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About Warrington

About Warrington

Warrington is a town in Cheshire, England. Set between Liverpool and Manchester, it was famous for its canvas industry in the 18th century. The town was also home to the the US Air Force's largest airfield outside the US. Despite being a modern town, Warrington holds many remnants of its history at its museums, town hall, and heritage buildings. Thanks to the River Mersey's proximity, the area hosted several Bronze Age and Roman settlements, whose presence is still evidenced today.

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What to see in Warrington

Visit Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, one of the country’s oldest municipal museums. Located above the Warrington Central Library on Bold Street, the art, ethnography, archaeology, and natural history museum houses nearly 200,000 objects. You'll also want to stop by at the town hall or look for ‘Dream’, a huge sculpture by Jaume Plensa. Bargain-hunters and window shoppers will want to check out Buttermarket, Horsemarket, Sankey, and Bridge Streets, Warrington's main shopping areas. And be sure to check the town's calendar of events – it hosts several annual festivals, including the Appleton Thorn Bawming of the Thorn, a tree believed to be an offshoot of the Holy Thorn at Glastonbury. The tree-decorating event brings vibrant singing and dancing.

If you’re on holiday with your family, treat the kids to exciting attractions at Gulliver’s World Theme Park or Apple Jacks Adventure Farm, which offers shows, rides, and a large playground with a maze. Relax at Walton Hall & Gardens or see the medieval ruins at Norton Priory Museum & Gardens. Don’t miss the great views along the Manchester Ship Canal, the lush greenery at Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden, or the rare pipe organ by renowned French organ builder Aristide Cavaillé-Coll at Parr Hall. Other significant landmarks to see include Holy Trinity Church and Old St Ann’s Church.. Rugby fans should also check if there’s a game at the Halliwell Jones Stadium, home to the Warrington Wolves.

Where to stay in Warrington

Accommodations near the centre of Warrington are ideal if you want to be close to the town's restaurants and shops – the Golden Square Shopping Centre alone boasts more than 100 shops. There are also several museums, gardens, and galleries nearby when you stay in the centre. If you'd prefer to stay at cheaper hotels in the outskirts of town, rest assured that Warrington has reliable public transportation, with buses operating regular services from Warrington Interchange. You could also rent a car, which would give you flexibility and the chance to stay where you like.

Warrington's picturesque countryside draws travellers seeking serenity and natural surroundings. The suburbs of Padgate and Great Sankey are well connected by rail service and Warrington's two main stations, Bank Quay and Central, serve major cities in the UK. Three key motorways – the M6, M56, and M62 – link Warrington to Manchester and Liverpool, making day trips from your hotel easy.