Explore the hidden eclectic delights that make St.Helens a destination of choice for visitors to the Northwest. Located midway between the cosmopolitan cities of Liverpool and Manchester, this thriving borough is the perfect base from which to explore the whole of the Northwest and beyond.
Sports enthusiasts can experience the excitement of premier year-round horseracing at Haydock Park Racecourse, enjoy action-packed Super League Rugby at the home of the most successful side in Super League history, Saints. For beautiful woodland walks visit one of the many beautiful rural including Fir Tree Farm and Seasons Cafe or Inglenook Farm for a family trip out.
Don't miss the fantastic Darkstar laser attraction - explore the huge, multi-level 'Hex' arena at the most exciting laser tag venue in the UK.
Discover the Borough's unique heritage at the multi-award winning attraction - The World of Glass, and 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.
The biggest 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.
St Helens town centre provides a fantastic range of events throughout the year including Summer Streets (3-day street entertainment festival), and the Christmas Lights Switch On. The town centre benefits from a great range of high street stores and independent shops, quality restaurants, pubs and bars. Easily accessible car parking can be found throughout the town centre.
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