Travel & Parking Information

Find out how to get to Maiden Castle to watch The Wildcats.

Maiden Castle, the home of the Wildcats, is located in the city centre, meaning we’re very easy to find.

Full Ground Address

Maiden Castle, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3SE

Travelling From Durham

If you’re coming from the centre of Durham, head towards Shincliffe via Stockton Road (A177) and you’ll find Maiden Castle on the left-hand side.

Travelling From Outside Durham

For those coming from further afield, exit the A1(M) at junction 61 and follow the signs for Durham. Continue straight along Durham Road (A177) until you see Maiden Castle on your right-hand side, just before entering the centre of Durham.

SatNav Postcode

DH1 3SE.

Parking Details

There is a whole host of parking at Maiden Castle, situated immediately as you enter the site. This is marked as ‘Car Park 1’ on the map below.

For high capacity fixtures, some fans may have to park in the overflow car park which is approximately 15 minutes walk away from Maiden Castle – as illustrated by ‘Car Park 2’ on the map below:

The blue route is the walking route from Car Park 2 to the ground.

Please arrive as early as possible to factor in potential walking time.

Public Transport – By Bus

The following buses all stop outside Maiden Castle:

  • 56
  • 57
  • 57A
  • 57X
  • X12
  • 58
  • 59 IndiGo

You can find full timetables on the Arriva and Go North East websites.

The stop nearest to the ground is called ‘Houghall College’.

Public Transport – By Train

Durham Train Station is a 30 minute walk away from Maiden Castle, meaning you may wish to take a taxi or hop on one of the buses mention above to get to the ground. Durham staton is served regularly by trains along the East Coast Mainline.


The Raddison Blu Durham is within walking distance of Maiden Castle and offers easy access to Durham City Centre.

Find out more about the hotel HERE.

There are also Premier Inns, Travelodges and B&Bs in Durham City Centre.