20 Sights in Preston, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Preston, United Kingdom. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 20 sights are available in Preston, United Kingdom.

List of cities in United Kingdom Sightseeing Tours in Preston

1. Miller Park

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Miller Park is a public park under the management of Preston City Council. It is located on the banks of the River Ribble in Preston, Lancashire in the north west of England. The park is one of two city centre Victorian era parks, the other being the adjacent and larger Avenham Park. It was designed and built in the 1860s and has matured over the last 140 years into one of the most attractive parks in the region. As an English Heritage Grade II* listed park, it features a number of historical structures including a sundial, a grotto and a fountain. There is also an impressive statue of the 14th Earl of Derby who was British prime minister 1866 - 1868. The two parks are separated by the East Lancashire Railway embankment and access is through the Ivy Bridge and along Riverside Walk. The East Lancashire Railway line closed in the 1970s although the viaduct across the river, which is a Grade II listed building, remains, as it carries a public footpath across the river. The west edge of the park is bounded by the embankment carrying Preston's main rail link, the West Coast Main Line.

Wikipedia: Miller Park, Preston (EN)

2. Christ Church, Fulwood

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Christ Church is in Victoria Road, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Preston, the archdeaconry of Lancaster, and the diocese of Blackburn. The church was built in 1854–55 and designed by Myres and Veevers. It is constructed in stone with some polychromy in the dressings. The north steeple has a square porch at the base, and becomes octagonal as it rises. There are no aisles, and inside the church is a hammerbeam roof. In 1937 the Lancaster practice of Austin and Paley added a Chapel of Remembrance.

Wikipedia: Christ Church, Fulwood (EN)

3. St Michael and All Angels Church

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St Michael and All Angels with St Marks Church is in Egerton Road, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Preston, the archdeaconry of Lancaster, and the diocese of Blackburn. Its benefice is united with those of St Mark, Preston, and St Andrew, Ashton-on-Ribble, to form the benefice of the West Preston Team. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.

Wikipedia: St Michael and All Angels Church, Ashton-on-Ribble (EN)

4. St John's Minster

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Preston Minster, formally the Minster Church of St John the Evangelist, is in Church Street, in the centre of Preston, Lancashire, England. From its origin it has been the parish church of Preston. It is an active Anglican church in the deanery of Preston, the archdeaconry of Lancaster and the diocese of Blackburn. Its benefice is united with that of St George, Preston. St John's is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.

Wikipedia: St John's Minster, Preston (EN)

5. Church of St Thomas of Canterbury and the English Martyrs

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English Martyrs Church or its full name The Church of St Thomas of Canterbury and the English Martyrs is a Roman Catholic Parish church in Preston, Lancashire. It was designed by Edward Welby Pugin and is under the administration of the Diocese of Lancaster. It is near to Preston city centre and stands on the corner of the A6, between Aqueduct Street and St George's Road. Since 2017, it has been in the care of priests from the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest.

Wikipedia: Church of St Thomas of Canterbury and the English Martyrs, Preston (EN)

6. St Ignatius'

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The Syro-Malabar Cathedral of St Alphonsa also known as St Ignatius Church is a Catholic cathedral of the Syro-Malabar rite in Preston, Lancashire. It is the cathedral of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Great Britain, and was previously under the Diocese of Lancaster. It is situated close to the Preston city centre, with the entrance on Meadow Street. The building was opened in 1836 and was the first church in Preston to have a spire.

Wikipedia: Syro-Malabar Cathedral of St Alphonsa, Preston (EN)

7. St Walburge's

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St Walburge's Church is a Roman Catholic church in Preston, Lancashire, England, northwest of the city centre on Weston Street. The church was built in the mid-19th century to a design by the Gothic Revival architect Joseph Hansom, the designer of the hansom cab, and is famous as having the tallest spire of any parish church in England. St Walburge's is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a Grade I listed building.

