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Always known for its welcoming atmosphere and generous spirit, after four years of rebuilding, Grizedale now has the buildings to complement its ethos! Along with eco-friendly housing, we have a modern social spaces; the Grizedale bar and patio, quiet working area and off campus brew room complete the luxurious facilities.


Students take an active part in running the College and as a result its social life has one of the best reputations on campus. Join us for our regular barbecues and hog roasts – the word Grizedale means ‘Valley of the Wild Boar’ so our special events tend to include the eating of one!



A Short History



Grizedale College, named after Grizedale Forest in the Lake District, opened in 1975. The name is of Norse origin and means “Valley of the Wild Boar”. (Hence our logo). It is at the heart of campus, and close to shops, catering outlets, the Management School and the George Fox Building.  The college was completely revamped in 2008/2009.






We offer some of the most modern (and award winning) accommodation on campus. Tracy is the ‘go to’ person for all things relating to accommodation.  For an overview on what is on offer please visit the Accommodation Page.