Bryn (which is Welsh for hill) is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England.
The area is part of the larger town of Ashton-in-Makerfield but forms a seperate local council ward.
Bryn is home to the Three Sisters Reacreation Area which has been created from three large spoil tips, which remain from the areas role in Lancashire's coal mining past. The Three Sisters Recreation Area is also the site of the Three Sisters Race Circuit which provides race driving instruction, and plays host to motorcycle and karting race events.
Bryn Hall dates back to the 14th century, but has been the seat of the Gerrard family since the thirteenth century or maybe even earlier.
The Unitarian Park Lane Chapel in Wigan Road was built in 1607 and is the oldest Non-Conformist chapel and congregation in the whole district.
Bryn is served by Bryn railway station. It is the nearest station to Ashton-in-Makerfield and is situated on the Liverpool to Wigan line.Bryn railway station