How to get to Aysgarth School


Aysgarth School is situated in Newton-le-Willows, Bedale at the gateway of Wensleydale in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Just 10 mins off of the A1, the School is conveniently accessible daily from places such as Catterick Garrison, Ripon and Northallerton.

Aysgarth School*
North Yorkshire

* Please do not confuse us with being situated in a village called 'Aysgarth' - the School was originally situated there, hence the name but was moved to our current site at Newton-le-Willows in 1890.

By road:

Transport organised by the Prep School on behalf of parents, stopping at Penrith, Carlisle and Annan is much used by those who live in Cumbria and South West Scotland.

On a daily basis, the School now has a shuttle bus for Pre-Prep and Prep parents running from Ripon and Asenby for day boys and Weekly/Regular Boarders. This service is available for pupils from PP1 - Form 5 on a pre-booked basis.

By train:

Our nearest stations are Northallerton (20 minutes) and Darlington (30 minutes) both on the fast main line from London to Scotland. Members of staff escort boys on the trains to and from Edinburgh and London at half term and weekend exeats.

By air:

Durham Tees Valley Airport is the nearest airport (45 minutes) and Newcastle and Leeds-Bradford are both about one hour away. Manchester Airport is 2 hours drive.