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New Year's Eve in Preston in 2013/ 2013 - celebrating in Lancashire

Located on the north bank of the River Ribble, Preston is the administrative centre of Lancashire and it has a population of almost 114,000 inhabitants. Preston obtained city status in 2002, and tourists coming to celebrate the New Year's Eve in Preston in 2012/ 2013 will find it interesting to know that Preston became England's 50th city in the 50th year of Queen Elisabeth II's reign.

Unlike other British cities, Preston has a strong Christian history and tradition, particularly Roman-Catholic, which led to its being called the most catholic city in England. Actually, the city's main landmark is St. Walburge's Church, which boasts the tallest spire in England on a church which is not a cathedral. Other quite impressing buildings in the city are the Old Lea Hall Farmhouse or the Harris Museum. Football fans celebrating New Year's Eve in Preston in 2012/ 2013 will be particularly attracted by the National Football Museum, the home of English football heritage. On top of all this, Preston is an utter delight for food lovers, with delicious Lancashire specialties being served in the cities numerous restaurants.