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Miniguide to Preston: Preston is a city in Lancashire in the north of England. From countryside walks to historical outings, Preston offers something for all the family to enjoy.
For a spot of retail therapy, you’ll be pleased to know that Preston boasts the status as Lancashire’s top shopping destination. Fishergate is a quirky space, a tree-lined shopping district boasting a multitude of stores including Debenhams and Primark.
To witness Preston’s art and culture scene, plan a visit to Preston’s Guildhall or the Harris, which houses arts exhibitions, events and workshops and inspirational architecture. There are plenty more galleries and museums on show including Lancashire Infantry Museum, Ribble Steam Railway, Church Cottage Museum and South Ribble Art Gallery and Museum.
Preston offers tons of sight seeing opportunities, too. St Walburge’s Church, opened in 1854, boasts the largest parish church spire in England. Tours around this grade I listed building take place weekly and are completely free. So why not pop along and learn a little more about Preston’s rich heritage?
Preston offers a lot of tranquil green spaces, too. Winckley Square Gardens is a must visit for anyone wanting an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. There you’ll find the statue of Lancashire born Sir Robert Peel.
Foodies will be well-served in Preston, there’s a multitude of bars, cafes and restaurants serving an array of cuisines. For a taste of the Mediterranean, Olive Tree Brasserie serves up some sumptuous Greek dishes. Or if you fancy just grabbing a burger; the aptly named We Don’t Give a Fork is a popular hamburger joint which is popular with families too, despite the name!
Preston Travel Information: Preston is a compact city, so it’s really easy to get around either on foot or by bike. If you’re flying in, Preston is served by a number of airports, some of the closest being Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds. You can hire a taxi, minibus or coach to get you into the heart of Preston in under an hour.