Student life in Ormskirk

Eating out

There are plenty of places to eat and hang out after lectures including restaurants and cafes. There’s a wide variety of foods to suit all tastes such as authentic Italian, traditional pub grub and spicy curries.


Ormskirk town centre boasts many high street shops and a market. There’s been a market here since 1286 when monks at Burscough Priory were granted a Royal Charter by Edward I, and today the bustling Charter Market takes place every Thursday and Saturday.


For such a compact town, there is a lively nightlife. Styles Bar, Disraelis and Liquid Bar are favourite student haunts and Edge Hill Students’ Union arranges regular trips to nightclubs around the North West. Many students head to Liverpool to for the famous nightlife and the pubs and clubs of Southport, Wigan and Preston are also in easy reach.

Cool places to visit

There are lots of things to see and do in Ormskirk. Chapel Gallery boasts a great exhibition programme of inspiring artwork, impressive lighting features and a café. You can take a stroll around Coronation Park, with its lush, landscaped gardens and ornate bandstand. Or explore the Sefton Coast or the Lake District nearby and if you’re a history hunter take a trip to Port Sunlight and Lancaster Castle.

For further information go to VisitLancashire.com and The Best of Ormskirk.

Student accommodation in Ormskirk

To help you make the most of student life in Ormskirk, Grange Court & The Ridings is conveniently located only a few minutes’ walk from the city centre and only a 10 minute walk from the Edge Hill University campus. Ormskirk train station is within walking distance of our purpose-built student accommodation, as well as many shops, restaurants and pubs meaning you can enjoy all that Ormskirk has to offer as well as being able to easily travel further afield. Find out more about our student accommodation in Ormskirk and book a room today.