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Fishburn Parish Council

How to find us

By Car

Heading north on the A1M leave at Junction 60 and take the A689 towards Sedgefield. Fishburn is signposted from there.

Heading south, leave the A1M at Junction 61 and take the A177. Fishburn is signposted before you reach Sedgefield.

By Train

The nearest main line railway stations are at Durham (20 minutes away) and Darlington (30 minutes away). Hartlepool Station is also around 30 minutes away.

By Bus

Bus services calling at Fishburn are the Arriva 21 and 21A Darlington/Middlesbrough - Sedgefield - Peterlee. The 21 travels from Peterlee via Shotton and Wingate to Darlington and back, with the 21A going from Peterlee to Middlesbrough and back. 

There is no direct service from Fishburn to either Hartlepool or Durham. However, the 57A runs through nearby Trimdon Village to Durham and Hartlepool. A service operated by Scarlet Band (No 33) travels from Sedgefield to Ferryhill and back once an hour. This is the only service that travels via the estate roads in the Village.

For all other bus services please visit the Arriva North East website.

By air

Fishburn Airfield is a 600 x 30 metre grass strip runway catering for private flyers with light aircraft. [The airfield hosted filming for a scene from the Bollywood film Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors].

Nearest airports are Durham Tees Valley (30 minutes away) and Newcastle (45 minutes away).


View Fishburn on the interactive map below.

Local Information

Some of the facilities in Fishburn are:-

Fishburn Primary School
East View
TS21 4AU
Tel: 01740 620162
Headteacher:  Gemma Ferguson  E-mail :

Fishburn Youth and Community Centre
Butterwick Road
TS21 4ED
Tel: 01740 620861

Fishburn Post Office
10 Front Street
TS21 4 AN
Tel:01740 620673

Fishburn and District Working Men's Social Club and Institute Ltd
Alhambra Terrace
Tel: 01740 620551

Fishburn Industrial Estate is owned and run by Durham County Council and all enquiries should be directed to them at County Hall, Durham.