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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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Family fun day out

Haven't been for a while weather was nice so packed a picnic the park it's self has really changed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
traceymudie
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Wow what wonderful value for the entrance fee to the museum. An excellent museum , the exhibits are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue S
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Welcome to Preston Park Museum & Grounds! Nestled alongside the River Tees, this former Georgian gentleman's residence houses a vast collection of artifacts which tell the story of Stockton-On-Tees, the local area and the people who have lived here. Experience what life was like in 1895 as you take a stroll down our replica Victorian Street and meet the people who live and work there. 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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Gardeners Cottage Preston Park Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3RH, England
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+44 1642 527375
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Haven't been for a while weather was nice so packed a picnic the park it's self has really changed skate scooter park big play area plenty for young ,old to join in loved going round museum Joe Tasker savage arena very interesting .Had a lovely...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow what wonderful value for the entrance fee to the museum. An excellent museum , the exhibits are carefully arranged which makes for an interesting visit. Lovely to walk down the Victorian street and the food in the tea room was amazing value and very...More

Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best parks in the uk,family friendly lots to do,most things are free inc parking,we took a boat trip to yarm and back today which was fantastic,you will not be disappointed

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful park with literally something for everyone. We just went for a walk in the beautiful grounds along by the river. The park was packed as the sun descended on us but it was quiet where we walked. Parking is free and...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came here as recommended by friends absolutely fantastic at an unbelievable price. The kids loved dressing up, buying sweets from the old sweet shop. We all enjoyed the games in the street. Tea, scone and cakes from the little coffee shop were very nice...More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely place to visit as a family with plenty to see and do for kids and adults alike! There’s a fantastic play area and skatepark catering for kids of all ages and also a tearoom to stop for an ice cream. Perfect...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I came here with my college group for the end of term trip, we all got memberships for the year to go back as many times as we wanted, this was about £2.50 I believe for concessions. We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, it reminds me...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to visit as a family. Play area is quite big and caters for all ages. It is usually quite busy but as I say it's large so not too overcrowded. Parking here is free and with the overflow there is plenty of it....More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

I love the museum and grounds! It's such a beautiful place to walk around. You can totally get lost in the beauty of the place. There is a lovely children's play park too, and also a skate park now. Although I do wish they had...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

It was a very interesting, informative and relaxing visit, with plenty to see - with a stop at their tea room!

Thank Giles H
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Mark T, Public Relations Manager at Preston Park Museum & Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for your review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much!

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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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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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