Haydock Park Racecourse in Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Haydock Park Racecourse

Newton-le-Willows WA12 0HQ, UK

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About Haydock Park Racecourse

Haydock Park Racecourse is a racecourse in Merseyside, North West England. The racecourse is set in an area of parkland bounded by the towns of Haydock to the west, Ashton-in-Makerfield to the north, Golborne to the east and Newton-le-Willows to the south. The current racecourse was opened in 1899. Much of the course's early development was overseen by Sydney Sandon, who served as course secretary, chairman and managing director in the early 20th century.



Attractions near Haydock Park Racecourse

Pennington Flash Country Park5.77km from Haydock Park Racecourse

Pennington Flashes (LNR) is part of an impressive country park. The lake and surrounding marshland are home to a diverse group of mammals, birds and insects, including 5 RSPB red listed birds and the protected water vole. Additionally, a wide variety of butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies can be spotted in the area.

Pennington Flash Country Park6.1km from Haydock Park Racecourse

Pennington Flashes is part of an impressive country park. The lake and surrounding marshland are home to a diverse group of mammals, birds and insects, including 5 RSPB red listed birds and the protected water vole. Over 230 bird species have been recorded on site including black-faced bunting, nightingale, marsh harrier, spoonbill and Leach's storm-petrel. Additionally, a wide variety of butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies can be spotted in the area.

Wigan Pier6.86km from Haydock Park Racecourse

Wigan Pier is an area around the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, south-west of the town centre. The name has humorous or ironic connotations since it conjures an image of a seaside pleasure pier, whereas Wigan is in fact an inland and traditionally industrial town.

World of Glass7.87km from Haydock Park Racecourse

At The World of Glass, you can see live glass blowing demonstrations. You can try your hand at blowing a glass bauble on one of our glass blowing courses. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area which shows the origin and evolution of glass and it will be a new experience for you.

Gulliver's World Theme Park8.4km from Haydock Park Racecourse

Gulliver's World children's theme park resort in Warrington, Cheshire is specially designed for families and children aged between the years of 2 and 13.  The largest of the three Gulliver’s parks to date, spanning 80 acres. It is located midway between the cities of Manchester and Liverpool and also features a Splash Zone mini indoor waterpark, Blast Arena, and the first Gulliver’s Hotel.

Haigh Woodland Park10.19km from Haydock Park Racecourse

Haigh Woodland Park's a magical place for all the family where fine food and amazing adventures are always on the menu. Perfect for picnics, amazing for adventurers, fantastic for foodies. Golf of all kinds. Kitchen Courtyard full of boutique food and drink stores. High Ropes for aerial adventures. And miles and miles of walking trails.

Where is Haydock Park Racecourse

Discover more attractions in Greater Manchester, where Haydock Park Racecourse is located

Greater Manchester75 attractions

Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in North West England, with a population of 2.8 million. One of the main attractions in England and atttracts a lot of tourists.