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A First Look at The Shankly’s Function Rooms in Preston

Following the success of The Shankly Hotel in Liverpool, Preston is set to welcome its very own Shankly Hotel, and the luxury venue will also feature a spectacular wedding, events and conference venue. A Grade II listed building, Preston's historic Old Post Office is treasured by local people, and the development will see its grand doors open once again to the...

The Best Cocktail Bars in Preston & the Delicious Drinks They Make

If you are looking for cocktail bars in Preston that serve your favourite classic or something with a twist, check out this long list of worthy establishments all promising to deliver what it is you need. There’s much more to Preston than the first KFC and gorgeous architecture you know. ReView Where: Preston Guild Hall Lancaster Road With everything from...

Introducing the Most Amazing Party Venues in Preston

As The Shankly Hotel nears completion, we are so elated to show you around some of the most luxurious party venues in Preston, be that Elysium, the gorgeous Lilywhite Suite or The Carriage. Located inside The Shankly Hotel, we are proud and eager to introduce you to our venues which are, by far and away, the best party venues in...

The Best Pubs In & Around Preston With Beautiful Beer Gardens

Well, the summer has finally arrived and, fingers crossed it isn't going anywhere. With all this good weather, we at The Shankly Preston thought we'd seek out the very best pubs in Preston with the nicest beer gardens, where you can sit and soak up plenty of sun whilst enjoying a beverage or two. The Pear Tree Where: 155, Leyland Road,...

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...

Preston’s Revenge: The 1938 FA Cup Final Huddersfield vs Preston

Back in the early days of the FA Cup, Huddersfield Town took the trophy home after beating Preston North End in the 1922 FA Cup Final. The match went down in history and was played at Stamford Bridge, the last FA Cup Final to be played outside of Wembley until 1970. Huddersfield’s winning goal was scored from a controversial penalty...

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