How to find us

Many of our parents comment on how easy it is to reach Dallam. Although we are at the entrance to one of the most beautiful, rugged and stunning areas of the UK, transport links to our school are excellent.

Dallam is a twin site school, with the boarding house situated just under 2 miles from the main school. For the locations and directions to both sites, please click here for Google Maps.

Milnthorpe LA7 7DD

Dallam School Milnthorpe site is the main hub of teaching and the Dallam Sports Centre.

Please note that if you enter the postcode LA7 7DD into satnav, it will bring you to the wrong entrance – please follow and stay on the B6384 until reaching the mini roundabout in front of the main car park.

Heversham LA7 7EH

Dallam School Heversham site is home to our boarding students and is also the office location for Dallam Community Education and Dallam Outdoors. Staff, Governor and external meetings are occasionally held here during the day as well as Conferences.

Children’s Activity Summer School and office staff are based here throughout the school holidays.

Travel information

By Car

It takes less than 90 minutes to reach us by car from the centres of Manchester and Liverpool, and less than two hours from cities like Leeds and Newcastle.

We are close to the M6 motorway, which runs from Leicestershire through to Rugby, Coventry, Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Carlisle before terminating just before the Scottish boarder, in Gretna.

For Dallam, please exit the M6 at Junction 36. 

By Train

Our boarders can travel from nearby Arnside and Oxenholme train stations, which offer connecting train links to mainline services.

The nearest major train station is in Lancaster. A direct train from the centre of London can reach the station in less than two and a half hours. It takes less than an hour to reach Manchester City Centre and 80 minutes to get to Manchester Airport. Birmingham can also be reached in less than two hours.

By Plane

International students reach us easily after flying into nearly ever major airport in the UK. Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport are the most commonly used, but Leeds/Bradford Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport are all easily accessible.

In fact, it is also possible to get to London Airports in around three hours.

Dallam Boarding

Heversham, Cumbria LA7 7EH

015395 63377

Dallam School

Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7DD

015395 65165

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