The Best Places to Live in Norwich

If you’re moving to Norwich this year for university, you probably want the low-down on where’s the best place to live. Whether you’re looking for somewhere close to uni, or you’re looking for the best social scene, we’re got you covered.

Here are the best places for student accommodation in Norwich this year.

City Centre

Student Accommodation in Norwich City Centre

Prices start from: £82pppw

House sizes: 2-4 bedrooms

Best for: Being near to the action

Norwich city centre is perfect for those who like being in the middle of the action. From the abundance of stores, supermarkets, pubs, bars and restaurants, you won’t be disappointed with what it has to offer. Norwich Lanes is right on your doorstep too, which boasts hundreds of independent shops. For students studying at Norwich University of the Arts, the city centre will never be far from campus.

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The Golden Triangle

Student Accommodation in the Golden Triangle, Norwich

Prices start from: £78pppw

House sizes: 3-6 bedrooms

Best for: Lively atmosphere, with plenty of bars, restaurants and pubs

The Golden Triangle (as the locals call it) is one of the most popular student areas in Norwich. Just a short distance from the city centre, the area is packed full of popular bars, pubs and restaurants, so it’s perfect for those who prefer a lively scene. The area is popular among students of both Norwich University of the Arts and University of East Anglia, so you’ll be in great company.

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North & West Earlham

Student Accommodation in North & West Earlham, Norwich

Prices start from: £78pppw

House sizes: 2-6 bedrooms

Best for: Student-friendly area, close to amenities

One of Norwich’s most popular student areas, North & West Earlham is perfect for student living. Packed full of supermarkets, local pubs, great restaurants and a buzzing atmosphere, the area has a lot to offer. There are plenty of student homes available, and with great transport to both universities in Norwich, you won’t be too far from campus.

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Student Accommodation in Eaton, Norwich

Prices start from: £100pppw

House sizes: 4-6 bedrooms

Best for: Green spaces & quieter student living

Student accommodation in Eaton is perfect for those looking for some greenery. With Eaton Park and Earlham Park just around the corner, the area is packed full of green spaces (perfect for that summer BBQ). The area is more residential, but still has some great local pubs on its doorstep. Eaton is great for mid-sized groups looking for accommodation, and is close to the University of East Angia.

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Student Accommodation in Bowthorpe, Norwich

Prices start from: £71pppw

House sizes: 4-6 bedrooms

Best for: Affordable accommodation

Student accommodation in Bowthorpe tends to be more affordable that other areas in Norwich. This is mostly due to it being slightly further out from the city centre, however it’s great for those looking for 4 to 6-bedroom properties. There are direct public transport links into town, and the University of East Anglia is close by.

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