Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Wigan

Come and experience Wigan and its culture, entertainment and history. This welcoming city allures visitors with its golfing and sporting events. Wigan Pier and DW Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees. 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Wigan a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

Traveling to and around Wigan

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 17.1 mi (27.5 km) from the city center. 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 around Wigan?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 81 vacation rentals near Wigan. From 40 Houses to 16 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wigan for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Wigan:

  • Vauxhall: 82 vacation rentals
  • Ropewalks: 100 vacation rentals
  • Liverpool City Centre: 122 vacation rentals
  • Everton: 106 vacation rentals
  • Anfield: 31 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Wigan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wigan. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Haydock Park Racecourse: 650 vacation rentals
  • Wigan Pier: 652 vacation rentals
  • DW Stadium: 644 vacation rentals
  • Haigh Hall Golf Club: 570 vacation rentals
  • Wigan Roller Rink: 650 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wigan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 40 Houses in Wigan. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wigan include:

  • Bungalows: 16 rentals available
  • Cabins: 16 rentals available
  • Cottages: 16 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Wigan?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 62 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Wigan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.