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Best Western Garstang Country Hotel and Golf Centre

This country house hotel in Preston, Lancashire is not only one of the finest hotels in Preston, near Lancaster and Blackpool but is one of the leading wedding venues in Lancashire, also providing Golf in the North West, conference centre and meeting rooms in Preston and banqueting venues ideal for celebrations.

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Marriot Preston

Set in 11 acres of gardens and woodland, the hotel is just minutes away from the M6 motorway.It was also once a grand victorian manor house. This might be a more expensive place to stay but the marriot is internationally regarded as an upmarket chain of hotels.

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Collections of fine and decorative art, costumes, textiles, photography with displays about the history of Preston, in an impressive 19th Century Grade I listed building in the centre of the city. Includes a new gallery dedicated to ceramics and glass.


The Hotel Barton Grange

Rooms from £55. This is an exquisite four star hotel north of Preston, with several restaurants and a swimming pool with spa, Barton Grange is the perfect place for a high class stay in Preston.

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Lancashire Infantry Museum

The largest military heritage centre in the North West. Dedicated to the county's military history. Includes memorabilia collections, an archive and library.


Museum of Lancashire

Museum dedicated to the county's past set in an old courthouse. Includes Victorian and World War II exhibitions.



Ribble Steam Railway

Of further rail interest, there is a Preston Model Railway Club in Preston.

SEE   —  Chain Caul Rd

The Novotel Preston South

Is a mid-priced hotel with restaurant, room rates from GB£45

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Paulstaxi

7 Seater Hackney carriage with wheelchair access

SEE   —  +44 7710 336388 —  Train Station

Samlesbury Hotel

Offers restaurant / bar and leisure facilities.


Travelodge Preston

Offers room rates from GB£20 per night

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About Preston

Preston is one of the few cities that has an "old northern" culture, with many words of the Lancashire dialect still in use. Preston is in The Duchy of Lancaster and The County Palatine of Lancashire. Preston is the only place which has a Guild. It comes around once every 20 years. The last Guild was in 2012. The Common Prestonian Greeting is 'Cha' (meaning Mate or Pal)


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