Wigan is an excellent place to be a biker. It has that balance of being a buzzing town with the roaring Lancashire hills on it’s doorstep – perfect for a ride out! If you’re planning a trip to Wigan, the UK’s leading bike trader, We Buy Any Bike have got you covered – keep reading to find out more.
Situated on the River Douglas in Greater Manchester, the historic mining town of Wigan currently holds a population of around 326,000 people in its radar. Don’t forget, next time you’re in Wigan to check out the historic features scattered around the area, remembering a time before and during the time-turning Industrial Revolution.
Anyway, history aside – if you’re planning your next Wigan getaway… here are some biker-friendly Routes, Cafes, Accommodation areas, and everything else!
Located North of Wigan’s town centre, Kilhey Court provides secure parking for motorcycles on site. It is a bit of a manor so if you’re up for a luxury lay down, then look no further! Prices start from £74 per night.
Are you the more adventurous type? Do you prefer a sleeping bag to a bed? Check out Charity Farm Caravan Park for all of your camping needs!
Regularly visited by bikers. This laid back venue offers some delicious dishes and refreshments for when you’re out on the road.
Treat yourself to some mouth-watering food – check out their Facebook page for pictures! They also have a beer garden overlooking their ample car park – perfect for a hot summers day!
Located in the sticks, if you will. The White Crow is situated North of Wigan in Worthington. It features a huge car park with a beer garden situated at the rear of the property.
5 RANDOM FACTS ABOUT WIGAN:
- Wigan-ners are known for their pie eating. The fact that Harry’s Bar holds host to the World’s Annual Pie Eating Competition probably doesn’t help this… but we guess they’re pretty proud regardless.
- Beechams medicine was created here.
- Not only that… you can thank Wigan for Heinz Baked Beans too!
- If you’re into cars too, Wigan & District Motor Club was formed in 1973.
- Here’s a bit of a geography one for you… Wigan is twinned with Angers, France!
SELL YOUR BIKE IN WIGAN!
Are you looking to sell your bike in Wigan? Look no further! We Buy Any Bike aren’t too far from Wigan, meaning our drivers are more likely to pick your bike up the same day than anyone else in the UK! If we can’t manage that, we promise to give you a stress-free experience in collecting your bike within 48 hours! We pay the most and collect the quickest!