Shildon tourist and travel information

Shildon tourist and travel information

Shildon Travel Information

Travel Information Shildon is a small town in south west Durham.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.org.uk

bus and coach travel

Coaches Shildon - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0870 608 2 608.

www.stagecoachbus.com

UK A Roads

Roads Shildon - Travel by road - Shildon is on the A 6072. A nearby large town is Newton Aycliffe. Shildon is about 12 miles from Durham.

UK A Road

Travel by train

Rail Shildon - Travel by train - Shildon Railway Station, Hackworth Road, Shildon, Durham, DL4 1LX . CCTV. Whole station step free access.

Northern Rail. Main regions: North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside. Tel: 0845 00 00 125. www.northernrail.org

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

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Sport

Sport Shildon - Sport - Sedgefield Racecourse, Stockton-on-Tees TS21 2HW Tel: 01740 621925.

Local side Shildon AFC competed in the Arngrove Northern League Division One.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Shildon - Entertainment and attractions - Shildon can boast the National Railway Museum's first ever 'outstation'. Thanks to a multi-million pound National Lottery award, the impressive 'Locomotion' tourist attraction opened in 2004. It is the region's first branch of a national museum and its 6,000 square metre collections centre houses up to 60 vehicles from the national collection. Locomotion: the National Railway Museum at Shildon, Shildon Tel: 01388 777999. Binchester Roman Fort, Bishop Auckland Tel: 01388 663089.

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Other information Shildon - Other information - Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland Tel: 01388 601627. Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington DL2 3AH Tel: 01833 660202.

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County Durham Map and Attractions

Durham is 270 miles from London. It is 31 miles from Barnard Castle to Consett and 31 miles from Darlington to Stanley.

Roads Shildon is on the A6072, between Bishop Auckland and Newton Aycliffe.

Durham map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Shildon.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, DL12 8NP. Tel: 01833 690606. thebowesmuseum.org.uk.
Attraction 2 - REDCAR RACECOURSE, The Racecourse, Redcar TS10 2BY
Tel: 01642 484068. redcarracing.co.uk.
Attraction 3 - Binchester Roman Fort, Bishop Auckland Tel: 01388 663089
Attraction 4 - Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum, Co. Durham. DH9 0RG. Tel: 0191 370 4000. beamish.org.uk.
Attraction 5 - Hartlepool Historic Quay & Museum, Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ. Tel: 01429 860077.

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