Sacred Preston Walk

On Sunday 19th April I led a walk for UCLan Pagan Society exploring the sacred history of Preston. This began at the hill fort site on Frenchwood Knoll and led to the Minster, dedicated to St Wilfrid in the 7th century. We followed the town’s oldest roads to the sites of the Franciscan Friary and St Mary’s leper hospital and chapel before returning to explore Preston’s industrial history. A recurrent theme was culverted water courses and vanished wells. I also told the stories of the Black Dog of Preston and Bannister Doll.

My write-up can be found on Pagan Soc’s blog.

The Minster