Ashton in Makerfield Vacations
Many of Manchester’s highlights are located close to Ashton in Makerfield, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Wigan Pier and the ever-popular St. Helens' World of Glass. Two other interesting attractions nearby Ashton in Makerfield are Sherdley Park and the British Commercial Vehicle Museum.
Ashton in Makerfield offers some interesting museums and theaters within easy reach that make great places to visit. Wander through the exhibits and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the Astley Green Colliery Museum.
If you are travelling with kids, you’ll make their day if you take them to the family attractions nearby. Enjoy learning about all kinds of fascinating creatures at the Knowsley Safari Park in Liverpool.
If you have a passion for sports, don’t miss the opportunity to see local legends, the Wigan Warriors, take to the field in nearby JJB Stadium, Wigan. To look like a local, don’t forget to pack some red and white, the colors of the Wigan Warriors.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Holiday Inn Bolton Centre, the Chalon Court Hotel, St Helens, or the Park Inn by Radisson Leigh.