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Travelling around Prescot

Travelling around Prescot

Are you thinking about visiting Prescot? Perhaps you already live in this great town but need to get around without the hassle of parking or the expense of petrol? At Arriva we know travel and we know Prescot, so take a few moments and read through our carefully created guide to attractions and travelling in this great town.


Prescot's name is believed to be derived from the Anglo-Saxon prÄ“ost "priest" + cot "cot", meaning a cottage or small house owned or inhabited by a priest. During the 18th and 19th centuries it was at the centre of the watch and clock making industry.