Preston sits on the north bank of the River Ribble in the town of Lancashire. Regardless of age, this town is a great place to visit for a weekend break or longer; it's also home to an array of attractions, action-packed adventures and a wealth of history and heritage. Stay at one of our hotels in Preston and you’ll find yourself on the doorstep to all of this and more. With its historic links to the Industrial Revolution and Thomas Arkwright, to an array of cultural attractions and scenic views, there’s plenty to see and do here.
Book hotels in Preston
Book one of our Preston hotels and enjoy everything this market town has to offer. Avenham and Miller Parks are a must visit, this tranquil retreat, located six miles from our Preston Chorley hotel, is home to two adjoining parks. The Museum of Lancashire is also close by, a Neo-Classical style establishment and a grade II listed former quarter sessions house, just four minutes from our Preston Central hotel. Other attractions include Preston Docks, a prevalent shopping, leisure and business district, which was once home to the largest single dock basin in Europe. It’s here you can spend many hours wandering around the basin, dining at one of the many restaurants, watching a film at the on-site cinema or enjoying the picturesque view.
Things to do in Preston
This popular tourist spot is a town suited to all ages and tastes. When staying at one of our hotels in Preston, you’ll be close to every attraction this town has to offer, including Miller Arcade, an attractive establishment and the first shopping centre to be opened in the town. It bases its design on the famous London’s Burlington Arcade. Harris Museum and Art Gallery is also close by and is home to archaeology, costume & textile and photography collections. A number of events are also held here, as well as an array of learning opportunities, which makes it a great place to take the kids.