Warrington

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Warrington showing heritage architecture

Great art galleries and museums, sporting events, superb shopping and spectacular gardens: this large Cheshire town has plenty to offer.  

Visitors have been coming to Warrington since around A.D. 100, when Romans established a settlement on a strategic bend of the River Mersey. Today the architectural landmarks and museums of Warrington showcase the town’s ancient roots and role in historic events, such as the English Civil War and Industrial Revolution, which changed the course of the nation’s history. It also has performing arts venues, shopping malls and a variety of dining options.

Find popular attractions, bars and restaurants in the Cultural Quarter, set on the streets that surround Palmyra Square. Warrington Museum and Art Gallery has some 200,000 artifacts, including dinosaur fossils and objects from the Wilderspool Roman settlement. Attend concerts, musicals and stand-up comedy shows at Parr Hall and browse exhibitions at Pyramid Arts Centre. The Museum of Policing in Cheshire displays exhibits related to police history inside Victoria-era prison cells.

Architecture fans will enjoy scrutinizing the elaborate golden gates and Palladian-style exterior of Warrington Town Hall, designed in 1750 by James Gibbs. Visit Warrington Parish Church, where Oliver Cromwell’s troops left cannonball marks in the walls during the English Civil War. Cromwell stayed at a nearby Tudor cottage, which is now an Indian restaurant.

If you are in the mood for shopping then head to Golden Square Shopping Centre where there are bookstores, brand name fashion and department stores. At Warrington Retail Market, shop for everything from cheese, baked goods and fresh produce to cosmetics and musical instruments. Stockton Heath is a suburb loved for its boutique fashion and eclectic restaurants.

For a fun day out with the family, head to Gulliver’s World amusement park and Apple Jacks Adventure Farm. See a slice of Cheshire’s famous gardens at Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden. Experience the passion of a rugby league match at Halliwell Jones Stadium, home to the Warrington Wolves.

Being a short train ride from Liverpool and Manchester, Warrington is a good base for exploring North West England. Hiking routes in the Peak District National Park and along the Trans-Pennine Trail crisscross a quintessential English landscape of picturesque dales, green hills and moorland.

Holiday Inn Warrington
Holiday Inn Warrington
3 out of 5
The price is AU$108 per night from 31 Oct. to 31 Oct.
Located in the heart of Warrington, this hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, Pyramid and Parr Hall and Golden Square Shopping ...
4/5 Very Good! (466 reviews)
"Excellent"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2021

Holiday Inn Warrington
The Park Royal Hotel & Spa
The Park Royal Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$131 per night from 28 Oct. to 28 Oct.
Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Walton Hall and Gardens and within 6 miles (10 km) of Cantilever Park and Pyramid and Parr ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (713 reviews)
"Nice place great staff"

Reviewed on 10 Oct. 2021

The Park Royal Hotel & Spa
Village Hotel Warrington
Village Hotel Warrington
4 out of 5
The price is AU$141 per night from 24 Oct. to 24 Oct.
Situated in the business district, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Pyramid and Parr Hall and Warrington Museum & Art Gallery. Golden Square ...
4/5 Very Good! (881 reviews)
"One night stay. Nice comfy bed"

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2021

Village Hotel Warrington
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Emmanuel Church Apartments
Emmanuel Church Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Situated in Warrington, this apartment building is steps away from Warrington Museum & Art Gallery and Pyramid and Parr Hall. Golden Square Shopping Center and ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (3 reviews)
Nice enough stay, could be very good.
"Really nice stay with my small family when arranging house move. Lots of nice things about the apartments, plenty of space, but needs plenty of tweaks and small improvements. Pros Look nice, clean, modern, plenty of space. Cons Poor communication (multiple messages via WhatsApp and Hotels.com), generally ..."

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2021

Emmanuel Church Apartments
1 bedroom accommodation in Croft, near Warrington
1 bedroom accommodation in Croft, near Warrington
Eaves Farm Cross Lane Croft, Warrington, ENG
Situated in a rural location, this cottage is within 6 miles (10 km) of Halliwell Jones Stadium, Pennington Flash Country Park and Warrington Museum & Art Gallery. ...
1 bedroom accommodation in Croft, near Warrington
✔3BR House✔Spacious Bedrooms✔Comfy LivingRoom✔StreetParking✔FreeWIFI
✔3BR House✔Spacious Bedrooms✔Comfy LivingRoom✔StreetParking✔FreeWIFI
98 Old Liverpool Rd, Warrington, ENG
Situated in Warrington, this romantic holiday home is within 1 mile (2 km) of Golden Square Shopping Center, Pyramid and Parr Hall and Warrington Museum & Art ...
✔3BR House✔Spacious Bedrooms✔Comfy LivingRoom✔StreetParking✔FreeWIFI
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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