Local Attractions

The North West has many interesting attractions  Рwhy not make The Big Weekend part of your holiday in the area.

Jodrell Bank Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Jodrell Bank Observatory is home to the huge 76-metre Lovell Radio Telescope, the Planet Pavilion provides an insight into space and the science of radio telescopes. more…

Anderton Boat Lift The first of such structures in the world. Built in 1875, the boat lift transfers canal boats between the Trent and Mersey Canal and the River Weaver 50 feet below. With a visitor centre, cafe and boats trips through the lift. more…

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool On the banks of the River Merseyalong the Liverpool Waterfront, this historic dock from 1846 houses the Maritime museum, The Beatles Story and the Tate Gallery. more…

The Lake District Just 80 miles to the North, the Lake District National Park contains some stunning scenery. more…

Snowdonia National Park Another area of outstanding beauty. With a narrow guage railway to the top of Snowdon – the highest mountain in Wales and England. more…