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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.



Saint Helens Rugby League

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



World Of Glass

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



Knowsley Safari Park

Award winning Safari Park.
L34 4AN


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



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 Plantation FREE

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



Mash Gallery

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



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


Recommended by Mark Derby, Liverpool



Cineworld St Helens

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




St.Helens Theatre Royal

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



Grange Park Golf Club

Golf Club.
Prescot Road
St Helens
WA10 3AD


Blundells Hills Golf Club

Golf Club.
Blundells Lane
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



  Water sports

Lancashire Powerboat Racing Club

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



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

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.”



Darkstar Laser

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



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