Wigan tourist and travel information

Wigan tourist and travel information

Wigan Travel Information

Travel Information Wigan is a large town in the north-west of England, roughly equidistant to Liverpool and Manchester.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Wigan - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.


M6 Motorway

Roads Wigan - Travel by road - Wigan is about 2 miles NE of Junction 26 of the M6 Motorway. The M6 Motorway travels north - south and connects to the M1 at Rugby then on to Carlisle. The M6 Toll is north of Walsall and Sutton Coldfield and bypasses the M6 the areas around Birmingham and Wolverhampton. Wigan is about 105 miles from Carlisle and 120 miles from Rugby.

M6 Motorway

M 58 Motorway

Roads Wigan - Travel by road - Wigan is about 2 miles NE of the intersection of the M 58 Motorway and the M 6 Motorway. The M 58 Motorway links Wigan to Liverpool. Wigan is about 25 miles from Liverpool.

M 58 Motorway

M 61 Motorway

Roads Wigan - Travel by road - Wigan is about 6 miles SW of Junction 6 of the M 61 Motorway. The M 61 Motorway links Preston to Manchester. Wigan is about 20 miles from Manchester and 20 miles from Preston.

M 61 Motorway

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Travel by train

Rail Wigan - Travel by train - Wigan North Western, Wallgate, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1BJ. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Shops. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access. Taxi rank.

Wigan Wallgate, Wallgate, WIGAN, WN1 1BB. CCTV. Ticket office. Pay phone. Toilets. Whole station step free access. Wheelchairs available.

Virgin Trains. Tel: 0870 789 1234. www.virgintrains.co.uk

Northern Rail. Tel: 0845 00 00 125. www.northernrail.org

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Miles from town Wigan is 10 miles north of Warrington & 5 miles east of Skelmersdale

Wigan Tourist Information


Sport - Wigan Wigan - Sport - Wigan has an international- standard swimming pool in the town centre. Wigan Athletic play their football at the JJB Stadium, shared with Wigan Warriors (rugby league).

Wigan Athletic FC, JJB Stadium, Robin Park, Newtown, Wigan WN5 0UZ. Tel: 0870-1122-552.

THREE SISTERS RECREATION AREA, Three Sisters Road, Bryn, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 8DD. Tel: 01942 720453.

Reebok Stadium/Museum, Burnden Way, Middlebrook Leisure & Retail Park, Bolton BL6 6JW - Tel: 01204 673670.

Wigan Athletic FC


Stores Wigan - Shopping - Wigan Town Centre offers a superb choice of shops and many of the biggest names in High Street Shopping, The new Grand Arcade Shopping Centre opens in Spring 2007.
Marks & Spencer,
11 Standishgate, Wigan, Manchester, WN1 1UF. Tel: 01942 825325. British Home Store Wigan - 22-26 Standishgate, Greater Manchester, WN1 1UE, Tel: 0845 8410297.

Town Centre Shopping


Entertainment Wigan - Entertainment and attractions - The Way We Were museum is an interactive exhibition showing life in Wigan in the year 1900. Wigan Little Theatre, Crompton Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 3SL. Tel: (01942) 242561.



Other information Wigan - Other information - Wigan Pier, Wallgate, Wigan, WN3 4EU. Tel: 01942 323666.




Wigan hotels


Greater Manchester Map and Attractions

Manchester is 198 miles from London. It is 31 miles from Wigan to Hyde and 24 miles from Rochdale to Altrincham.

Airports Airports indicated are Liverpool John Lennon, Manchester and Leeds Bradford International.

Ferries Ferry Port indicated is Liverpool.

Roads Wigan is about 2 miles NE of Junction 26 of the M6 Motorway.

Greater Manchester map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Wigan.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Reebok Stadium/Museum, Burnden Way, Middlebrook Leisure & Retail Park, Bolton BL6 6JW - Tel: 01204 673670. bwfc.co.uk.
Attraction 2 - Bramall Hall, Bramhall Park, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 3NX. bramhallweb.co.uk.
Attraction 3 - The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Manchester, M50 3AZ. Tel: 0161-876 2000.
Attraction 4 - HOLLINGWORTH LAKE COUNTRY PARK, Rakewood Road, Littleborough, OL15 0AQ. Tel: Visitor Centre: 01706 373421
Attraction 5 - East Lancashire Light Railway, Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury BL9 0EY - Tel : 0161-764 7790. east-lancs-rly.co.uk.

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photos of Wigan

For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Wigan see Haydock hotels & St Helens hotels.

Wigan - Local Information. Boots The Chemists Wigan 01942 242788 - Yorkshire Bank Wigan 01942 239931 - Royal Bank Of Scotland Wigan 01942 243211 - Scholes Post Office Wigan 01942 820334 - Robin Park Arena and Sports Centre Wigan 01942 828550 - International Pool Wigan 01942 243345

Telephoning Wigan from abroad - To dial a number in Wigan from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Wigan

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