North Lancaster is one of the most beautiful areas of Lancaster, with connections across Lancashire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire.
Living in North Lancaster (including Skerton and beyond)
North Lancaster is one of the most beautiful areas of Lancaster, with connections across the three counties of Lancashire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire. If you are looking for student properties for rent near Lancaster, but avoiding the hustle and bustle of the city, then Skerton, Halton, Bentham and beyond are the place to be. With regular and reliable public transport links to and from Lancaster city and both universities, it’s a truly idyllic spot for anyone looking for more tranquillity and country living whilst living or studying in Lancaster.
The city of Lancaster is rich in arts and culture, with a huge amount of investment from both the European Union and local council, to renovate historic areas and buildings within Lancaster as well as create new purpose built, commercial premises and student space to enhance the existing cultural environment of Lancaster. As well as this, there is huge support from the communities in and around North Lancaster to bring old buildings to life, such as Halton Mill, which supports many creative enterprises in the local area. The Mill overlooks the picturesque River Lune, with plenty of public footpaths and cycle routes, enabling easy access from North Lancaster directly into the city. Slightly further north lies Bentham and the popular Ingleton waterfalls, so there is no shortage of outdoor activities and fun to be had around North Lancaster!
A short bus ride or cycle along the river, takes you directly into the centre of Lancaster, where you will find plenty of great shops, from independent boutiques to larger high street stores such as TK Maxx, River Island and much more. Look out for student discounts available throughout Lancaster too, and grab a bargain! Why not stop for a perfectly brewed coffee in the beautiful courtyard of the Music Rooms or across the way in The Hall at Atkinson’s coffee house, popular with students studying through the day and enjoying live entertainment in the evening.
If that’s not enough, the historic Lancaster canal runs right through the city and into the rural areas of Lancaster, making the Canalside pubs and eateries such as the Water Witch the perfect hotspot on a beautiful summer’s day. For more information on areas in North Lancaster, contact one of our friendly team today, who will advise you on the many things to do throughout your studies and help you find the best student accommodation in North Lancaster.
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