Wikipedia: Church of St Walburge, Preston (EN)

8. St Peter's Art Centre

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St Peter's Church is a redundant Anglican parish church in St Peter's Square, Preston, Lancashire, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building. It was a Commissioners' church, having received a grant towards its construction from the Church Building Commission. In 1973 it became part of Preston Polytechnic, later the University of Central Lancashire.

Wikipedia: St Peter's Church, Preston, Lancashire (EN)

9. The Parish Church of Saint George the Martyr

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The Church of St George the Martyr is in George's Road, off Lune St, Preston, Lancashire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Preston, the archdeaconry of Lancaster, and the diocese of Blackburn. Its benefice is united with that of St John, Preston. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.

Wikipedia: Church of St George the Martyr, Preston (EN)

10. St Andrew's Church

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St Andrew's Church is in Blackpool Road, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Preston, the archdeaconry of Lancaster, and the diocese of Blackburn. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.

Wikipedia: St Andrew's Church, Ashton-on-Ribble (EN)

11. St Mary's Parish Church

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St Mary's Church is in Church Avenue, Penwortham, Lancashire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Leyland, the archdeaconry of Blackburn, and the diocese of Blackburn. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.

Wikipedia: St Mary's Church, Penwortham (EN)

12. St Mark's

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St Mark's Betty Longbottom / CC BY-SA 2.0

St Mark's Church is a redundant Anglican parish church in St Mark's Road, Preston, Lancashire, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building. In 1993 its benefice was united with that of St Michael and All Angels, Ashton-on-Ribble.

Wikipedia: St Mark's Church, Preston (EN)

13. St Mary's

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St Mary Magdalene's Church is in Ribbleton Avenue, Ribbleton, Preston, Lancashire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Preston, the archdeaconry of Lancaster, and the diocese of Blackburn. Its benefice is united with that of The Church of the Ascension, Ribbleton.

Wikipedia: St Mary Magdalene's Church, Ribbleton (EN)

14. Central Methodist Church

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Central Methodist Church Galatas / CC BY-SA 2.0

Preston Central Methodist Church is in Lune Street, Preston, Lancashire, England. It is an active Methodist church in the Preston Ribble Methodist Circuit, and the Lancashire district. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.

Wikipedia: Preston Central Methodist Church (EN)

15. Preston Bus Station

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Preston bus station is the central bus station in the city of Preston in Lancashire, England. It was built by Ove Arup and Partners in the Brutalist architectural style between 1968 and 1969, to a design by Keith Ingham and Charles Wilson of Building Design Partnership with E. H. Stazicker.

Wikipedia: Preston bus station (EN)

16. St Thomas'

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St Thomas' Church is in Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire, England. It has historically been an Anglican parish church, and now used by City Church Preston, an AOG GB church. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.

Wikipedia: St Thomas' Church, Preston (EN)

17. The Cenotaph

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The Preston Cenotaph stands in Market Square, Preston, Lancashire, England, and is a monument to soldiers from Preston who perished in World War I and II. Unveiled on 13 June 1926, the memorial was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott with sculptural work by Henry Alfred Pegram.

Wikipedia: Preston Cenotaph (EN)

18. The Sessions House, The Crown Court and Designated Family Centre for Lancashire

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The Sessions House is a courthouse in Harris Street, Preston, Lancashire, England. The courthouse, which continues to be used for judicial purposes as well as being used as administrative offices for Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service, is a Grade II* listed building.

Wikipedia: Sessions House, Preston (EN)

19. St Joseph's Church

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St Joseph's Church is in Skeffington Road, Preston, Lancashire, England. It is an active Roman Catholic church in the Diocese of Lancaster. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.

Wikipedia: St Joseph's Church, Preston (EN)

20. St. Wilfred's

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Saint Wilfrid's is a Roman Catholic church run by the Society of Jesus, in the city centre of Preston, Lancashire, England. It was built in 1793 and is situated between Fishergate and Winckley Square on Chapel Street.

Wikipedia: St Wilfrid's Church, Preston (EN)

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