Thornton Science Park
Cheshire, CH2 4NU

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  • FOUNDED 1863
  • MANAGED BY Transport for Wales

Helsby village is situated between Chester and Runcorn. The village is semi-rural with many dairy and arable farms, it also enjoys close proximity to a number of industrial plants around the Mersey estuary making it a great hub for commuters.

Station information

The station, listed as a Grade II listed building, has won numerous “best kept station” awards. It’s situated on the Chester to Manchester Line between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester. A new service has recently been launched which connects Helsby and Liverpool via Halton Curve (Wrexham / Chester to Liverpool) which is a fantastic achievement for the line. Find out more about the Halton Curve and the opportunities for growth for the local communities it serves here

The station is operated by Transport for Wales and is unstaffed. You can find out more about the station here

Visiting Helsby

Take a stroll up Helsby Hill. Less than ½ a mile from the station, beautiful Helsby Hill boasts some incredible views over the Cheshire plains from the top which also encompass the Peak District, Liverpool, Wirral and the Welsh Hills.

Sample some extraordinary craft beers at the infamous Beer Heroes, situated at the Helsby Station Bottle shop and Tap rooms. Find out more

Pack a picnic and spend a day exploring the rock faces, tunnel, woodland and meadows of the historic Helsby Quarry Local Nature Reserve. It’s a fantastic location that boasts beautiful scenery all year round.