Leigh is close to a range of colorful Manchester’s well-known sights. The Astley Green Colliery Museum and Wigan Pier are just two of the popular places to discover here. And don’t miss Trafford Centre and the Legoland Discovery Centre.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many interesting cultural attractions in and around Leigh. There are plenty of excellent places visitors can pay a visit to for a couple of hours such as the Museum of Science and Industry, the Imperial War Museum North in Salford and the Manchester United Museum. Culture vultures will find plenty to cheer about at venues such as the Manchester Opera House and the Lowry Art and Entertainment in Salford. There are a number of excellent art galleries to visit including the Salford Museum and Art Gallery in Salford.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Manchester, head to the nearby green spaces. There are some great family parks, so why not take a break in Heaton Park, Sherdley Park in St Helens and Peel Park in Salford. To catch a glimpse of the native flora and fauna, head out to the Chorlton Ees Nature Reserve.
Manchester has many interesting attractions including Beetham Tower. Lovers of history will enjoy exploring the Castlefield Roman Fort.
To stock up on supplies or enjoy a snack, visit Deansgate Locks.
Finding somewhere comfortable to stay in Leigh couldn’t be easier. The Hilton Manchester Deansgate, the Copthorne Hotel Manchester, Salford and the Campanile Manchester, Salford are just some of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.