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Tees Valley’s Bravest Adventurer

“Once you have been to the white unknown you can never escape the call of the little voices.” These were the words Frank Wild, a Skelton-born sailor, wrote in his...

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Christmas Crafts to Enjoy at Home

Here at Preston Park, we love arts and crafts. As well as being plenty of fun, they allow us to use our imagination and create to our hearts’ content. Family...

Child And Grandparent Making Christmas Craft

Most wanted Christmas toys over the decades

The most wanted toy at Christmas has changed a lot over the decades. In Victorian times, children would be considered lucky if they received an orange on Christmas morning whereas...

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Five Festive Decorating Themes 2019

It’s finally arrived – our favourite time of year when the museum is transformed for Christmas. It’s hard not to feel festive when you see the twinkly lights above the...

Black And White Baubles On A Tree

Four Activities To Brighten Up A Rainy Day

It’s typically said that rainy days get us down, and as we get deeper into winter, they’re becoming more of a regular occurrence. These drizzly days needn’t make us feel...

Legs Of Child With Yellow Rubber Boots Jump In Puddle On An Autumn Walk

Tees Valley’s Ancient Past and Folklore

We’ve always been so proud to be from the wonderful Teesside area. Given our passion for history, we’re lucky that the Tees Valley has a rich history including our own...

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Winter Wildlife to Spot at Preston Park

Our park is home to all kinds of wildlife, from woodland birds to beautiful flowers. It's a wonderful, scenic place to take a stroll in the colder months as much...

Family Playing In The Snow With A Dog In Front Of The Hall

Wildlife Tips for your Garden this Winter

Here at Preston Park, we're passionate about looking after wildlife as much as we possibly can. Our fabulous Park Rangers have gathered some top tips for you to use in...

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