Directons to St Godric's Church

By Car:
From Durham City Centre take the A690 towards Crook, once you have crossed the Roundabout by The Gates Shopping Centre, St. Godric’s Church is on your left. Further parking is available on North Road, being Wharton Park, rejoin the A690, turn left heading towards the closer roundabout, then turn right at the roundabout taking the exit signposted for the station. On-street parking can be found at regular intervals along the duration of the road.

By Bus:
St. Godric’s Church is conveniently located within 5 minutes walking distance of Durham Bus Station, once you exit the bus station turn left and walk to the roundabout then cross the road on your right, once you walk under the blue footbridge, St. Godric’s Church is signposted on your right.

By Train:
St. Godric’s Church is conveniently located within 5 minutes walking distance of Durham Rail Station, exit the train station via Platform 1 and follow signs for the Passport office, once you are halfway down the steps with the houses on your left, cross the footbridge to your right. St. Godric’s Church is directly in front of you.

About Us 

The parish of the Durham Martyrs incorporates the Catholic churches of Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric, St Bede and St Joseph (Gilesgate) in Durham City. We are part of the Finchale Partnership and based within the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle.

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St. Bede,

St Godric's RC Primary School, Carrhouse Drive,


DH1 5LZ 

Our Lady of Mercy

and St Godric

Castle Chare

St Joseph

Mill Lane

Marjorie, the Parish Secretary's working hours are 8:30am -4:00pm Tues - Fri. If you email outside these hours you will receive a response when Marjorie is back in the office. 

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