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County - Lancashire | Map
Tel code: 01942 | code search
Postcode: WN1 | code search
Population: 82000
Wigan Jobs
Visitor reports
Birthplace of:
Pauline Tinsley Richard Ashcroft John Leland
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Food Legends:
Uncle Joes Mint Balls
The Butter Pie
Folk Customs:
Holcombe Hill Egg Rolling
Preston Gulid
Saddleworth Rush Cart
The Bacup Coco-Nutters

Wigan Events

February
Half Term at Drumcroon

July
Wigan International Jazz Festival
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Latest reviews

Britannia Hotel Wigan
"the worst hotel i have stayed in generator outside bedroom going all night [no sleep] tables in di room not cleaned di room staff poor we regret this because other ..." More

Crown at Worthington
"Good Points: Food was very good, excellent range of beer and the staff were knowledgeable about it. Good directions to hotel. Bad Points: Room very warm. Shower dripped and ..." More

Crown at Worthington
"Good Points: Food was very good, excellent range of beer and the staff were knowledgeable about it. Good directions to hotel. Bad Points: Room very warm. Shower dripped and ..." More

Wigan Reviews (20)

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Wigan is a surprising place. There is a good mixture of character, history, heritage and transition. Situated roughly halfway between Manchester and Liverpool, the town centre is vibrant with fantastic amenities including excellent shopping facilities, a huge collection of pubs, clubs and restaurants, good accommodation, with tranquil countryside and lakes nearby, and award-winning attractions to satisfy all. The town boasts the English Premier Football Leagues new boys Wigan Athletic Football Club. To reach these heights when you consider that the club was in non leage football 30 years ago and is situated in a predominantly Rugby League town is all the more remarkable It is also the home to the world famous Wigan Pier and the delightful Haigh Country Park. Population 82,000

Accountant

Armstrong Financial Planning Ltd
CCS Accountancy Services
Harrison Salmon Associates
P A Hull & Co Chartered Accountants

Attraction

Drumcroon Gallery
Haigh Country Park
History Shop
Wigan Pier

Budget

Premier Inn Haydock Park (Wigan South) *book online*
Premier Inn Wigan (M6, J25) *book online*
Premier Inn Wigan North *book online*
Premier Inn Wigan West *book online*

Care Home

Ancliffe
Dean Wood Manor
Garswood House
Greenacres
Lakelands
Mahogany Nursing Home
Shawcross Care Home
Thorley House

Westwood Lodge Care Centre

Classes

Christine Raynor Academy of Dance

Club

Liquid Nightclub
Maximes
The Pier Nightspot

Council

Wigan Council

Dentist

Gidlow Dental Surgery
Platt Bridge Dental Practice
R Vaughan-Birch & Associates
Red Rose Dental Group

Doctor

Alexander House Health Centre
Aspull Surgery
Dicconson Terrace Surgery
Dr Smith & Partners
Mesnes View Surgery

Estate Agent

HomeSmart Properties

Golf Club

Haigh Hall Golf Complex
Haigh Hall Golf Complex
Wigan Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

Fitness First Wigan

JJB Sports Health Club
Royces Health & Fitness Studio
Total Fitness

Inn

Brocket Arms
Coaching Inn Hotel
Crown at Worthington

Market

Golborne Market
Hindley Market
Wigan Market Hall

Pub and Bar

Anderton Arms
Beer Engine
Old Pear Tree
The Anvil (Wigan) Ltd
The Poacher
Tudor Country Inn & Restaurant

Restaurant

Ashfield House Restaurant
Burridges
Chinese Garden
Franco's
Gallimores Fine Restaurant

Lal Quilla
Le Frog Bistro
Mahabharat The Old Chapel
Monsoon
Moonlight Tandoori
Owls (The)
Papa Luigis
Ravello
Shundarbon

Solicitor

Goddard Smith Solicitors
Houghton Pigot & Co
Keogh Solicitors
Mccarthy & Bennett Holland
Platt & Fishwick Solicitors
Simpson Lloyd Heald
Stephensons

