Runcorn tourist and travel information

Runcorn tourist and travel information

Runcorn Travel Information

Travel Information Runcorn is an industrial town on the southern banks of the River Mersey. Runcorn is well served by roads, the M56 motorway passes to the south of the town, and fast Expressways run round and through the new town, and is within 15 minutes drive of Liverpool John Lennon Airport. It is connected to Widnes across the Mersey by a rail bridge.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Runcorn - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. Runcorn has special busways not used by any other form of transport. Two local public transport services, Halton Transport and Arriva.

www.stagecoachbus.com

M 56 Motorway

Roads Runcorn - Travel by road - Runcorn is about 3 miles north of Junction 12 of the M 56 Motorway. The M 56 Motorway links Manchester to Chester. Runcorn is about 30 miles from Manchester and 15 miles from Chester.

M 56 Motorway

Travel by train

Rail Runcorn - Travel by train - Runcorn Station, Shaw Street, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 5UB. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Shops. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access. Wheelchairs available. Taxi rank.

Runcorn East Station, Barnfield Avenue, Runcorn, WA7 6EP. CCTV. Whole station step free access.

Virgin Trains. Tel: 0870 789 1234. www.virgintrains.co.uk

Arriva Trains Wales. Tel: 0845 6061 660. www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

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Airport Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Liverpool, L24 1YD. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is conveniently located within the Merseyside road network and lies close to the M57, M62 and M56 motorways. Tax Free Shopping and the many other facilities. Liverpool airport is about 7 miles from Runcorn.

www.liverpooljohn

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Ferries - ztown Runcorn - Ferries - Mersey Ferries have 3 terminals. Pier Head, Georges Parade, Liverpool L3 1DR. Tel: 0151 227 2660. Woodside, Birkenhead, Merseyside CH41 6DU. Tel: 0151 330 1472. Victoria Place, Seacombe, Wallasey, Wirral, Merseyside CH44 6QY. Tel: 0151 639 0609.

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Runcorn Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Runcorn - Sport - Runcorn Golf Club, Clifton Road, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 4SU. Tel: 01928572093.

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Sport

Sport Runcorn - Sport - Runcorn Football Club, Wincham Park Stadium, Chapel Street, Wincham, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6DA. Tel: 01606 43008. RUNCORN SKI CENTRE, Dry Ski Slope, Town Park, Palace Fields, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 6PT. : 01928 701965.

Sport

Shopping

Stores Runcorn - Shopping - There is a shopping centre (Halton Lea). The High Street is the main shopping areas in Runcorn Old Town.

Town Centre Shopping

Entertainment

Entertainment Runcorn - Entertainment and attractions - Cineworld Cinema, Trident Park, Halton Lea, Runcorn, WA7 2FQ. Tel: 0871 200 2000. The Manchester Ship Canal runs between the town and the River Mersey.

Entertainment

Museum

Other information Runcorn - Other information - The town retains ruins of the 12th-century castle and the remains of Norton Priory, including its museum and walled garden are the main tourist attraction of the town. Speke Hall, The Walk, Liverpool, L24 1XD - Tel: 0151 427723. Location: About 5 miles west of Runcorn. Warrington Museum and Art Gallery, Bold Street, Warrington WA1 1JG. Tel: 01925 - 442733. About 7 miles northeast of Runcorn. Catalyst, Mersey Road, Widnes WA8 0DF. Tel: 0151 420 112. Location: About 2 miles north of Runcorn. Norton Priory Museum & Gardens, Tudor Road, Manor Park, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1SX. Tel 01928 569895. About 2 miles east of Runcorn. The Brindley Arts Centre, High Street, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1BG. Tel: 0151 907 8360.

Art Gallery

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Cheshire Map and Attractions

Chester is 195 miles from London. It is 49 miles from Wallesey to Macclesfield and 40 miles from Altrincham to Whitchurch.

Ferries Ferry Port indicated is Port of Liverpool

Airports Airports indicated are Manchester and Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

Roads Runcorn is about 3 miles north of Junction 12 of the M56 Motorway.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Runcorn.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate, Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 4LA. Tel: 01625 527468.
Attraction 2 - Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6QN. Tel: 01625 534400. nationaltrust.org.uk.
Attraction 3 - Chester Zoo, Upton-by-Chester, Chester, CH2 1LH. Tel: 01244 380 280
Attraction 4 - Little Moreton Hall, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 4SD. Tel: 01260 272018
Attraction 5 - Oulton Park Race Circuit, Little Budworth, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 9BW. Tel: 01829 760 301. oultonpark.co.uk.

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