Pilgrim halls of residence
One of our most popular halls, Pilgrim Hall is located in the centre of the vibrant Student Village. With the city centre literally on your doorstep, you'll find everything you need within a few minutes' walk.
This hall has 237 en suite rooms.

The is now open for bookings for September 2024! Book your room before 17:00 on 4 July 2024 to benefit from our Accommodation Guarantee.

Pilgrim and Radnor hall tour

Explore Pilgrim and Radnor hall of residence with BSc (Hons) Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology student Sarah.
" I chose to live in University-managed halls because I feel like you know what you're getting with it and it is quite reliable."

Paula Oben, Radnor resident

Room types and prices

All rooms in Pilgrim Hall are en suite. There are three types of room available to book in Pilgrim Hall: standard en suite rooms, large en suite rooms and superior en suite rooms. Please note that there are only 12 superior en suite rooms available to book in Pilgrim Hall.
Please note that all prices listed below are correct for the 2024-25 intake.
Room type – standard en suite (191):
  • Cost: £188.50 per week. Total annual rent: £7,728.50 (for 41-week licence).
  • Floor size: approximately 11.2m².
  • Bed size: single bed with under-bed storage.
  • Facilities: large shelving, desk, notice board and wardrobe, en suite bathroom with shower (wet room).
Room type – large en suite (28):
  • Cost: £193 per week. Total annual rent: £7,913 (for a 41-week licence).
  • Floor size: approximately 14.7m².
  • Bed size: single bed with under-bed storage.
  • Facilities: long section of shelving, longer desk, notice board, wardrobe and en suite bathroom with shower (wet room).
Room type – superior en suite (12):
  • Cost: £203 per week. Total annual rent: £8,323 (for a 41-week licence).
  • Floor size: approximately 16.2m².
  • Bed size: double bed with under-bed storage.
  • Facilities: long desk and a long section of shelving, notice board, wardrobe and en suite bathroom with shower (wet room).
*Rooms may vary.

Number of flatmates

Six, seven or eight students per flat in Pilgrim Hall.

Benefits and facilities

  • City centre on your doorstep.
  • Weekly cleaning of the communal kitchen facilities.
  • WiFi included.
  • Contents Insurance included
  • Bicycle and surfboard storage available.
  • 24-hour campus security.
  • Residence Life events supported by Student Hall Ambassadors.
  • Halls Team on site 11am–9pm.
  • Utility bills included (water, gas, and electricity)*.
  • Student laundry facilities close by.
  • Kitchens include an oven, hob, microwave, kettle, fridge, freezer, toaster and ironing board.
*TV Licence not included.

Location

Pilgrim Hall is situated in the centre of the vibrant student village. This is a popular student residential area and is just a five-minute walk from the University campus, Students' Union, library, campus cafes and the city centre.
Address: Pilgrim Hall of Residence, Gibbon Street, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8BT.

*This floor plan is a representation of a typical flat in Pilgrim Hall. The drawing is not to scale and should not be relied upon when making decisions about your accommodation. Please note that the images above are examples and not all rooms and kitchens will look like this.

Prepaid catering package

Forget about cooking, food shopping and washing up this year, and enjoy the benefits of a flexible prepaid way to eat while studying at the University of Plymouth.
Enjoy sustainable, locally sourced, fresh food from a range of our award-winning campus cafes with our prepaid catered halls package. Available to those living in University-managed accommodation, this package spans over 35 weeks of the year, providing your breakfast and a two course dinner from Monday to Friday, excluding the Christmas break and Bank Holidays.
Cafe JBs on the Derriford campus

Residence life: optimising your student experience

Moving away from home can be daunting, which is why everyone living in University-managed accommodation is welcome to join our Residence Life community. It’s a programme of events, activities and giveaways designed to help you meet new people, make new friends and try new things.
Do you love rock climbing and ice skating? How about cinema trips and pottery painting? What about ghost tours, sunset cruises, escape rooms or coach trips to explore around Devon and Cornwall? Residence Life is a great way to meet people who love the things you love. Best of all? It’s totally free!
Flatmates at a Residence Life welcome event