Premier Inn Preston South (Craven Drive)
“The UK's largest budget accommodation provider – ideal for business, leisure and family stays” - AA Inspector
Whether you're travelling north, heading south, heading to the coast or escaping to the country, Premier Inn Preston South (Craven Drive) is in a great location just off the M6 and the M65. You could pop into Preston to catch a show at the Guild Hall and Charter Theatre or watch a match the Deepdale Stadium, home of Preston North End FC. Spend the day by the seaside at Blackpool. And when it's time for a rest, head back to the on-site restaurant and super-comfy beds.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 75
- Family rooms: 0
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Lift available
- Fully air conditioned
- 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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