OUR ROUTE PLANNER,
We are approximately 8 miles from the A1, North bound.. Pass Washington services, you will see a split in the road, follow the A194 (bear right) signs will say to South Shields/Tyne dock. Travel down for 3.7 miles until you reach a roundabout, take the second exit onto Leam Lane (A194) drive down to the next roundabout and take the second exit onto Newcastle Road (A194) continue on to next roundabout and take the second exit onto Jarrow Road (A194) at next roundabout take second exit onto (A194). Go ).2 miles and bear left on to Temple Town continue on Corstorphine Town and go 0.2 miles and then bear Right on to Commercial Road (B1302), follow the road all the way for approximately 1 mile then at roundabout turn immediate left pass the Riverside Public House continue down on cobbled road and take 2nd left - You have arrived!
By entering post code NE33 1EQ into any online route planner, directions can be obtained from anywhere in the United Kingdom and will bring you direct to us.
If Arriving By Rail or Air
From the Newcastle Central Station the best way to travel is via The Metro. The Metro has 59 stations serving Gateshead, Newcastle, Sunderland, North Tyneside and South Tyneside. The Metro at Central Station is located right outside the main station. To get to us you will have to travel on the metro until you reach the station,"South Shields," This is the twelveth stop and takes approximately 25 minutes from Central Station. For more information visit www.tyneandwearmetro.co.uk or telephone 0191 203 3333. Once at South Shields metro station head towards South Shields Market Square (approx 200yards) cross the main road and head towards the ferry landing. From the ferry landing turn left and approximately 200 yards down the riverside you will find The Customs House, we are literally 100 yards from there situated behind a converted church. There is a taxi rank outside the metro station should you prefer a short taxi journey.
Alternatively, if you are feeling flush, a taxi ride from Central Station to Mill Dam Guest House will cost around £20.00
If arriving at Newcastle International Airport again you have the choice of either The Metro or a taxi. For the Metro you will have to travel to, "Pelaw," once at Pelaw you will have to change to travel on to South Shields. Again, either a short walk or a small taxi journey are your options to arrive at Mill Dam Guest House.
A taxi ride from Newcastle Airport will cost around £26.00
Ferries link to North East England from Holland, Norway and Sweden via North Shields International Ferry Terminal. For sailing times, prices and offers contact: DFDS Seaways www.dfds.co.uk
Some useful links regarding transport
Full bus timetable
Full Metro timetable