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Preston Park Museum & Grounds

Gardeners Cottage Preston Park Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3RH, England
+44 1642 527375
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A park with a little extra.

Preston park has some large expanses of grass (as one might expect) which really allow for people... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Fantastic Place

I last visited here in 1981 on a school trip and returned on a fantastic summer Saturday. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Welcome to Preston Park Museum & Grounds! Nestled alongside the River Tees, Preston Park Museum, a former Georgian gentleman's residence, houses a vast collection of artefacts which tell the story of Stockton-On-Tees. Experience what life was like in 1895 as you take a stroll down our replica Victorian Street. Whether you'd like a stroll in the Quarry Wood nature reserve, fancy a wander around the Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden, or feel like letting off steam at our Adventure Play Area - there's something for everyone! Admission: Family ticket (2 adults + 4 concessions) £5, Adults £2.50, Concession/Child £1.50. All tickets are valid for one year from date of issue. Last admission is 3.30pm.
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Gardeners Cottage Preston Park Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3RH, England
+44 1642 527375
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Preston park has some large expanses of grass (as one might expect) which really allow for people to walk dogs and play games like football with ease. The play area is varied so younger children to teens can enjoy the area in accompaniment with the...More

Thank Lynx_black
Reviewed 6 days ago

I last visited here in 1981 on a school trip and returned on a fantastic summer Saturday. The grounds are great to walk about - and a nice walk along the river. You can a boat trip along the River Tees for a fiver and...More

Thank meld33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning house to walk in, very interesting exhibitions inside, saw our family name on the 1914 Great War plaque. Stunning grounds to walk in. Plenty of things to do for all family. Walks are great for dogs. Plenty of activities for children during term holidays.

Thank Gillian F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attraction would suit all ages. We loved the museum rooms, with displays which highlighted the social history of the main house. THe Victorian street was informative and fun. The grounds offer a river walk and boat trips at weekends - plus lots of climbing...More

Thank Jackie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Primarily go here because good dog walking area but the museum is very good , plenty of playing area s for kids and always plenty of car park room, plus large well equipped and new kids play area. Certainly a well thought out attraction with...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything you could possibly want for a family day out and more. Rowing boats good selection of little parks for various ages. Butterfly world. Museum which you pay for entry ( £10.00 for 12 of us ) tickets are valid for 12 months.

Thank mrsa116
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

vast parkland that's free to enter .large field for playing. nice riverside walks. boating on the river. skateboard area for children.good play area for children good climbing frames.for adults and older children.there is a great museum very interesting artifacts well laid out and only£5 for...More

Thank blinkyoftowlaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

there is loads to do here espically for kids. the museam doesn't take long but its cheap. nice walk down ti river

Thank hsasmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty to do even with children, better on a warmer day and the museum is cheap enough there is also butterfly world it's a shame they don't have birds in the aviary it's now more of an eyesore however still a pleasant day out

Thank Lucy N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out with lots to do. The cafe was nice but understaffed they were rushed off their feet but its a great place for walks and picnics and the scenery is awesome.

Thank dazza2267
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What are the cafe and tea room's like, what food do they provide? Do they serve gluten free food?
22 May 2017|
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Response from PrestonPark | Property representative |
Hi, we have a cafe and tea room here at Preston Park: 1) Our Victorian themed tea room is located on our Victorian Street and serves cakes and scones as well as hot and cold drinks. Please note that this is part of the... More
What is the story with the empty enclosure at the adventure playground??
1 November 2016|
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Response from JRBowes | Property representative |
Hi, Due to local authority cuts and consideration of the future welfare of the animals which were originally kept in the Aviary it was decided it was no longer feasible to keep animals. Since it closed a number of... More