Destination guide

The friendly area of Preston awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's museums, history and culture and make a vacation rental your home during your stay 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-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Preston a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Preston

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Preston

Fly into Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), the closest airport, located 29.8 mi (48 km) from the city center. 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 traveling by train, Preston Station, Lostock Hall Station and Preston Bamber Bridge Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Preston?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 517 vacation rentals near Preston. From 204 Houses to 129 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Preston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Preston:

  • Northern Quarter: 121 vacation rentals
  • Belle Vue: 67 vacation rentals
  • Liverpool City Centre: 200 vacation rentals
  • Vauxhall: 129 vacation rentals
  • Anfield: 45 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Preston?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Preston. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Preston (XPT-Preston Train Station): 522 vacation rentals
  • Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve: 480 vacation rentals
  • Lostock Hall Station: 513 vacation rentals
  • Harris Museum and Art Gallery: 526 vacation rentals
  • Preston Docks: 500 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Preston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 204 Houses in Preston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Preston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 129 rentals available
  • Cabins: 131 rentals available
  • Cottages: 131 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Preston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in Preston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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