DW Stadium – Wigan Athletic FC and Warriors
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
Address — Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan, WN5 0UH England UK
Websites — Wigan Athletic FC – Wigan Warriors
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.
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.
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.