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Family-Friendly Hotels in Wigan, England

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Top Wigan Family-Friendly Hotels

The Wrightington Hotel & Health Club
Great for families
4 out of 5
Moss Lane, Wrightington, Wigan, England
The price is £65 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (272 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"The staff make the stay very comfortable, the breakfasts are brilliant. The only thing that caused issue at times was the wifi dropping in and out"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

The Wrightington Hotel & Health Club
Macdonald Kilhey Court
Great for families
4 out of 5
Chorley Road, Standish, Wigan, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £85 per night
4/5Very Good! (532 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, laundry
Travellers say...

"Clean tidy and easy to access. Large car park and not to far from the motorway."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Macdonald Kilhey Court
Mercure Wigan Oak Hotel
3 out of 5
Orchard Street, Greater Manchester, Wigan, England
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3.9/5Good! (565 reviews)
Spot on

"Nothing too much bother. Friendly team clean room. Loads of free parking all good"…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

Mercure Wigan Oak Hotel
Bay Horse Hotel by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
53 Warrington Road, Haydock, Wigan, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £40 per night
3.9/5Good! (183 reviews)

"Friendly staff Nice big bed Shower was weak Stopped serving drinks too early I thought we would be served until midnight"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020

Bay Horse Hotel by Greene King Inns
Britannia Hotel Wigan
Great for families
3 out of 5
Almond Brook Road, Wigan, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £39 per night
3/5 (529 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
My weekend away

"Yes very nice place and all the staff very friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb 2020

Britannia Hotel Wigan
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Where should we stay in Wigan?

The culturally rich destination of Wigan is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The entertainment, golfing and football games are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Arrange a flight into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), which is located 17.1 mi (27.5 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Wigan, you might want to consider one of the 6 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

Bay Horse Hotel – Offers a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and helpful staff at this 3-star inn.

Mercure Wigan Oak Hotel – Features a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. The central location and helpful staff make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

Platt Lane Service Apartment – Offers in-room kitchens, laundry facilities and free WiFi. This apartment is rated 3 stars.

The Wrightington Hotel & Country Club – Features an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. The overall comfort and central location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

When should we visit Wigan?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use this information to plan when to grab the children and head to Wigan.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 18°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: April, May, June and July, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, November, October and January, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Wigan?

While you are visiting Wigan, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as DW Stadium and Museum of Wigan Life. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as The Rock, Old Trafford and Manchester Arena.

Wigan is also well-known for its:
  • Cultural attractions
  • Golfing
  • Sports
  • Historical sites
  • Countryside
  • Entertainment

Getting around Wigan

If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Manchester Wigan Wallgate Station, Wigan North Western Station or Manchester Wigan North Western Station. Wigan might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Frequently asked questions

What's Wigan like for family-friendly holidays?
The culturally rich destination of Wigan is a good choice if you’ve been considering a getaway with your children. The entertainment, American football matches and golf are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Fly into Manchester (MAN), which is located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the city centre.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to Wigan?
The Wrightington Hotel & Health Club is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your family trip include Macdonald Kilhey Court and Bay Horse Hotel by Greene King Inns.
What's the seasonal weather in Wigan?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Wigan is 858 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Wigan?
Haydock Park Racecourse and DW Stadium are interesting attractions that you and your family may enjoy exploring while you are staying in Wigan. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Knowsley Safari Park, Trafford Centre and Salford Quays.
What's the best way for us to get around Wigan?
If you want to travel outside the city, take a train from Manchester Wigan Wallgate Station, Wigan North Western Station or Manchester Wigan North Western Station. Wigan may not have many public transport options, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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