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Primrose is an idyllic location for Lancaster student accommodation, being close to the vibrant city centre and the University of Cumbria.


Living in the Primrose area of Lancaster

Primrose is a much sought-after area of Lancaster, situated just south of Moorlands. Within this small community are traditional Victorian terraced properties, cobbled streets and green areas to the east and west. Primrose is an idyllic location for student accommodation in Lancaster, being in close proximity to both the vibrant city centre and the University of Cumbria.

The university is literally a short walk away from Primrose, surrounded by its own beautiful grounds and maintaining the historic architecture of its main buildings. There are plenty of convenience stores and small businesses, such as pharmacies and laundrettes in and around the area of Primrose, without having to worry about travelling far for those daily essentials. 

Just behind the main campus of Cumbria University, you will find the beautiful tree-lined avenue that leads to the gates of Williamson Park. Perfect for a picnic on a summer’s day or to enjoy the regular live theatre events, Williamson Park is a popular area for local residents and visitors alike. This beautiful green landscape, extending into the Lancashire countryside, makes Primrose the perfect location for student properties to rent in Lancaster, due to its central location between the city and the countryside.

With Greaves park just south of Primrose, there is no escaping the parklands and woodlands of Lancaster. However, a short walk or cycle into the city will lead you to an array of popular high street stores, independent boutiques and plenty of vibrant pubs, bars and restaurants. Lancaster regularly hosts some of the most talked about festivals in the north of England, attracting visitors from all of the country. From the Festival of Light to the bustling annual Jazz Festival, Lancaster is a hub of music and arts culture throughout the year.

Student houses to rent in Primrose, Lancaster are definitely a popular option for students from both the University of Cumbria and Lancaster University. A regular bus service takes you virtually from door to door, with public transport routes taking you directly into Lancaster University campus as well as regular bus services to Preston, Manchester and beyond. Lancaster’s central train station also benefits from routes to Scotland and London within just a few hours. Take a look on our website for examples of properties available to rent for students in Lancaster or contact one of our friendly team today to find out more about the area of Primrose and what it has to offer.

Houses & Apartments in Lancaster's Primrose area:

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