The Ultimate Preston Gift Guide
Find the perfect gifts for a merry Prest-mas...
Looking for some truly special and unique gifts for loved ones this Christmas? Why not opt for some fantastic Preston-themed goodies that will have them jumping for joy.
The Preston Guild City elves have done the searching for you and picked out some tempting Christmas gift ideas to suit a variety of recipients.
Preston gift experiences
Whatever their interest, there are plenty gift experiences to choose from in and around the city - guaranteed to make them feel special this Christmas.
Six Mile Helicopter Flight Experience
Price from £39
This thrilling induction to helicopter flight can be booked for take-off from a Preston location of your choice. The perfect gift for those seeking a buzz, this experience can suit both adults and children.
For more details visit Experience Days - Six Mile Helicopter Flight Experience.
Introduction to Wine Tasting for Two
Prices from £50
Taking place at The Holiday Inn in Preston city centre, this wine tasting for two experience makes the ideal gift for wine lovers looking to gain some extra knowledge. The experience acts as an induction and will help you gain more confidence in tasting and describing wines.
For more details visit Experience Days - Induction to Wine Tasting for Two.
Afternoon Tea and Tour for Two with Prosecco at Hoghton Tower
Prices from £56
The perfect gift for two, this experience day includes a guided tour exploring the majestic 16th century Hoghton Tower and its gardens. Wrapped up with an afternoon tea and a glass of Prosecco, this is the ideal gift and experience for lovers of architecture, history, or culture.
For more details visit Experience Days - Afternoon Tea for Two with Prosecco at Hoghton Tower.
Professional 60 Minute Golf Lesson
Prices from £65
Perfect for the keen golfer you know, this 60 minute private lesson with a PGA professional is sure to improve your handicap. The experience at the Longridge location includes a video analysis and one-to-one tuition covering every part of your game.
For more details visit Experience Days - Professional 60 Minute Golf Lesson.
Half Day Airsoft War Game for Two
Prices from £88
Treat the thrill-seeker in your life to an outdoor airsoft war game to get the blood pumping. This half day experience is available in Preston and includes all the gear you need on the day.
For more details visit Experience Days - Half Day Airsoft War Game for Two.
Cuckoo Gin Workshop
Prices from £95
The Cuckoo Gin Workshop is a 3-4 hour experience for gin fans. The experience includes a talk, a full tour, cocktails, and nibbles. The main event sees you pick your own botanicals and creating your very own gin recipe to distil and take home with you.
For more details visit Brindle Distillery - Experiences.
Belmond Northern Belle Fine Dining Lunch Journey
Prices from £250
This luxury experience is a great gift for someone special. Hop aboard the Belmond Northern Belle train for an indulgent round trip from various UK locations - including Preston of course. When on the train you will enjoy a lunch or dinner with Champagne, musicians, and magicians.
For more details visit Experience Days - Belmond Northern Belle Fine Dining Lunch Journey.
Preston themed gifts
Whether you're looking for the perfect Christmas gift or some stocking fillers, treat someone to something spectacular and Preston-themed.
Preston travel mugs
For lovers of Preston and the environment, Preston travel mugs are a great way to use less plastic in style.
The mugs feature iconic Preston buildings and monuments in a contemporary design, perfect for a general gift or a stocking filler.
Mugs are available to buy from Brew + Bake in Preston Markets, The Harris Museum & Art Gallery shop, and Cedarwood Coffe Co. on Winckley Street. A pack of 4 matching coasters can also be bought from the Harris Museum & Art Gallery shop to complete the set.
The Harris Museum & Art Gallery shop features many Preston-themed items, ideal for both Christmas gifts and stocking fillers. Their range includes stationary, tea-towels, mugs, keyrings, magnets, and much more. You'll also find multiple books on the history of Preston, making perfect gifts for history enthusiasts and heritage lovers.
Made in Preston gifts
Who doesn't love a nice cold beer or gin? You can support local businesses by gifting some fantastic locally brewed craft beers and distilled gins - the failsafe gifts for a variety of recipients.
The popular Beer Brothers Brewery can be found on the outskirts of Preston. The brewery has a store on-site selling their Preston brewed ales, lagers, stouts, and more. There are plenty tasty choices, all of which can also be bought from their online shop.
For more details and their online shop visit Beer Brothers Brewery.
Priest Town Brewing
Priest Town Brewing have an array of tasty Preston brewed beers. There are six signature craft beers brewed in their microbrewery, all available in their store on Preston Box Market. The store also stock other local beers, making it the perfect place to collect some gifts for the beer lover in your life.
For more details visit Priest Town Brewing.
Brindle Distillery, creators of Cuckoo Gin, have a mouth-watering selection of gins all created in their Preston distillery. Their store sells signature bottles of gins, gift sets, and memorabilia. You can buy their products, including their award-winning Sunshine Gin, from their online store.
For more details and their online shop visit Brindle Distillery.
More ideas for Christmas shopping
Preston city centre and retail parks have special late night opening times to help make your Christmas shopping that little bit easier. You'll also find a number of craft markets taking place throughout December where you can pick up some more handmade and local gifts.
For more details, including where to shop and opening times, see Shopping.
Map addresses for The Ultimate Preston Gift Guide
- Holiday Inn Preston, Ring Way, Preston, PR1 3AU.
- Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston, PR5 0SH.
- Brindle Distillery, Sandy Lane, Holmes Farm, Brindle, PR6 8LZ.
- Brew + Bake, Preston Market Hall, Earl Street, PR1 2JA.
- The Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, PR1 2PP.
- Cedarwood Coffee Co, 10 Winckley Square, Preston, PR1 2AA.
- Beer Brothers Brewery, 335 Ranglet Road, Walton Summit Centre, Preston, PR5 8AR.
- Priest Town Brewing, Preston Box Market, Earl Street, PR1 2LA.