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Overlooking the picturesque River Lune, the Quayside area is one of the most sought-after locations for student housing in Lancaster.


Living in the Quayside area of Lancaster

Overlooking the picturesque River Lune, the Quayside in Lancaster is one of the most sought-after locations for student accommodation in Lancaster. Whilst the area has undergone extensive modernisation, the Quayside maintains many of its original characteristics from its history as a working port in the 18th century, which you can learn more about in Lancaster’s own Maritime Museum situated right on the Quayside.

It couldn’t be a better time to consider renting a student apartment on the Quayside, Lancaster as the new Luneside Student Village is bustling with like-minded students and plans for further development. The Quayside already benefits from many popular bars and restaurants, whilst also being set to have further development of modern shops, renovation and commercial premises. There has really never been a better time to live and study in Quayside, Lancaster!

Lancaster’s Quayside is within close proximity of the city centre, whilst still benefiting from its own student quarter. There are beautiful walks along the River Lune which separates the Quayside from Morecambe via a footbridge and picturesque cycle route, allowing you to access the millennium path as far as Glasson Dock. Lancaster is popular with cyclists all over the city, with routes spanning miles into the beautiful Lancashire and Cumbria countryside. 

The nearby train station provides access to the West Coast Mainline, so you can be in London or Edinburgh within a few short hours! The bus station is also situated right across from the Quayside, with regular bus services around the city and to Lancaster University campus and beyond. You can definitely save money on taxis, as there are plenty of popular pubs, clubs and restaurants right on your doorstep. Whether you are spending the day shopping or studying, well-known pubs such as the Water Witch on the Lancaster Canal or the Music Rooms make living and studying in Lancaster the place to be. 

The city has a great overall mix of modern shops and bars with beautiful historic architecture. Well-known for the Lancaster Castle sitting proudly at the top of the city, along with the ever-popular Williamson’s Park, visitors come from all over the UK to experience the wealth of art and culture Lancaster has to offer. Jazz and Beer Festivals fill the city with music and fun, whilst fireworks light up the sky several times a year, with student flats on the Quayside, Lancaster, offering the best seat in the city!

Houses & Apartments in Lancaster's Quayside area:

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