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A lovely Visit

I have visited Winckley Square now a few times its such a lovely place to walk. It is great to see... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2019
Bobby T
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Southport, United Kingdom
Great small park to visit

Attractive historical re-vamped square in the centre of Preston. Good place to relax and each... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
H8957ZYruthc
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably one of the finest Georgian Sqs in England and the only one with undulating landscape. Many famous people and acts have been here including women's movement. This is a green flag award park which has recently been upgraded to include path lighting at ground...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

I have visited Winckley Square now a few times its such a lovely place to walk. It is great to see it in different seasons. In summer the leaves are on the trees and in winter the trees are bare giving a different feel and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bobby T
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Attractive historical re-vamped square in the centre of Preston. Good place to relax and each lunch. Events held here

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank H8957ZYruthc
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Friends of Winkley Square host informative talks and tours of the square. Our visit on Wednesday was excellent despite the pouring rain. The group were led around the square and our host explained the history of the many Georgian and Victorian buildings and the former...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bernardw998
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I do enjoy coming to sit here before I make my way down to Avenham. It's a welcome oasis as someone else described it. The only issue is the occupants on occasion. It's pretty common to be harassed for "34 pence" or to see homeless...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ArgentTal
Reviewed September 24, 2018

A lovely spot to walk through on a nice day and maybe sit on one of the seats provided great spot to have a picnic lunch or a rest after shopping, a peaceful place after a hectic day in the city, it's just a short...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 983joans
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Has had some improvements but in my view still needs some work. Because of it’s locality and surrounding offices it really could look great.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jbmcv1
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Winckley Square is a lovely oasis of calm in the city centre surrounded by smart Georgian townhouses.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mossman19
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

**Health Hazard - Human Poo** Visited with him four yet of son who unfortunately stepped in poo which subsequently got on both him and me. Poo was clearly human poo. Had to buy new clothes immediately then go home and wash thoroughly. Walked by couple...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank William P
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Much improved after the expensive makeover. A really nice green square just off the main street in Preston. I like that its not flat as it tips slightly to the south with dip in the middle. The paths have been tidied up and new seats...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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