Wigan, United Kingdom
Wigan is a town in the north of England and is part of Greater Manchester. It's most famous tourist attraction is the local pier, although it is not really a pier but instead an area where a wooden jetty was used to load up barges on the canal. Haigh Hall is a popular historic house just outside of town and has a park and a golf club in the surrounding area.
- The Pier
- Museum of Wigan Life
- Camelot Theme Park
- Golfing at the Haigh Hall Golf Club
- Bird watching at Pennington Flashes
- Roller blading at Wigan Roller Rink
Wigan has a temperate maritime climate, similar to the rest of the British Isles, with mild summers and winters. Average high temperatures reach 20°C in the summer months of July and August, while the average high temperatures drop to 7°C in the wintertime. There is a fair amount of rainfall spread throughout the year and some snow during the winter.
Getting There & Around
Manchester International Airport is only 40 km away and has regular trains running to Wigan every hour. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is also close by. Trains also run from London to town, taking just over two hours for the journey.
There is a good bus service in the Greater Manchester region, and the town centre is easy to walk around.
42 hotels in Wigan, GB
Offering a good location, this property is an ideal place for a pleasant and unforgettable stay in Bolton. GeneralGuests can make use of the conference facilities provided by the hotel for their... More
3 star hotel located in the centre of Wigan easily accessible from the M61/M62/M6 network. 1 mile from Wigan North Western Railway . Local attractions include Wigan Pier (1 mile) and Haydock... More
Mercure Bolton Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa is home to one of the most prestigious hotels in the North West of England, offering a thoroughly modern approach to living. With its efficient feature... More
Holiday Inn Warrington, with its charming and exclusive ambience, is a superb setting for business and leisure travellers alike. GeneralAt the hotel, there are 3 meeting rooms and 4 syndicate... More
Blending comfortable accommodation with friendly and efficient services makes the De Vere Venues Daresbury Park Hotel Warrington a favourite among families as well as business travellers. ... More
With superb facilities, comfortable accommodations and unsurpassed service, the hotel ensures that you will have a truly wonderful and memorable vacation experience. GeneralThe hotel also caters... More
Located close to Wigan town centre, just 5 miles from the M61 and 2 miles from Wigan Wallgate Train station, this family run hotel offers free Wi-Fi, free parking, an award winning carvery and... More
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This excellent value-for-money Holiday Inn Express Manchester Salford Quays is well located overlooking the Manchester Ship Canal on the west side of the city. This modern hotel chain is popular... More
Experience delightful St. Helens as well as the lovely counties of Northwest England from this cosy home base. Only 35 minutes from Manchester International Airport and a mere 20 minutes from John... More
Leigh Sports Village Hotel is a stylish purpose built hotel which is adjacent to the state of the art Leigh sports Village offering public recreation facilities and an 11,000 seat sports stadium.... More