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Things to do in St Helens

Thriving town ideally located between Manchester and Liverpool

Are you looking for things to do in St Helens? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Saints Rugby, Haydock Park and 'Dream' statue


Did you know...

  • A 20m tall sculpture, called Dream, is sited on a former colliery in Sutton Manor in St Helens and can be seen from the M62 motorway.
  • Gaskell Park, Taylor Park and The Duckeries all received Green Flag Award status in 2009.



 

  Attractions

Saint Helens Rugby League

World famous rugby league club.
Dunriding Lane
St Helens
WA10 4AD

01744455051

 

World Of Glass

Award winning attraction and gallery inspired by glass.
Chalon Way Industrial Estate
St Helens
WA10 1BX

0174422766

 

Knowsley Safari Park

Award winning Safari Park.
Prescot
Merseyside
L34 4AN

01514309009

Recommended by Rebecca Headland, Liverpool
“'Great for small kids in any weather. Animals, rides and food'”

 

Carr Mill Dam FREE

Picturesque lake/reservoir.
Old Garswood Road
St Helens
WA11 7LZ

0174425494

 

RideSegway Fir Tree Farm

A glide around Fir Tree Farm in St Helens is challenging, but also immense fun.
Pimbo Lane, King's Moss
St Helens
WA11 8RG

Recommended by Tim, Wigan
“It's new and exciting - something a little different than the normal day out!”

 

Just Pottering About

Paint your own pottery fun.
3 Beacon Road
Billinge
WN5 7HE

 
 

  Parks

Billinge Plantation FREE

Billinge Plantation is located at the border of Greater Manchester and Merseyside, about 8 miles north of St Helens.
Billinge
WN5 7EZ

 
 

  Galleries

Mash Gallery

Brand new Art Gallery, Cafe & Cultural Hub.
11 Haydock Street
St Helens
WA10 1DD

 

Citadel

Venue for performing and visual arts.
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX

01744735436

Recommended by Mark Derby, Liverpool

 
 

  Cinema

Cineworld St Helens

Multi-Screen Cinema.
Chalon Way West
St Helens
WA10 1BF

03303334444

 
 

  Theatre

St.Helens Theatre Royal

St.Helen's premier entertainment venue.
Corporation Street
St.Helens
WA10 1LQ

 
 

  Golf

Grange Park Golf Club

Golf Club.
Prescot Road
St Helens
Merseyside
WA10 3AD

 

Blundells Hills Golf Club

Golf Club.
Blundells Lane
Rainhill
Liverpool
L35 6NA

 
 

  Leisure centres

Go Active

Sport and leisure opportunities in St Helens, from swimming to golf.
St Helens
WA10 1HP

 

DW Fitness

Health and fitness centre.
Unit 5
Milverney Way
WA9 1JF

0174423453

 
 

  Water sports

Lancashire Powerboat Racing Club

Waterskiing and wakeboarding opportunities on the Carr Mill Dam.
Carr Mill Dam
Garswood Old Road
WA11 7LZ

 
 

  Sport

The Thompson Centre

The Centre is primarily used as an arts, sports, community and cultural facility that meets the needs of all in the community.
Allanson Street Primary
Gaskell Street, Parr
St Helens
WA9 1PL

Recommended by Dave Clare, St Helens
“Samurai at the Thompson Centre - Its free and the kids love it! New stories, music and fun activities every week.”

 
 

  Laser

Darkstar Laser

The ultimate laser tag experience.
The Arena
Central Street
WA10 1TZ

01744733378

 

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