Preston is situated in the heart of Lancashire and is steeped in history.
With nearly 1,000 years of history behind it, the city has a unique charm and bags of character. Filled with fine architecture, fantastic parklands, and a rich sporting heritage, there are plenty inspirational stories to discover and reasons to visit. And, lets not forget that famous friendly Northern welcome.
Collections at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery include fine and decorative arts, and archaeology. The Guild Wheel walking and cycling path runs through Avenham and Miller Parks, beside the River Ribble. To the west, Ribble Steam Railway offers rides on restored trains and a hands-on museum. Northeast, the Lancashire Infantry Museum explores local military history.