Student Accommodation in Derby

Derby has the perfect mix of nature, history, industry, and culture. The city is home to variety of parks and farms to immerse yourself in nature, as well as being super close to The Peak District which is home to over 50 reservoirs and reaches across 250 miles of land, perfect for a de-stressing walk away from Uni work.

If Art is your thing, you’ll be delighted to visit the Derby Museum and Gallery, home to the largest collection of the late Joseph Wright who was one of the most important painters of the 18th Century. Wright was born and lived in Derby where he worked for most of his life.

Derby is home to the world’s second largest aero-engine manufacturer, a name you may recognise: Rolls Royce. To get a closer look, you can visit the East Midlands Aeropark which is a museum that displays a collection of vintages aircraft and engines, with up to 30 aircraft on show at any time. If you’re into cars too, don’t miss out on a visit to Doningtons’ Grand Prix Collection.

Live in our newly refurbished student accommodation in Derby, Abbey Lodge Student Village! Enjoy the fun of communal living with cluster en-suites or your own private apartment, and the variety of communal areas the site has to offer. Designed with the student in mind, you don’t want to miss out in living at Abbey Lodge.

Top 5 things to do in Derby

  • Pride Park Football grounds – get your season tickets
  • Market Hall – great architecture and great food
  • Annie’s Burger Shack – have an award winning hot dog
  • Derby Gaol – visit one of the most haunted spots in the UK
  • Intu Derby – get your shop on