Conveniently located 2 miles from Manchester City centre on the world’s busiest bus route Fallowfield has long been a residential area and is better known as the student village. With thousands of houses and flats available to rent in this area from studios to 13 bed houses and The University’s iconic Owens Park campus providing a student landmark. Fallowfield is home to the Armitage Sports centre, a big Sainsbury’s, top bars, takeaways and restaurants. Come summer and BBQ season why not head to Platt Fields Park, Ladybarn Park or Richmond Park? All great locations for relaxing picnics and, with tennis and basketball courts, and open fields, playing sports. Platt Fields is also home to South Manchester’s BMX track and skate park. Fallowfield is also home to the prestigious Manchester Grammar School and Withington High School for Girls which feature amongst the top ten in the UK for academic achievements. Finally the best kept secret are the botanical gardens which are an unlikely oasis of calm in the UK’s second city. All you have to do is find them!