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The Best Family Activities in Preston this Easter Break

This Easter, make the most of the bank holiday break with the best family bank holiday activities in Preston. As always, there’s plenty to see and do around the city. From traditional Easter egg rolling to jam-packed family days out, we’ve got it covered! Where Is Our Walley Easter Egg Hunt When: 1st April 2018 […]

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Preston’s Forgotten Past: Do You Remember These Preston Buildings

Whittingham Mental Hosptial

As we look forward to resurrecting one of Preston’s most distinguished buildings, it seems fitting to glance back over some Preston buildings that were once architectural wonders, but sadly did not survived to tell their historic tales. From abandoned churches, to school’s, hospitals and grand halls, Preston has a wealth of history hidden on its […]

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Fascinating Facts About Preston You Might Not Know About

We’ve scoured the internet whilst researching our Preston history and in doing so we unearthed some rather interesting facts about Preston that we believe need to be shared with the world. Check out these fascinating facts about Preston that you may not know, and some that you definitely will. A city of firsts A tiny […]

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The Perfect Mother’s Day in Preston

Afternoon Tea - Mother's Day

If you’re thinking of spending Mother’s Day in Preston, we’ve put together some of the best ways to treat the number one woman in your life. Maybe she loves exploring the outdoors, or indulging in delicious food, or even watching a show, there are plenty of events and activities to make the most of Mothering […]

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Discovering Preston’s Statues and Memorials

Sir Tom Finney statue

Preston is home to some of the most beautiful, mysterious and spectacular statues and memorials in the country. Whether they are commemorating a poignant moment in history, a hero of the poor, soldiers who sacrificed their lives for their country or footballing legends, this city is very proud of its heritage. Take a look at […]

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The Lancashire Phrases to Know if You’re Visiting Preston

lancashire phrases

Lancashire is a beautiful county. Filled with rolling hills, exciting developments and incredible people. With Preston being on the rise for tourism, more people than ever before are visiting the capital of Lancashire. If you’re visiting Preston soon, are you clued up on the best Lancashire phrases? Don’t worry if your Preston lingo isn’t up […]

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Romantic Things to Do in Preston this Valentine’s Day

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 […]

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The History of the Preston Docks

Preston docks

We take a look back at when Preston Docks were first built, the reasons behind it and how they have developed over the years. From pioneering innovative shipping techniques and Europe’s largest single dock, to a luxurious marina and residential hotspot, Preston Docks have been through a lot over the years. The Preston Docks Are […]

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The Economic Boom & New Things to Do in Preston

With plenty of new things to do in Preston and influential developments, 2018 is set to be an exciting year. The city is expected to see an economic boom thanks to a series of investments and revamping of buildings. The Guild Hall The Lancashire Post reported that entrepreneur Simon Rigby made a £10m investment in the […]

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