This cargo port and industrial town sits in the Metropolitan Borough of Halton, just a stone throw away from Cheshire. It's here you will discover the perfect mixture of culture and countryside. Whether relaxing with your partner or holidaying with the children, there is something to suit all. Stay in one of our hotels in Runcorn and you'll easily be able to access everything this area has to offer, including its many surrounding towns, antique landmarks and countryside scattered with thatched cottages.
Book hotels in Runcorn
Book one of our hotels in Runcorn and enjoy tourist spots such as the Norton Priory Museum and Gardens, a great option for those wishing to learn a little more about the area's history. Situated just 12 minutes away from our Widnes hotel, it is here you'll find the excavated remains of a monastery and a stunning 18th century walled garden complete with beautiful roses, fruit trees and orchards. Other areas of interest include Halton Miniature Railway, a great attraction to enjoy with the kids and one that is just a 15 minutes drive from our Warrington Gemini Hotel. This miniature railway boasts a track of one mile, which runs through the centre of Runcorn Town Park.
Things to do in Runcorn
From museums to nature reserves to stunning scenery, Runcorn is a popular place to visit no matter the time of year. Whilst in the area, a trip to Wigg Island Community Park is a must, especially if you enjoy spending your day outdoors. This picturesque nature reserve sits close to the River Mersey and was named after Charles Wigg. With over 23 hectares of parkland to explore, you certainly won't get bored; it's also a renowned spot for birdwatchers, nature enthusiasts and those who love to spend their days surrounded by open, green space.