Widnes
in Borough of Halton of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
53.362 and -2.734 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 53° 21' 42" and W -2° 44' 2"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:43 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:36 am and 4:14 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Otakou
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Discover Widnes

Widnes in Borough of Halton (England) with it's 61,464 citizens is a place in United Kingdom about 169 mi (or 271 km) north-west of London, the country's capital city.

Current time in Widnes is now 09:43 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports near Widnes, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Liverpool John Lennon Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 km), South. Also, if you like playing golf, there are a few options in driving distance. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hale, Whiston, St Helens, Prescot and Eccleston. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 8°C / 47 °F

Morning Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 42 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 16th of November 2019

9°C (49 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 17th of November 2019

8°C (46 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 18th of November 2019

6°C (43 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Best Western Everglades Park

Address
1,7 mi
Derby Road
WA8 3UJ Widnes
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 23:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: closed


Hillcrest

Address
2,0 mi
Cronton Lane 75
WA8 9AR Widnes
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Holiday Inn RUNCORN

Address
3,9 mi
Wood Lane,Beechwood
WA7 3HA RUNCORN
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Old Hall Hotel and Restaurant

Address
4,6 mi
Main Street
WA6 7AB Frodsham
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Best Western Forest Hills

Address
5,3 mi
Overton Hill
WA6 6HH Frodsham
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


VILLAGE LIVERPOOL

Address
4,3 mi
FALLOWS WAY
L35 1RZ Whiston,Prescot
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


TRAVELODGE WIDNES

Address
0,6 mi
FIDDLERS FERRY ROAD
WA8 0HA WIDNES
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Campanile Runcorn

Address
1,5 mi
Lowlands Road
WA7 5TP Runcorn
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 23:00
Weekend: 6:30 - 23:00


St. Helens (A580/East Lancs)

Address
3,8 mi
GARSWOOD OLD ROAD EAST LANCS ROAD
WA11 7LX St Helens
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Widnes

Address
0,5 mi
VENTURE FIELDS
WA8 0GY WIDNES
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Widnes Wild V Whitley Warriors 11-4-2015

Published: April 12, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Phobeninc

Widnes Wild V Whitley Warriors 11-4-2015 NIHL North Promotion/Relegation playoff 1st leg.


Widnes Wild V Coventry Blaze NIHL 7-3-2015

Published: March 08, 2015
Length: 05:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Phobeninc

Widnes Wild V Coventry Blaze NIHL 7-3-2015 highlights.


Widnes Wild V Hull Jets 8-2-2015

Published: February 09, 2015
Length: 50:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Phobeninc

Widnes Wild V Hull Jets 8-2-2015 Highlights.


Time Lapse Drive Around Widnes (1999)

Published: February 24, 2009
Length: 35:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: W1DNE5

A time lapse (8x) drive around Widnes taken in 1999.


Widnes Wild V Deeside Dragons 8-11-2014

Published: November 09, 2014
Length: 16:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Phobeninc

Widnes Wild V Deeside Dragons 8-11-2014 Highlights.


Widnes Wild V Telford Tigers NIHL 30-11-2014

Published: December 05, 2014
Length: 11:17 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Phobeninc

Widnes Wild V Telford Tigers NIHL 30-11-2014 Highlights.


Widnes Wild V Hull Jets 2-11-2014

Published: November 03, 2014
Length: 02:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Phobeninc

Widnes Wild V Hull Jets 2-11-2014 highlights.


Widnes Wild V Blackburn Eagles 7-9-2014

Published: September 08, 2014
Length: 55:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Phobeninc

Widnes Wild V Blackburn Eagles 7-9-2014 Video highlights.


Widnes Wild V Bradford Bulldogs 8-3-2015

Published: March 10, 2015
Length: 46:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Phobeninc

Widnes Wild V Bradford Bulldogs 8-3-2015 highlights.


white riot the clash by backlash rehearsing in widnes

Published: July 28, 2013
Length: 36:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ian campbell

backlash practising hard at the clash songs as loud as we can stand it only put down on an iphone 4 so quality is not brilliant.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Widnes Dock

Widnes Dock was situated on the River Mersey at Widnes. It was built in 1833 between the end of the Sankey Canal and the St Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway. It was the first rail-to-ship facility in the world. The remains of the dock are to be found on Spike Island.

Located at 53.3532, -2.7306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mersey docks, Ports and harbours of Cheshire

West Bank Dock

West Bank Dock was situated on the River Mersey at Widnes. Built in 1864 to cater for the growing chemical industry. The dock closed in the 1970s.

Located at 53.3494, -2.73111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mersey docks

Silver Jubilee Bridge

The Silver Jubilee Bridge or Runcorn Bridge crosses the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal at Runcorn Gap between Runcorn and Widnes in Cheshire, England. It is a through arch bridge with a main arch span of 1,082 feet (330 m). It was opened in 1961 as a replacement for the Widnes-Runcorn Transporter Bridge, and was initially known simply as the Runcorn Bridge or Runcorn–Widnes Bridge.

