How To Find William Smith Head Office
Directions To William Smith In Barnard Castle
From the North - M6
Leave the M6 at Junction 40, Penrith. Follow the A66 for about 35 miles to a sign post for Barnard Castle A67 and Bowes. Turn off and take the A67 to Barnard Castle for approx. 4 miles until you reach Starforth and Barnard Castle. Turn right at the 1st t-juntion then left over the bridge at the 1st set of traffic lights. (A ruined castle will be on your left). Enter the town centre driving up a steep bank. At the top, (Market Cross round-a-bout) turn right. Travel approx. 500yds along the road then turn left at the church. Follow the road round to the left for about ¼ mile, turn sharp right (almost 90 degrees) and William Smith's is about 100yds up the road on the right.
From the North - A1
Leave the A1 at junction 61. Pick up signs for the A688 to Bishop Auckland then Barnard Castle. Stay on the A688 for approx. 25 miles, by-passing Spennymoor and Bishop Auckland and drive through West Auckland until reaching Barnard Castle. As you enter Barnard Castle turn right at the roundabout (BP garage on the left) then immediate left. Follow the road for approx. ½ mile passing the hospital on the right and the entrance to Morrisons, also on your right, until seeing William Smith's on the left.
From the South - M6
Leave the M6 at Junction 38 - Tebay. Pick up signs for the A685 to Kirby Stephen and Brough. Stay on the A685 for approx. 20 miles (pass through Kirby Stephen) until reaching the outskirts of Brough. As you approach Brough turn right onto the A66, sign posted Scotch Corner & Teesside. Stay on the A66 until leaving the road at the sign for Barnard Castle & Bowes A67 (approx. 20 miles). Turn off and follow the A67 for approx. 4 miles until Starforth. At the 1st t-juntion turn right then at the traffic lights turn left over the bridge into Barnard Castle (ruined castle on your left). Follow the road up the steep bank and at the top (Market Cross roundabout) turn right. Travel approx. 500yds along the road then turn left at the church. Follow the road round to the left for about ¼ mile, turn sharp right (almost 90 degrees) and William Smith is about 100yds up the road on the right.
From the South - A1
Leave the A1 at Scotch Corner (A66) turn off. Continue along the A66 for approx. 13 miles until you reach signs for Barnard Castle. Take the first Barnard Castle exit off the A66 (turn right), and follow the road (approx. 2miles) until the next junction. On route you will pass over a bridge with a set of traffic lights. At the t junction, turn left sign posted for Barnard Castle. As you enter Barnard Castle (passing the Barnard Castle County School and Bowes Museum on your right) take the first turning right, indicated by a church on the corner. Follow the road round to the left for about ¼ mile, then sharp right (almost 90 degrees). William Smith is about 100 yds up the road on the right.