Bolton Venue Info

USN Bolton Arena is a great venue with a variety of facilities including ample FREE parking, disabled car parking, disabled toilets, various food outlets, baby changing and cash machines.

You can find out more about the venue at

Catering Facilities

There will be a number of different catering facilities on-site which are usually open for breakfast and lunch, offering snacks, hot meals, drinks, etc.

Disabled Access

All buildings have purpose-built or enhanced entrances for disabled access. Internal spaces, including public conveniences and public seating areas, have been designed and laid out to accommodate disabled access at all times. There is limited designated disabled parking to the right of the front of the arena, with a drop off point for coaches and disabled visitors. Please be aware we do not offer mobility hire, but you are more than welcome to arrange a scooter to meet you at the show entrance.

Address & Directions

USN Bolton Arena is situated in the M61 corridor between Manchester and Preston, 13 miles from Manchester city centre and 23 miles from Manchester Airport. The arena is also adjacent to Middlebrow Leisure & Retail Park, next to the Macron Stadium. The arena is just 500 metres from J6 of the M61 and 200 metres from Horwich Parkway railway station.

USN Bolton Arena
Arena Approach
Greater Manchester

Driving (with & without motorway) and walking directions can be found using Google Maps. You can check live traffic information on the day using AA Traffic News.


Bolton Arena features ample FREE parking, you should have no problem finding a car parking space at the Macron Arena opposite, follow the road signs. We will be running a FREE courtesy bus from the Macron Arena car park. The courtesy bus will be running from 9.30am throughout both show days until after the show has finished. There are no set times but you should not have to wait for more than 20 minutes at either the arena or car park.

There is limited disabled parking to the right of the front of the arena, with a drop off point for coaches and disabled visitors.

Public Transport

Horwich Parkway railway station is a five minute walk from the venue, with trains operated by Northern Rail, with services from Blackpool North to Manchester, to plan your journey visit:

Local Hotels

There are 2 hotels adjacent to the arena offering over 250 rooms, plus another 1,500 rooms within easy driving distance of the Arena.

For full details of accommodation available in the area, please see Visit Bolton’s website.