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Search for a cheaper hotel, bed and breakfast or hostel room in Wigan UK next to DW football ground, home of Wigan Athletic F.C. or DW rugby ground, home of Wigan Warriors rugby league team.

Location of DW Stadium : the football or rugby ground is situated west of Wigan town centre in England WN5 0UH UK. The center of town is 1,5 miles away.

GPS Postcode : WN8 0UH

Nearest train station : Wigan town centre has 2 main railway stations, located on opposite sides of the same road. Wigan North Western Train Station is the West Coast main line connecting passengers to London and Glasgow city centre (Central Glasgow and Glasgow Queen Street). Wigan Wallgate Train Station is the trans-Pennine train service from Liverpool and Leeds.

Nearest Airport: The football and rugby ground is easily accessible from Manchester International, Liverpool John Lennon and Blackpool International airports. By taxi, Manchester and Liverpool airports are approximately 45 minutes away and Blackpool approximately 50 minutes away.

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DW Stadium

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Wigan Athletic FC is a football club based at the DW stadium in Wigan WN5 0UH Greater Manchester, England. The nickname of the team is The Latics, derived from a contraction of the word "Athletic".

Wigan Warriors is a rugby union team playing also at the DW stadium. The club is regarded as the most famous Rugby League team in the world. Wigan are the most successful club in the history of British rugby league.

Many excellent hotels, bed and breakfasts, motels, cheaper hostels and apartments for rent can be found within close distance of Wigan DW stadium. Accommodation located in Wigan town centre, or close to the M6 and M58 motorway.

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DW Stadium - Wigan Athletic FC and Warriors

DW Stadium is the home ground of both Wigan Athletic football club and Wigan Warriors rugby team. The DW Stadium was called JJB stadium until 2009 and is currently named after its main sponsor, DW Sports Fitness. It replaced Wigan’s Athletic FC previous home Springfield Park, where the club had been playing for almost 70 years. The Wigan Warriors previous home was Central Park, where the rugby club played since 1902.

The DW Stadium is an all seater statium with a capacity of 25,138 spectators. It was officially opened on the 4th of August 1999 with a friendly between Wigan and Manchester United.

The record attendance of Wigan Athletic FC is 25,133 for a match against Man United. The rivals of the football club include the Bolton Wanderers, Preston North End, Oldham Athletic, West Ham United F.C. and Blackburn Rovers F.C..

The Wigan Warriors rugby team currently hold the Super League record attendance of 25,004 for the Good Friday fixture with local rivals St Helens in April 2005.

Clubs -- Wigan Athletic Football Club and Wigan Warriors Rugby League Football Club

Club Colours Athletic FC -- Blue with White and Green

Nickname Wigan Athletic FC -- Latics

Nicknames Wigan Warriors -- The Cherry & Whites, The Riversiders

Founded -- Wigan Athleric in 1932 and Wigan Warriors in 1872.

Stadium -- DW Stadium

Capacity -- 25,138 seats

Opened -- 1999

Location -- The ground is located in the Robin Park district of Wigan. The city is situated not far from Manchester, Liverpool and Preston. Wigan does have a number of affordable accommodations for those going to watch Wigan Athletic or Wigan Warriors play at the DW Stadium.

Address -- Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan, WN5 0UH England UK

Websites -- Wigan Athletic FC - Wigan Warriors

Directions --

# By Car

From the North -- exit M6 at Junction 27 and turn left at end of slip road. Turn right at T-junction, sign-posted Shevington. After 1 mile turn left into Old Lane (signed B5375 Standish Lower-Ground). The road winds through countryside for approx. 2 miles. At traffic lights turn right into Scot Lane. Take the first left turn into Stadium Way for the entrance to the Stadium Car Parks or second left for the main entrance.

From South and West -- exit M6 at Junction 25. At end of slip road (approx. 1 mile) turn left, sign-posted Wigan A49. Continue past Sainsbury's and cross the roundabout, 2nd exit. Follow signs for Wigan A49 for 1.2 miles to saddle roundabout. At the Saddle roundabout, take first exit sign-posted Standish A49 into Robin Park Road, driving past the Asda superstore. Follow signs for DW Stadium.

From west (Alternative Route) -- exit M6 J26 (M58/M6 Interchange) Exit the motorway by following the signs for Wigan/Orrell/Upholland. At the end of slip road, turn right. Continue on this road to the Saddle Junction (approx 2.5 miles). At the saddle roundabout, take first exit and drive past the Asda Superstore. Follow signs for DW Stadium.

From The East -- exit M61 at Junction 6 (sign-posted Chorley, Horwich A6027) and take first exit at roundabout. NB: do not exit at Junction 5 which is sign-posted Wigan. At next roundabout, take first left (sign-posted Westhoughton A6, Wigan B5238) into Chorley Road. After 0.3 miles, turn right (sign-posted Wigan B5238). After 1.8 miles, turn left at Aspull Roundabout (sign-posted Wigan B5238). After 2.2 miles, just after Earl of Balcarres pub, turn right at traffic lights. Proceed down the hill turning left at next lights with Quality Hotel on corner. Follow ring road and get into second lane from right as road bears right into Caroline Street, sign-posted Orrell. Continue on ring road following road as it bears left passing the "Go Outdoors" shop on the left hand side again sign-posted for Orrell. Pass Wigan Pier on right and as the road goes under the railway bridge get into right hand lane to turn right into Robin Park Road. Follow signs for DW Stadium.

# By Bus

Wigan has a good local bus system that can be used to get around town or to Manchester and Liverpool. To reach the DW Stadium from the center of Wigan, take the 352, 395, or 610 bus. They will drop you off right at the stadium.

#By Train

There are two train stations in Wigan town centre, both are located on the southern fringe of the city. Frequent trains arrive from and depart to Manchester and Liverpool.

Air Connections : Manchester International Airport (Airport Code: MAN) is the largest airport in England outside of London and with direct train service between it and Wigan, it is the most convenient place to fly to if you are planning on catching a game at DW Stadium. Liverpool Airport is the North West base for many low-cost carriers including Ryan Air and EasyJet. It is located 32 miles (approximately 40 minutes) West from Wigan, along the M58 and M57.

Cheap hotels near Wigan football and rugby stadium

Quality Hotel Wigan - ( 1.8 km from JJB Stadium Wigan Athletic FC )

This modern hotel is ideally located in the centre of Wigan and is easily accessible from the A49, the M61/M6 motorway network and Wigan North Western train station.

Holland Hall Hotel - ( 4.3 km from the JJB Football Stadium Wigan Athletic )

Holland Hall Country House Hotel is a stunning grade 2 17th century listed building. The hotel is privately owned and has recently undergone a massive 750,000 GBP redevelopment.

Britannia Hotel Wigan - ( 5.1 km from JJB Football Stadium Wigan Athletic )

This modern hotel offers a health club, brasserie and a quiet location just off junction 27 off the M6, providing easy access to the entire North-West.