Located at 53.3466, -2.7377 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire, Bridges in Cheshire, Bridges completed in 1961, River Mersey, Through arch bridges, Runcorn, Widnes, Road bridges in England

Spike Island, Cheshire

Spike Island, Halton Borough, Widnes, England, a birthplace of the British chemical industry, is a reclaimed toxic waste site. The island is formed by the Mersey Estuary and the Sankey Canal. Its maze of abandoned chemical factories, rail lines, canal and industrial dockage, and industrial pollution, which had declined into a rust belt toxic wilderness, was reclaimed as woodland, wetlands and green space between 1975 and 1982.

Located at 53.3539, -2.73056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Cheshire, Halton, Widnes, Islands of England

Halton Stadium

The Stobart Stadium Halton (previously known as Naughton Park) is a rugby league stadium in Widnes, England. The Widnes Vikings play their home games there as do Everton Reserves. During the 2011 Super League Season, St Helens played their home games at the stadium. The stadium is all seater and has a total capacity of 13,350.

Located at 53.3658, -2.73833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues in Cheshire, Rugby league stadiums in England, Widnes Vikings

St Mary's Church, Widnes

St Mary's Church, Widnes is located in the West Bank area of Widnes, Cheshire, England. The church is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building. It is an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of Liverpool, the archdeaconry of Warrington and the deanery of Widnes. Together with the churches of St Paul, Widnes, and St Mary, Hale, it forms the South Widnes Team.

Located at 53.3488, -2.7329 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Church of England churches in Cheshire, Grade II* listed churches, Grade II* listed buildings in Cheshire, Anglican congregations established in the 19th century, Religious buildings completed in 1910, 20th-century Church of England church buildings, Gothic Revival architecture in Cheshire, Austin and Paley buildings, Widnes, Anglican Diocese of Liverpool

Secondary education in the Borough of Halton

Secondary education in the Borough of Halton is provided by eight secondary schools and one further education college, Riverside College. Four of the secondary schools are in Widnes and four are in Runcorn. The college works from three campuses, two in Widnes and one in Runcorn.

Located at 53.363, -2.733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Runcorn, Widnes, Secondary schools in Halton (borough)

St Bede's Church, Widnes

St Bede's Church, Widnes is in the town of Widnes, Cheshire, England. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building, and is an active Roman Catholic church. The church was completed in 1847 to a design by Weightman and Hadfield. It is built in red sandstone with a slate roof. Its plan consists of a west tower, a nave with clerestory, north and south aisles, a chancel and a south porch. The tower has angle buttresses, gargoyles and crenellations.

Located at 53.3711, -2.7308 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic churches in Cheshire, Grade II listed churches, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire, Religious buildings completed in 1847, 19th-century Roman Catholic church buildings in the UK, Gothic Revival architecture in Cheshire, Widnes, Listed Roman Catholic churches in England and Wales

St Marie's Church, Widnes

St Marie's Church, Widnes is a redundant Roman Catholic church located in Lugsdale Road, Widnes, Cheshire, England. It is designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building.

Located at 53.3624, -2.7271 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former Roman Catholic churches in the United Kingdom, Former churches in Cheshire, Grade II listed churches, Grade II listed buildings in Cheshire, Roman Catholic churches completed in 1865, Gothic Revival architecture in Cheshire, Widnes, 19th-century Roman Catholic church buildings in the UK

Catalyst (museum)

Catalyst is a science centre and museum devoted to the chemical industry. Its full title is Catalyst Science Discovery Centre. It is located on Spike Island in Widnes, Cheshire, in the north west of England, and situated on the north bank of the River Mersey.

Located at 53.3518, -2.73364 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums established in 1989, Museums in Cheshire, Industry museums in the United Kingdom, Science museums in the United Kingdom, History of chemistry, Widnes

Appleton railway station

Appleton railway station served an area of Widnes in Cheshire, England. It was located on the former St Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway.

Located at 53.3705, -2.71987 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Halton, Former London and North Western Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1833, Railway stations closed in 1951

Riverside College, Halton

Riverside College is a further education college based over three sites in the Borough of Halton, Cheshire, England. The college was estsblished from the merger of Halton College and Widnes & Runcorn Sixth Form College in August 2006. today, Riverside College has two campuses in Widnes and one in Runcorn . The college provides a range of courses including GCSEs, A Levels, BTECs, Apprenticeships and Access courses.

Located at 53.3642, -2.7345 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Education in Halton (borough), Further education colleges in Cheshire, Educational institutions established in 2006, 2006 establishments in England

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2019

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Widnes, ویدنز, Виднес, 威德尼斯