Avenham and Miller Parks receive special TripAdvisor ranking

Posted on - 29th June, 2016 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Parks, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News
When your parks look as good as this it's not hard to see why the ratings are high Pic: Paul Melling

When your parks look as good as this it’s not hard to see why the ratings are high Pic: Paul Melling

Visitors to Preston have given a stamp of excellence to the city’s splendid Victorian parks.


Avenham and Miller Parks have received the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence.


This means the parks have retained a four of five rating for more than 12 months and have a minimum number of reviews.

Cabinet member for community and environment councillor Robert Boswell said: “This is a fantastic achievement for two of Preston’s outstanding parks. On behalf of the council and the hardworking parks team, I would like to thank members of the public for the TripAdvisor reviews that has led to this recognition.”

Read more: Park Hotel to be restored as luxury hotel overlooking Miller Park

The award follows the retention of the green flag status for the parks, along with a number of others in the city.

Sunbathers head for Avenham Park earlier this week as the sun shines down on Preston

Sunbathers head for Avenham Park

Vice president of industry marketing at TripAdvisor Heather Leisman said: “With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honours businesses and attractions that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travellers.

“This recognition helps visitors identify and feel more confident in their decisions of where to spend their leisure time.”

What do you think about the rating? Do you love Avenham and Miller Park? Let us know in the comments below

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