Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Wigan

Come and experience Wigan and its culture, entertainment and history. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its golfing and sporting events. Wigan Pier and DW Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Wigan

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Wigan a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wigan Roller Rink (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Haigh Hall Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Three Sisters Racing Circuit (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Douglas Valley Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Ashton-in-Makerfield Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Beacon Park Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Wigan

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wigan is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Worthington Lakes Country Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Pennington Flash Country Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Queens Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Sherdley Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Moses Gate Country Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Worden Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Wigan

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 17.1 mi (27.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Manchester (MAN), which is 19.5 mi (31.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Manchester Wigan Wallgate Station, Wigan North Western Station and Manchester Wigan North Western Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Wigan?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 116 holiday rentals near Wigan. From 58 Houses to 39 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wigan for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Wigan?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wigan:

  • Liverpool City Centre: 173 holiday homes
  • Vauxhall: 116 holiday homes
  • Hope Street: 103 holiday homes
  • Ropewalks: 148 holiday homes
  • Old Trafford: 59 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wigan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Wigan. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ashton-in-Makerfield Golf Club: 769 holiday rentals
  • Wigan North Western Station: 798 holiday rentals
  • DW Stadium: 772 holiday rentals
  • Haigh Hall Golf Club: 658 holiday rentals
  • Wigan Roller Rink: 820 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wigan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wigan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 58 Houses in Wigan. Our other popular types of Wigan holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 39 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 15 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 15 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Wigan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 94 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Wigan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.