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About us

The Ashwood Hotel is located in the city centre of Preston. With 25 bedrooms, we offer a high level of service and take pride in our accommodation. Parking is available to the front of the hotel.

We are just 5 minutes walk from the train station and main shopping centre and within close walking distance of the University, Guild Hall, Charter Theatre, Harris Museum, 53 degrees and Lancashire Records Office.

We hope to make your stay in Preston as comfortable and pleasurable as possible. If you have any queries please don't hesitate to contact us.

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Prices (per room)

  Single Room Double/Twin Room Family Room
Not En-suite £40.00 £50.00 £65.00
En-suite £47.00 £62.00 £72.00
(At times of peak demand prices are subject to change)
  • Free Wireless Internet.
  • Check in between 2pm and 11pm. Although earlier or later may be possible by prior arrangement.
  • Rooms must be vacated by 11.00am on day of departure, luggage can be left at reception.


The hotel is located right in the centre of Preston on Fishergate Hill, just down the hill from the railway station and County Hall.

You can print a map and directions here

Local Attractions & Businesses

Avenham and Miller Parks are located in the heart of the city centre, less than 2 minutes walk from the hotel.

Avenham and Miller Parks won the coveted Green Flag Award for the first time in 2008 and have retained the award every year since.

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The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is free to visitors and has been since opening in 1893. If you are planing a visit to see our Grade I listed building, our collections of fine and decorative art, an exciting contemporary art show or learn about Preston's history.

The Harris has enriched the lives of our visitors and the local community by creating links between people, collections and exhibitions, by celebrating creativity and stimulating learning … something that continues today!

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Situated within a Historic Grade ll listed former court house building, the museum provides a great venue to turn back the clock and explore.

Discover our Victorian schoolroom, and practice your best handwriting on a slate.

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Visit the Ribble Steam Railway for heritage train rides along the line. The three mile return trip includes crossing the dock swing bridge (a unique feature on the line) and then along the bank of the River Ribble, giving interesting views of the City of Preston.

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Tinos is a family-run Italian restaurant in the heart of Preston with tasteful contemporary decor. Alongside thier a la carte menu of traditionally cooked Italian dishes, they offer plenty of daily specials including fresh fish dishes.

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Theatre Street Bar and Grill, a seafood and steak restaurant

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Contemporary and stylish cafe Bars & Restaurant in the heart of the City Centre, opening 7 days a week and most evenings, available for food, drinks, parties & private dining, providing a unique food, drink and socialising experience

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The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) based in the heart of Preston, has a truly international focus due to its thriving international populations of approximately 1500 students, representing over 40 countries. With formal links with over 120 institutions worldwide there are plenty of opportunities for students to study abroad as part of their degree.

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Lancashire Record Office (LRO) looks after historic documents relating to the county from about 1115 to the present day. Anyone can use the Record Office. We are open to the public and you can consult any of the records free of charge.

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Click on any of the frequently asked questions below for the answer.

  • What time can we check in/out?
    • Check in between 2pm and 11pm.
  • Can we leave luggage at reception?
    • Yes, we'll be happy to look after your luggage if your not travelling untill later that day
  • Do you have parking?
    • Yes - There is parking to the front of the hotel.We have 10 vehicle spaces which is "usually" enough as a lot of our guests usually arrive by train or coach. Spaces are allocated on a first come first served basis as we do not reserve spaces. However, we always assist our guests in finding a space close to the hotel.
  • What is your cancellation Policy?
    • Rooms cancelled more than 48hrs before the day of the booking will not incur any charges. If the room is cancelled within 48hrs and we are unable to let the room we would charge for the first nights stay.
  • Where can we get an evening meal?
    • We have put together a guide of places to eat in the Local Information section.
  • Can you cater for vegetarians?
    • We do not have a specific vegetarian menu. However, our menu comprises of a selection of breakfast cereals, eggs, beans, grapefruit, toast and fruit juices. If you would prefer something specific or have special dietary requirements we will always be happy to meet those needs, within reason, should you inform us at the time of booking.
  • What time is breakfast served?
    • Breakfast is served 7.00am - 9.00am weekdays and 8.00am - 10.00am at the weekends and bank holidays.
  • What do you need to make a reservation?
    • We take name, contact telephone number, time of arrival and credit/debit card details to reserve a room.

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