By Foot

Much of the city is accessible within minutes. For example, the Teaching and Learning Centre is a 7 minute walk from Collingwood College, it takes 21 minutes to walk from the college to Durham Castle. The rail station is located on the opposite side of town on top of a hill and involves a 30 minute walk.

Durham City Park and Ride

Durham City is served by three Park and Ride sites on the key routes into the city. These are situated at Belmont, Sniperley and Howlands. A direct bus service runs every 10 minutes to the city centre from each site. The sites offer free parking for users of the Park and Ride bus service and unlimited daily travel into the city centre and back for just £2.00 per person. Park and Ride users can also use the Cathedral Bus for free.

By Taxi

FIRM NAME TELEPHONE NUMBER NOTES
JD’s Taxis 0191 378 2555 School commitments 08:00-09:30 and 15:00-17:30
Stanley Taxis 0191 383 2905 School commitments 08:00-09:30 and 15:00-17:30
Sherburn Taxis 0191 372 3388 School commitments 08:00-09:30 and 15:00-17:30
Colors Taxis 0191 371 2727 School commitments 08:00-09:30 and 15:00-17:30
Paddy’s Taxis 0191 386 6662 School commitments 08:00-09:30 and 15:00-17:30
Carefree Taxis 07540 342450 No school commitments- available all day
Polly’s Taxis 07910 179 397
07773 227 227
No school commitments- available all day

Map

Durham Castle is located at number 23 on the map
Teaching and Learning Centre is A on the map
Collingwood College is number 6 on the map
Rail Station is top left on the map