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All Saints Church, Rainford

Rainford (17 Pictures)

(3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction NW)

Rainford is a small village attractively set in open countryside between St. Helen's and Wigan...

Widnes Runcorn bridge, Cheshire.

Widnes (37 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction S)

There is much that is Victorian about Widnes, this can be seen in the splendid public library building and the park named after a great Queen and Empress...

Warrington Centre

Warrington (112 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 11.8 km, direction SE)

This town can claim to have something made for Queen Victoria, which was famously rejected by her - this is the pair of Golden Gates made in 1850 for Sandringham House...

Wigan Market

Wigan (56 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction NE)

Wigan is a sociable town with a long history, it received it's Royal charter in the middle of the 13th-century, but prior to that the Roman's had built a settlement here...

Aintree racecourse

Aintree (1 Pictures)

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction W)


St Katherines Chapel, Lydiate.

Lydiate (3 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.5 km, direction NW)

This attractive village was mentioned in the Doomsday Book. It is perhaps best known for the evocative ruins of St. Catherine's Church...

Liver Building in Liverpool, Merseyside

Liverpool (591 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction W)

From early humble origins Liverpool, over the centuries has grown and developed to become one of the most exciting cities to visit in Europe. Liverpool, rich though it is in.....

St Lawrence Church, Frodsham

Frodsham (11 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction S)

In the medieval times Frodsham was an important port and borough belonging to the earls of Chester...

Lady Lever Gallery

Port Sunlight (5 Pictures)

(12.3 miles, 19.9 km, direction SW)

The centre-piece of the village is the Lady Lever Art Gallery and Museum, this was built as a memorial to Lady Lever and was opened in 1922...

Summit of Helsby hill looking over River Mersey towards Liverpool.

Helsby (16 Pictures)

(12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction S)

Helsby is famous for Helsby Hill which rises to a height of 462ft, and has traces of an Iron-Age camp...

Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire

Rufford (6 Pictures)

(12.8 miles, 20.5 km, direction N)

Noted for its picturesque late-medieval manor house Rufford Old Hall, the village of Rufford occupies a fine setting on the fertile Lancashire Plains...

Late afternoon at Crosby

Crosby (30 Pictures)

(12.8 miles, 20.6 km, direction W)

Modern day Crosby straddles the Irish Sea, it is a mainly residential area with a coastline of sands - including the Blundell Sands, thus named for the Blundell family...

Perch Rock

New Brighton (24 Pictures)

(13.1 miles, 21.0 km, direction W)

New Brighton in the Wiirral may not be quite what the traditional Brighton of the South of England is, with its extravaganza of a Royal Pavilion, but what it does have is well worth sampling...

Modern temple, Chorley

Chorley (34 Pictures)

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction N)

The town's historic roots go back beyond the Bronze-Age, as evidenced by findings in the 20th century...

Bolton Town Hall seen through cherry blossom, Spring 2003.

Bolton (39 Pictures)

(14.9 miles, 24.0 km, direction NE)

The clogs and black smoke image of Bolton has long since gone, in its place is a fine city with beautiful buildings and a diverse range of attractions sufficient to satisfy the most demanding tourist...

Freshfield, Formby Looking out to sea

Formby (18 Pictures)

(15.4 miles, 24.7 km, direction NW)


Wallasey Town Hall

Wirral Peninsula (7 Pictures)

(15.5 miles, 25.0 km, direction SW)

The Wirral Peninsula is an area of Merseyside approximately 60 square miles (160 square Km) known as 'The Wirral'..

House Front, Dunham Massey, Cheshire.

Altrincham (16 Pictures)

(16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction E)

First developed as a quiet hamlet on the edge of the sweeping Cheshire Plain, where life went quietly on...

Delamere Forest, Nr Tarporley, Cheshire

Delamere (18 Pictures)

(16.8 miles, 27.1 km, direction S)

The village of Delamere can be found in the midst of beautiful Cheshire countryside in an area of forests and rivers. It is perhaps best known as the home of the magnificent.....

A long winding road in Lower Heswall, the area has remained unchanged for around 100 years.

