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Things to do in Preston

Brockholes floating visitor centre on a sunny day in Preston, Lancashire.

Fun filled family activities in the heart of Lancashire.

Venture into the city centre and you'll find a wealth of indoor fun to keep the whole family entertained. The city also boasts a vibrant arts and cultural scene with a wide mix of museums and exhibition spaces to explore.

If it's outdoor activities you're after, Preston offers a number of fantastic parks, gardens and city trails, as well as the Guild Wheel - a diverse 21-mile route providing the perfect opportunity for a challenging and enjoyable day of cycling. Alternatively, enjoy the city's surrounding scenery from the comfort of your carriage with a ride on a heritage steam train at Ribble Steam Railway, located on Preston Docks - the city's historical waterfront.

Preston's summer festival line up

To find out what amazing festivals are taking place this summer see our festival guide 2024.