Lancaster University Campus


The University of Lancaster is located three miles outside of the city, amidst 560 acres of landscaped parkland. Home to the Ruskin Library and Research Centre, the campus also boasts a wide selection shops, bars and eateries. For more information on where to eat and drink on campus, see here.


City of Lancaster

Lancaster is a thriving market town with a wide selection of pubs, restaurants and shops. For more information about Lancaster and the surrounding area, see here.

For options of where to eat and drink in town, see here.

Surrounding Area


Situated in north-west England, Lancaster is surrounded by beautiful countryside, including the Forest of Bowland, the Yorkshire Dales, and the Lake District. Described by Woodrow Wilson as ‘a region … so irresistible in its beauty’ during one of his several visits to the area, the Lake District is home to Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum. To the south of Lancaster are the cities of Manchester and Liverpool, with world-class museums including the People’s History Museum, and the International Slavery Museum.