Taxi

Bluestar Taxis
Coach Hire Wigan

Tour Guide

Kittywake Canal Cruises

Vet

Barn Lodge Veterinary Centre

Sports Clubs

Aspull RFC (Rugby Union)
Highfield CC (Cricket)
Hindley St Peters CC (Cricket)
Orrell Red Triangle CC (Cricket)
Orrell St James ARLFC (Rugby League)
Rakukan Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Wigan Athletic Football Club (Football)
Wigan Phoenix (Athletics)
Wigan RUFC (Rugby Union)
Wigan St Cuthberts ARLFC (Rugby League)
Wigan Warriors (Rugby League)
Wigan Wheelers CC (Cycling)

Shops

Debenhams
Smiths Of Wigan
Words
Lynnes Flowers
William Higham
Boots
Noel Chadwick Ltd
Rymans

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Harmony Blinds
Billinge Garden Centre
Milton Nurseries Ltd
C M Florists Limited
Pets Corner
Animals At Pemberton Pets
Fir Tree Farm Organic
Bounce 'N' Go
Oakland Clinic
Pastimes Arts and Crafts Supplies
W A Salter Ltd
Roberts Opticians
Golden Days Garden Centre
Garage Street Shoes
McNulty Shoes
J D Sports
Wings of Love
Staples
The Mill House Gallery
The Observer Gallery
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Wickes
Only Natural
Ernest Jones
Mothercare
Gamestation
Millets
Goldsmiths
Dreams
Edinburgh Woollen Mill
Rowlands Pharmacy
Eager Beever Photography
J J B Sports
Pets At Home
Topman
Topshop
BHS

Antiques

Wigan Antiques Ltd
Oldmill Antiques
DeRouffignac Colin

Activities

Kittywake Canal Cruises(Boat Trips and Cruises)

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Central Lancashire RC(Cycling)
Powerleague Wigan Soccer Dome(Football)
Aintree Racing Drivers School Ltd(Motor Sports)

Places to Stay near Wigan

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Wigan Oak Hotel (0.27 miles)

Wigan Oak Hotel

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This modern hotel is in the centre of Wigan, easily accessible from the A49, the M61/M6 motorway network and 5 minutes from Wigan North Western Station.
Wigan Oak hotel has its own ... More

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Brocket Arms (0.86 miles)

Brocket Arms

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Nestling in the slipstream of Liverpool and Manchester,Wigan is an unblemished jewel of the north, rich in tradition and closeted in adelicate vale of glorious countryside. Most famous for its ... More

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Coaching Inn Hotel (1.05 miles)

Coaching Inn Hotel

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This family-run hotel is within easy reach of the JJB Stadium, the Robin Park Sports complex, the Three Sisters race track, Haydock Racecourse and the Reebok Stadium. Situated on the A573 main ... More

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Belair Hotel (1.23 miles)

Belair Hotel

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The Bel Air Hotel boasts 11 comfortable bedrooms all with en-suite bathroom, colour television, direct-dial telephone/alarm, tea and coffee making facilities.On the ground floor you will find the restaurant as ... More

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Premier Inn Wigan (M6, J25) (2.16 miles)

Premier Inn Wigan (M6, J25)
Ideally located within easy reach of the M6. For shops and local amenities Wigan town centre is only 3 miles away. Local attractions include the JJB stadium, a cinema and bowling alley, as well as ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Wigan West (2.98 miles)

Premier Inn Wigan West
Ideally located within easy reach of the M6. For shops and local amenities Wigan town centre is only 3 miles away. Conveniently located for Wigan North Western train station and only 16 miles from Liverpool ... More | visit website
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Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel (3.30 miles)

Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel

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A stunning Victorian style hotel, the Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel and Spa is set in 10 acres of the beautiful Lancashire countryside. There’s 62 elegant bedrooms, a Vital Health & Wellbeing ... More

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Crown at Worthington (3.64 miles)

Crown at Worthington

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A traditional English country inn with a 3 star Inn rating off the Tourist Board. A pleasant rural location but only minutes from major motorways (M6 & M62). All rooms ... More

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Holland Hall Country House Hotel (3.64 miles)

Holland Hall Country House Hotel

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Holland Hall Hotel is a chic 30 bedroom, boutique hotel in the town of Up Holland in the heart of Lancashire. A 17th century former country house, the Hotel retains ... More

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Premier Inn Wigan North (3.68 miles)

Premier Inn Wigan North
Ideally located in picturesque surroundings, yet just off the M6 with great connections to Wigan, Preston and Bolton. For shops and local amenities Wigan town centre and train station are only 4 miles away, closer ... More | visit website

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