Widnes, a historical town in Cheshire, is just a short distance from the bank of the River Mersey. Famous for its industrial heritage and surrounding picturesque villages, it’s a great spot to visit if you’re looking to experience culture and the countryside. It’s also home to a busy calendar of events, including Widnes Market, the Runcorn Rowing club and an array of scenic walking routes. Stay at one of our hotels in Widnes and you’ll be just a stones throw away from all action and attractions this area has to offer.
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Book one of our Widnes hotels and you’ll be right at the heart of this must-visit town. If you’re travelling with children, a trip to the Catalyst Science Discovery Centre is not to be missed. Just a five minute drive from our Widnes hotel, it’s here you’ll learn all about how chemistry is used in modern-day times. Another nearby attraction is Spike Island, a popular spot with those who enjoy the great outdoors. Situated 16 minutes from our Warrington Gemini hotel, it is here you’ll discover miles upon miles of unspoilt scenery, comprising lush grassland, watersides, woodland and wildlife. With acres and acres of space available, it’s the perfect place for a picnic with the entire family or friends.
Things to do in Widnes
Surrounded by countryside and overflowing with history, Widnes is a good spot to visit come rain or shine. When you stay in one of our hotels in Widnes you’ll be in the perfect location to experience everything this town and its many surrounding villages have to offer. If you’re a fan of rugby or have a pre-planned event to attend, you’ll be pleased to learn that our hotels are just a short distance from the Select Security Stadium, an all seater venue, home to the Widnes Vikings. It also hosts weddings, parties and conferences all year round.