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Cumbria University is within walking distance of Moorlands and has great public transport links to the University of Lancaster too.


Living in the Moorlands area of Lancaster

Moorlands is an area famous for its Scottish links – not perhaps in the traditional sense, but each street name within this area is named after an area in Scotland. From Aberdeen Road to Argyle St and Dundee St, if you’re of Scottish descent, renting student accommodation in Lancaster, then this could be home from home! 

Its close proximity to both Lancaster city centre and beautiful parklands and countryside, make Moorlands a popular area for students and families alike. Cumbria University is situated within walking distance of Moorlands too, making it an ideal base for any Cumbria students studying nearby. Great public transport links, allow easy access to the University of Lancaster too, and the surrounding countryside.

With a wide variety of shops and business in the city, there are great employment opportunities for students, right on your doorstep. Whether you are looking for a great day out shopping or a part time job alongside your studies, Lancaster is a popular spot for students. Lancaster supports many independent businesses, making it a great city for variety whilst supporting local shops, boutiques and artisans. It is also home to some of the biggest and best annual festivals, from the Autumn Jazz Festival to the annual beer festival, the streets of Lancaster come alive as people celebrate the culture scene in Lancaster. You certainly won’t have to go for to find great student entertainment in Lancaster.

Near to Moorlands in Lancaster, you will also find the historic Williamson Park, popular with local residents and visitors from further afield, the park is home to many wildlife, flora and fauna, as well as the regular outdoor theatre performances hosted by the Dukes Theatre in Lancaster. One of the most beautiful areas of Lancaster and just a stone’s throw from student properties in Moorland’s area. 

Moorlands even boasts its very own cathedral! Okay, maybe not quite, but just to the north of Moorlands, Lancaster Cathedral runs regular live concerts, as well as regular weekly and seasonal services. With an off licence and convenience store nearby too, you won’t have to travel far for your daily essentials, unless you fancy a short walk into the city. Moorlands is definitely one of the most sought-after areas for student accommodation in Lancaster and it’s not difficult to see why. Contact our friendly team today to find out more about the area and discuss the wide range of student property available in Moorlands, Lancaster.

Houses & Apartments in Lancaster's Moorlands area:

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