10 Things Every Loughborough Student Must Do



Loughborough is a brilliant city, filled with students, sport, societies and so many different things to do! During your degree, time will absolutely fly by, so it’s important to make sure you make the most of everything that Loughborough has to offer! 

To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 things that every Loughborough student MUST do, so how many can you check off the list?

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1.     Relax in Toby Carvery

Here you can enjoy huge plates of seriously good comfort food… great for sharing with a friend (well, depends how hungry you are!). Try out dishes with the slow cooked beef or the speciality dessert with Yorkshire pudding and ice-cream. 

2.     Have pizza at Peter

Do not be put off by the bizarre décor and edgy interior because Peter has the best pizza in Loughborough! You won’t know until you try it…

3.    Shop at Loughborough market
At Loughborough market you’ll see a great range of stalls offering local produce, clothing and home essentials. It’s a great place to find bargain buys and luxury gifts. The market is open on Thursdays and Saturdays, between 7am and 5pm.

4. Queens Park

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Queens Park is a great place to chill out with your friends, or to study and is one of the best spots in Loughborough for a picnic. Take a break from the stress of student living and chill out at Queens Park.

5. Break Escape

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Fancy getting locked in a room with your friends and having to solve the clues in order to escape? Well then break escape is definitely the place for you! Will you solve the puzzle before the time runs out…?

6.     Dance at Echoes Nightclub

The only way to spend a Saturday night is at Echoes, one of the biggest night clubs in Loughborough. It has £2 entry, cheap drinks and is guaranteed to be a hilarious night.

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7.     Dine in Orange Tree

Always crowded with students, Orange Tree is a great local pub with an amazing atmosphere. The menu is quite unconventional, and you can order meals like gluten-free fish and chips or vegan burgers. The food and drinks are very reasonably priced, so definitely check out this place for affordable eating out. 

8. 45 Gin School

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 If you love gin then this is the place for you, with the experience including making your own gin to take home with you!

9. Jump Giants

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Who says trampoline parks are just for kids? Show off your backflips and have a laugh with your friends. Also this is SUCH a good way to let off steam after a long day on campus.

10. Tarboush Restaurant

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Tarboush is a popular Mediterranean restaurant located on Market Street. It’s always buzzy, with delicious food and is a great place if your looking for something a little different. 

These are just some of the great things to do in Loughborough that are cost friendly, student friendly and a great distraction from busy studying life. 

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