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View from St Walburge’s church spire during Heritage Open Day

Posted on - 10th September, 2016 - 2:32pm | Author - | Posted in - Events, News, Photos, Preston City Centre, Things To Do
Looking towards the city centre from St Walburge's Pic: Benny Mc'Nally

Looking towards the city centre from St Walburge’s Pic: Benny Mc’Nally

This is the view from the tallest church spire in England, on a traditionally gloomy and overcast Preston day.

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Heritage Open Days have seen buildings throw open their doors for Prestonians to explore many listed and unusual buildings.

Not an unusual one but tours of St Walburge’s Church have proved popular with visitors allowed to climb the spire to get a view from the top.

Exploring inside St Walburge's Pic: Benny Mc'Nally

Exploring inside St Walburge’s Pic: Benny Mc’Nally

Benny Mc’Nally went to St Walburge’s and snapped these views of the city centre and looking out to the west from his trip up the spire.

The Heritage Open Days run until Sunday at buildings across the city.

Looking towards Preston Docks Pic: Benny Mc'Nally

Looking towards Preston Docks Pic: Benny Mc’Nally

Out across the university with Beacon Fell beyond Pic: Benny Mc'Nally

Out across the university with Beacon Fell beyond Pic: Benny Mc’Nally

Tulketh Mill can be seen in the distance Pic: Benny Mc'Nally

Tulketh Mill can be seen in the distance Pic: Benny Mc’Nally

The West Coast Mainline runs into view Pic: Benny Mc'Nally

The West Coast Mainline runs into view Pic: Benny Mc’Nally

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Have you been anywhere for Heritage Open Days? What did you find? Let us know in the comments below

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