Heswall (5 Pictures)

(17.4 miles, 27.9 km, direction SW)

Heswall, although situated on the banks of the River Dee remains very much part of Merseyside. It is fortunate to occupy a spacious area fringed by green wooded countryside, and is close to sands commencing at near-by Thurstaston...

Recommended attractions near St Helens

A picture of Friends Meeting House

Friends Meeting House (2 Pictures)

(0.4 miles, 0.6 km)

George Shaw of Bickerstaffe first established this handsome stone-built house of 1679 as a place of Quaker worship, since then.....

Lioness, Knowsley Safari Park.

Knowsley Hall & Safari Park (3 Pictures)

(4.3 miles, 7.0 km, direction W)


Croxteth Hall, Liverpool

Croxteth Hall (9 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.2 km, direction W)

This magnificent Hall was once the home of the Molyneux family, Earls of Sefton, who were second in importance to the Earls of.....

Statue at Norton Priory, Cheshire

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens (6 Pictures)

(8.2 miles, 13.3 km, direction S)

Runcorn is almost entirely encircled by two canals, the Bridgewater Canal built during the middle of the 18th century and the.....

Walton Hall, Cheshire

Walton Hall & Gardens (8 Pictures)

(8.6 miles, 13.9 km, direction SE)

Walton Hall Gardens was originally part of a much larger country estate purchased in 1812 by the Greenall family, famous for.....

Remains of Halton Castle

Halton Castle (3 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 13.9 km, direction S)


Sefton Park Daffodil Time

Sefton Park Palm House (15 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction SW)

A Victorian glasshouse, showcasing the liverpool Botanical collection...

A picture of Speke Hall

Speke Hall (13 Pictures)

(10.0 miles, 16.1 km, direction SW)

Sandwiched between the urban sprawl of Liverpool, Speke Hall is an astonishing survival from the past - a magnificent, unspoilt.....

Liverpool Cathedral at dusk

Liverpool Cathedral (19 Pictures)

(10.4 miles, 16.7 km, direction W)

That Liverpool should finally have a Roman Catholic Cathedral of its own, was a dream come true when on 14th May 1967, the.....

Interior of the Cavern Club

The Cavern Club (8 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.6 km, direction W)

The most famous club in the world....

A picture of Albion House

Albion House (1 Pictures)

(11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction W)


Albert Dock, Liverpool

Albert Dock (29 Pictures)

(11.2 miles, 18.1 km, direction W)

King John granted Liverpool a charter in 1207, this was to encourage the growth of a port, at this time it was a small fishing.....

Beatles story exhibition

The Beatles Story Exhibition (8 Pictures)

(11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction W)

Liverpool's world famous and multi-award winning Beatles Story experience..

Lady Lever Gallery - Port Sunlight

Lady Lever Art Gallery (3 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction SW)

This fascinating art gallery was built by the Ist Viscount Leverhulme, the great benefactor who founded the Lever empire and.....

Sea Life Sculpture Eastham Country Park looking over the Mersey

Eastham Woods Country Park (1 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction SW)


Rufford Hall

Rufford Old Hall (20 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction N)

Rufford Old Hall was presented to the National Trust in 1936 by Lord Hesketh. The Old Hall is a medieval manor house of splendid.....

Knights in action at Camelot Theme Park, Charnock Richard

Camelot Theme Park (4 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 20.9 km, direction N)

Join Merlin, King Arthur and his brave knights of the Round Table at the Kingdom of Camelot and explore five magical lands filled.....


Ellesmere Port Boat Museum (50 Pictures)

(13.2 miles, 21.3 km, direction SW)

At The Boat Museum in Ellesmere Port we bring Britain's canal history back to life. Come and explore the exhibitions in the.....

Arley Hall driveway, Northwich, Cheshire.

Arley Hall (6 Pictures)

(13.9 miles, 22.3 km, direction SE)

Arley Hall featured recently in the BBC's religious programme Songs of Praise. It's illustrious owner, Lord Ashbrook was seen.....

Corsoroba swans, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Martin Mere, Burscough, Lancashire

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Martin Mere (52 Pictures)

(14.5 miles, 23.3 km, direction NW)


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