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Battle of Preston 1715 Trail

Map of Battle of Preston 1715

Discover a battlefield on the streets of Preston...

The last ever battle to be fought on English Soil, the Battle of Preston occurred over 300 years ago on 12 November 1715. You can enjoy the historically important places involved in the battle by following the Battle of Preston trail.

Escorting you on a journey around the streets of Preston, the trail offers an in-depth history and takes you back in time to how things would have been during the chaos of the battle. You can learn more on the history of the battle, prior to taking the trail, by seeing Battle of Preston 1715.

How to follow the trail

To embark on your journey download "The Battle of Preston Trail Map" from the documents section at the bottom of this page.

Who is the trail for?

A great excuse to get out and about, walk the trail alone or bring the family. There's plenty to see and learn for history enthusiasts of all ages.

How long is the trail?

The trail is roughly 1.3 miles long and takes around 30 minutes to walk, however, allow yourself plenty time to stop at the key points and take in the history.

Left wanting more?

If you want to experience more on the Battle of Preston The Harris Museum & Art Gallery features a display on the city's links to the Jacobites.

Map addresses for Battle of Preston 1715 Trail

Key trail points:

  • Market Square, PR1 2PP
  • Miller Arcade, PR1 1DA
  • Preston Minster, PR1 3BT
  • Church Row, PR1 3BX
  • Tithebarn Street, PR1 1DJ
  • Market Street West, PR1 2HB
  • Bottom of Friargate, PR1 2ED
  • The Sun Hotel, PR1 2EE
  • Friargate, PR1 2ED
  • Market Square, PR1 2PP
  • Preston Minster, PR1 1DA