Plan the perfect Valentine’s Day in Preston with our guide to the most romantic things to do in Preston.
Whether you head out for a scenic stroll or spend an afternoon discovering hidden gems, Preston is full of things to see and do.
From the best places to eat in Preston to most romantic spots in the city, take a browse at our Valentine’s ideas…
Spend a Day of Fun at Odin’s Bowl
It’s time to show off your bowling skills this Valentine’s Day in Preston. Odin’s Bowl is a fantastic spot to spend some quality time with your significant other.
Offering a unique bowling experience, the boutique bowling alley includes eight lanes with plenty of space. Not forgetting, the modern lanes are complemented by the best Bowling Entertainment System.
Located in leisure venue Level, you could even top off the date with delicious bites from Mundo Street Kitchen. Later on, why not wash it down with a stylish cocktail from Brooklyn?
Stroll Around Avenham and Miller Parks
It wouldn’t be a romantic day in Preston without a visit to Avenham and Miller Parks. The adjoining parks offer a scenic escape from the hustle and bustle of Preston’s lively centre.
The Grade II listed parks are best loved for their Victorian features and open greenery. The two parks are perfect for a tranquil stroll with your other half this Valentine’s Day.
Take a moment to relax at the charming bandstand or explore the ethereal Japanese Garden. The exquisite garden was added to Avenham Park in the 1930s – the design had become particularly fashionable at the time.
Explore The Harris Museum & Art Gallery
What better way to spend the day than soaking up some history? Spend a day of romance travelling back in time at The Harris Museum and Art Gallery.
Bursting with local treasures to discover, The Harris has enriched the lives of Preston’s local community since 1893.
Discover remarkable stories and artefacts for an immeserive day out that you’ll remember.
Indulge in Delicious Sweet Treats to Celebrate
It goes without saying that good food is the way to the heart! And that’s certainly true at Mad Hatter’s Tea Shop & Patisserie in Preston.
Treat someone special to utter indulgence as you share a delicious selection of sandwiches, scones and mouthwatering cakes.
Served in the most enchanting surroundings, this is a spectacular spot for a decadent date in the afternoon.
Turbary Woods, Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary
Fancy doing something a little different this Valentine’s Day? Well, look no further than a visit to Turbuary Woods in Preston.
The captivating owl and bird of prey sanctuary offers the ultimate day out for nature and animal lovers.
An interactive experience for a fun-filled date, admire over 90 birds of prey and see the breathtaking flight of a falcon.
Take in Picturesque Views at Preston Docks & Marina
Sometimes all you need for a sprinkle of romance is a picturesque view. And Preston Docks and Marina offer just that.
It’s well worth spending some time exploring as you have a stroll and take in the waterfront scenery. You can also stop off for a cosy cuppa at the cafe on your way round.
The Ribble Pilot pub offers lovely views across Preston Docks, perfect for catching the sunset with a tasty meal after a day of exploring.
Explore Charming Miller Arcade
An architectural gem in the heart of Preston, Grade II listed Miller Arcade boasts charming Victorian features and ornate period features.
A great way to spend a Valentine’s date, enjoy a leisurely afternoon browsing vintage treasures and hidden gems from Preston’s independents.
The iconic arcade is also home to high street shops and quality eateries. Stop off for tasty street food at Baluga Kitchen or an indulgent snack at Heavenly Desserts.
So, we hope you’ve gathered some Valentine’s inspiration for a romantic day out in Preston.
Next year, why not join us at The Harris Hotel? The upcoming hotel is set to bring the city a blend of history and luxury accommodation.
In the meantime, you can follow the latest updates and hotel developments over on our Facebook page. That’s also where you’ll be first to hear about future hotel offers in Preston.
We hope to see you soon!