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Visitor Information Point in Preston

Telephone:01772 906900
Address:Contact Centre, Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 2RL


Whatever help you need with your visit, Preston's information point staff will be able to assist. Drop by for help and advice on where to stay, things to do,  places to eat and drink, or if you just need pointing in the right direction.

For insider inspiration and ideas around things to do, plus all the latest happenings in and around the city, take a look at our visit blog. Or, for upcoming events see our what's on calendar.

For those looking for day trip ideas, we've created a range of itinerary suggestions. From family and group friendly activities, through to green days out and things to do with your furry friend, we've got plenty of ideas to help plan your visit.

Opening times

  • Monday: 9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 5pm
  • Friday: 9am - 5pm
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays: Closed


Preston souvenirs, gifts, and memorabilia are available to buy from the Harris Museum and Art Gallery Gift Shop, located just under 500ft from the Town Hall at Preston's Guild Hall.

The shop also stocks items made by local artists, cards, stocking-fillers, books on Preston's history and much more! 

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery shop 

  • Monday - Saturday, 9am-5pm

For shop enquiries call 01772 258 248 or to shop some items online visit The Harris - Gift Shop.

City Centre parking

For information on parking around Preston's city centre see city centre parking.

Map address for visitor information point

Contact Centre, Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 2RL.