Things to do in Preston for students

Things to do in Preston for Students

Moving to a new city to study can be daunting but finding things to do to socialise with your new friends makes this transition a lot easier. Preston has a whole host of  attractions, many of which are free so you’ll never be stuck for ideas. If you do get some free time from studying make sure you visit these top things to do in Preston, plus Brunel Court is ideally located close to many of these attractions so you won’t have to travel far.


Inspiration at The Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Harris Museum Preston

When studying and living in a new city it’s important to get a sense of the history and culture, and if you’re looking for some intellectual inspiration museums are always a good place to start. The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is full of Preston’s history and culture and is a space to be creative. If you’re studying a creative subject this museum will offer lots of FREE inspiration with its many exhibitions and activities that you can get involved in.


Entertainment at Preston Guild Hall

Preston Guild Hall

If you’re looking for things to do in Preston that involve drinking, dining, dancing and drama then look no further than Preston Guild Hall. This venue is home to many, many events, shows and restaurants including comedy shows, live music, sport and much more! Visiting Preston Guild Hall is a great relief from studying and will provide an evening of memories and well earned fun!


Unwind at Preston Docks and Marina

Preston docks

Preston docks is the perfect place to unwind and gather your thoughts. University life can be a bit overwhelming at times but when you have beautiful scenery a stone’s throw away from your accommodation it can be a real stress reliever. The marina is often full of yachts and barges and is the perfect setting to stroll and dine.


Meet Friends at Fishergate Shopping Centre

Fishergate Shopping Centre

When starting university you need a fresh wardrobe for the term ahead and where better to spend your student loan in Preston than at Fishergate Shopping Centre. Not only can you get the latest fashions from the fantastic range of shops, it’s also a great meeting place for friends as there are many places to eat and drink.


Experience Preston’s Nightlife

Evoque nightclub

A city’s nightlife is a big part of university life and Preston has lots of popular clubs and bars including the famous nightclub, The Warehouse, Evoque and the Adelphi which is a popular student bar in the heart of the university campus offering live music, karaoke, quizzes and events.   


There are plenty of things to do in Preston!

The benefits of being based in Brunel Court is that we have all of these attractions on our doorstep. Brunel Court has everything you need on site with many facilities, a common room and garden area but if you want to branch out there is so much to see in Preston.

If you’re studying in Preston and need accommodation, Brunel Court is the number one choice so get in touch with us today by calling 01772 886675 to book a viewing and see for yourself what this area has to offer.