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Destination Guide

Wigan Town Hall, newly restored grade 2 listed building which is close to a wide range of hotels and tourist destinations / sights


Tourist Information

Things to see and do in Wigan

Wigan is one of the four oldest boroughs in Lancashire, receiving a charter from Henry III in 1246. It is believed to have started life as the Roman garrison town of Coccium. Some of the town's charters are on display in Wigan History Shop, a former Victorian library designed by Alfred Waterhouse, the celebrated architect of Manchester town hall and the Natural History Museum.

Wigan has alot to offer with many attractions and activities for all of the family, here is just a few of whats to offer;

Haigh Woodland Park - It has always been a fantastic, family-friendly day out. But with significant investment by our partners Wigan Council we're transforming the park into an even more amazing attraction packed with things to do.

Three Sisters Racing Circuit Driving on the most versatile outdoor circuit in the UK, from Kart racing to Supercars and Racing car experiences.

Museum of Wigan Life Following a £1.9 million Heritage Lottery Fund refurbishment, the award-winning Museum of Wigan Life (formerly The History Shop) opened to the public, offering a fantastic opportunity for learning and discovery.

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