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Preston Centre in Bilsborrow
Croxteth, Liverpool
Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester
Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Burnley
Witton Park, Blackburn
Lynwood, Dorset

Getting to Myerscough College Preston Campus

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Myerscough College Main Campus, St Michaels Road, Bilsborrow, Preston PR3 0RY
Tel: 01995 642222, email: enquiries@myerscough.ac.uk

Myerscough College has a fantastic countryside location, seven miles north of Preston, within easy reach of Blackpool, Manchester and Liverpool.Travelling by road from the South: Leave the M6 at Junction 32 (Broughton, Preston), the junction incorporates the M6 and M55 motorways and the A6 trunk road. Care should be taken to filter left following the 'A6 Garstang' lane indicators. On joining the A6 , follow the 'Garstang' signs for 3¾ miles to a large sign on the left hand side of the road naming 'Myerscough College', and turn left along St Michaels Road. The College is ¾ mile along this road and involves a right turn half way through an S bend.

Travelling by road from the North: Leave the M6 at Junction 33 (Hampson Green). On joining the A6 travel south following 'Preston' signs for about 9 miles to a large sign on the left hand side of the road, naming 'Myerscough College', and turn right into St Michaels Road. The college is ¾ miles along this road on the right, just after a sharp left turn.

The nearest bus stop is the Roebuck at Bilsborrow on the Lancaster to Preston bus route (service no. 40 and 41). There are approximately two buses per hour during the week. For further information on the bus services in Lancashire contact Travelwise Transport Information on 0870 608 2608

Myerscough College provides direct student bus services to the College from:

  • Preston Bus Station
  • Fleetwood, Blackpool and Poulton
  • Blackburn
  • Burnley
  • Clitheroe and the Ribble Valley
  • St Annes, Warton, Freckleton and Kirkham
  • Preston Railway Station

Bus passes are now available to students at a discounted rate.

eg singles: Preston Bus Station-Myerscough: £2.00, Blackpool-Myerscough: £2.50, Burnley-Myerscough £2.50. Annual bus pass costs are also discounted. For further details of timetables, fares and the bus pass application form see the pdf linked below.

Annual passes are also available for Stagecoach service 125 (from Bolton, Horwich, Chorley and Bamber Bridge) to connect with the College service from Preston Bus Station and service 40/41 (from Lancaster and Morecambe) to Bilsborrow village.

Free bus passes may be available

Students should follow this link for information and apply for the Bursary Fund – FE Finance and fees.
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Getting to Croxteth Hall, Liverpool

Myerscough College, Croxteth Hall and Country Park, Croxteth Hall Lane, Liverpool, L12 OHB
Tel: 0151 2287162, email: croxteth@myerscough.ac.uk

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Enter Croxteth Park through the Service Entrance on Croxteth Hall Lane. Once within the park follow signs for the Estates Office and Myerscough College. Reception is situated in the Head Gardeners Cottage within the Walled Garden. Please park on the visitors car park.

Please note that Liverpool Centre Open Mornings are held in Hall itself. Use the main visitor entrance door under the red-brick and stone porch next to the ticket office

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Getting to Lancashire County Cricket Club

Further education cricket courses are run by Myerscough College with Lancashire County Cricket Club, Talbot Road, Old Trafford, Manchester M16 0PX.
Tel: 01254 695428 or 07880565283, email: eastlancs@myerscough.ac.uk

Cricket students based at the Indoor Cricket Centre at Lancashire County Cricket Club, Old Trafford, can take advantage of the international standard facilities including indoor and outdoor cricket nets, bowling machines, 5 net lanes and technical analysis systems. Students have full access to these facilities to support their practical skill and technical development. Net lanes are constructed with different surfaces to cater for all types of bowling.

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Getting to Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Burnley

Myerscough College equine courses at Burnley are run with the Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Royle Lane Burnley BB12 0RT
Tel: 01282 453583 or 07880565283, email:

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Getting to Witton Park

The Myerscough College Blackburn Centre provides Further Education to students across East Lancashire at Witton Park, Preston Old Road, Blackburn, BB2 2TP

Tel: 01254 667166, email: eastlancs@myerscough.ac.uk

Located in the Visitor Centre at Witton Park, the College buildings are set in 480 acres of park and woodland yet it is easily accessible at only two miles away from Blackburn town centre. This provides a unique setting, equipped with excellent practical facilities, to study land-based subjects. The fully resourced classrooms are supported by computer and library facilities that are linked to the main College campus at Preston.

A wide range of academic courses, from NPTC Level 1s to BTEC Level 3s in Animal studies, are offered providing a unique opportunity for students to gain hands-on practical experience whilst gaining a full time qualification. GCSE subjects in Maths and English are taught to any student who has not achieved a Grade C at school, alongside the animal studies programme.

The animal collection gives each student an excellent grounding and preparation for the working environment or higher education. The facilities have been developed to provide habitats for a number of species to enrich the students’ educational level of programme, including:- Rabbits, rodents, reptiles, amphibians, fish, invertebrates, poultry, aviary birds and exotic mammals.

Links with the local working farm increases the opportunity to work with larger breeds such as sheep, cows, pigs and horses.

Lab work is shared at our Preston campus where the students are transported, when required, by College mini bus, free of charge.

Respect for the individual and for each other is key to our success, creating a happy and caring environment where each student is treated equally and fairly.

All students are assigned a personal tutor and regular meetings are arranged to monitor progress against target grades set and put strategies in place to maximise achievement. Personal tutors actively seek to encourage the individual, offering support to ensure that any problems are dealt with swiftly and effectively.

The pastoral care service ensures that the transition from school to college for the student is a smooth process and gives them confidence to settle into the college environment quickly, developing self-esteem and confidence.

A full enrichment programme is also provided.

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Myerscough-Lynwood School of Veterinary Nursing

Myerscough-Lynwood School of Veterinary Nursing
Lynwood Veterinary Group
Unit 4, Burraton Yard
Poundbury Dorchester DT1 3GR
Tel: 01305 264140
Tel: 0781 086 4325

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