Edge Hill University campus at sun set

Information for Visitors

Free Wi-Fi on campus

Eduroam is available for EHU and other university / education institutions. If you have not used this before, please register before the event.

The GetEduRoam site includes links to Apple/Google apps to make this process straightforward.

A guest Wi-Fi option is also available free on campus for all visitors.

  1. Connect your mobile device to the ‘Wifi Guest’ wireless network
  2. Follow the onscreen instructions
  3. Once connected, your device will auto-connect in future

How to find us

By Road

Leave M6 at junction 26 and join M58.
Leave M58 at junction 3, taking the A570 towards Southport and Ormskirk.
You should see signs for ‘Edge Hill University’ when you leave the motorway. From junction 3 the journey is 2.8 miles and takes approximately 5 minutes.
The campus can also be reached from Preston or Liverpool via the A59.

If using an online route planner or sat nav, please note that the university postcode is L39 4QP. Please check that the route provided arrives via the main entrance in St Helens Road. Alternatively enter lat/long co-ordinates 53.558622,-2.875178.

By Train

The nearest train station to Edge Hill University is Ormskirk train station. From Ormskirk station you can get to the campus in a variety of ways:

By Bus From Ormskirk train station take the pedestrian walkway to Ormskirk bus station and connect with the Edge Link bus for a direct route to campus.

Walking Turn right from the station and walk up the road you are on, Station Approach. At the top turn left, then first right. Walk along Stanley Street and Knowsley Road, across two junctions, until you reach the main St Helens Road. Turn left and continue until you reach a pedestrian footpath on your left which will take you the quickest way to FoE. Alternatively continue until you reach the Main Entrance. This will take around 20 minutes.

By Taxi

Skem Express Cars 01695 50005
Alpha Taxis 01517228888
Ormskirk Taxis 01695 575757

Further detailed travel information can be found here


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About Edge Hill University

Former Modern University of the Year holder, Edge Hill University was founded in 1885. Set on 160 acres just outside Ormskirk, our campus has Green Flag status. This year, we’re celebrating 90 years at our Ormskirk campus. Find out more

An image of Edge Hill's rock garden,

About Ormskirk and the surrounding area

Edge Hill University is a 15 minute walk from the historic market town centre of Ormskirk. Set on a beautiful campus but walking distance to a town centre with a growing nightlife, Edge Hill represents the best of both worlds. The town has several historic landmarks including the Gothic-style Grade II listed Clock Tower erected in 1876, and the Church of St Peter and St Paul dating from around the 12th Century, one of only three in England to include both a central spire and a western tower, and unique to the North West. Find out more