Directions

Minsthorpe Community College is easily accessible from the M62, M1, M18, A1(M) and local train stations.

We are just a 15 minute walk from Moorthorpe and South Elmsall train stations.
There are frequent services from Leeds, Doncaster and Sheffield.

All visitors to the College need to sign in at our Main Reception. Please access the site via the gate to the right of the Training & Conference Centre (by the bus park).

We request that visitors to the College park in the lower car park (rather than in front of the Training & Conference Centre).

Directions from the South (A1M)

  • Follow the A1M to exit at junction 38 signposted A638 Wakefield
  • Follow the A638 towards Wakefield to the mini roundabout take the 2nd exit
  • Follow the A638 Doncaster road to the Dale Lane roundabout
  • At the Dale Lane roundabout take the 1st exit onto Dale Lane
  • At the traffic lights go straight on
  • Minsthorpe Community College is on the right

Directions from the North (A1M)

  • Take the A639 exit toward Pontefract/Upton/South Elmsall/South Kirkby
  • Follow the A6201 Wrangbrook Road towards South Elmsall
  • At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Dale Lane
  • At the traffic lights go straight on
  • Minsthorpe Community College is on the right

Directions from Wakefield

  • Take the A638 towards Doncaster
  • Follow the A638 through Ackworth
  • At the roundabout take the 2nd exit towards Doncaster
  • At the next roundabout take the second exit towards South Elmsall
  • Turn right at the traffic lights onto Minsthorpe Lane
  • Minsthorpe Community College is on the right

Satellite Navigation

If using a satellite navigation system to travel to the college, use WF9 2UJ as the postcode. Please be aware that a new link road to the A1 has recently been opened and may not be shown on maps at present.