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Things to do in Warrington

Popular town with a rich heritage and great leisure opportunities, plenty of things to do for all ages and interests. Located on the River Mersey between Manchester and Liverpool, the town developed as a key crossing point over the river and during the industrial revolution became a centre of the wire making industry. Modern housing developments and business parks now surround the historic town centre, with easy access to the surrounding countryside and local attractions.

Are you looking for interesting things to do in Warrington? We've got lots of ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.

Known for...   Town Hall, Parr Hall, Warrington Wolves RFC, Greenalls Brewery, Manchester Ship Canal and River Mersey


Did you know...

  • DJ and TV presenter Chris Evans was born and grew up in Warrington.
  • In October 1987, Swedish home products retailer IKEA opened its first British store in the Great Sankey area of the town.
  • 18th century free-thinker and scientist Joseph Priestley lived and taught in Warrington, at the Academy.



 

  Attractions

TeamSport Warrington

This international karting track provides an experience like no other. The track is purpose-built for thrills and speed, spanning more than 1000m over three levels.
Unit 2, Bank Quay Trading Estate
Slutchers Lane
Warrington
WA1 1PJ

Recommended by Harry Waters, St Helens

 

Warrington Quasar

Action packed laser tag game.
Evans House
Norman Street
Warrington
WA2 7HW

01925415222

Recommended by Rob Hendry, Warrington

 

Stockley Farm

750 acre organic farm. Feed the animals and enjoy the great indoor and outdoor play areas.
Arley
Northwich
CW9 6LZ

01565777323

Recommended by Amelia Baldwin, Warrington

 

Anderton Boat Lift

Visit this incredible industrial structure, perched like a giant three storey iron spider on the banks of the River Weaver.
Lift Lane, Anderton
Northwich
Cheshire
CW9 6FW

 

Jenny Wren's Ceramics

Pottery café located in the heart of Stockton Heath village.
3 West Avenue, Stockton Heath
Warrington
Cheshire
WA4 6HT

01925552570

Recommended by Jade, Manchester
“Great wet weather activity for kids. Play area and arts and crafts. Welcoming atmosphere and great food and coffee. Feels like home!”

 

Laser Extreme

Futuristic laser tag game experience.
Chetham Court
Winwick Quay
WA2 8RF

01925639222

 

Gullivers World Warrington

Come and be amazed by the awesome scale of Gulliver’s Warrington with so many attractions and rides for all the family.
Warrington
WA5 9YZ

01925444888

Recommended by John Turner, Sheffield

 

Arley Hall

Arley has pleached limes, red Primula florindae, clipped ilex cylinders (10m high) and pretty shrub roses.
Great Budworth
Northwich
Cheshire
CW9 6NA

 

Apple Jacks Adventure Park

Enjoy a family day out, attractions include a huge corn maze, archery to roller skating.
Stretton Road
Warrington
WA4 4NW

01925268495

Recommended by Sarah Anisah Atcha, Bolton
“'Great fun for all the family, activities from archery to roller skating, get lost in the massive corn maze, haystack races, ride on a tractor, craft workshops, pet the animals.'”

 
 

  Children's Activities

Skate Academy

We are a family run Roller skating venue in the centre of Warrington, Cheshire.
Academy Street
Warrington
WA1 2BQ

01925419222

Recommended by Lynsey Taylor, Warrington
“Great place to have fun, great for fitness and a great place to socialise. Recommended”

 

RAMP 1 Skatepark

Try out the UK's largest indoor skate park.
Unit 1 A Penketh Business Park
Liverpool Road
Warrington
WA5 1QX

 

Warrington Play And Sensory Centre

Purpose built activity centre for disabled children and adults or those with special needs.
Woolston Neighbourhood Hub
Hall Road
Warrington
WA1 4PB

 
 

  Museums

Warrington Museum And Art Gallery FREE

Fascinating look at Warrington's history.
Bold Street
Warrington
WA1 1JB

01925442733

 
 

  Parks

Victoria Park FREE

Easily accessible from Warrington town centre, Victoria Park makes a great place to get away from it all.
Knutsford Road
Warrington
WA4 1DU

 

Blackbear Park FREE

Black Bear Park is an ideal starting point for exploring the Trans Pennine Trail.
Off Loushers Lane
Warrington
WA4 2RD

 

Grappenhall Heys Walled Garden FREE

Beautiful Walled Garden created by Thomas Parr, a local banker, at his new house in the 1830's.
Astor Drive
Warrington
Cheshire
WA4 3DS

Recommended by tim rimmer, Northwest
“this is an oasis in the urban sprawl, well worth a visit, find out for yourself here”

 

Bewsey Farm Wood FREE

Bewsey Farm Wood is located in north-west Warrington New Town off Old Hall Road and directly to the west of Bewsey Old Hall.
Warrington
Cheshire
WA5 9PY

 

Allardices Wood FREE

Allardices Wood can be found in North Cheshire, close to the town of Warrington.
Appleton
Warrington
WA4 5JB

 

Holcroft Moss FREE

This wetland reserve is believed to be the last remaining area of lowland peat bog in Cheshire.
Glazebrook
Cheshire
WA3 5AU

 

Woolston Park FREE

There's plenty to do at Woolston Park whether it's discovering wildlife, using the sports facilities and play areas.
Off Somerset Way, Woolston
Warrington
Cheshire
WA1 4LN

 

