Bolton Town Hall Clock

Bolton is a large and bustling town, friendly and a great place to live during your time at university. It’s surrounded by stunning countryside yet just 20 minutes by train from Manchester, the biggest city in the north of England and home to international arts and sporting events,historical and cultural attractions, shopping opportunities and a vibrant nightlife.

Bolton has great transport links and is perfectly placed in the North West of England. We are halfway between London and Edinburgh, within easy reach of Liverpool and Leeds, Sheffield and York, and we are on the edge of the West Pennine Moors and not far from the Lake District and Peak District national parks.

The University of Bolton’s convenient town centre location offers a dynamic and growing cultural scene, with the nationally acclaimed Octagon Theatre, award-winning music and comedy venues, cinemas, art galleries and museums.There are high street and independent shops, pubs, bars and nightclubs, restaurants, the brand-new Market Place development and the annual Bolton Food & Drink Festival. For football lovers, the town also has a proud sporting heritage, Championship football club Bolton Wanderers play host to the country's top football teams at the impressive Reebok stadium.

Bolton is one of the UK's biggest and most vibrant towns and the university campus is right at the heart of it.