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The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Appley Bridge

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Appley Bridge is a small, affluent village crossing the borders of Greater Manchester and West Lancashire. It is located off Junction 27 of the M6 motorway and is nestled in the Douglas Valley alongside the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. When you visit Appley Bridge, Walkfo brings Appley Bridge places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Appley Bridge Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Appley Bridge

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With 18 audio plaques & Appley Bridge places for you to explore in the Appley Bridge area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Appley Bridge places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Appley Bridge toponymy

Appley comes from Apple lea (on the River Douglas), from (boscus de “Woodland”) Appelae, Appeleie, or Appeleye, found in 13th-century Chartulary of Cockersand Abbey. Also “Appley Moor”; within township of Wrightington in ancient parish of Eccleston.

Why visit Appley Bridge with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Appley Bridge PlacesYou can visit Appley Bridge places with Walkfo Appley Bridge to hear history at Appley Bridge’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Appley Bridge has 18 places to visit in our interactive Appley Bridge map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Appley Bridge, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Appley Bridge places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Appley Bridge & the surrounding areas.

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18 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


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Walkfo Appley Bridge tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Appley Bridge


Best Appley Bridge places to visit

Appley Bridge has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Appley Bridge’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Appley Bridge’s information audio spots:

Appley Bridge photo Chisnall Hall Colliery
Chisnall Hall was the largest coal mine on the Lancashire Coalfield north of Wigan. It was owned by Pearson and Knowles Coal and Iron Company in 1896. More than 1,000 people were employed there in 1933 and 300,000 tonnes of coal were produced annually.
Appley Bridge photo Standish-with-Langtree
Standish-with-Langtree was a local government district centred on Standish, Lancashire. Historically it was an ancient township in the hundred of West Derby. This unit was abolished in 1974 following the Local Government Act 1972, the same act which established Greater Manchester.
Appley Bridge photo Standish Hall
Standish Hall was an estate and country house, built in 1573, owned by the Standish family in the south-west of Standish, Wigan. No standing structures of the hall remain on the former estate, however, some of its wooden-panel interiors are preserved elsewhere.
Appley Bridge photo Wrightington Hospital
Wrightington Hospital is a health facility in Wrightington, Lancashire. It is managed by the Wrightington and Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust.
Appley Bridge photo Roby Mill
Roby Mill is a village in the West Lancashire district of Lancs, England. The estimated population is 405. The population of the village is estimated to be 405.

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Appley Bridge has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Appley Bridge plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Appley Bridge using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Appley Bridge plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.