Accommodation in Carlisle

With on-campus accommodation and a student village, we have plenty of options for you to consider if you’re studying in Carlisle. Find out what we can offer you.

Halls of Residence

We have 477 rooms in our Carlisle residences, providing a mix of en-suite and standard accommodation.

Bedrooms are organised into flats, each with a shared kitchen area. On-site amenities include laundry facilities and secure bicycle stores.

Bedrooms in all university-owned halls have access to hard-wired and WiFi internet connections.

All our residences are located within short walking distance of the city centre and the university sites.

The university also manages head lease properties. These are good quality, affordable, centrally-heated, furnished houses close to our sites which the university rents on your behalf.

Please note: Denton Holme Student Village is owned by an independent investor and managed by Derwent Students, with allocations handled by the University of Cumbria.

Brampton Road Halls

  • Adjacent to the campus
  • Self-catering flats
  • 113 bedrooms organised into flats accommodating between four and seven students
  • 37 single en-suite rooms
  • 76 standard single rooms with shared bathroom facilities
brampton road halls

Features

  • Each bedroom is fully furnished with a single bed, bedside cabinet, wardrobe with full length mirror inside, desk with drawers, shelf unit, desk chair, lamp, litter bin and poster boards.
  • Each flat has a fitted kitchen with a cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster. There is either a breakfast bar or dining table with seating.
Brampton Road halls

Facilities

  • Broadband WiFi access throughout all halls of residence
  • Central heating, water, WiFi and electricity costs are included 
  • Bike store available
  • Out of hours security available
  • Laundry facilities on site 
Brampton Road halls

Prices

Contract length: 42 weeks

Standard single £88.50
Single en-suite £109.30
The Works cafe at brampton road

Optional catering

  • Pay annually - Catering packages for 2016/17
    • £800
    • £600
    • £300 (PGCE)
  • Flexible prepaid Catering Card

Flexible prepaid meal plans are available to suit your appetite and meal requirements. Most catering purchases attract a 20% discount for students with a Cumbria Card.

girl drinking coffee.

Carrock Hall

  • A modern, stylish student residence located on Fusehill Street campus
  • 85 en-suite bedrooms organised into 13 flats accommodating between five and nine residents
  • Each single en-suite bedroom is fully furnished with a single bed, bedside cabinet, wardrobe (with full length mirror inside), desk with drawers, shelf unit, desk chair, lamp, litter bin and poster boards
Carrock Hall

More features

  • En-suite shower room with a shower, toilet and hand basin
  • Communal kitchen (either a breakfast bar or dining table with seating) with a cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster
  • Television socket in every bedroom (you will need a TV licence)
  • Overnight security cover on campus
Carrock hall accommodation bedroom

Facilities

  • Broadband WiFi access throughout all halls of residence
  • Central heating, water, WiFi and electricity costs are included 
  • On site security available
  • Bike store available
  • Laundry facilities on site
Carlisle Carrock hall accommodation ensuite

Prices

Contract length: 42 weeks

Standard single £90.30
Single ensuite £115.30
Skiddaw dining room

Catering

Flexible prepaid meal plans are available to suit your appetite and meal requirements. Most catering purchases attract a 20% discount for students with a Cumbria Card.

Payment options:

  • Pay annually - £800, £600, or £300 (PGCE)
  • Flexible prepaid Catering Card
EAT sign in cafe

Denton Holme Student Village

  • New-build accommodation located in the Denton Holme area of the city
  • Self-catering flats
  • 249 rooms within 25 townhouses. Each house accommodates either nine or 12 residents
  • Bedrooms are fully furnished with a 3/4 or double bed, large built-in desk with drawers, wardrobe, with full length mirror, shelf unit, desk chair, lamp, litter bin and poster boards
  • TV and internet socket in each room
Denton Holme

Facilities

  • Adapted rooms for students with mobility or hearing impairments
  • Broadband internet access via wireless and/or ethernet
  • Bike store on site   
  • Laundry facilities
  • Central heating, water, WiFi and electricity costs are included 
Denton Holme

Prices

Contract length: 42 weeks

Superior Room £104.35
girl in calva bar.

What's nearby?

  • Town centre - 20 minutes walk
  • Bitts Park - 15 minutes walk
  • Brampton Road campus - 40 minutes walk
  • Fusehill St campus - 20 minutes walk
Carlisle City Centre with signpost.

Halls of residence price comparison

 Brampton RoadCarrockDenton Holme
Standard single £88.20 £90.30 -
Single en-suite £109.00 £115.00 -
Superior - - £104.35

Head Lease Properties (University Managed House)

Good quality, affordable, centrally-heated, furnished houses close to the campus which the university rents on your behalf. The benefits are:

For further details please contact: 

Email: carlisleaccom@cumbria.ac.uk
Phone: 01228 616206

Private Sector Accommodation

We also advertise houses in the local area owned by private landlords through Cumbria StudentPad. University of Cumbria are also in partnership with Lancaster University Homes to provide accredited student properties within the private sector.

We know moving out of halls is a big step, so we organise house hunting help days. You can meet other students, receive guidance from a buddy (a second or third-year student), view accommodation and question prospective landlords.

Things to consider when going with a private landlord are:

Carlisle accommodation office

The office is located on the ground floor at the entrance to Carrock Halls and is open 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Email: carlisleaccom@cumbria.ac.uk
Phone: 01228 616206

Halls of residence postal addresses

Brampton Road Halls

(Block Number)
(Flat Number)
(Room Number)
Brampton Road Halls of Residence
University of Cumbria
Brampton Road
Carlisle
CA3 9AY

Carrock Halls
(Block Number)
(Flat Number)
(Room Number)
Carrock Halls of Residence
University of Cumbria
Fusehill Street
Carlisle
CA1 2HH