For students preparing to study at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN), the fantastic accommodation at Brunel Court should be top of your list. Located in Preston, just ten minutes from UCLAN, it is ideal for anyone wanting to fully experience student life. Brunel Court comprises a range of high-quality accommodation, such as en suite rooms and apartments.
Preston has a wide variety of great clubs and pubs. ‘Roper Hall’ is one of the closest places, and has arcade machines, pool tables and a games room for social gaming, as well as bars on two floors, and regular club nights. It is an ideal hang out spot for during the day, and a great spot for clubbing at night!
Every night is a student night and with many clubs, bars and late-night venues, you are guaranteed a memorable night out. Preston ranks as among the cheapest cities in the UK to buy a beer, with the average pint costing around £3.50.
If you fancy a classic, town centre club then try ‘SWITCH’ – a multi-use night life venue with 4 separate areas to suit most tastes. Club nights, gigs & live entertainment makes this place must-see.
Enjoy a cocktail in one of Preston’s bars. The Guild Hall’s ‘Review’ which promises to bring you the best cocktails from around the world and exclusive mixology. ‘Kuckoo’ provides glamourous indie, rock and roll with their outrageous cocktails. ‘Florianas’ offers an eclectic mix of unique and classic cocktails, fine wines and beer from local breweries.
The basement bar ‘Winedown’ provides over 300 wines and 200 grape varieties, as well as local beers and amazing spirits, and retro sounds. The upmarket ‘Stratos’ has tapas to offer with cocktails and wine in a contemporary setting.
Preston will keep your party going until the sun comes up. Every city needs a thriving club scene and Preston is no different. Start your night in the ‘Ships and Giggles’ before heading over to the dancefloor at ‘Popworld’ for cheesy tunes, or ‘Yates’ and ‘Baluga’ for club tracks. Finish the night at ‘Blitz’ nightclub, which has one room for pool and seating, and another room with a dancefloor to keep the party going until 6am!
Preston’s iconic alternative nightclub, ‘The Warehouse’, provides something outside the mainstream music scene over its three floors of indie and rock music, and it has a distinguished pedigree having once been favoured by Joy Division!
Fancy a traditional pint instead? Head over to ‘The Adelphi’ pub right in the heart of the campus and enjoy a quintessential student pub experience.
For the craft ale connoisseur, ‘The Ferret’ or ‘The Continental’ are the perfect venues to taste a plethora of craft IPAs whilst you enjoy live music acts and open mic nights
Preston even has a few new sports bars to enjoy the latest games! Visit ‘Ballers’ sports bar for great food and a friendly upbeat environment.