Shopping and culture
Whether you're a fashion enthusiast, a food lover, or a fan of unique finds, Preston is sure to have something to meet your shopping needs.
When you’re finished browsing the high street why not take in some culture? We embrace our city's cultural heritage through museums, galleries, festivals, and sporting events.
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In Preston's contemporary Market Hall, you'll find a great mix of stalls alongside enticing bars and cafés. Shop here for local produce, street food, clothes and accessories. The innovative Box Market uses repurposed shipping containers for its unique stalls. Here you'll find craft ales, vintage finds and specialist coffee. Finally, the bustling Outdoor Market is great for a bargain, every Tuesday and Thursday it's home to the second-hand market.