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Area Guide to Headingley, Leeds

Student Accommodation in Headingly, Leeds

Headingley is a vibrant, popular area in North Leeds which is suited to students as well as professionals!

Within walking distance to the city centre, it is a perfectly located place to live!

What to do...

The area is home to our much-loved Headingley Cricket Stadium as well as the Headingley Rugby stadium. There are great matches to be seen for all the sports fans out there! Headingly also has an array of great bars, shops and restaurants. You'll barely even need to pop into to town, it virtually has everything you need!

How to get around...

Transport is incredibly easy as Headingley boasts its own train station as well as bus links which connect you to the City Centre, North Leeds, Kirkstall and West Yorkshire.

If you are a student living in Headingley, it could not be easier! It’s easy walking distance to Leeds University as well as the Becketts city campus and the Beckets Park Campus.


There resides heaps of delicious eateries in Headingley. Whether it’s Italian, Greek, Thai, Indian, you name it, Headingley has it!

If you're looking for fine dining and a bit of change The Olive Tree is a lovely spot for some classic Greek cuisine – keep an eye out for their student discounts!

If you're a big meat eater then The Pit will be sure to satisfy your cravings! There is so much choice; so whatever tickles your taste buds, it is sure to be just around the corner. Make sure you check out and like our Facebook Page for exclusive offers and free giveaways from The Original Oak, and Arc Inspirations!


If you fancy a beer or a glass of wine, you can have your pick of pubs and bars in Headingley. For a livelier atmosphere, The Arc and The Box are the favourites. On the other hand if you're just wanting to pop out for a quiet drink, there are plenty of pubs to choose from. For sunny days, check out The Original Oaks’ huge beer garden, a perfect place to relax in with a pint or two!

Let's not forget about the Otley Run! The famous fancy dress Pub crawl that starts in Headingley runs though Hyde Park and ends up in town! It is a great way to celebrate birthdays and a fun night out for any other occasion.


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