One of the closest properties not far from Lancaster Royal Infirmary hospital is cheap Penny Street Bridge – a Thwaites Inn of Character. Penny Street Bridge hotel is about 10 minutes’ walk through the lively town centre from Lancaster Train Station.
Accommodation near Royal Lancaster Infirmary
A cheap accommodation near the hospital is low budget Scarthwaite Country House Hotel. Offering spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, this former Victorian country residence is set in its own extensive grounds.
A great value accommodation nearby is 4 star rated The Sun Hotel & Bar. This property is the only 4-star hotel in the centre of Lancaster, and is superbly situated in the heart of the city centre. The hotel was originally built in the 17th century and is the oldest bar/hotel still operating in Lancaster. With luxurious rooms and comfortable furnishings, the hotel is an ideal base for an upmarket stay in the city. St Martin’s College (University of Cumbria) and Lancaster University are both an easy commute from the hotel.
Sat Nav position LA1 4RP
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By Car :
From the south, leave M6 at Junction 33. Head north along the A6 to Lancaster (for approximately 5 miles) passing the University. On approaching the roundabout on the south side, take the first exit leading to A588 (Ashton Road) and follow Infirmary signs. From the north, leave the M6 at Junction 34. Turn left on A683 to Lancaster. Follow A6 south signs, take the third exit leading to the A588 as above.
Limited parking spaces are available on two pay and display car parks. One parking lot is located on Ashton Road and a second in front of Medical Unit Two.
By Bus :
Buses stop on South Road, which is adjacent to the Infirmary.
Following bus route call at South Road bus stop : number 2 (most are wheelchair accessible), 2a (most are wheelchair accessible), 3 (wheelchair accessible), and numbers 4, 40, 41, and 42 (these are not wheelchair accessible).
A public bus, number 88, operated by Kirkby Lonsdale coaches stops on site Monday to Saturday between 7.30am and 5.30pm. This service runs from Common Garden in the town centre and travels to Ashford Way and back (Ashton Road), every 30 minutes. The bus stops at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary are situated in front of the main entrance to the Centenary Building (adjacent to the A&E Dept) and in front of Medical Unit Two. This bus service is also not wheelchair accessible.
By Train :
Lancaster railway station lies on the West Coast Main Line, and is served by Virgin express trains from London Euston to Carlisle Cumbria and Glasgow main rail platform, and from central Glasgow and Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street station.
TransPennine Express trains run from Manchester Airport to Barrow-in-Furness to Windermere.
Local trains are operated by Northern Rail. Trains run along the Furness Line to Barrow-in-Furness, the Morecambe Branch Line to Morecambe and Heysham and the Leeds to Morecambe Line to Skipton and Leeds.
Royal Lancaster Infirmary provides emergency and planned care services, including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, and day case and inpatient surgery. Key departments and units include a 24 hour Emergency Department, Outpatients Department, a comprehensive range of elective and non-elective medical and surgical inpatients, Oncology Unit, Coronary Care Unit, Endoscopy Unit, Day Care Unit, Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU), High Dependency Unit (HDU), Maternity Unit and Special Care Baby Unit.
Other services provided include Pathology, Radiology and Endoscopy, as well as allied health services departments, such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics and Pharmacy services.
The hospital also has a new Minor Injuries Unit within its Emergency Department to help improve both service and care for patients.
Nearby Ashton Road
City Museum (Market St, LA1 1HT United Kingdom): Great museum located in the former town hall. Entrance is free. The museum gives you a good inside of the history of the city and Lancashire.
Williamson Park (Lancaster LA1 1UX, England UK): Lovely park with lots of trails and space, perfect for a walk. Walk up the Ashton Monument to see fantastic views across Lancashire and Morecambe Bay.
Lancaster Castle (Castle Parade, Lancaster LA1 1YJ, England): Castle owned by HM Queen Elizabeth. The castle was once a prison is now open to the public. Visit the castle and learn more about it’s history. Well worth a visit.