Being a student at UCR means you are close to a fantastic range of activities to suit all budgets in Nantwich and nearby areas. Whether you are interested in sports or local events, or you are looking for affordable places to eat and socialise there is lots to choose from, just some of which are listed below.
Enjoy the great outdoors
If you like being outside, why not walk up the canal or to the lake for some idyllic views? The Nantwich Riverside loop is a very popular route, along the riverside and canal paths, perfect for when you want to get some fresh air and explore the local area for free. Snugburys is also close by, which is a great place to visit and treat yourself to an ice cream too.
Attend local events throughout the year
Nantwich is home to a whole host of fantastic free and affordable events throughout the year including the fabulous Nantwich Jazz and Blues Festival, Nantwich Food Festival and Nantwich Show. Why not get your friends together and find out more about the amazing town of Nantwich at one of these local events?
Go out for a coffee in Nantwich
There are a range of great catering outlets on campus at University Centre Reaseheath which offer lots of affordable food and drink options. If you want to explore the local area though, one of the great things about Nantwich is the wide range of cafes in town. For a relaxing afternoon out, why not grab a takeout coffee or take a seat in one of the many independent coffee shops, such as:
Visit the local markets
Nantwich has many wonderful markets with local crafts and produce that you can have a wander around and look at, and maybe treat yourself to a tasty cake or two. The traditional market is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and on the last Saturday of every month there is the Farmers’ Market (correct at time of publishing).
Host a cocktail making night
There are lots of clubs, pubs, bars and restaurants in Nantwich for you to visit, many with student offers, and of course we have our student bar here on campus too offering you a space to relax with friends and enjoy a wide range of social events. If you don’t fancy spending money on buying drinks out though, why not host your own cocktail making night at your accommodation? This is a fun way to get all your friends together and have a drink without splashing the cash too much.
Use the local sports facilities
If you want to get active and maybe show your competitive side, Nantwich has a whole host of sporting activities that you can get involved in. You could go and play a game of tennis, have a kick about or go for a run round the local area. We also offer a wide range of sports clubs here at UCR too, which you can find out more about at: Sports at UCR.
We also have our own on-site gym with affordable membership options if you would like to exercise on campus, and if you would prefer to swim, the nearby leisure centre in Nantwich offers an indoor and outdoor swimming pool too.
Passion. It’s in our nature.
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