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Durham University

Event Durham: Collingwood College

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Collingwood College
South Road

Contact Details

College Reception
Tel: 44 (0) 191 334 5000
Internal Tel: Ext 45000
Event Bookings - Event Durham
Tel: 0800 28 99 70
Internal Tel:  Ext 42887

Travel Information

Collingwood situated just to the south of Durham City centre and is a 30 minute walk from Durham Station through the historic city centre of Durham.  There is a tourist map on the platform.

Durham bus station is a 5 minute down-hill walk from the railway station and has several local services which stop just outside the entrance to Collingwood.

The College is a 5 minute taxi ride from Durham Station. All the taxi drivers know the College, so you won't need to give them directions.

Alternatively if you are arriving by car the Howlands park and ride scheme is a 5 mintue walk from Collingwood.

How to get to Collingwood

By Bus

The number 6 bus runs every 15 minutes from Durham Bus Station and stops outside College.

By Train

Durham Train station is in the centre of Durham and 5 minutes walk to Durham Bus Station.    

By Car

From the A1(M) heading South

Take the A690 turning signposted Durham. Continue straight on across the first roundabout take the left turn across the bridge. Continue along this road through five sets of traffic lights. Collingwood College is the third turning on the left hand side.

From the A1(M) heading North

Take the A177 turning signposted Bowburn and Peterlee. This is the junction with the Durham RoadChef Services area. The sign for Durham will urge you stay on the A1(M) for another junction. While this would not be a disaster, it is definitely a longer route and is likely to involve more traffic hold-ups. Take the A177 exit from the roundabout (2nd turning), signposted Bowburn. The road will take you through Bowburn village and on to Shincliffe village. Follow the road for about 4 miles until it reaches a roundabout and take the first exit. You will pass the University Science site on the left and reach a set of traffic lights. Turn left at these lights and proceed up the hill. Collingwood College is the third left turn, which is just after the hill flattens out.

From the A167

Take the turning signposted Durham at the roundabout where the A167 and A177 meet.  Follow the A177 towards the City Centre and, after approximately 1 mile, turn right into Collingwood College. 

Guests Staying at the College

Check In: from 2.00pm

Check Out: by 10.00am (Luggage can be stored if required)

On arrival please report to the Reception.  If you are arriving after 6pm there will be a porter on duty to assist you with your check-in.