Blackrod is close to a diverse collection of Manchester’s well-known sights. Among the most interesting places to see are the fascinating Wigan Pier and the remarkable Astley Green Colliery Museum. Also worth checking out are the British Commercial Vehicle Museum and Hoghton Tower.
Blackrod offers some interesting museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Stroll around and enjoy the quiet of the St. Helens' World of Glass in St Helens.
When it’s time escape the city, head to the nearby green spaces. There are no shortage of gardens and parks, so take a picnic blanket to Sherdley Park in St Helens. Discover the beauty of the Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary in Preston.
After a long day taking in the sights around Blackrod, rest up at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Make reservations for the Novotel Manchester West, the Holiday Inn Bolton Centre, or the Chalon Court Hotel, St Helens.