Brigantes Tribal belly dancers at Beltane at Thornborough 2016 | Photo by Ralph Turner

Directions to Thornborough Henge

The nearest postcode to the henge is in the nearby village of Thornborough: DL8 2RA.

Important: Please try to approach the henge from the direction of West Tanfield to avoid congesting the narrow road that runs through the village of Thornborough.

From the A1 (South)

Leave the A1(M) at Junction 50 and head north on the A6055 running parallel to the A1(M). At the next roundabout turn left and head west on the B6267. Take the 5th left turn (sign-posted Lightwater Valley) then left (signposted Wath) and left again (signposted Thornborough) to the central henge.

From the A1 (North)

Leave the A1(M) at Junction 51 and head south on the A6055 running parallel to the A1(M). At the next roundabout turn right and head west on the B6267. Take the 5th left turn (sign-posted Lightwater Valley) then left (signposted Wath) and left again (signposted Thornborough) to the central henge.

From Ripon

Head north on the A6108 into West Tanfield. Turn right at the mini-roundabout and then take the 2nd left turn to the central henge.

From Masham

Head east on the A6108 into West Tanfield. Go straight across at the mini-roundabout and then take the 2nd left turn to the central henge.