St. Helens provides all you’ll need including, theatre, sports and leisure, a museum, parks and green spaces. Entertainment in the town include the Theatre Royal, where you can see a variety of performances including musicals, comedy, music concerts, ballet and children’s shows. At the Citadel you can see various music performances, along with other arts events. There are lots of restaurants to choose from and with a variety of international cuisines for different tastes. For a lively evening out, there are lots of pubs and clubs to choose from.
Shopping in the town offers a good choice, with shopping centres including Church Square and the Hardshaw Centre, which have good selections of stores. For business, there are a number of conference centres in the town, including Langtree Park Stadium and the Chalon Court Hotel, and Liverpool John Lennon Airport 13 miles away is the nearest airport for international air travel.
St. Helens Car Hire
Wherever you are in St. Helens, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide St. Helens car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Here are a few suggestions for places you might like to visit while in St. Helens:
World of Glass
Here you watch interesting demonstrations of glassblowing, and there are courses you can take to learn glassblowing yourself. At the centre you can learn all about Victorian life in St. Helens, and there’s also a gift shop and cafe, along with regular exhibitions to see.
North West Museum of Transport
At this museum you can see collections of vehicles which include lots of buses from the region, along with lorries, fire appliances and classic cars. You can also see a large collection of ticket machines including Victorian machines, and you can visit the museum at weekends.
Knowsley Safari Park
Not far from St. Helens is this large safari park where you can come and have a great day out with all the family and see a wide variety of animals which include lions, tigers, wolves, meerkats, baboons, zebras, giraffes, elephants, buffalo and birds such as kookaburras, ostriches. The park also has activities including amusement rides, high ropes and sea lion shows, and you can also take a bushcraft course.
You can come here for a fun experience playing laser tag against your opponents with lots of levels and a varied course. There is also an eatery and bar, and the venue hosts events and parties.
Haydock Race Course
As short distance from St. Helens is Haydock Race Course, where you can come and have an exciting day out watching the horse racing, and there’s a choice of restaurants so can enjoy a meal there too.
The Mersey Forest
You can come here to enjoy the beautiful woodlands and relax in the peace and quiet with a picnic, or take the walking or cycle routes around the forest while you see the lovely surroundings, along with all the nature of the area.
Queens Park Health and Fitness
This centre has a range of activities to enjoy which include a swimming pool, fitness studios, sports hall for various sports, sauna and steam room, and there are a number of classes to take part in.
Map of St. Helens, click the directions icon to open a larger map for driving directions from St. Helens to any other location.