Gala Theatre is situated on the banks of the river Wear in the heart of Durham.
Durham is served by an excellent road network. The A1/A1(M) motorway provides fast, easy access from both the North and South – come off at junction 62 and follow the A690 into the city centre. Gala Theatre is clearly signposted. If coming from the north, Durham can also be accessed via the A68 and A691 – just follow the signs to the city centre.
Walkergate multi-storey car park (DH1 1SQ) is located 30 seconds walk from Gala Theatre, and is easily reached via the slip road under Milburngate bridge or via Freeman Place. Both The Sands (Freeman Place) and Prince Bishops multi-storey (DH1 3UJ) car parks are a 5 minute walk away from the Gala Theatre. All three car parks have evening tariffs after 6pm.
With regular bus services to the city centre from surrounding areas, Gala Theatre can be easily reached by public transport. You can use Traveline North East and Cumbria to help you plan your journey.
Gala Theatre is a 10 minute walk from Durham Station, which is serviced regularly from both north and south on the East Coast mainline service. From the station, follow signs for the City Centre. After crossing Milburngate bridge follow the road up to the left and turn left just before the library building. The Gala Theatre is straight in front of you.
The nearest parking facilities are opposite Gala Theatre, just outside Clayport Library.