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Overton, Shropshire

Overton in the county of Shropshire

Recommended Towns & Villages near Wigan

The Junction public house, Rainford.

Rainford (17 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction SW)

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

St Helens town centre taken from the multi-story carpark.

St Helens (86 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction SW)

Having transcended the Industrial Revolution and shaken off its old image, St.Helens is rapidly developing into a place of culture and style...

Astley Hall, Chorley

Chorley (34 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (7.5 miles, 12.0 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)

in the county of Lancashire (8.7 miles, 13.9 km, direction E)

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...

Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire

Rufford (6 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (9.6 miles, 15.4 km, direction NW)

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

John Gilbert Pub, Worsley Brow

Worsley (8 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Greater Manchester (10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction E)

Just 20 minutes car journey away from the center of Manchester is the historic town of Worsley, which is best known for its scenic walks along the historic Bridgewater canal......

A picture of Warrington

Warrington (109 Pictures)

in the county of Cheshire (10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction S)

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...

Wayoh Reservoir, Edgworth, Lancs

Edgworth (25 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction NE)

This attractive hillside village occupies a pleasant rural location close to two pretty reservoirs and the historic house known as Turton Tower...

Hoghton Tower, Lancashire

Hoghton (12 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (12.6 miles, 20.3 km, direction N)

It was here that James I created "Sirloin" when he supposedly knighted his beef!..

Lymm Dam.

Lymm (19 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cheshire (13.1 miles, 21.0 km, direction SE)

The picturesque village of Lymm is situated in the the county of Cheshire, England, and was mentioned in the Doomsday book of 1086. It's name is of Celtic origins and means "Place.....

St Katherines Chapel, Lydiate.

Lydiate (3 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (13.1 miles, 21.0 km, direction W)

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

Aintree racecourse

Aintree (1 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction W)

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Saint Pauls Church, Widnes Town Centre. - Widnes. Cheshire

Widnes (37 Pictures)

in the county of Cheshire (13.7 miles, 22.1 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...

River Irwell, Salford

Salford (47 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (14.5 miles, 23.4 km, direction E)

The City of Salford lies at the heart of the Metropolis known as Greater Manchester in an area where cotton was once king and its mill workers were portrayed for posterity by acclaimed 20th-century artist L.S.Lowry...

Overlooking Paper Mill in Ramsbottom from St.Catherines Way.

Ramsbottom (11 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (14.9 miles, 23.9 km, direction NE)

The countryside surrounding the town offers lakes, woods and hills, with distant Winter Hill rising to a height of 456 feet...

Sunset over Preston Dock-9 June 2004

Preston (68 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (15.3 miles, 24.6 km, direction N)

This is the town that was at the centre of the cotton spinning industry for well over a hundred and fifty years. ..

House Front, Dunham Massey, Cheshire.

Altrincham (16 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Greater Manchester (16.0 miles, 25.7 km, direction SE)

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

Oswaldtwistle Town Hall & Civic Theater, Union Road, Oswaldtwistle

Oswaldtwistle (30 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction NE)

This is a large, typical Lancashire village lying close to the urban sprawl of Blackburn and Accrington...

Manchester Civil Court

Manchester (227 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Greater Manchester (16.7 miles, 26.9 km, direction E)

A thriving truly cosmopolitan city with a great mixture of new and old. The capital of the north..

Late afternoon at Crosby

Crosby (31 Pictures)

in the county of Merseyside (17.2 miles, 27.6 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...

Recommended attractions near Wigan

Knights in action at Camelot Theme Park, Charnock Richard

Camelot Theme Park (4 Pictures)

(7.3 miles, 11.7 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.....

A picture of Friends Meeting House

Friends Meeting House (2 Pictures)

(7.6 miles, 12.3 km, direction SW)

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

Astley Hall, Astley Park, Chorley, Lancashire

Astley Hall (9 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.1 km, direction N)

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A section of the waterfall, taken in the grounds of Smithill's Hall, Bolton, Greater Manchester.

Smithill's Hall (7 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction NE)

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Rufford Old Hall

Rufford Old Hall (20 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.5 km, direction NW)

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

Knowsley Hall, Knowsley, the oldest surviving wing built in 1435.

Knowsley Hall & Safari Park (3 Pictures)

(11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction SW)

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Secret Garden Cuerden Hall

Cuerden Valley Country Park (1 Pictures)

(11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction N)

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Bold venture Park, Darwen, Lancashire.

Bold Venture Park (30 Pictures)

(12.1 miles, 19.5 km, direction NE)

The name of this spacious green park situated at Darwen in Lancashire epitomises the endeavour of the local borough engineer who.....

Pink flamingo, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Martin Mere, Burscough, Lancashire

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Martin Mere (52 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction NW)

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Darwen Tower at sunset, Darwen, Lancashire.

Darwen Tower (18 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction NE)

An observation tower circa 1897Standing at 86ft high, apparently you can sometimes see the Welsh Hills from it on a very clear.....

Croxteth Hall, Liverpool

Croxteth Hall (9 Pictures)

(12.6 miles, 20.3 km, direction SW)

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

Walton Hall, Cheshire

Walton Hall & Gardens (8 Pictures)

(12.8 miles, 20.6 km, direction S)

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

Hoghton Tower

Hoghton Tower (12 Pictures)

(13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction N)

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Statue at Norton Priory, Cheshire

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens (6 Pictures)

(14.2 miles, 22.8 km, direction S)

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

A picture of East Lancashire Railway, Bury - Lancashire.

East Lancashire Railway (18 Pictures)

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction E)

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The Harris Museum, Preston

Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston (1 Pictures)

(14.5 miles, 23.3 km, direction N)

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Remains of Halton Castle

Halton Castle (3 Pictures)

(14.8 miles, 23.8 km, direction S)

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Housekeepers Room, Dunham Massey.

Dunham Massey (36 Pictures)

(14.9 miles, 24.0 km, direction SE)

This handsome 18th century red brick house was built around an Elizabethan moated manor house, built by the first George Booth. .....

Imperial War Museum North. Salford

Imperial War Museum North (1 Pictures)

(14.9 miles, 24.0 km, direction E)

Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the national.....

Blackburn Cathedral

Blackburn Cathedral (3 Pictures)

(15.1 miles, 24.3 km, direction NE)

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