Mersey Forest FREE

The Mersey Forest runs across Merseyside and Cheshire, a developing network of beautiful green spaces and woodlands.
Risley Moss, Ordnance Avenue
Birchwood
Warrington
WA3 6QX

 

Sankey Valley Park FREE

The historic Sankey Valley follows the course of England's oldest canal, linking St Helens with Warrington through to Widnes.
Sankey Valley Visitor Centre
Warrington
Cheshire
WA5 9PB

 

Alexandra Park FREE

Lovely park including two well maintained bowling greens, a very popular children’s play area and cafe.
Stockton Heath
Warrington
WA4 2AN

Recommended by Keith, Chippenham
“Great little park from my childhood memories”

 

Orford Park FREE

Local park in the heart of Warrington.
Alder Lane
Orford
Warrington
WA2 8AG

 

Berry Wood FREE

Berry wood is located in Appleton, in an area to the south of the New Town of Warrington, Cheshire.
Warrington
Cheshire
WA4 5NH

 

Marbury Reedbed FREE

A reedbed with boardwalk trail and woodlands, part of Budworth Mere at Marbury Country Park.
Marbury Country Park
Northwich
Cheshire
CW9 6AT

 

Pumphouse Wood FREE

A mixed deciduous woodland with a canopy of oak and a carpet of bluebells in the springtime.
Near Barnton
Northwich
Cheshire
CW8 4NY

 

Lymm Dam FREE

Lymm Dam is renowned for its beauty and tranquility. Its meadows and woodlands are rich in flora and fauna.
Lymm
WA13 0AP

Recommended by Keith, Chippenham
“Great place for a long walk in the woods”

 

Walton Hall And Gardens FREE

Historic hall, beautiful gardens, children's zoo and play areas. Ideal for families.
Walton Lea Road
Walton
Warrington
WA4 6SN

01925601617

Recommended by Amelia Baldwin, Warrington
“Please note that car parking charges apply.”

 
 

  Bowling

LA Bowl Warrington

Tenpin bowling and entertainment venue.
Cheltham Court
Winwick Quay
WA2 8RF

 
 

  Cinema

Odeon Warrington

Multi-screen cinema.
100 Westbrook Centre
Warrington
WA5 8UD

03330144501

 

Odeon Northwich

Multi-screen cinema.
Barons Quay Road
Northwich
CW9 5FT

03330144501

 
 

  Theatre

Pyramid And Parr Hall

Town centre performing and visual arts venue.
Parr Hall
Palmyra Square
WA1 1BL

01925442345

Recommended by Vicky Parker, Stockton Heath

 
 

  Golf

Walton Hall Golf Course

Situated within the mature grounds of the country estate lies the very demanding and challenging 18 Hole Walton Hall Golf Course.
Warrington Road
Higher Walton
Warrington
WA4 5LU

Recommended by Mike Nesbitt, Stockton Heath

 

Croft Golf Centre

Offering a comprehensive range of facilities and support services for all golfers.
Cross Lane
Warrington
WA3 7AW

01925763741

 

Lymm Golf Club

Lymm Golf Club was founded in 1907 and is one of the leading clubs in Cheshire.
Whitbarrow Road
Lymm
Cheshire
WA13 9AN

01925-755020

 

Warrington Golf Club

The Warrington Golf Club was founded in 1903 and is located on the south side of the town.
London Road
Appleton
Warrington
Cheshire
WA4 5HR

 

Birchwood Golf Club

Golf Club.
Kelvin Close
Risley
Warrington
Cheshire
WA3 7PB

 

Poulton Park Golf Club

Golf Club.
Dig Lane
Cinnamon Brow
Warrington
Cheshire
WA2 0SH

 
 

  Leisure centres

Total Fitness

Health and fitness club.
Winwick Road
Warrington
WA2 8HQ

01925624900‎

 

Exclusive Fitness

Ladies only gym and fitness centre.
Evans House
Norman Street
WA2 7HW

01925638587

 

DW Fitness

Health and fitness centre.
2 Bank Street
Warrington
WA1 2AS

08442495301

 

Warrington Sports Club

Warrington Sports Club has catered for families in the local area since 1968.
Walton Lea Road, Higher Walton
Warrington
Cheshire
WA4 6SJ

Recommended by Keith Fletcher, Wiltshire

 

Broomfields Leisure Centre

Broomfields Leisure Centre provides a quality programme to cater for the community.
Broomfields Road
Appleton
Warrington
WA4 3AE

 

Pure Gym

Affordable gym and fitness centre.
23-25 Chetham Court
Winwick Quay
WA2 8UD

08451894703

 

David Lloyd

Tennis, gym, health and fitness club.
Cromwell Court
Warrington
WA5 1HH

01925258300

 
 

  Sport

Ice Blok

Synthetic ice skating rink for all ages.
17-18 Cockhedge Way
Warrington
WA1 2QQ

01925418080

 

Warrington And District Rifle & Pistol Club

Home Office approved target shooting club situated near Walton Hall Gardens.
The Old Piggeries, Hough Lane
Walton
Warrington
WA4 5LL

 

Cantilever Park FREE

Home of Warrington Town Football Club.
Common Lane
Warrington
WA4 2RS

 
 

  Riding

Croft Riding Centre

Riding lessons for all ages and abilities.
Spring Lane
Warrington
WA3 7AS

01925763715

 
 

  Climbing

North West Face

Indoor climbing centre action.
St Anns Church
Winnwick Road
WA2 7NE

01925650022

 

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