 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 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 3 miles south of Wigan.


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 3 miles south of Wigan.


Attractions TAWD VALLEY PARK, SKELMERSDALE. Following the course of the River Tawd, this picturesque valley of open grassland and established woodland runs through the heart of Skelmersdale. Three self guided trails help you to enjoy different aspects of the Park. About 5 miles west of Wigan.


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. Location: In the centre of Wigan.

Wigan Pier

Attractions Reebok Stadium/Museum, Burnden Way, Middlebrook Leisure & Retail Park, Bolton BL6 6JW - Tel: 01204 673670. Take a look behind the scenes at the Reebok Stadium, one of the finest in Europe and the home of Bolton Wanderers. The tour begins at the interactive Museum and Tour Centre where the history of one of the founding members of the Football League is brought to life. The tour includes a visit to the players' dressing and warm-up rooms, the officials' changing rooms, the managers' dug-out and the media interview room. www.bwfc.co.uk. About 5 miles northeast of Wigan.

Reebok Stadium/Museum

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