• Start of the workshop : arrangements for your flights
  • Please note that the Invisibles13 Workshop starts at 3pm (sharp) on Monday 15 July. Please arrange to arrive at Newcastle Airport before 2pm on Monday 15 July, as it will take more than half an hour to get to Lumley Castle and check-in at the hotel.
  • End of the workshop
  • The workshop finishes late in the afternoon on Friday 19 July.
  • Your arrival and departure times
  • Please send your arrival and departure times from Newcastle airport or the train stations to Ulla K Jakobsen, email: u.jakobsen@durham.ac.uk

Lumley Castle Hotel
Chester le Street
County Durham

EMAIL: info@lumleycastle.com

Tel: +44 (0) 191 389 1111

Directions from Durham Train Station: Lumley Castle is approx 15km from Durham train station, the most convenient way of traveling is by taxi, obtainable from the taxi rank just outside the platform.
Directions by car: A1(M) junction 63. Take the turn off for Chester le Street and follow signs for Riverside. You will then pick up signs for Lumley Castle.

Nearby and International Airports:
  • Newcastle Airport (30km)
  • Newcastle Airport has regular flights to and from Alicante, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Cologne-Bonn, Copenhagen, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Geneva, Hanover, Malaga, Milan, Munich, Oslo, Paris, Rome and Stavanger as well as from London and other UK cities.
    Newcastle Airport is situated approximately 8 miles north west of Newcastle City Centre. To get from Newcastle airport to Durham by public transport use the Metro which takes you to Newcastle Central Station for about 2.40 GBP (trains operate every 20 minutes) and then connect with the mainline train to Durham.
    A taxi from Newcastle airport to Durham costs about 45 GBP.

  • Durham Tees Vally Airport (50km)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport has regular flights to and from Alicante, Amsterdam, Dublin, Malaga, Paris, Rome and London.
    The railway station at Darlington located approximately 7 miles east of Durham Tees Valley Airport is a short bus or taxi ride. Sky Express bus service is available free for air passengers.
    Trains to Durham cost about 3.60 GBP and operate frequently.

    Taxis from the airport to Durham are available directly outside the terminal building and cost about 30 GBP.

  • Manchester Airport (220km)
  • Manchester airport is easily accessible and has a large range of international flights. There are direct trains from Manchester Airport station to Durham frequently throughout the day (approx 2:40 hours)

  • London Heathrow (450km)
  • London Heathrow has a vast number of international destinations.

    Once at Heathrow take london Underground from Heathrow Airport to Kings Cross (approx 50mins) OR

    Take Heathrow express train to London Paddington, and Paddington to Kings cross via underground (approx 30mins)

    followed by Direct train from London Kings Cross station to Durham (approx 3hours)

    A guide to the london underground can be found here.


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