St Walburge’s Church spire tours return for three Saturdays in January

Posted on - 3rd January, 2024 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston News, Tulketh, What's On in Preston
St Walburge's Church Pic: David Toase
St Walburge’s Church Pic: David Toase

There are 172-steps to climb of Preston’s highest spire as the St Walburge’s spire tours return.


For three Saturdays in January there’s an opportunity to head up 309-foot (94 metre) and enjoy the views of the city and surrounding countryside.

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The Spire tours run from 1pm to 5pm and those heading up later will catch the sunset and see the cityscape at night.

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St Walburge’s spire, which is the tallest church spire in England, tours run on Saturday 13 January, Saturday 20 January and Saturday 27 January.


Children aged seven and over are allowed if accompanied by an adult.

All proceeds from the tours go to the restoration and mainteance of St Walburge’s.

Tickets are £12 and available from Ticket Tailor.

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