Campus Tours

We offer regular campus tours to enable potential applicants and their guests 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. Guests accompanying students do not require a ticket. 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 2.00pm to 3.30pm. Dates for upcoming tours are as follows:





Our Campus Tours are designed to acquaint you with our friendly campus and show you the facilities available to our students. The tour begins at 2pm at the Welcome Centre. 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 3.30pm. Please be aware that the route for the campus tour is outdoors and will take place whatever the weather. If you are interested in the sports facilities at Lancaster you may wish to factor some time into your schedule to take the opportunity to visit our state of the art sports centre, which is located at the entrance to campus. Staff from the Sports Centre will show you the facilities and answer any questions you may have about sport at Lancaster.

Campus Tour Extra

Our Campus Tour Extra, follows an itinerary designed to acquaint you with our friendly campus, along with the chance to meet with the department of your choice. The programme begins at 1.30pm with a Welcome to Lancaster talk followed by a guided tour of the campus from one of our current students. During the tour, you will have the opportunity to see our award-winning student accommodation, a range of social venues, our library and study areas and a lot more besides! After the tour, you’ll get to meet a department of your choice from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. This means that you’ll get to the chance to meet academic staff from the subject you’re interested in and ask any questions you may have about the courses we offer. The 2018 dates will appear on our website shortly.

Self-Guided Tours

If you are unable to attend one of our scheduled Campus Tours please visit the Welcome Centre on campus to collect a Self-Guided Tour Brochure.  The Centre is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and on Saturday 9am to 1pm.  If you visit outside these hours you are still very welcome to explore the campus and can collect a brochure from a display box outside the entrance to the Welcome Centre. The brochure will help you to navigate through our lovely campus with 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.

We hope you enjoy your visit and please feel free to get in touch with us at 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.

The University of Lancaster has partnered with DisbaledGo to develop guides to help staff, students and visitors to get to and around our sites and buildings more easily. Information surrounding our accessability can be found on DisabledGo's website here

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