"The Road to Wigan Pier" Wigan by YPie

Wigan Travel Guide: 52 reviews and 47 photos

My second home

Ah, Wigan. Not top of the tourist's list, but it's were my family come from. Or the better half anyway....

I've never lived here, but I spend many many days over here visiting family and watching rugby games. Some things are in the blood no matter where you're born.

I've got a couple of favourite places. They might not mean much to you, but they mean a lot to me.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Rugby and family links, Wigan Pier, Haigh Hall
  • Cons:OK, so it's not a major tourist hotspot, but there's more there than you think
  • In a nutshell:Part of me, down to my core.
  • Last visit to Wigan: May 2004
  • Intro Written Jun 3, 2004
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  • Jul 2, 2006 at 5:17 PM

    Completely agree...Don't pay their debts to their performers and to me the place is a health and safety hazard just glad i'm not the only one who thinks so Hope You Agree Brother Musician

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    Jun 25, 2005 at 10:34 AM

    hey I discovered Wigan today!

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    Dec 15, 2004 at 2:07 PM

    Helen, I just love your Wigan tips - so vividly written - I just wish, you had some pictures as well, so that I could remember a little of this place! It has been 30 years now, since I last visited!

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