address 01995 642222
Information
  • Campus Rural (Preston)
  • Location Myerscough and Bilsborrow, Lancashire, United Kingdom
  • Principal Ann Turner
  • Type Public
  • Vice principal www.myerscough.ac.uk
Myerscough College (pronounced Myersco or Myerskoh) is a Higher and Further Education college near Bilsborrow on the Fylde in Lancashire, England.The college dates back to the 19th century, when it was known as Lancashire College of Agriculture.The original college was based to the South of Preston near Hutton, and moved to the current site in 1969, as recorded by a stone plaque on the teaching block built at that time. The new College was built on the site of Myerscough Hall, near St Michael's Road in Bilsborrow, and is in the rural parish of Myerscough and Bilsborrow.
Courses
FdA Commercial Floral Design (Online)
BA (Hons) Commercial Floral Design (Top Up)
BA (Hons) Commercial Floral Design (Top-up) Part-time
BA (Hons) Equine Management (Top-up)
BA (Hons) Golf Coaching & Performance (Top-up)
BA (Hons) Golf Management (Top-up)
BA (Hons) Golf Management (Top-up) Online
BSc (Hons) Agriculture
BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare
BSc (Hons) Arboriculture
Campus
Other centres have also been added in Blackburn, Blackpool, Burnley, Liverpool, Manchester and Dorset. Each offers a variety of land-based and sport courses. The Myerscough Centre in Dorset, The Lynwood Veterinary Hospital, specialises in veterinary nursing. In September 2006, the college was the setting for former BBC Gardeners' World presenter, Christine Walkdens new television programme, Christine's Garden. Walkden is a former student at the college,and in the programme she gave advice on how to present and sell produce; and she also reminisced about her time at the college.