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Area Guide to Burley, Leeds

Student Accommodation in Leeds

Student and Professional accommodation in Burley is a hidden gem!

Generally, the accommodation in Burley offers larger student houses which are still great value for money. The area is certainly quieter and more relaxed, whilst remaining within close vicinity of Headingley and Hyde Park.

What to do...

Just off Kirkstall Road we have Cardigan Fields. The Leisure park complex contains, a cinema, bowling alley, gym and many restaurants and fast food chains.

If you're living a fit and healthy lifestyle; Virgin Active Health Club is just walking distance, it hosts a big swimming pool and stimulating gym classes.

How to get around...

Burley Park train-station, just by the Co-op has regular train links to the city centre and Headingley. The bus links are also frequent to and from town, perfect for professionals and students!


The list of restaurants in Burley is endless. In Cardigan Fields alone you have the choice of Italian food at Frankie and Bennies, an all American diner full of hotdogs and burgers at Rosie's or you can grab a quick bite at Pizza Hut!

Off Kirkstall Road, there are a few secret hotspots; our pick is a charming tapas restaurant, Viva Cuba – get down early to avoid the queues!


Burley is located just a 10 minute walk from all the Headingley bars and restaurants!

Control is Burley's nightlife favourite, a mega club situated just off Kirkstall Road. It features 7 bars, LED lights and an outdoor heated terrace! Control has a range of hit DJ’s playing on the weekend, check their website for a line-up.


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