Minsteracres Retreat Centre Nr Consett County Durham DH8 9RT


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We are easily accessible by car just off the A68 and there are frequent train and bus services to the nearest train station in Riding Mill village. By car we are 40 minutes from Newcastle and 40 minutes from Durham.

For those of you coming from further afield, whether you are coming from the UK or overseas, there are good transport links as far as Riding Mill, our nearest rail station. For all your journey planning please use Trainline

Collection from Riding Mill train station or bus stop is only possible by prior arrangement at least 3 working days before arrival.   There are regular trains and buses to Newcastle, which connect to East Coast mainline and national bus services. The journey time from London to Newcastle is about 3 hours.  In the opposite direction, trains to Carlisle connect to west coast services for visitors from Scotland, Wales and the south west.

Newcastle International Airport is about 40 mins away and with connections to Newcastle train and bus services as above.