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We manage seven parks across the city. Many of which have national Green Flag Award status.
Avenham and Miller Parks are grade II listed Victorian parkland located in the middle of the city centre and less than 10 minutes from Preston’s rail and bus stations.
The award winning parks are set by the River Ribble with many features and historical points of interest such as Derby Walk, the Italianate Terrace and the Japanese rock garden. It is also the official start and end point of the Guild Wheel – a 21 mile walking and cycle route.
There is also the Pavilion café, which is open every day of the week offering a range of food and refreshments with free Wi-Fi.
For more information visit Preston Guild City - Avenham and Miller Parks.
Grade II listed Moor Park is the oldest and largest park in Preston located just off Garstang Road, Blackpool Road and Deepdale Road.
The park features an observatory and weather station, which are open to the public at certain times.
The park also offers a range of sport and leisure activities from the skatepark and Adizone outdoor gym to football pitches, basketball courts, bowling greens and more.
For more information visit Preston Guild City - Moor Park.
Haslam Park is an Edwardian park located just off Blackpool Road.
The award winning park sits alongside Lancaster Canal and features a lime tree avenue, rose and sensory garden, pond and lake. Haslam is also home to Haslam Park Nature Reserve at the north of the park with a choice of walks between the two spaces.
The park also has a range of sports and leisure activities from tennis courts and a multi-use games area to bowling greens.
For more information visit Preston Guild City - Haslam Park.
Ribbleton Park is located just off Blackpool Road and the A59 (New Hall Lane).
The park features a community garden, plus a number of activities such as a skatepark, multi-use games area, bowling green and football pitches.
For more information visit Preston Guild City - Ribbleton Park.
Ashton Park is located to the west of the city, close to Preston Docks.
The park features small woodlands, flower displays and a peace garden and has retained its Green Flag Award every year since 2011.
There are also a number of activity facilities including bowling greens, tennis court, football pitches and an outdoor gym.
For more information see Preston Guild City - Ashton Park.
Grange Park is an historic park located on the east side of the city.
The park features the site of an old Victorian manor house and formal gardens with Grange Valley Nature Reserve , Boilton Wood and Pope Lane Field close by. The park won Preston’s first Green Flag Award in 2002 and has retained its status ever since.
For more information visit Preston Guild City - Grange Park.
If you would like to volunteer at one of our local parks see Friends of the parks.
Most parks offer environmental, historical and creative events and activities for children, schools, communities and the general public.
For more information on upcoming park activities and events visit Preston Guild City – What’s On.
Avenham Park, South Meadow Lane, Preston, PR1 8JT
Moor Park, Preston, PR1 6AS
Haslam Park, Bristow Avenue, Ashton, Preston, PR2 1JE
Ribbleton Park, Off New Hall Lane, Preston, PR1 5XE
Ashton Park, Pedders Lane, Ashton, Preston, PR2 1HL
Grange Park, Mitton Drive, Ribbleton, Preston, PR2 6EN
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