Located midway between Liverpool and Manchester, St Helens is a good base from which to explore the whole of the North West and beyond.
The biggest St Helens attraction in every sense is Dream - the iconic 20-metre high internationally significant artwork by artist Jaume Plensa, situated on top of Sutton Manor overlooking the M62.
Sports enthusiasts can experience the excitement of premier year-round horseracing at Haydock Park Racecourse or enjoy action-packed rugby at the home of the most successful side in Super League history, Saints.
Discover the borough's unique heritage at the multi-award winning attraction The World of Glass, or visit the fascinating North West Museum of Road Transport with its extensive collection of vintage road vehicles.
Those looking for a more cultural experience can take in a performance at the Theatre Royal or visit the Citadel Arts Centre, voted by the Independent as one of the UK's top 10 jazz and blues venues.
In St Helens town centre, special events take place throughout the year. The town centre benefits from a great range of high street stores and independent shops, quality restaurants, pubs and bars.
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Award winning dining pub offering bar food, early evening set menu & a la carte in a rural location.
Takes in Castle Hill, the Former Vulcan Locomotive Works, the Sankey Canal, Stephenson Viaduct, & Newton Common - as a circular 10km route or in smaller sections.
Haydock Park is the scene of some of the most popular and attended events in the Northern racing calendar.
Compete against up to 40 players in an intense, all-out, action-packaged game of ultimate laser tag.
PricePrice £4.00 to £12.00 Per Ticket
Great galleries exploring the history of glass making and live glass blowing demonstrations daily!
PricePrice £6.00 Per person per day to £24.00 Per Ticket
This 7 mile linear park site & site of special scientific interest houses a visitor centre, nature reserve, plus many footpaths & cycleways.
63 luxurious bedrooms, including executive rooms and feature suites, with LCD TV, Free Wi-Fi and the exclusive to Village Sealy ZZZZ beds. The ultimate in relaxation. There are also 350 car parking spaces all free of charge.
"Dream" is a 20 metre high sculpture located on the former site of Sutton Manor Colliery in St Helens, designed by world-renowned and award-winning artist, Jaume Plensa.