Virtual Tours: Places to Visit Online in Preston
Explore some of Preston's most impressive attractions - inside and out...
With many of the city's best sights temporarily closed, there has never been a better time to explore Preston online.
Discover which places will welcome you through their doors virtually, and learn many fun facts and history along the way.
Let Preston Playhouse's resident tour guide take your through the fascinating history of the building and the theatre companies behind it.
To take the virtual tour visit Preston Playhouse - Heritage Open Day Tour 2020.
St Wilfrid's Church
St Wilfrid's Parish is one of Preston's most unique and beautiful buildings. Their E-tour uses images of both outside and inside the church, whilst also diving into the church's history and architecture.
To take the virtual tour visit St Wilfrid's Parish - E-tour.
Preston Central Methodist Church
Preston Central Methodist Church's virtual tour gives you 360 degree views inside the stunning and eye-catching building, built in 1817. It also features a written history and historical photographs.
To take the tour visit Preston Central Methodist Church - History.
This stunning medieval Samlesbury Hall dates all he way back to 1185. Its beauty can be admired both inside and outside with this virtual tour. The website also includes the history and stories surrounding the hall.
To take the virtual tour visit Samlesbury Hall - 360 Virtual Tour.
South Ribble Museum & Exhibition Centre
You can take a tour of South Ribble Museum through their informative video and image gallery. The video and text also deliver fascinating facts about the building's history and its journey through time.
To take the virtual tour visit South Ribble Museum & Exhibition Centre - The Museum Building and its History.
The Harris Museum & Art Gallery can be visited through their 360 virtual tour. Their tour covers all floors, letting you move around and look closer at its features and exhibits. You will also find a number of virtual exhibitions on at The Harris during its temporary closure.
To take the virtual tour visit The Harris - Virtual Tour.
Avenham & Miller Parks
This virtual tour of Preston's Victorian Avenham & Miller Parks allows you to admire the parks from all angles. The tour also includes points of interest that go into the history of some of the parks' most-loved features.
To take the virtual tour visit Avenham & Miller Parks Virtual Tour.
The Hidden Histories and Architecture Tour
Our Hidden Histories and Architecture of Preston blog delves into the lesser seen side of the city centre, with plenty history and facts. The added 360 degree tour takes you to the sites discussed in the blog, with extra points of interest.
To take the virtual tour first visit the Hidden Histories and Architecture of Preston's City Centre blog.
This video delivers a brief history of Fulwood Barracks. The tour was created by the Lancashire Infantry Museum, as part of Heritage Open Days 2020, and includes lots of intriguing facts.
To take the tour visit YouTube - Fulwood Barracks: A Very Brief History.
St Michael and All Angels Church
Though not a virtual tour per se, St Michael and All Angels Church have compiled a compelling collection of the church's history and heritage, complete with images.
To take the tour visit St Michael and All Angels Church - History and Heritage.
More of Preston online
That may be it for virtual tours, but there are still plenty interesting facts to learn about Preston, as well as its fascinating history.
You can delve into all things Preston through our Welcome section.