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Preston Minster church


Dating back to Roman times, Preston is steeped in history. During the 19th Century the town grew from a small market town with the growth of textiles industries in the area.

Preston became England’s 50th city in 2002 in the 50th year of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.

Preston is packed with attractions including the Harris Museum and Art Gallery, the Lancashire Infantry Museum, Ribble Steam Railway, the Museum of Lancashire, and Preston Minster.

Landmarks and Attractions

Brockholes Visitor Centre

A beautiful nature reserve offering scenic walks and wildlife spotting in its wetlands, woodlands and meadows.

Harris Museum and Art Gallery

This museum and art gallery is a cultural hub in the heart of Preston. IT houses a diverse collection of art, artifacts and exhibitions showcasing historical and contemporary works.

Preston town

Wander through Preston’s city centre to soak up its vibrant atmosphere and explore its historic landmarks, shops and eateries.