A large town halfway between Manchester and Liverpool, Warrington was founded by the Romans before becoming an important market town in the Middle Ages. It has continued to grow and is now the largest town in Cheshire, with a wide variety of activities and attractions. From family days out at Gulliver’s World to a thriving Cultural Quarter home to the renowned Parr Hall and from cool bars, pubs and cafés to one of the most successful rugby league teams in the UK, you’ll never be left wondering what to do in Warrington, with our choice of Warrington hotels well-placed for all the action.
Things to do in Warrington
With over 135 stores, Golden Square Washington is the leading shopping centre in the region. Home to a wide variety of stores including fashion, lifestyle and homeware, Golden Square also has over a dozen cafés and restaurants, including Nando’s, the Dorado Lounge and Ask Italian.
Further out of Warrington, the Birchwood Shopping Centre is a purpose-built retail park including big-name stores like Asda and Aldi, as well as Woody’s Kid’s Club, which is perfect for when the little ones need to burn off some steam.
The larger of the two train stations in town, Warrington Bank Quay is a four platform station that mostly operates north/south services, including regular trains to London Euston, Glasgow, Edinburgh as well as to nearby cities Manchester and Liverpool. Located to the south of the town centre on Wilson Patten Street, it’s a short walk from the Cultural Quarter.|
Warrington Central Station, meanwhile, is next to the Golden Square Shopping Centre and has regular services to Manchester and Liverpool, as well as Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield, Nottingham and York.
The nearest major airport to Warrington is Liverpool John Lennon Airport, which is located just 15 miles from the town centre, making it easy to reach via taxi or public transport. Alternatively, you can book to stay in our Liverpool John Lennon Airport hotel to make your journey completely hassle-free.