Covid-19: All School restrictions have now been lifted in line with the UK Government’s Living with Covid-19 strategy. Responsibility for acting with consideration now rests with each of us, and we ask all our visitors to adopt this same approach. Please do postpone your visit if you feel unwell, and please do continue to observe good hand hygiene whilst with us. Face coverings are personal choice; please do feel free to wear one if you wish. Thank you for your continued support in helping keep our communities safe.
Oundle is only eight miles from the A1 and five miles from the A14, making it easily accessible from all of the UK road networks. Sports pitches and facilities are shown on the second page of the School map, which can can be downloaded via the link at the bottom of the page.
All the major airports are within easy reach of Oundle via the UK motorway network. Journey times from the airports by road to Oundle are: East Midlands – 90 minutes, Birmingham – 80 minutes, Luton – 80 minutes, Stanstead – 90 minutes, Heathrow – 2 hours, and Gatwick – 2 hours 30 minutes. All have regular scheduled flights to the UK, to Europe and to International destinations.
Peterborough is the nearest mainline station and has extensive direct links to all parts of England and Scotland. Journey times by train are: London – 45 minutes, York – 1 hour 15 minutes, Newcastle – 2 hours 15 minutes, and Edinburgh – 3 hours 45 minutes. Peterborough is only 20 minutes by taxi from Oundle.
Parking for Great Hall (visitors to the Head or Admissions or by pre-arrangement only): postcode PE8 4GH.
Park at the Sports Centre on Milton Road
for the athletics track, tennis, netball, swimming pool, and Two Acre Club: postcode PE8 4AQ.
Park on the “Bursar’s Paddock” off Pavilion Drive by the Health Centre for cricket, rugby, and the hockey Astroturfs: postcode PE8 4JJ.
Gascoigne Car Park (visitors to the Bursary or other support departments): car park on North Street, please park and present at the Bursary to sign in
Leave the A1 at Junction 17 to join the A605 (signposted Oundle, Corby). Travel for approximately 7 miles and at the third roundabout take the third exit onto the A427 into Oundle. On reaching the Town Centre, turn right by the war memorial into New Street. The Great Hall is 150 metres on the left.
Leave the A14 at Thrapston to join the A605 (signposted Oundle). Travel for approximately 8 miles and at the roundabout take the first exit onto the A427 into Oundle. On reaching the Town Centre, turn right by the war memorial into New Street. The Great Hall is 150 metres on the left.
Visitors and Oundle parents are invited to park at the Oundle School Sports Centre, accessible via Milton Road. A one-way system for coaches only will operate past the Sports Centre and down Pavilion Drive. Please note that there is no entry into Pavilion Drive for teams. Should visitors enter via Pavilion Drive, they will be directed to park in Bursar’s Paddock, and exit back onto Glapthorn Road.
Oundle parents and visiting teams are asked to follow the appropriate guidance in the Visitor Information regarding parking, access requirements to the Oundle School Sports Centre, and only to use the designated visitor toilets around the School site.