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How to get here for an open day

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The University of Gloucestershire has three campuses on four sites:

Before you travel to visit us make sure you know exactly what campus your chosen subject is on:

Park: Park campus is home to a range of computing, technology and media courses.

Francis Close Hall (FCH): FCH is the university campus nearest to Cheltenham’s town centre. FCH is home to subjects such as art, education, health and social care, liberal arts and natural and social sciences.

Oxstalls: Oxstalls campus is located in the heart of Gloucester, only five minutes' drive from the city centre. Oxstalls is where sports and exercise, nursing, performing arts, dance, drama, accounting, law, business and management subjects are studied.

The Centre for Art and Photography: our Hardwick site is the Centre for Art and Photography and is just a short walk from Francis Close Hall.

Park campus

By car

Getting here:

Park Campus
The Park
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 2RH

Parking

Parking on campus during our open days is free for visitors.

By Train

The closest railway station is Cheltenham Spa.

It takes about 25 minutes to walk from the station to the campus.

Directions from the station to Park campus.

 

Francis Close Hall (FCH) campus

By car

Getting here:

Francis Close Hall campus
Swindon Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 4AZ

Parking

Parking on campus during our open days is free for visitors, however spaces are extremely limited at this campus. The nearest pay and display car park to FCH is on St Margaret’s Road (postcode GL50 4ES).

Park and Ride

If you are driving to Francis Close Hall campus we would recommend that you use our free university open day bus service which runs regularly from Cheltenham Racecourse park and ride car park between 9.00am and 4.00pm.  The entrance is on New Barn Lane opposite ucas, postcode GL50 4SH. The bus takes 5-10 minutes to arrive at Francis Close Hall campus at the bus stop on Swindon Road and this is where you catch the bus to return to the park and ride. The bus will also drop in at Pittville Student Village in the afternoon where there will be an opportunity to view our accommodation and facilities.  The open day bus timetable can be found here.

The nearest pay and display car park to FCH is on St Margaret's Road (postcode GL50 4ES)

By train

The closest railway station is Cheltenham Spa.
It takes about 25 mins to walk from the station to the campus.

Directions from the station to Francis Close Hall.

 

The Centre for Fashion, Art and Photography (Hardwick)

By car

Getting here:

Hardwick Centre for Fashion, Art and Photography
St Paul's Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 4BS

Parking

Parking on campus during our open days is free for visitors.

By train

The closest railway station is Cheltenham Spa.

It takes about 25 mins to walk from the station to the campus.

Directions from the station to the Centre for Fashion Art and Photography.

 

Oxstalls campus

By car

Getting here:

Oxstalls campus
Oxstalls Lane
Longlevens
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL2 9HW

Parking

Parking on campus during our open days is free for visitors.

By train

The closest railway station is Gloucester.

The No. 94 bus runs from the bus station opposite the railway station. It stops outside the campus, and runs every 10-15 mins.

It takes less than 5 mins to get to Oxstalls by bus.

It takes about 25 mins to walk from the station to the campus.

Directions from the station to Oxstalls campus.