Discovery Heights

Discovery Heights


In Discovery Heights you’ll be directly opposite the Plymouth campus so you won’t have far to walk to get to those early morning lectures. You’ll be at the heart of student life, with a wealth of shops, bars and restaurants all close by and with the city centre on your doorstep.

Room types

  • Shared flats (varying from 3 beds to 7 beds) 
  • Studios


  • Single bed  
  • Under bed storage
  • Beside cabinet
  • Desk with two shelving units beside or above desk
  • Wardrobe
  • Mirror
  • Noticeboard
  • All rooms are en suite with a shower cubicle, toilet, sink and mirror


  • All kitchens have a breakfast bar with stools and also a sofa seating area
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Microwave
  • Ironing board and iron
  • Dustpan and brush, vacuum cleaner, mop and bins
  • Fridge/freezer


  • The laundry facilities are run by Circuit. Students pay with an app or a card and will have 'Laundry View' showing which machines are in use
  • Common room with pool table, table tennis table, foosball table, a large TV and spacious seating areas
  • Study room
  • Bike store
  • Tesco and Sainsbury’s 5 minutes away
  • Lift to all floors
  • All bills included (apart from TV Licence)
  • Vending machines
  • WiFi

*Please note that the images above are examples and not all rooms and kitchens will look like this.

Sounds good! What else do I need to know?

  • For more detailed information on pricing and licence lengths please see our price guide, so you can make sure you select the appropriate halls of residence for the course you've chosen to study.

Address: Discovery Heights: 27-31 Cobourg Street, Plymouth, PL1 1UH.

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