Wigan is a busy town with a great range of leisure facilities and attractions and is within easy reach of the City of Manchester. The town has a large range of restaurants with different menus ranging from Spanish to Indian, and you’ll find a good selection of pubs and bars for an enjoyable night out.
You’ll find a large choice if you’re going shopping, with a good range of both independent and national stores, including a large selection of shops in the Grand Arcade Shopping Centre. For business, conference venues in the town include those at the Mecure Wigan Oak Hotel and the DW Stadium, and the nearest major airports are Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
Wigan Car Hire
Wherever you are in Wigan, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Wigan car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Some places you can visit in Wigan include the following:
The Museum of Wigan Life
In this Museum visitors can learn about the history of the region and its people with a range of displays which include wartime Wigan, fine and decorative art, archaeological artefacts including ancient Roman finds, historic coins and exhibits relating to the area’s industrial past.
Haigh Country Park
This is a lovely Country Park where you can come and relax in the attractive scenery, with several walking trails that you can follow. You can enjoy the woodlands, ponds and green open space, with many great views across the area. There’s also a golf course at the park, along with crazy golf.
Wigan Roller Rink
Here you can enjoy roller skating with family and friends on this large indoor roller skating rink, in a fun atmosphere with music, so you can keep fit while having fun on skates, and there’s also a cafe where you can enjoy something to eat and drink.
All ages can come and have fun with an enjoyable game of ten pin bowling at this Centre. Also at the Centre you can play a game of Quasar laser, and there are also arcade games to play, as well as big screens for watching sports, and pool tables.
Three Sisters Race Circuit
You can have an exciting time at this Race Circuit with a range of racing to enjoy. You can choose from kart racing, or supercar and Formula 1 driving, along with fast passenger rides with a professional driver, all on an exciting and varied circuit.
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