Visitor Information

Winckley Square is located in the heart of Preston

Getting here

  • The map address is: Winckley Square, Preston, PR1 3JJ.
  • Download a map (PDF – 3MB)

Parking and public transport

When visiting Winckley Square Gardens, there are a number of city centre car parks to choose from, these include disabled parking.

Alternatively, why not use Avenham & Miller Parks’ 40-space car park on South Meadow Lane, enjoying a stroll through the parks and ending at Winckley Square Gardens.

Please respect the surrounding residential areas of the park by using a designated car park.

Winckley Square is about 5 minutes’ walk from the Grade II listed Railway Station, and about 10 minutes’ walk from the Grade II listed Bus Station

Dogs in parks

Well-behaved dogs are welcome in Winckley Square Gardens. However, please keep dogs under control and keep them on a lead when necessary. Please clean up after your dog and take care when passing other visitors with dogs.

For more details on dog laws in Preston visit Preston City Council – Dog laws in Preston.

Access for all

The gated entrances on the east, south and west sides are accessible to wheelchair users, mobility scooter users, the less mobile, disabled or those with young children in pushchairs. The northern entrances have steps and are not accessible

The Friends of Winckley Square aim to make events available and accessible to all.

Guided walks can be adapted to avoid the steps. We also adapt our guided walks for the partially sighted.

We welcome groups with specific needs but ask you to contact us in advance so the appropriate arrangements can be made. Please contact Patricia on or 01772 254395.

Venue hire

Winckley Square Gardens can be hired through Preston City Council. For hiring enquiries, please visit the Preston City Council website.


If you would like to use Winckley Square Gardens to film, please visit the Preston City Council website.