St Walburge’s Church • Preston Guild City
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Preston Guild City

St Walburge’s Church

Outside St Walburge's Church, Preston.

An iconic must visit Preston landmark brimming with history...

If you're looking for things to do in Preston with an historical focus, St Walburge's Roman Catholic Church certainly ticks that box, being a must visit for any visitor to the city.

Tallest spire in England

Few people visiting Preston will be able to ignore St Walburge's grand spire standing proud above the city. At a towering 309 ft, it is the tallest of any parish church in England. This spectacular spire is also the third tallest in the UK, with only the spires of Salisbury and Norwich Anglican Cathedral reaching higher.

Guided weekend heritage tours

Scale the spire for awesome views over Lancashire and surrounding areas!

Heritage tours, offering a brief history of the historic Grade I listed church, are held every Saturday from 11:30am - 2:30pm.

These tours are free to attend and do not need to be booked in advanced.

For more information see St Walburge - heritage tours.

Map address for St Walburge's Church

St Walburge's Weston Street, Preston PR2 2QE.