Please note that due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, some or all of the entertainment venues and attractions mentioned here may be closed.

Discover Cranfield

Experience traditional English life in a rural village, ideal for postgraduate study. Enjoy being part of a diverse community of students from around the world, based just 20 minutes from the lively town of Milton Keynes.

Lake in Cranfield

Traditional English living

Cranfield is quiet and beautiful, yet it offers everything you need. The village is home to traditional pubs, restaurants, beautiful parks and convenient supermarkets. It is also just a few kilometres away from Bletchley Park. This historic mansion was the central site for Britain’s code breakers during World War II.

Cafe in Cranfield

Best of both worlds

The vibrant town of Milton Keynes is just 20 minutes away from Cranfield. Explore British culture and history at the MK Gallery, or check out the shopping, cinema, restaurants and extreme sports at Xscape. Stadium mk is home to Championship football and international rugby, while the National Bowl hosts concerts by some of the biggest music artists in the world.

Discover Shrivenham

Cranfield University’s Shrivenham campus is based in one of Oxfordshire’s oldest villages. Shrivenham’s small community enjoys stunning countryside and benefits from great transport links to nearby towns.

Cranfield countryside

Heart of the countryside

Rural and peaceful, Shrivenham is the perfect place to experience village life in the UK and concentrate on your studies. You will have all the essential amenities close by, including a supermarket, bank, restaurants and traditional pubs.

Cranfield Student Life

Excitement on your doorstep

A frequent bus service takes you to nearby Swindon. This exciting town features go-karting, indoor golf, a wide variety of restaurants, theatre shows and plenty of live music. Buses also run to the designer outlets at Bicester Village, with 130+ leading luxury stores and boutiques.

Cranfield University Student Patricia

Patricia from Spain

Student at Cranfield University

The environment here at Cranfield is a real cultural melting pot, and there’s always something interesting going on. We are like one big international family here!

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