All attendees will be housed in their own individual rooms in Grey College for the duration of the school, where meals will also be provided. Durham is a small city, so you should have no problem finding your way to the college and Physics department (follow this link for a map, Grey College is at ref. 8 and the Physics Department is at ref. 12.).Lectures
Lectures will be held at the Durham University Physics Department, in both the main building and the Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics, which houses the IPPP. The physics building is located on the science site, just a short walk from Grey College.Getting to Durham
There are direct trains to Durham from most major cities, including a regular service from London King's Cross via the East Coast line. Travellers can also take the train to Newcastle, from which it is a short train journey to Durham station. From the station it is approximately a 35 minute walk to Grey College, or one can take a taxi for a fare of about £5.Air
Durham's nearest airport is Newcastle International. Travellers can then make their way to Durham either by taxi, or by taking the train to Newcastle, then changing there for Durham. As an alternative, there is also a regular train service from Manchester Airport to Durham.Road
Durham city centre is only two miles from the A1(M). Leave the motorway at Junction 62 on the A690 Durham - Sunderland road and follow signs to Durham City Centre.
Further travel information can be found here.
BUSSTEPP isn't all about work! There are many bars in Durham, including one at Grey College, where you will be staying. All of the colleges have their own bars, with the one at Ustinov College (just a short walk up the hill from Grey) being particularly good. There are also plenty of pubs and restaurants in the centre, all within walking distance from Grey College and the Physics Department.