Student Guide to Woodhouse

Our complete guide on things to do while living and studying in Woodhouse

Woodhouse is becoming a very popular choice for those who want to live close to Leeds centre. With Leeds University and Leeds Metropolitan University only a 5-minute walk away, it is a popular location with students. It offers student accommodation to let which is cheaper than areas such as Headingley making Woodhouse a good choice for those on a budget. Woodhouse is close to Hyde Park Corner so can access the wide range of shops and cafes, including the Hyde Park pub.

Public Transport & Road Links in Woodhouse

Woodhouse has good transport links to the centre of Leeds so is a great option for students who want to live in Leeds without having to pay Leeds City Centre apartment prices. Woodhouse Ridge offers an attractive green route to Headingley. The Universities and the city centre are in walking distance.

For those travelling home from University regularly the M62, M6 and M1 are within easy reach of this Leeds district. You will be able to get home for the weekend without needing to change trains. Leeds is the busiest station outside London, and you can pretty much reach every destination in the UK.

For those who live abroad there is Leeds Bradford International Airport right on the doorstep.

Local Shops & Businesses in Woodhouse

With two universities right on top of each other, and a number of further education colleges, you are never far from a student-friendly bank, corner shop, off licence or late-night supermarket. Plus the amenities of Hyde Park and Headingley are within easy walking distance to meet your every need.

Entertainment in Woodhouse

Leeds is the nightlife capital of the north with so many bars and clubs to choose from there is something to suit every taste, with small clubs and bars being popular here there is a local feel to the city.

Just to name a few pubs and cafes right on your doorstep..

Clock Cafe - this is a brilliant little cafe that serves a great coffee and, of course, delicious sandwiches.

Baraka - head here for the bohemian in you, great place with a chilled out ambience.

Hyde Park Pub - well known and popular student pub, cheap drinks, big place always busy.

Faversham - not far away located on Springfield Mount this is a popular student hang out. Open 11am - 2am, serving beers, and open for lunch seven days a week for that much needed Sunday roast. There's even a beer garden for those sunny summer afternoons.

Alternatively head a five minute walk up the road to Headingley the hub of student entertainment, see the area guide for full details.

Sport in Woodhouse

Sport your thing? Then Leeds is definitely for you. It's the only city in the UK that has a Championship football team, a Super League rugby league team, a Premiership rugby union team and a county cricket team. Best of all they offer deals for students.

Local Woodhouse Attractions

Woodhouse Moor - adjacent to Leeds University it backs onto woodland known locally as The Ridge. This forms part of the Meanwood Trail, a route used by the 19th Century Leeds painter John Atkinson Grimshaw, this now forms part of the Dales Way link going right to Ilkley.

Woodhouse Council Tax

Click here to request a Council Tax exemption certificate - www.voa.gov.uk/cti/InitS.asp?lcn=0

Doctors in Woodhouse

Drs Fellerman, Huston, Pearson 4a, Green Rd, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 4JP Tel: 0113 295 3790

Dr Walker,Samuel & Bukhari Laurel Bank Surgery, 216b, Kirkstall Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 3DS Tel: 0113 295 3900

Dr Kinghorn & Partners Woodhouse Health Centre, Woodhouse St, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 2SF Tel: 0113 295 3500

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