The British Commercial Vehicle Museum
King St, Leyland PR25 2LE, UK
About The British Commercial Vehicle Museum
The British Commercial Vehicle Museum has a compelling story to tell .It represents one of the largest manufacturing industries in the United kingdom.This Museum charts British commercial vehicle history since the 1800’s. The museum is housed in the original inspection building of Leyland Motors and has a traditional Northern Light Roof.
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Worden Park is a hidden gem, situated on the edge of Leyland it could be described as a Country Park in the town. It offers more than 60 hectares of meadows, woodlands and playing fields, Worden Park also includes a range of attractions in its historic grounds. There is woodland in the park, most of which runs along Shaw Brook, a tributary of the River Lostock.
Cuerden Valley Park gives access to a large area of natural countryside lying alongside the River Lostock where car parks and picnic areas have been provided along with a 10-mile network of footpaths, cycle path and bridleways, and a fishing lake/reservoir. One of the iconic locations and is famous among tourists.
One of the most beautiful houses in Lancashire. It is now a museum and art gallery. The Hall is set within the beautiful surroundings of Astley Park which include historic woodland, a lake, a fully renovated Victorian walled garden alongside clean and modern facilities for visitors to enjoy. Astley Hall today contains Tudor, Stuart, and Georgian architecture that reflects the times and building tastes of the three families that owned it throughout most of its history.
Avenham and Miller Park is a public park under the management of Preston City Council. It was designed and built in the 1860s and has matured over the last 140 years into one of the most attractive parks in the region. As an English Heritage Grade II* listed park, it features a number of historical structures including a sundial, a grotto and a fountain.
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