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Preston Landmarks | Discovering Preston’s Statues and Memorials

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 some of our favourite Preston...

The History of the 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 becoming Europe's largest single dock, to the transformation into a luxurious marina and residential hot spot, Preston Docks have been through a lot over the years. Let's take a look...

Where to Spend Gorgeous Days Out in Preston

Preston is a city bursting at the seams with scenic and historic places to visit; you just need some help to find them. With this in mind, we'd love to share our guide to the most picture perfect days out in Preston to enjoy during your stay. Delightful Days Out in Preston's Parks Preston has some superb parks on its boarders...