Getting Here

Our address

Darlington Hippodrome is currently closed for restoration. Our new address will be added here as we approach re-opening!  

Travel by train

Darlington Hippodrome is a five minute walk from Darlington's train station. Darlington is a frequent stop on the East Coast mainline route as well as on local routes.  

Travel by car 

Approaching from the south:

From the A1, take the A66(M) exit Junction 57. At the roundabout take the 1st exit on the A66. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit toward the town centre, which takes you past the Blackwell Grange Hotel on your left. At the Sainsbury's roundabout take the 4th exit which leads onto the Darlington ring road. At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit, still continuing on the ring road, and move into the right hand lane. At the main traffic lights turn right onto Parkgate and the Hippodrome is located about 200 yards on your left.

Approaching from the north:

From the A1, take the A167 exit which is signposted for Darlington. Follow the road into town (about 3 miles) until you reach a large roundabout. Take the first exit, which is onto the Darlington ring road. Go straight over at the next roundabout (2nd exit). At the main set of traffic lights, turn left onto Parkgate and the Hippodrome is located about 200 yards on your left.

Approaching from the east:

Follow the A66(M) towards Darlington. At Little Burdon roundabout take the first exit (A66). Go straight over the following roundabout, at the next roundabout take the third exit towards Darlington on the B6280. Continue on the B6280 over the next roundabout. After about 1 mile, at the roundabout take the second exit remaining on the B6280 Yarm Road. After about a mile take the second exit at the mini roundabout on to Parkgate; go past the entrance to Darlington railway station on your left and the Hippodrome is located about 300 yards on your right.

Car parking

The nearest car parks can be found on Park Place – the road directly opposite the theatre. These car parks are free after 6pm and are covered by the town centre CCTV cameras.