Wigan – Famous Sights Of Wigan – 12 Mile Bike Ride (Guided Ride)

Lovely scenic route that is mainly off road or on quiet country lanes. You will pass some of Wigan’s famous landmarks which starts with the famous DW Stadium – home to Wigan Athletic Football Club and Wigan Rugby League Club.

You then move on to pass through the Wigan Pier Quarter, made famous by George Orwell / and George Formby. Next you will go uphill passing one of Britain’s largest set of locks – 21 of them in total. You will head into the grounds of Haigh Hall a large Country Park and Hall, left to the residents of Wigan by Lord Crawford for the enjoyment of all.

We will stop for lunch at the Kitchen Courtyard where there are plenty of options for refreshments from either Alexander’s Coffee Shop, All You Knead, Luisco Chocolate, Holdens Ice Cream, Two Left Feet and Graze in the Park.

Places are limited so please book online

 

PLEASE NOTE: This event is listed in our cycling events calendar for Greater Manchester. It is not organised by Manchester Friends of the Earth nor the Love Your Bike campaign and does not necessarily reflect their policies. We recommend checking with the organisers in case of a change of time or location.

Event Details

Wigan
10 to 20 miles

Location Robin Park Arena
Wigan, WN5 0NH
Start Sunday 16 Jan 2022 10:00am
Finish Sunday 16 Jan 2022 1:15pm