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Lancaster Student Accommodation

In its winding alleys and rolling hills, Lancaster houses many hidden gems. Cosy and welcoming, your new student home awaits… At aparto, we provide modern student accommodation in Lancaster with dedicated study areas and fun activities to help you make the most of your student life.







Student Living in Lancaster

Lancaster, a vibrant and captivating city, offers an ideal environment for students seeking a memorable academic experience. Nestled in the picturesque countryside of England, it boasts a renowned university, rich history, and a thriving cultural scene.

From its charming cobblestone streets to its lively pubs and diverse eateries, Lancaster offers the perfect blend of academic excellence, social engagement, and an unforgettable student life.

Home to Caton Court, with its vibrant student community and friendly on-site team, Lancaster is an ideal place to study in.

Brilliant universities
Brilliant universities
Lots of bars & restaurants
Lots of bars & restaurants
Great transport links
Great transport links
A range of cultural activities
A range of cultural activities

    Your student home in Lancaster

    Caton Court

    5-15 Bulk Road, Lancaster, LA1 1DN

    This residence lets you take in superb views, relax in an ultra-modern student setup, and get to know like-minded people from around the globe.

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    Shared Houses


    Enjoy hassle-free living in our Gold Shared Houses, perfect for sharing with friends. Designed to meet all students' needs, they feature shared kitchens and bathrooms, inclusive utilities, and room sizes from 10-11m². Enjoy a double-height kitchen with an island, dining and living area, and garden, providing a comfortable living experience.



    Enjoy superior student living in our penthouses, spanning two floors. They offer a private ensuite room with ample study space, and a large kitchen and modern living room for entertaining. Our penthouses redefine luxury living with inclusive utilities and stunning city views. Upgrade to our Premium Penthouse for more space and comfort.



    All our ensuites offer comfortable accommodations with shared kitchens, inclusive utilities, and WiFi. Each room features a 3/4 double bed, study area, and ample storage. Bronze, Silver, and Gold options provide private bathrooms with large mirrors. Enjoy shared kitchen and living spaces with TV and sofas, fostering a communal living experience.



    Experience comfort and convenience in our modern studios. Bronze Studios offer private living with essential amenities. Upgrade to Silver for more space, or Gold for city views. Choose Superior Silver Studio for panoramic views. Each studio includes a comfortable bed, study area, ample storage, private bathroom, and fully equipped kitchen.

    What Students Are Saying

    Want to know what student living is like at aparto?

    Have a read to see what our residents have to say about living at
    aparto Caton Court in Lancaster!

    "Somewhat similar to a gated community, the site is very self contained requiring a key to access each point, with laundry, a gym, a cinema room and a sky lounge available to residents at all times"
    "This is a great accommodation, well equipped and cleaned every day. They have a gym, study rooms and a variety of great holiday activities. The staff are friendly and kind, they are available at all times and are a really reassuring and safe place to live as a student."
    “Thanks so much for everyone in the accommodation, I would say it the best accommodation in Lancaster for students, I have lived in town house room which is very fancy and nice, everything is modern, the size of the rooms, living area and the kitchen is really big."

    Our Student Accommodation in Lancaster

    In the vibrant city of Lancaster, Caton Court is a good student accommodation option for those studying at the University of Cumbria or the University of Lancaster.

    Ideally situated in the city centre, Caton Court offers easy access to shops and sport and leisure amenities. Our friendly on-site staff members will welcome you and make sure the transition into your new accommodation is effortless. Book a visit now to see how Caton Court can elevate your student living experience!

    Utility bills included
    Utility bills included
    24/7 CCTV
    24/7 CCTV
    Short commute to uni
    Short commute to uni
    Quiet study space
    Quiet study space
    Modern on-site gym
    Modern on-site gym
    11th floor sky lounge
    11th floor sky lounge
    Secure bike storage
    Secure bike storage
    Cinema room
    Cinema room
    Navy 18
    Simple steps on how you can book your Student Accommodation!

    1. Visit our residence page - Caton Court. Looking for short stays click here!

    2. Browse & select your chosen room type

    3. Register on the portal

    4. For long stays, secure your room with one weeks advanced rent. T&C's apply.

    5. The full cost is payable in full or installments via TransferMate, making international
    payments FREE of charge via bank transfer.

    Are you a returning student? Simply log in to the portal to rebook your room!

    Student Life in Lancaster

    Our student home, Caton Court is close of the hub of activity Lancaster has to offer. The spirit on Lancaster’s campus is impossible to resist, so discovering new places with new friends is simple here. Whatever you’re passionate about, be sure to check out these highlights when term is in full swing.

    About Lancaster

    Lancaster is a dynamic hub of learning, innovation, and adventure. Situated in the heart of England, this bustling student city offers a perfect balance of academic excellence and an exhilarating social scene.

    With its vibrant arts and music scene, diverse cuisine, and lively festivals, Lancaster promises unforgettable experiences beyond the classroom. Discover hidden gems, forge lifelong friendships, and embrace the exciting journey of self-discovery in this energetic and inspiring city.

    Universities in Lancaster

    Lancaster is home to world-class universities that foster an exceptional learning environment.

    With its esteemed academic institutions, such as Lancaster University and the University of Cumbria, students are provided with cutting-edge research opportunities, innovative programs, and a supportive community.

    From state-of-the-art facilities to dedicated faculty, these universities offer a transformative educational experience, preparing students for successful careers and lifelong intellectual growth.

    Best Attractions in Lancaster

    The historic Lancaster Castle, dating back to the 11th century, offers intriguing tours and breathtaking views. Immerse yourself in the city's vibrant history at the Lancaster City Museum, or wander through the enchanting Williamson Park with its stunning Ashton Memorial. Explore charming canal walks, indulge in diverse culinary delights, and embrace the captivating beauty of this unforgettable city.

