The North's Permier Maritime Attraction

Hartlepool is situated on the North East coast in the Tees Valley.

Easily accessible by road, the town is only 1 hr 15 mins (67 miles) from Leeds and just 45 mins (32 miles) from Newcastle.

Directions - From the north

Take A19 southbound and exit at the A179. Follow the brown signs to the Historic Quay. When you reach a roundabout with large spherical balls on it (public art - Heaven and Earth) you are not far away. 3rd exit at that roundabout. The next roundabout is at the top of Marina Way it has a large buoy in the middle. Focus DIY store is to your right. Go straight on, heading for the masts of HMS Trincomalee. Take the second left then the next left again which will bring you to our car park. Parking is free.

From the south

From the south Take A1M northbound and exit at junction 49 (A168/A19) signposted Teesside. Exit A19 at the A689 and follow the brown signs to the Historic Quay. Keeping going straight on at each set of lights and each roundabout. When you come to the lights at the junction between Victoria Road and Stockton Street (Wilkinsons and The Hartlepool Mail on your left, Hartlepool Art Gallery (Christ Church) on your right. Straight head, past Asda and Boots and with Focus on your left, take the 4th exit at the roundabout. Head for the masts of HMS Trincomalee. Take the second left then the next left again which will bring you to our car park.

Parking is free. 

There are two cafes on site (coffee shop on the Historic Quayside and the Wingfield Castle café)

Outdoor picnic benches available.

Sat Nav postcode TS24 0XZ

Beamish 27 miles
Hull 99 miles
London 266 miles
Birmingham 188 miles
Manchester 125 miles
Durham 18 miles
York 60 miles

Public Transport

Hartlepool railway station is less than 10 minutes walk away and the nearest bus stop is outside Asda on Marina Way opposite the entrance to The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool. The number 36 bus regularly travels from the town centre to Asda.

Visit www.virgineastcoast.com
or www.thetrainline.com

Or by bus
www.stagecoachbus.com
Discounts apply when Arriva bus tickets are presented www.arrivabus.co.uk

For Tees Valley travel information, visit www.connectteesvalley.com