"St Helens - Glass Town" Saint Helens by sandysmith
Saint Helens Travel Guide: 9 reviews and 15 photos
St Helens has a history of glass making and all around the town this is exemplified by its modern glass structures. An award winning museum can be visited to see the glass making and glass blowing process - so you don't have to go all the way to Murano in the Venice Lido to see this!
Right in the centre as well though is this lovely old building - the Quakers meeting place.
- Pros:cheaper than going to Venice!
- Cons:..but just not the same ambience!
Well on Merseyside St Helens is easily reached by train - takes about 30 minutes or so from Liverpool Lime Street... more travel advice
Amidst all the modern glass sstructures it was a lovely contrast to see the old Quaker's meeting place builtr in... more travel advice
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