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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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grandchildrens day out

lovely day out for grandchildren, lovely big play area, hall is good value for money for the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
vivien1611
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Enjoyable Visit

Nice park, really interesting museum that would be worth further visits, and enjoyable coffee and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bill H
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

lovely day out for grandchildren, lovely big play area, hall is good value for money for the family, very interesting, walks by the river, café in the street in the museum, café in the playpark. all in all a very good day out

Thank vivien1611
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice park, really interesting museum that would be worth further visits, and enjoyable coffee and (I think) homemade scones with jam in the museum cafe - enjoyed sitting outside in the Victorian street!

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Whilst staying in Yarm my wife and I visited Preston Park as I had read very good reviews so it sounded like a good day out and unbelievable value. At £2.50 for a year's ticket I would think it unbeatable: one could pay more to...More

Thank RossendaleRed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best £2.50 I've spent in a very long time! Can't believe they charge so little and give free returns for 12 months. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park leads down to the river Tees, with obvious potential dangers for children. The playground had little to offer any child under 10 years. There is a big climbing roped frame which leads to a gangway to a tubular flume .. good for older...More

1  Thank mercurycalling
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an absolute gem for couples families or even a lone adventurer. There is so much space and all of the areas are kept well, the walk down by the river is well worth the effort. You need a whole day there to really appreciate...More

Thank GillianD628
Reviewed 1 week ago

We often visit here with our grandchildren and we are never disappointed. There's always something new to see in the Museum and the grounds and play park are brilliant for all ages. We usually take a picnic and there is also as cafe onsite

Thank Pat A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative setup with even a visit from our childhood times with various household items we had in our homes during that period. Plenty of information on the past to the present of households who had lived in this establishment. Thank you to all staff...More

Thank jonny_holiday_boy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a good place to visit, especially when the sun shines. A walk down the Victorian cobbled street is very authentic with its sweet shop and all. I love the military museum and armoury, the staff are always very friendly and helpful. The last time...More

Thank johnrc2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent value for money you can visit the museum or butterfly world play area for kids and cafe all on site pleasant family day out

Thank Kevin_SP4936DV
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Yvonnetheexplorer
May 22, 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
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November 1, 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
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