Wigan

Travel Guide
Wigan is a popular place for visitors to Manchester. It is part of bustling metropolis that is home to over 318,00 inhabitants. Wigan lies 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Manchester’s city centre. If you are flying in, Wigan is 17 miles (27 kilometers) from John Lennon Airport.

Many of Manchester’s key attractions are located near to Wigan, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two of the most interesting places to explore are the marvelous Wigan Pier and the remarkable St. Helens' World of Glass. Also worth checking out are Sherdley Park and the Astley Green Colliery Museum.

Come see local sporting heroes, the Wigan Warriors, do battle in the nearby DW Stadium. On game days follow the river of red and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.

Finding somewhere suitable to stay close to Wigan couldn’t be easier. For a good night’s sleep check out the Holiday Inn Bolton Centre, the Chalon Court Hotel, St Helens, and the popular Park Inn by Radisson Leigh.

Where to stay in Wigan

The Mount
The Mount
3 out of 5
160-162 Orrell Road, Orrell, Wigan, England, WN5 8HQ
The price is £40 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Wigan. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
3.8/5 Good! (243 reviews)
Mick
"Just a vist to family"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2022

The Mount
The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel
The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel
5 out of 5
Free Trade Hall Peter Street, Manchester, England, M2 5GP
The price is £118 per night from 29 Aug to 30 Aug
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Manchester. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,003 reviews)
Excellent guest service
"The hospitality shown by the staff is amazing and warmth. However, the AC in the room was noisy throughout the night. Other than that, all is fine. The receptionist at the counter assist us in making a taxi booking and told us that the driver can accept card. However, when we reached our destination, ..."

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2022

The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel
Clayton Hotel, Manchester Airport
Clayton Hotel, Manchester Airport
4 out of 5
Outwood Lane, Manchester Airport, Manchester, England, M90 4HL
The price is £170 per night from 16 Aug to 17 Aug
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Manchester. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a free airport shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,695 reviews)
"Friendly staff and great food."

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2022

Clayton Hotel, Manchester Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Quest Liverpool City Centre
Quest Liverpool City Centre
4 out of 5
72 Church St., Liverpool, England, L1 3AY
The price is £71 per night from 4 Sep to 5 Sep
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Liverpool. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (343 reviews)
"Clean, walkable and close to everything."

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2022

Quest Liverpool City Centre
CitySuites Aparthotel
CitySuites Aparthotel
5 out of 5
16 Chapel Street, Manchester, England, M3 7NH
The price is £121 per night from 24 Aug to 25 Aug
Stay at this 5-star luxury aparthotel in Manchester. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour health club. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in their ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (701 reviews)
"Perfect for a short stay and close to everything. The breakfast in the adjoining restaurant was also wonderful."

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2022

CitySuites Aparthotel
Cove Paradise Street
Cove Paradise Street
4 out of 5
39 Paradise St, Liverpool, England, L1 3ED
The price is £78 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this 4-star apartment in Liverpool. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Cavern Club and Albert Dock are located ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (161 reviews)
"Brilliant stay at cove app, nice area"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2022

Cove Paradise Street
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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