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About Ormskirk

Find out all about Ormskirk

  • Ormskirk is a market town in West Lancashire, England, 13 miles (21 km) north of Liverpool, 11 miles (18 km) northwest of St Helens, 9 miles (14 km) southeast of Southport and 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Preston.
  • Ormskirk is famous for its gingerbread.
  • Victoria Park, named after Queen Victoria, is Ormskirk’s oldest park, established towards the end of the 19th Century. It contains a monument to local heroes of the Boer War and Crimean War.
  • It is located on the triangle of land between Knowsley Road, St Helens Road and Ruff Lane.
  • Coronation Park, a large park in the town centre on Park Road, which has children’s play areas, skateboard area, games area for football and basketball, fitness equipment, duck pond, bowling green, bandstand and wildlife meadow. An area boasting many nearby sites of natural beauty, students can explore the Lake District and Peak District easily.
  • International travel is made easy with the nearby Manchester and Liverpool airports and the seaside town of Blackpool is easily accessible from Edge Hill University too.

Edge Hill University Facts

  • Edge Hill University has achieved Gold, the highest rating in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), for delivering ‘consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students’.
  • Entering the top fifty UK universities in the Guardian University Guide 2020 and achieving our highest ever ranking in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020, we are continually recognised for our outstanding achievements in student support, graduate employment and innovation, as well as our significant role in transforming lives.
  • It has historic links to the suffragette movement and hosts a suffragette symposium every year, with the university’s colours of gold, green and heliotrope (purple) reflecting this historic link.
  • It has 11 faculties: biology, business (at the Edge Hill Business School), computer science, English, history and creative writing, geography, law and criminology, media, performing arts, psychology, social sciences, and sport and physical activity.
  • The Ormskirk campus is in the centre of West Lancashire and is a British market town, midway between Liverpool and the town of Preston, which the Woodlands campus is based in Chorley.


St. Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP, United Kingdom

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