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Avenham & Miller Parks

Type: Parkland/Woodland Garden

South Meadow Lane
Preston
Lancashire

Tel: 01772 906471

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Miller Park, Preston
With a backcloth provided by the River Ribble, Avenham Park ranks amongst the finest examples of traditional Victorian parkland in the North West. Designed and created by Edward Milner during the 1860s. Avenham Park, together with Miller Park, is probably one of the best surviving examples of his work today.

This park is created from a natural amphitheatre and has a famous Japanese Rock Garden with a wide variety of unusual ornamental plants, together with beautiful water features. Avenham Colonade, the splendid riverside Ribble Walk, The Belvedere and majestic Derby Walk are amongst a few of the features to be found.

A number of outdoor events are hosted here throughout the year, ranging from major music festivals and traditional Easter Egg Rolling to fun days, sponsored walks and orienteering.

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Avenham and Miller Parks, Preston

Monday, 2nd April 2018 - Monday, 2nd April 2018

Easter Egg Rolling
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Awards

  • National Awards***Member of Marketing Lancashire ***Member of Marketing Lancashire 2014
  • National AwardsGreen Flag Award Green Flag Award 2011
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2017 - Wedding Venue Award Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2017 - Wedding Venue Award 2017

Opening Times

Avenham Park (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Avenham Pavilion Cafe (1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
Monday10:0016:00*
Tuesday10:0016:00*
Wednesday10:0016:00*
Thursday10:0016:00*
Friday10:0016:00*
Saturday10:0016:00*
Sunday10:0016:00*
Avenham Pavilion Cafe (1 Apr 2018 - 30 Sep 2018)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00*
Tuesday10:0017:00*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
Sunday10:0017:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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