Student Life in Truro

Eating out

Truro’s restaurants have the top pick of local produce, and bars such as Bunters are brimming with local ales and live music. Whether you fancy a three-course meal, a quick bite to eat or a nice drink somewhere, there’s plenty to choose from.

Why not tuck into some fresh seafood and shellfish at award-winning Hooked? Alternatively, head to The Barley or Bustophers to sample more local cuisine. Don’t forget to try a world-famous traditional Cornish pasty while you’re here!


Pydar Street and King Street are teeming with independent shops and quirky boutiques. If you’re on the hunt for surf kit, you’ll find what you need in River Street and Victoria Square. The Farmers Market on Lemon Quay is open every Saturday and Wednesday and is a great place to pick up some fresh local produce.


There are plenty of bars and pubs in the centre of town, including the local‘s favourites, Zafiros and Vertigo. If you fancy a dance, don’t let the name deceive you, The Office nightclub is where you want to be on a Friday or Saturday night.

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Top places to visit

There are so many places to explore in Truro; you won’t be short of something to do. Whether its music gigs, theatre or ballet you like, Hall for Cornwall has a great mix of entertainment for you to tap into. Truro Cathedral is breathtakingly beautiful and brimming with history, just like the Royal Cornwall Museum, which holds interesting collections of art and artefacts.

Of course, if you want a bit of exercise, there are a number of beaches nearby and some good surf to be had. Head to Porthcurno, Gwithian or Praa Sands beaches.

Student accommodation in Truro

Our Truro accommodation is perfect for those working, studying or training at Treliske Hospital. Both of our properties are situated on the Royal Cornwall Hospital site on a brand new development, close to many nearby shops and only a short drive from the centre of Truro with its many bars and restaurants on offer. Find out more about our student accommodation in Truro and book a room today.