Night-time spire tours and mulled wine at St Walburge’s

Posted on - 28th December, 2018 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, University campus, What's On in Preston
St Walburge's Church
St Walburge’s Church

Guided tours of Preston’s tallest spire are on offer for the first time.


The tours of St Walburge’s will be followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the church porch.

The Grade I listed church on Weston Street is an iconic Preston landmark thanks to its 94 metre high spire, which is the tallest of any parish church in England.

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The spire tours will take place on Saturday 29 December, Saturday 5 January and Saturday 12 January at 7.30pm. Booking is not required, but payment on the door is £8.50 to help with the maintenance of the church.

St Walburge’s also hosts heritage tours of the church’s interior every Saturday between 11.30am and 2.30pm.

For more information contact the church on

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Will you be joining one of the tours? Have you previously scaled the spire? Let us know in the comments below.

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