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)
How to get there

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 near Wigan?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 116 house rentals near Wigan. From 58 Houses to 38 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental 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're travelling 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:

  • Georgian Quarter: 89 vacation rentals
  • Liverpool City Centre: 174 vacation rentals
  • Everton: 148 vacation rentals
  • Sefton Park: 17 vacation rentals
  • Anfield: 43 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Wigan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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:

  • Ashton-in-Makerfield Golf Club: 769 home rentals
  • DW Stadium: 802 home rentals
  • Haigh Hall Golf Club: 672 home rentals
  • Wigan Roller Rink: 792 home rentals
  • Haydock Park Racecourse: 814 home 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 58 Houses in Wigan. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wigan include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 38 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 16 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 16 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows 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 93 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Wigan.