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What’s On | Preston Christmas Events for the Festive Season 2019

Can you feel a touch of magic in the air? It’s time to start planning how you’re going to spend the festive months in Preston. There’s plenty of Yuletide happenings ready to kick start the most wonderful time of the year in the city, including lots of Preston Christmas events throughout the winter months. Here at The Shankly Preston, we...

Things to do in Preston on a Rainy Day

From fun indoor activities, to spectacular theatres, arty workshops and fascinating museums, there are plenty of fun things to do in Preston if the weather isn't great. After all, rainy days don't have to mean staying at home, get out and explore the wonderful city of Preston and make some lasting memories! Visit the Harris Museum and Art Gallery The...

What’s New at The Shankly Hotel in Preston?

There’s been a real buzz surrounding The Shankly Hotel Preston since we announced the development. Costing around £15m, our stunning new hotel, which faces into the Flag Market in Preston City Centre, will provide a luxury experience to hundreds of guests. We’ve been working tirelessly to ensure that this restoration project exceeds all expectations once opened, as well as engaging...

Preston’s Most Impressive Listed Buildings

Preston is home to a staggering 770 individual listed buildings, ranging from controversial Brutalist architectural constructions to classic Gothic revival churches, this city is full of history. With a huge selection of historic buildings and architecture on offer, we're not surprised this city is fast becoming a top tourist destination. Over the past few years there has been an ever growing...

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...

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