Founded by the Romans as a crossing place over the River Mersey, Warrington's history includes battles of the English Civil War, the industrial revolution and the UK's first Ikea! Stay at one of our hotels nearby and you can enjoy the fascinating town that history has produced. There are unique local customs and festivals like Warrington Walking Day, the Bawning of the Thorn and Welly Wanging.
Rugby league is very much a tradition here, with the Warrington Wolves the local heroes. After the game, have a pint at the Barley Mow, the oldest pub in town, dating back to 1561. The very popular Warrington Rowing Regatta goes back a few years too, 150 to be precise.
Today's family entertainment happens at Gulliver's World Resort, a theme park with 50 fun-filled rides and attractions. Or you can fit in a spot of riding, cycling, angling, walking or bird watching in the gorgeous natural surrounds of the Lymm Dam Nature Reserve.