Your Visit

We look forward to welcoming you, whether it’s your first time or you are an old friend.

Our exciting venues include the Nuffield Theatre, Peter Scott Gallery and the Great Hall. All three are situated in the Great Hall Complex, at Lancaster University. Our venues are all cashless, including on the door ticket sales and the bar.

We are committed to sustainable transport solutions and there are many travel options available to find us:

Walking and Cycling

We are located just over 3 miles from Lancaster city centre, and there are a number of scenic routes to the campus. A cycling and walking map can be found at


Buses run every 10–20 minutes from the city centre to campus. Local bus routes and a campus bus map can be found at Once on campus, disembark at the underpass, take the stairs or lift to Alexander Square, and follow the North Spine to the Great Hall Complex, or find the library on the Square.


Lancaster Railway Station is near the city centre and there is a frequent direct bus link to the campus.


The Chaplaincy Centre taxi rank is closest to Lancaster Arts.


Use the LA1 4YW postcode with your Sat Nav, or follow road signs to the University. Once on the main University drive, take the first exit left from the roundabout and park in Visitor Zone A. Visitor Parking is free in any zone on campus after 6pm and all day during the weekends.

For weekday parking use the pay and display machines or purchase a parking scratch card at the Reception Lodge.

Lancaster Arts Map