Destination guide

The friendly area of Preston awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's museums, history and culture with a rental holiday home in Preston. Well known for its parks, art and bars, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Macron Stadium and Blackpool Pleasure Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Preston

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Preston a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Preston Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Monkey Magic (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Mrs. Dowsons Farm (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Blackburn Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Waves Water Fun Centre (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Preston

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Preston is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Avenham Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Miller Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Brockholes Nature Reserve (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Cuerden Valley Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Preston

Fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), the closest airport, located 29.8 mi (48 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Manchester (MAN), which is 32.5 mi (52.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Preston Station, Lostock Hall Station and Preston Bamber Bridge Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Preston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 503 holiday rentals near Preston. From 189 Houses to 146 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Preston for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Preston?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Preston:

  • Liverpool City Centre: 173 holiday homes
  • Belle Vue: 77 holiday homes
  • Vauxhall: 116 holiday homes
  • Hope Street: 103 holiday homes
  • Didsbury: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Preston?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Preston. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Preston (XPT-Preston Train Station): 439 holiday rentals
  • Palace Cinema: 489 holiday rentals
  • Preston Kirkham Wesham Station: 406 holiday rentals
  • Lostock Hall Station: 463 holiday rentals
  • Preston Golf Club: 378 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Preston listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Preston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 189 Houses in Preston. Our other popular types of Preston holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 146 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 121 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 121 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Preston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Preston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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