Undergraduate Campus Tours

We organise regular campus tours to enable potential applicants and their parents to visit our superb facilities. Your visit will give you a flavour of life at Lancaster, and we’re confident that it will inspire you to pick Lancaster as your chosen university.

Booking in advance is essential. Please select your preferred date below to reserve your place. 

Campus Tour

Regularly-organised campus tours take place throughout the year. Campus tours run from 1.30pm to 2.45pm. Dates for upcoming tours are as follows:

Our Campus Tours are designed to acquaint you with our friendly campus. The tour begins at 1.30pm in Alexandra Square. Current students will take you on a guided tour of the campus, showing you our award winning student accommodation, social venues, library and a lot more besides! The tour finishes at approximately 2.45pm. After the tour you may wish to visit our state of the art sports centre, located at the entrance to campus. Staff from the Sports Centre will be on hand to show you the facilities and answer any questions you may have about sport at Lancaster. 

Campus Tour Extra

Our Campus Tour Extra is designed for students in Year 12 who are starting to think about their future University options, however students of any age can book a place. During your  visit  you will be introduced to the Lancaster University Campus and be given the opportunity to speak to both students and staff from your department of choice. The programme will begin with a warm welcome to Lancaster in the form of a talk which will begin at 1:30. You will then be taken on a guided tour of our beautiful campus and facilities by one of our current students, during which you will have the opportunity to see our award-winning student accommodation. After the tour, you’ll also have the opportunity to meet academic staff from the subject you’re interested in and ask any questions you may have about the courses we offer. The day will finish at approximately 4pm however, please note that we are an open campus, meaning that you can stay after the day has finished and look around the campus at your own leisure. 

Self-Guided Tours

Self-Guided Tours offer you the opportunity to visit our beautiful campus at your leisure for those who are unable to attend one of our scheduled campus tours. By registering, you will be posted a Self-Guided Tour brochure which will help you navigate through our lovely campus.

Within the brochure you will find a suggested route including key points to visit and a map of the campus.  As you can appreciate, with the self-guided tour option, we cannot offer accommodation to view but you can find information including photos and prices in the accommodation section of our website.

To register for a Self-Guided Tour, please select the month you wish to visit the campus: 


December  Please note that the University will be closed over the Christmas break from Friday 23rd December until Tuesday 3rd January and so no tours will be available in this time. 

Please note, guests accompanying students do not require a ticket.

We hope you enjoy your visit and please feel free to get in touch with us at visitus@lancaster.ac.uk should you have any further queries.

If you have any questions prior to your visit please contact the UK Student Recruitment and Outreach team by e-mail or telephone +44 (0)1524 593724. You’ll find all the travel information you need on our Getting Here page, which includes downloadable maps of the campus. 

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