Attractions and Places to Visit in Wigan
Wigan is a surprisingly diverse destination. There's heritage, miles of countryside, sporting glory, shopping, vibrant nightlife, popular festivals, and the best in northern character and hospitality.
With tranquil countryside and lakes, including the 250 acres of historical Haigh Hall and Country Park woodland, plus award-winning attractions, including the Museum of Wigan Life, an ode to the fascinating heritage of Wigan, plus the 2500 horsepower Trencherfield Mill Engine, Wigan has lots of offer visitors.
The Museum of Wigan Life
Discover the people and places of Wigan Borough both past and present at the Museum of Wigan Life. Lively displays cover everything from sport to world war and from music to festivals in Wigan, Leigh and across the borough.
Trencherfield Mill Engine
Trencherfield Mill Steam Engine is one of the largest and finest working examples of its type. Built over 100 years ago, this mammoth metal powerhouse was regarded as a feat of industrial engineering.
The Parish Church of All Saints
The Parish Church of All Saints, is a dominant feature of Wigan town centre. Sitting in an elevated position, despite being surrounded with buildings, its tower can be seen from most places around the town.