Marketgate has a range of high street stores, from Primark and New Look to Waterstones and WH Smith.
St. Nics Arcades
St Nics has a Topshop, Boots, Superdrug, HMV, Game, Ryman and many more handy shops.
Visit one of the longest canals in the UK, stretching 43 miles all the way through to Preston.
Lancaster to Morecambe Promenade
If you're into cycling, be sure to take a ride on this scenic trip through the countryside.
Visit The Hall and The Music Room for a vintage and hip feel and sample what was once voted the ‘best flat white in the UK'!
Hills, forests and a beach! Lancaster definitely knows how to spoil you. Catch the number 4 from the bus station outside.
University of Cumbria
If you're studying at the University of Cumbria, you'll enjoy the beautiful parkland setting while also being just a short walk from the city centre!
University of Lancaster
The University of Lancaster is one of Britain's best universities and is set in 500 acres of parkland!
The 'ultimate student night out'. Hit up Jinxed on a Wednesday, Old's Cool Fridays and Sweet As Saturdays. Don't forget your Purple Card!
A must-go for students seeking a wild night out. While it may not be the classiest of establishments, it is one of the latest to close. Expect things to get messy!
A place for culture, community, cocktails and craft beer, Apothecary is popular among students seeking a swift few drinks with friends before heading 'out-out'.
Definitely one of the hipper places in town, Dalton Rooms is a lively bar open five days a week and famed for its DJ nights and pizza parties.
Market Gate Dental Practice
It's easy to let your health slip while at university, but don't forget to get the occasional dental check-up to avoid more serious problems later!
King Street Surgery
Make sure you sign up to the local surgery at King Street just a short walk away.
Lancaster is a gem of the north that’s situated in an idyllic setting between the Lake District and Morecambe Bay. As one of England’s Heritage Cities, its cultural past is rich and it’s a city with many tales to be uncovered by history lovers.
If you’re an outdoorsy type, Lancaster will be a haven for you, offering acres of parklands, forests, cycleways, hills, beaches and bays to explore. Lancaster is beautiful all year round. Pack up the picnic in the summer and explore the surrounding nature with your friends, or snuggle up in one of Lancaster town’s hidden gems with a glass of mulled wine in winter.
While it may be a small town, students of Lancaster know that in this case, size really doesn’t matter. What Lancaster lacks in size, it makes up for in personality. Its great outdoors, hidden alleyways, quirky cafés, old-world pubs and Georgian charm make it a fascinating city to discover.
Voted the safest university town in the UK, you will always feel at home and at ease in Lancaster.