    More Information About Lancaster

    Discover Lancaster's Academic Scene

    In Lancaster, universities like Lancaster University and University of Cumbria offer different courses and vibrant student communities. Each university has challenging classes and fun campus activities, making learning enjoyable.

    Explore Caton Court, our modern student accommodation close to the universities. Soak in breathtaking views from the sky lounge and connect with fellow students from all over the world. More than just a place to stay, Caton Court offers an inspiring and immersive student experience.

    Relax and socialise in our stylish communal spaces, including the 11th-floor sky lounge, cinema room, games area, private residents gym, study rooms, and outdoor courtyard. Whether you're studying, making new friends, or simply taking a break, Caton Court provides the perfect environment for every aspect of student life.

    When it's time to study, Lancaster has many options, from good libraries to nice cafes. Take a walk around Lancaster's busy streets, where charming cafes are perfect for studying or enjoying a coffee break.

    Discover Lancaster's Transportation Options

    Exploring Lancaster is a breeze with its convenient transportation choices. Whether you prefer hopping on a bus, catching a train, or cycling around town, Lancaster offers diverse options for getting around.

    Bus: Lancaster boasts a comprehensive bus network operating from early morning to late at night. With buses connecting you to key destinations including universities and attractions, travelling around the city is both easy and affordable.

    Train: Enjoy efficient rail connections in Lancaster, linking you to nearby cities and towns swiftly and comfortably. Whether you're planning to visit family or friends in the country or for a weekend getaway, trains provide a convenient mode of transportation.

    Cycling: Embrace Lancaster's bike-friendly culture with designated bike lanes and rental options available throughout the city. Cycling offers a fun and eco-friendly way to explore Lancaster at your own pace, allowing you to discover its hidden gems while enjoying the fresh air.

    Discover Lancaster's Hidden Treasures

    Lancaster offers a wealth of attractions beyond its educational institutions, inviting you to uncover its hidden gems and vibrant culture.

    Immerse yourself in the city's rich history by exploring landmarks like Lancaster Castle and the Judges' Lodgings. These historic sites provide a glimpse into Lancaster's fascinating past and architectural beauty.

    Lancaster's cultural scene captivates visitors with venues such as The Dukes and the Lancaster Maritime Museum, offering a diverse range of performances and exhibitions. The bustling Lancaster Market and St. Nicholas Arcades add to the city's cultural tapestry, providing a vibrant atmosphere for shopping and leisure.

    Indulge your taste buds at charming eateries and restaurants throughout Lancaster. From traditional pub fare at The Borough to global cuisine at Silk Mill Tapas, there's something to satisfy every palate.

    Nature lovers can escape to Lancaster's green spaces, from the peaceful Williamson Park to the scenic Lancaster Canal. Explore the tranquil paths of the Lune Millennium Park or take a leisurely boat ride along the Lancaster Canal for a refreshing outdoor adventure.

    Lancaster's nightlife offers a variety of venues for socialising and entertainment. Whether you're enjoying live music at The Bobbin or dancing the night away at The Sugarhouse, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this lively city.

    Lancaster university

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    Lancaster city guide

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    For those questions you still might be needing an answer for, look no further, all of your answers can be found below!

    There are about 13,000 students in Lancaster, which is about 23% of the total population of the city.

    Student life in Lancaster is vibrant and enriching. With a bustling social scene, many clubs and societies, engaging events, and a strong sense of community, students can immerse themselves in a diverse range of activities, make lifelong friends, and create unforgettable memories throughout their academic journey.

    Universities in Lancaster offer a high-quality education with a strong emphasis on academic excellence and research. They provide a supportive learning environment, state-of-the-art facilities, and dedicated faculty, ensuring students have access to the resources and opportunities needed for their intellectual growth and future success.

    Yes, Lancaster is an excellent location for international students. With its renowned universities, welcoming community, and a safe environment, it offers a conducive setting for cultural exchange and academic pursuits. Additionally, its proximity to major cities and stunning countryside makes it an attractive destination for international students seeking a well-rounded and enriching experience.

    Yes, Lancaster is generally considered a safe city for students. It has a low crime rate and a strong focus on student welfare, with universities and local authorities taking measures to ensure the safety and well-being of students living and studying in the area.

    Caton Court, aparto's student accommodation in Lancaster, is a 5 minute cycle away from the University of Cumbria and a 22 minute cycle away from the University of Lancaster.

    Lancaster offers a diverse range of activities and attractions. Explore the rich history and architecture of Lancaster Castle, enjoy leisurely walks along the Lancaster Canal, immerse yourself in the vibrant arts scene, indulge in delicious cuisine, or take in the stunning views from Williamson Park and the Ashton Memorial.

    Yes, there are many interesting things to see around Lancaster. Just a short distance away, you can visit the beautiful Lake District National Park, explore the captivating Morecambe Bay coastline, or discover historic sites like the ruins of the Roman fort at Hadrian's Wall, providing many opportunities for outdoor adventures and cultural exploration.

    Lancaster offers a variety of sport and leisure amenities. There are well-equipped sports facilities, fitness centres, swimming pools, and opportunities for activities like hiking, cycling, and watersports, ensuring plenty of options for staying active in the city.

    Yes, Lancaster is surrounded by green areas and offers several parks and natural spaces within the city. Williamson Park, with its beautiful gardens and woodland, provides a peaceful retreat, while the nearby Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the stunning Lake District National Park offer ample opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to explore and enjoy nature's beauty.