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Destination Guide

Preston docks at night, close to a wide range of hotels and tourist destinations / sights

Preston

Tourist Information

Things to see & do in Preston

The City of Preston is situated in the heart of Lancashire which makes it the best place to visit if you are wishing to explore Lanacashire's beautiful landscapes and historical sites.

Many of the old streets were once lined with crooked weavers cottages, a few examples still remain. Richard Arkwright who revolutionised the textile industry in 1769 with the invention of his water frame known as The Spinning Jenny lived in Preston, his house, now a centre for Age Concern can be seen down Stoneygate. Preston now offers a large variety of things to do for example why not visit the national museum, the historic houses or the largest outdoor motor sport and paintball facility centre in the North West. The town also has some lovely parks, a 2000 seat theatre, bowling alleys, 2 multi screen cinemas, and an exciting nighlife. The large shopping centre offers many popular high street stores.

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