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  1. Add Worthington Lakes Country Park to your Itinerary

    Worthington Lakes Country Park

    Standish, Wigan

    Worthington Lakes is a joint project run in conjunction with North West Water that offers quiet walks, fishing and picnicking. With access to the Red Rock Cycle and Bridle Way, Worthington Lakes provides something for everyone.

  2. Add Worthington Lakes to your Itinerary

    Worthington Lakes

    Wigan

    Woodlands surround three reservoirs with paths and picnic sites and access to the Red Rock cycle and bridleway. Small nature reserve, Visitor Centre and Fishing.

less than 5 miles

  1. Add Haigh Woodland Park to your Itinerary

    Haigh Woodland Park

    Wigan

    Explore and enjoy the stunning parkland, woodland and plantations at Haigh Hall at Country Park.

  2. Add The Museum of Wigan Life to your Itinerary

    The Museum of Wigan Life

    Wigan

    Discover people and places of Wigan borough, past and present. Exhibitions, events and family history at your finger tips.

  3. Add Scotsmans Flash to your Itinerary

    Scotsmans Flash

    Wigan

    Scotsmans flash the largest of the “Wigan Flashes” is a designated site of scientific interest. This is due to the abundance of rare plant species, several species of orchid, extensive reed beds and migrating birds such as Reed and Sedge Warbler.

  4. Add Alexandra Park (Wigan) to your Itinerary

    Alexandra Park (Wigan)

    Newton, Wigan

    Alexandra is a 15 acre park. Various events are held throughout the year

  5. Add Wigan Brewhouse to your Itinerary

    Wigan Brewhouse

    Wigan

    Since 2006 as All Gates and 2017 as Wigan Brewhouse we have been brewing fine craft beers in the heart of Wigan, in a fully restored 19th Century Grade II-listed, tower brewery.

  6. Add Trencherfield Mill Engine to your Itinerary

    Trencherfield Mill Engine

    Wigan

    Trencherfield Mill Steam Engine is one of the largest and finest working examples of its type. Built 100 years ago, this mammoth metal powerhouse was regarded as a feat of industrial engineering.

  7. Add Douglas Valley and Dean Wood to your Itinerary

    Douglas Valley and Dean Wood

    Douglas Valley provides a wealth of opportunity for walking, exploring or simply sitting at one of a number of canal-side inns.

    Dean Wood within the Douglas Valley is one of the few remaining large areas of ancient woodland in Wigan.

  8. Add DW Stadium to your Itinerary

    DW Stadium

    Wigan

    Home to Wigan Athletic Football Club and Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club.

  9. Add Haigh Golf to your Itinerary

    Haigh Golf

    Wigan

    Encompassing championship standard courses and first-class facilities, Haigh Golf Complex is a unique venue and one which extends a warm welcome to beginners, professionals, golf societies and visiting parties.

  10. Add Top Lock to your Itinerary

    Top Lock

    Wigan

    The Top Lock stands about 70 metres above the town and is the highest point of the canal in the Wigan Borough.

  11. Add Wigan Pondway to your Itinerary

    Wigan Pondway

    Wigan

    This grouping of waterways have become known as the Wigan Pondway. Wigan has its own very distinctive 'wildlife' communities, which over time, have adapted to the local conditions and now form the basis of their 'local biodiversity'.

  12. Add The Leeds – Liverpool Canal to your Itinerary

    The Leeds – Liverpool Canal

    Wigan

    This is the longest canal in Britain. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is 127 miles long and, via its connection with the Aire & Calder at Leeds, offers a coast-to-coast route across the north of England.

  13. Add Wigan Flashes to your Itinerary

    Wigan Flashes

    Wigan

    There are eight shallow wetlands or ‘Flashes’ in the area which were formed as a result of mining subsidence. Over the years and with careful maintenance the industrial landscape has developed in to a mixture of beautiful habitats.

  14. Add Orrell Water Park to your Itinerary

    Orrell Water Park

    Wigan

    Two disused reservoirs surrounded by picturesque woodland make up Orrell Water Park.

  15. Add Mesnes Park to your Itinerary

    Mesnes Park

    Wigan

    Mesnes Park is an outstanding example of a Victorian urban park.

more than 5 miles

  1. Add Spinningfields to your Itinerary

    Spinningfields

    Manchester

    One of the city’s most vibrant destinations, Spinningfields is a thriving hub for work, rest and play.

  2. Add IWM North to your Itinerary

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    IWM North

    The Quays, Stretford

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    IWM North is about people and their stories, about how lives have been and still are shaped by war and conflict.

  3. Add The University of Manchester to your Itinerary

    The University of Manchester

    Manchester

    The University of Manchester holds a special place in history. Its origins as England’s first civic university are closely linked to Manchester’s development as the world’s first industrial city.

  4. Add East Lancashire Railway to your Itinerary

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    East Lancashire Railway

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    Bury

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    A twelve mile heritage railway based in Bury, operating steam and diesel train rides through charming villages and picturesque scenery with well-equipped stations boasting cafés, pubs, gift shops and more.

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