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In my opinion this should be number one on things to do in Preston. The church as a most stunning interior. The windows are worth a visit on there own. I understand it also as one of the steepest steeple in the country.
Absolutely fascinating! John, our tour guide, brought Preston' s history to life. Covering topics of when the area was a leprosy colony and the introduction of, "Grey Friars" to care for the sick. He also talked about Fred Didnah, the steeplejack and how he left...More
This beautiful church is served by priests of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest. If you wish to experience holy mass as celebrated by countless generations of Catholics prior to Vatican2 then come along and immerse yourself in the liturgy performed in a...More
About 15 minutes walk from Preston centre, St.Walburge's church is approached through some ugly industrial areas, they intensify the gothic splendour of this amazing church and its massive 309 foot spire..
St Walburge's Catholic shrine church is a Preston landmark and is well worth the...More
I like to visit churches to admire the architecture. This is a good example of a 19th century place to worship that has an unusually positioned spire in the middle of one side. When I visit a church I like to light a candle to...More
This church is truly magnificent in every way. It has the tallest free standing spire in UK and is massive inside. At its peak could accommodate thousands in one sitting.
Large triptych on wall is 14th century and church is a living testimony to the...More