Best Student Accommodation in Ormskirk

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Best Student Accommodation in Ormskirk
Published on: 26 Feb 2024
Studying in Ormskirk

Ormskirk is located north of Liverpool and west of Manchester. It’s a friendly, characterful town and is a nice place to live or visit.

It’s also home to Edge Hill University, former University of the Year, Modern University of the Year and other awards.

Are you planning to study at Edge Hill University? Planning your stay in Ormskirk? Looking for the best uni accommodation in Ormskirk?

If so, you’re in the right place!

This post will outline why we think Grange Court & The Ridings by Sanctuary Students offer the best student accommodation in Ormskirk.

We’ll also provide a little background on the town itself to help with your decision.

Edge Hill University is highly regarded for its teaching and amenities and is very popular with students.

It also has close ties to the suffragette movement and hosts a suffragette symposium annually. It was the first independent teacher training college for women and equality still has a big influence over the school.

As far as teaching goes, Edge Hill University is highly regarded for teacher training, biology, business, computer science, English, history, creative writing, geography, law and criminology, media, performing arts, psychology, social sciences and sport and physical activity. With over 260 courses to choose from, Edge Hill is a very popular university.

Ormskirk is a market town in Lancashire. It doesn’t have the amenities of the big city but doesn’t have the challenges that come with it either.

If you’re looking for excitement, Liverpool is only 13 miles away and Manchester is only 35 miles east.

Grange Court & The Ridings in Ormskirk

Sanctuary Students has two buildings in Ormskirk, Grange Court & The Ridings. Both offer high-quality, low-cost student accommodation in Ormskirk, close to class and the town centre.

Grange Court is an 8-bedroom terraced house and The Ridings is a purpose-built student accommodation with a selection of 8-bedroom apartments.

They offer superb accommodation for students at Edge Hill with everything you need to live comfortably on site.

Both locations are clean, warm, secure and well-maintained. They each provide fully furnished accommodation with private spaces, social areas, quality furniture in all rooms and round-the-clock security.

Stay with Sanctuary Students and all rents are inclusive. Yep, that’s right. Not only are we incredibly competitive, but rents include all bills too!

The rent you see is the rent you pay. No hidden extras and no added fees!


Both buildings are located close to the main Edge Hill campus and the town centre.

Ormskirk isn’t a large town or city, it’s a modest market town in West Lancashire. What it lacks in amenities, it more than makes up with in charm, friendliness and proximity to some of the best countryside in the north.

Liverpool, Manchester and Preston are all a short train ride away while you get to enjoy a quiet town with that friendly northern vibe Lancashire is so well known for.

Grange Court is on Windmill Avenue which is off the A577 just outside the town centre. It’s close to the university, Ormskirk District General Hospital and just a 5-minute walk from town.

The Ridings is on St Helens Road, next to the town centre and equally close to class.

You could walk from either property into town in minutes and both are close to bus stops and Ormskirk train station.

Student accommodation

Sanctuary Students has a reputation for delivering the best student accommodation at exceptional prices. Grange Court & The Ridings are no exception.

Both provide somewhere warm and safe to spend your student days. Both provide spacious bedrooms with shared bathrooms, all furniture and fast Wi-Fi throughout.

Rooms can include a TV, ironing board, access to a vacuum, a desk and chair, storage and a wardrobe. There’s everything here you’ll need to be able to study and live life to the full while studying at Edge Hill. Décor is neutral and everywhere will be prepared for your arrival.

All social spaces are kept in great condition, are cleaned regularly and provide nice places to hang out with friends or study groups.

The Sanctuary Students team are also always on hand to help whenever you need us.


Grange Court & The Ridings are both great places to live. The buildings are well-maintained and provide a high quality of accommodation. One of the many reasons we think it’s the best student accommodation in Ormskirk!

They include a shared kitchen with all appliances, somewhere to sit and eat, laundry facilities, a TV and a refrigerator. Communal spaces are also cleaned for you, so you only need to worry about your room!

Sanctuary Students has a maintenance team on standby to provide 24-hour care should anything go wrong.

Both buildings have CCTV and security. Doors are all lockable, with unique keys for your bedroom and shared keys for the building.

Unusually for student accommodation, there is also car parking available for an extra fee.

All bills are included in the rent. That includes heating, electricity, water, 250 Mb/s Wi-Fi, cleaning of common areas, security and even contents insurance.

The price you see is the price you pay!

Staying in Ormskirk with Sanctuary Students

Staying in Ormskirk student accommodation with Sanctuary Students is as easy as it gets. You’ll have a better standard of accommodation than most private rentals in the area and rents are competitive too.

There’s a real mix of private housing in and around Ormskirk. Some are purpose-built for students while others are not. While quality has increased across the board over recent years, we consider ourselves a cut above when it comes to quality.

Buildings are kept in tip-top condition, there’s maintenance on call if you need them and there are no bills to pay, guaranteed.

Locations are both close to town and a 15-minute walk to class so there’s no need for a car. That’s another great reason to stay with us!

The town is on your doorstep, shops all around, the opportunity to make new friends and live your best life as a student. When you want the best uni accommodation in Ormskirk, what’s not to like?

Grange Court & The Ridings student accommodation in Ormskirk

We think Grange Court & The Ridings offer the best student accommodation in Ormskirk. They deliver everything you’re looking for if you’re planning to study at Edge Hill University.

Well-maintained buildings, spacious rooms, onsite security, cleaning and no bills. What more could you need?

If you’re tempted by Grange Court or The Ridings, book early to avoid disappointment. Edge Hill is an exceptionally popular university and rooms with Sanctuary Students are always in demand! Have any questions? Get in touch with our friendly team!