Premier Inn Preston North
“The UK's largest budget accommodation provider – ideal for business, leisure and family stays” - AA Inspector
Premier Inn Preston North, close to the M6, is located in a peaceful village near the Lancaster to Preston canal. Whether you're here for business or leisure there's a lot on the doorstep. Use the hotel as a base for exploring the Lake District or drive west to Blackpool and see the illuminations; Beacon Fell and Garstang, the UK's first Fairtrade town, are less than a 10-minute drive away. You could take a boat cruise along the canal then come back to the hotel for tasty food and a good night's sleep in a cosy bed.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 42
- Family rooms: 0
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Open all year
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About the area
Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.
The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.
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