Study Inn Loughborough is conveniently located within a 15-minute walk from Loughborough University and just a stroll away from all the city-centre amenities. This popular property currently ranks #1 student accommodation in the city on student community platform Student Crowd.
Our Loughborough all-inclusive luxury student accommodation comprises of a selection of stunning studios and elegant en-suite apartments, as well as big screen cinema, study areas, relaxing spa facilities, entertainment outlets, and a gym. With all this to offer and more, we believe Study Inn’s Lemyngton Street is the perfect place for you to call home.
1 Lemyngton St, Loughborough, LE11 1UJ
Loughborough University – 15min
Loughborough College – 10min
Loughborough University is a UK top 10 University with excellence in teaching, research and sport. Most recently, £17 million was invested into world class science and engineering facilities for Loughborough University students to use.
The 2022 Commonwealth Games saw athletes from Loughborough amass a record haul of 47 medals – 14 gold, 17 silver, and 16 bronze. With some incredible alumni including famous athletes and seven time Marathon Winner Paula Radcliffe, politician Tobias Ellwood, sociologist Rosalind Gill and mathematician Dr Nira Chamberlain.
The campus lies in serene surroundings, and is a massive 44 acres (that’s 7,000 tennis courts!). In 2015, Loughborough University opened a second campus in Stratford, formerly the site of the broadcast centre at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, built for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The phrase “people who say money can’t buy happiness clearly don’t know where to shop” rings true in Loughborough. No matter the shopping experience you desire, this town has it to offer.
Every Thursday and Saturday, between 8am to 4pm, the pedestrianised Loughborough Market – which has been part of the town’s rich history for almost 800 years – is open to the public. It offers eclectic stalls including fresh produce, household goods, confectionery and vintage clothing. It won the Best Large Outdoor Market of the Year Award in 2017.
Ashby Square is a MUST for budding fashionistas. The perfect destination for a fashion treasure hunt, permeated with vintage stores and charity shops where you’ll discover some unique or retro hidden gems. And if music is your passion, Loughborough has superb music shops, some even offer music lessons! Find gorgeous instruments, music books to improve musical ability and plenty to inspire you!
High street retailers and big name brands can be found in both of Loughborough’s shopping centres, Carillon Court and The Rushes Shopping Centre. The Study Inn Loughborough location is perfectly positioned for supermarkets, newsagents, postal services and household goods stores. And in walking distance you’ll find little independent boutiques hidden alongside global names.
The nightlife scene in Loughborough revolves around the University and its Student Union. The university societies organise regular nights out for their members throughout the year, from fancy dress to extravagant balls, they are commonly known as ‘socials’, and there are socials to interest everyone!
Mostly held at the Student Union on weekday evenings, past events range from silent discos, to theme nights taking inspiration from popular culture, such as The Greatest Showman Ball.
Loughborough nightclubs each play a variety of music and unique atmosphere, with exclusive offers on drink or entry prices on certain days for students. There are also plenty of bars and pubs in the town that all cater towards a different clientele, from tiny little pubs that feel intimate and homely to high-end cocktail bars on Church Gate.
Loughborough Town Hall also plays host to comedians, live music performances, art exhibitions and musicals throughout the year. Catching a show at the Town Hall is a tradition in Loughborough and it is a fantastic way to spend an evening out with friends, family or with a loved one.
Loughborough has everything to offer in the way of food, from catching a bite to eat in a high street fast food chain, to dining out in an independent family run restaurant, whose recipes have been handed down through generations.
There are lots of typical little British cafes scattered all over Loughborough that offer traditional dishes such as Shepard’s Pie and Full English Breakfasts. Takeaways are also not hard to find, with lots of different cuisines to choose from. Lots of restaurants in the town have a 4.5 star rating or above, including Indian restaurants, Thai eateries, Asian cuisine, traditional Lebanese and even Nepalese food!
If it’s a unique dining experience you’re seeking, and you want to feel like royalty for the day, take a trip to The Great Central Railway, hop aboard the historic Pullman coach and dine in true style. Enjoy a six course meal served on board in a classic fashion by the fantastic staff. This experience attracts visitors from all over the world, and The Great Central Railway has over 1000 five star reviews on Tripadvisor.
Balancing university alongside social activities is a struggle most students face, however, there are some great adventures to have in Loughborough and most of them are within walking distance from the Study Inn site.
Gather a team of your fiercest friends and brave buddies and try your hand at an escape room. Work together to solve the puzzles and predicament and release yourselves from captivity with time to spare. Luckily for you, in Loughborough there are numerous different escape rooms all with their own niche, but the question is – can you conquer them all?
When the weather brightens up there are lots of relaxing spaces to chill out or study in the sunshine with friends. Head to Queens Park for an ice cream, wander around the picturesque park, spot the different birds and take in the tranquil scenery. Despite bordering main roads, it feels like a million miles away from the busy town. Beacon Hill Country Park offers all of this too, as well as additional natural wildlife.
Visiting Manor Farm Park and Woodlands is a feel-good activity, with both indoor and outdoor animals that you can hand feed as well as their woodland nature trail and café bistro, it makes a great day out and that brings you closer to Mother Nature.
Each year, Loughborough plays host to some unmissable events, from comedy and live music to food & drinks festivals. For a small town, its events schedule is mighty and there is something for everyone.
Every February, the Leicester Comedy Festival showcases hundreds of comedians from all over the world across 90 different locations in Leicester and Loughborough. Some shows even opt for a ‘pay what you laughed’ system.
Glastonbudget is a well-known British music festival often dubbed ‘The World’s Biggest and Best Tribute Music Festival’ held every Summer. Its humorous tone makes it a popular place to let off some steam, especially after exams. Better still, if you are living at Study Inn Loughborough, camping is a choice, not a necessity, because Glastonbudget is only a short 25-minute drive away from home.
With accredited athletic alumni like wheelchair sports Paralympian, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE and Olympic medal winner Sebastian Coe, it’s no surprise that Loughborough University hosts sporting events and matches for students. Don’t miss out on these events hosted by the university!
The Student Union also holds events specifically aimed at students. Attend showcases and performances, from fellow students and professional artists. Enjoy regular plays, musicals and comedy skits to incredible dance performances and goosebump inducing musical showcases.
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