Bus service to Haigh Woodland Park

Every weekend from Saturday 31st July until Sunday 31st October the Haigh Woodland Wanderer Community Bus service will connect Wigan Bus Station to Haigh Woodland Park and back.

Organised and funded by a partnership - including Wigan Council, Transport for Greater Manchester, the Friends of Haigh group, Community Rail Network, South East Lancashire Community Rail Partnership and Finches - this bus service makes one of the region’s most popular tourist destinations even more accessible.

What days does the bus run?

The bus service will run each Saturday and Sunday and the bus times are the same on both days.

It will also be running August Bank Holiday (30 August) and each day of the Autumn half-term (25th to 29th October 2021).

How much is it?

Tickets are £1 for adults, 50p for children and all free concessions are honoured.

Bus timetable

Pick up times
Pick up locationTimeTimeTimeTimeTimeTime
Wigan Bus Station 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00
Wigan Wallgate Station 10:01 11:01 12:01 13:01 14:01 15:01
Scholes / Vauxhall Road 10:04 11:04 12:04 13:04 14:04 15:04
Whelley / Cheltenham Street 10:06 11:06 12:06 13:06 14:06 15:06
Wigan Road / Crown Hotel 10:07 11:07 12:07 13:07 14:07 15:07
Aspull Finger Post 10:09 11:09 12:09 13:09 14:09 15:09
Haigh Woodland Park (Stocks Gate) 10:22 11:22 12:22 13:22 14:22 15:22
Drop off times
Drop off locationTimeTimeTimeTimeTimeTime
Haigh Woodland Park (Stocks Gate) 10:30 11:30 12:30 13:30 14:30 15:30
Aspull Finger Post 10:40 11:40 12:40 13:40 14:40 15:40
Wigan Road / Crown Hotel 10:43 11:43 12:43 13:43 14:43 15:43
Whelley / Cheltenham Street 10:44 11:44 12:44 13:44 14:44 15:44
Scholes Precinct 10:45 11:45 12:45 13:45 14:45 15:45
Wigan Bus Station 10:52 11:52 12:52 13:52 14:52 15:52

Why visit Haigh Woodland Park?

Haigh Woodland Park is a Visit Britain accredited visitor attraction with a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor and was runner up in the North West In Bloom visitor attraction category 2019.

At Haigh Woodland Park you can enjoy a wide range of activities, attractions, and events, this includes:

  • A large free playground where children can climb, swing and slide on a variety of play equipment
  • Miles of woodland waymarked paths and cycleways to explore and lots of open space to picnic and play in
  • Woodland themed Adventure Golf, Crazy Golf and FootGolf courses and, a pay and play 18-hole par-3 golf course
  • A High Ropes course and miniature railway
  • Events to entertain all the family throughout the year
  • 7 independent, family-owned artisan producers and retailers in the Kitchen Courtyard where you can get a bite to eat and drink or grab yourself a special treat.

Find out more about Haigh Woodland Park and it's facilities and parking.

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