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.
43 hotels in Wigan, GB
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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
With its waterfront position and proximity to the city centre, the three star Copthorne Hotel Manchester is popular with both business and leisure guests. The modern four storey building is in a... More
Thistle Haydock is an excellent base for exploring the North West and its cities along with a host of on-site luxuries to make your holiday a memorable one. Location Thistle Haydock is surrounded... More
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Beautifully placed between the charming cities of Liverpool and Manchester, the Ramada Encore Hotel Haydock with its cosy accommodation and immaculate services takes care of all of your hospitality... More
Set in one of the most beautiful spots in Lancashire, the comfortable Mercure Bolton West Hotell is well located to visit the northwest of England. GeneralCombined with its great location, the... More