Local Area Information
The Old Post Office B&B is located in a small living and thriving country village of Lanchester, with a history that goes back to 140 AD with the ruins of a Roman fort called Longivicium, the derivation of Lanchester. With the River Browney running through the village that links with the River Wear, the site was ideal for a settlement for people. Lanchester lies in the Vale of Durham with easy access to many visitor attractions as well as having it's local restaurants and access to walking,
How to Find Us
From A1M(approx 10 miles)
Whether travelling from the North or South come off at Junction 63 and take the A690 into Durham City. Follow the road and carry on over the Milburngate Bridge over the river. At the next Traffic Lights and mini-roundabout take the 3rd exit on the A691 to Consett (effectively you are turning right). Following this road on the A691 over several roundabouts and Lanchester is 6 miles along that road. Turn left into the village and immediately right into Front Street. Look at for the Post Box on RHS
Durham Ststion(approx 8 miles)
Arrangements for pick up can be done with the owners, if available. Otherwise take a taxi to Lanchester Village to The Old Post Office, 27 Front Street on the main road through the village or walk down to the Durham Bus Station and catch the 15 or 15A to Consett and Lanchester is roughly halfway. Get off the bus and walk straight ahead on the RHS and The Old Post Office is 27 Front Street next to the red post box.
Newcastle Airport(approx 25 miles)
From Arrival take the Metro to Newcastle Central Station. Transfer to the Southbound trains that stop at Durham Station (the next stop around 12 minutes journey).
Walk down to the town and the Bus Station is in North Road. Catch a 15 or 15A to Consett, get off the bus at Lanchester and walk up Front Street to find our house. Alternative the owners can either pick you up, if available or take a taxi to Lanchester Village - The Old Post Office, 27 Front Street.
From Durham(approx 7 miles)
The Bus Station is based in North Road, a short walk downhill from the Railway Station. The Bus connection is the 15 or 15A from Durham to Consett, which runs every 30 minutes straight into Lanchester Village. Once departed from the bus cross the road and walk in the direction of the bus for 150 yards in the Front Street and you come straight to The Old Post Office at 27 Front Street, just past the Post Box
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