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Wigan Pier

Wigan Pier is a historic and cultural landmark gaining fame primarily through its association with George Orwell’s 1937 book “The Road to Wigan Pier”. However, the term “Wigan Pier” originally referred to a wharf on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

Opening hours:
24 hours

Contact details

WN3 4EU Google Maps Link

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