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Weekly City Spotlight: Preston


Skyline View of Preston

Located on the River Ribble, the city of Preston is situated in the county of Lancashire in the north of England.  With attractions such as The Queens Lancashire Regiment Museum, Harris Museum and Ribble Steam Railway all found in the city, it is also the home of a founding member of the Football League – Preston North End FC. Preston became the 50th city in England having been granted city status by Queen Elizabeth II in 2002.

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Weekly City Spotlight: Lancaster


Skyline View of Lancaster

Located in the county of Lancashire, Lancaster is set on the River Lune in the North West of England.  With so much to offer those looking for a city break, Lancaster’s Castle is a fantastic place to start, just one of many historic buildings within the city.  The stunning Williamson Park provides a chance to relax and explore attractions such as the Ashton Memorial set in over 50 acres, and with a range of museums in the city, historic Lancaster can also be revisted.  With shops, restaurants and café’s galore, the docks and quay areas are also on offer, making Lancaster a beautiful and diverse place to visit.

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