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Cannons, statues and the Belverdere a short history of Avenham Park landmarks

The 'peace' cannon and the frog in Avenham Park The recent Heritage lottery funded restoration of Avenham and Miller parks has highlighted the presence of a number of art works that can be viewed when visiting. Some are better […]

6 years ago
In pictures: Classic cars park up in Avenham Park

Avenham Park went up in value during Saturday! More than 100 classic cars parked up in a Preston park during Saturday. Families and petrolheads alike enjoyed a look at cars from all eras of British motoring. Running from […]

6 years ago
These Preston parks have been given top honours

A couple take a stroll in Haslam Park Pic: Paul Melling The green flag is flying high above Preston’s glorious parks once more. Avenham and Miller Park, Ashton Park, Haslam Park and Fishwick Bottoms have all retained their status as outstanding […]

6 years ago
These are Preston’s hidden gems

Sometimes Preston doesn’t get painted in the best light, but tens of thousands of us choose to live here and we know the corners of tranquillity that make it a […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Avenham and Miller Parks receive special TripAdvisor ranking

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 […]

6 years ago
Park Hotel to return as luxury hotel with new footbridge also planned

The Park Hotel stands overlooking Miller Park Pic: Tony Worrall A hotel overlooking the beauty of Avenham and Miller Parks is to be brought back into use. Park Hotel, which is owned by Lancashire County Council, is seeing plans drawn […]

6 years ago
Preston flooding: Parks across the city turned into lakes after Boxing Day downpours

Savick Brook bursting its banks in Haslam Park Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s parks have been left a waterlogged mess after torrential rain during the Christmas period. The city’s award-winning green spaces have been turned into temporary lakes and run off areas […]

7 years ago
Heritage Open Days, Sunday September 13

Preston Cemetery has been targeted by vandals on a number of occasions Preston’s Heritage Open Days event draws to a close after a four day weekend of exploring hidden gems of the city through tours and open visits. The event has seen […]

7 years ago
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