Useful Preston info:-

Set in the county of Lancashire, Preston is located on the north bank of the River Ribble. Preston gained it's city status in 2002 and became England's 50th city in the 50th year of Queen Elizabeth's II reign. There are plenty of attractions in Preston, so why not take the time to discover the place that Edmund Calamay described in the early 18th century as 'a pretty town with an abundance of gnetry in it, commonly called Proud Preston'.

Why not start your visit off with an interesting trip to the Museum of Lancashire. Located just on the outskirts of this bustling city, you and your family can uncover the hidden stories and the history of Lancashire. In the summer, discover the beautiful scenery in the Avenham and Miller Parks. You and your family can soak up the surroundings whilst enjoying a picnic in the grounds.

In between seeing the sights, you can sample Preston's reputation as Lancashire's shopping destination. With two shopping centres nand bustling indoor and outdoor markets, there is something for everyone. In the evenings, there are numerous restauraunts and bars to relax in and enjoy what Preston has to offer.



All Preston Taxis - 01772 367660
Millers Taxis - 01772 884000
Avacab Taxis Ltd- 01772 288448



Coco's Soul Food- 07886 219127
The Sparkling- 01772 860830
The Smiths Arms- 01772 760555

Local Activities

Vue Cinema
Preston Guild Hall and Charter Theatre
Visitor Information Centre


  • No. of rooms: 133
  • Air Conditioning in rooms
  • Car parking available on-site/off-site
  • Restauraunt/Breakfast to go/Bar
  • Satelite TV available/telephones in every room
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in rooms
  • 24 hr room service/reception
  • Wake up call
  • Disabled Access throughout hotel/ lift to all floors
  • Meeting Rooms Available
  • Hotel non-smoking throughout
  • WiFi Available
  • Gymnasium/Fitness Centre
  • Hairdryer/Cots/Safety Deposit Box available

Holiday Inn Preston - Rooms from £75

The Holiday Inn Preston is very close to the city centre. Situated on Preston's well-linked Ringway, it is opposite Preston bus station and courthouse. It is two miles away from junction 31 of the M6 motorway, with easy access to the Lake District and Blackpool. There is parking available at the hotel, and Manchester International Airport is only 41 miles away.

Room service is available 24 hours a day and hot breakfasts and local specialities are served in the Holiday Inn Preston's Ringway Bar &Grill where you can relax on leather banquettes with chilled drinks.

The conference centre is home to five meeting rooms, with WiFi and a breaking area.



  • No. of rooms: 8
  • TV with Freeview
  • Disabaled Access throughout guest house
  • WiFi available
  • Guest house non-smoking throughout
  • Car Parking on-site
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room
  • Pets Allowed
  • Cots available

Ashton Lodge Guest House - Rooms from £40

Ashton Huest Lodge is a three star, family run Bed and Breakfast, with a mixture of en-suite and standard rooms.

All rooms are large, airy, clean warm and comfortable and there is tea/coffee making facilties in all rooms along with freeview TV in every room.

Ashton Lodge Guest House is able to offer free WiFi to their guests as well as a full English breakfast in the morning.

The Guest House is within easy reach of the city centre, University and Hospitals, yet it is situated in a quiet residential area with its own large, private carpark.


  • No. of rooms: 149
  • 24 Hour reception/room service
  • Car Parking on site
  • Restauraunt/Lounge menu/Bar
  • Aerobics studio/Gym/Fitness Centre
  • Steam Rooms/Jucuzzi/Indoor Pool/Spa
  • Solarium
  • Satelite TV available
  • Hairdryer/Safety deposit box/Telephone in every room
  • Disabled Access
  • WiFi available/In room Broadband
  • Wedding Licence/Business centre
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities

Preston Marriott Hotel - Rooms from £99

The luxurious 4-star Preston Marriott Hotel, is minutes away from the M6 and set in 11 acres of beautiful gardens and woodland. The loacation is ideal for getaways and is in easy reach of Blackpool and the Lake District.

The bedrooms within the hotel are all air-conditioned and smoke free and feature high speed internet access. NOTE: 1 hours free internet is available everyday in the Lounge Bar.

The hotel features a Leisure Club where you can relax and rejuvenate in the heated indoor pool or a workout in the fully equipped gym. Heath and Beauty treatments are also available in the spa.

The Marriott also features a restauraunt, Broughton's and a cafe bar, Tempo, which you can visit at your leisure.