Preston Stomp and a Chomp

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Leisure Walks
Nov 09
2019

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£12.50
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Very flat walk

Join Stephen for a day out in the city Preston in Lancashire.

Highlights of the Day out will be

  1. A guided 8 mile stroll from the railway station (The Stomp)
  • Stephen will provide a running commentary about the history of Preston and information about the places we will visit
  • We will visit Miller Park then
  • Walk by the River Ribble to the Docks
  • Do a circuit of Preston Docks and Marina
  • Back along the river and cross the river into Penwortham and follow the old railway routes 
  • Cross back over to visit Avenham Park; Winckley Square and the Harris Museum
  • We will finish at the Flag Market at about 16:00

       2. Food and drinks (The Chomp)

  • We will then visit the Black Horse for some post walk drinks.
  • If you are up for it- 
  • Go to Wetherspoons for some food 
  • Then a guided tour of some nice pubs en route back to the railway station - aiming to finish at 21:00. 
  • The pubs Stephen plans to visit are
  • The Plau , a recently renovated pub with a rediscovered well in the basement
  •  The Orchard Bar - micro brewery bar in the revamped market hall
  •  The Guild Ale House - another  new pub in a renovated Georgian building with a     good  selection of ales
  •   The Otter's Pocket - yet another new micro brewery bar.

  

Location

53.756778649449, -2.7069651798384