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Directions to Ormskirk School from M6

Travelling from the North or South to Ormskirk.

The most convenient route when travelling from either the NORTH or SOUTH towards Ormskirk is via the M6 motorway. Exit the motorway at Junction 26 and then join M58. Continue along the M58 and exit at Junction 3, following the signs for Southport and Ormskirk. Turn right at the first roundabout, under the motorway bridge.

You will come to another (smaller) roundabout. Go straight across and follow the signs for Ormskirk - Burscough B5420. Continue along this road until you reach a T-junction. Turn left at this junction and continue along this road following the signs for Ormskirk (A577). You will come to signs for Westhead.

Follow the road through Westhead up the hill. At the top of the hill you will see Ormskirk School on your right. A one-way system operates around the site. The entrance is found after the ‘No entry' sign and about 20 yards before the traffic lights.

 

Directions from A59 Liverpool to Ormskirk School

Take the A59 from Liverpool - follow signs for Preston.

After passing through Aughton the A59 drops down into Ormskirk - St Bedes School and playing fields on the right. Take the second turning on the left, still the A59.

At the major traffic lights turn right on to the A570 into Ormskirk. Pass the Parish Church on the right and follow the road which develops into a one-way system. After passing through a set of pedestrian traffic lights get into the right hand lane and follow the bend to the right into Stanley Street (just after the Church). Now get into the left-hand lane. Traffic lights ahead.

Turn left into Wigan Road. Continue up Wigan Road going past the Windmill Pub and the Ropers Arms Pub which are on your right. Continue up Wigan Road and after going through the traffic/pedestrian lights (note - you have Ormskirk Hospital on your right) keep in the left lane and just after the bus stop on your left, turn left into the school grounds. Please note that the School operates a one-way system.

 

Directions from Southport to Ormskirk School along the A570

Follow the A570 from Southport into Ormskirk passing through a major set of traffic lights (the Fiveways restaurant/pub on the left).

Pass the Parish Church on the right and follow the road which develops into a one-way system. After passing through a set of pedestrian traffic lights get into the right hand lane and follow the bend to the right into Stanley Street (just after the Church). Now get into the left-hand lane. Traffic lights ahead.

Turn left into Wigan Road. Continue up Wigan Road going past the Windmill Pub and the Ropers Arms Pub which are on your right. Continue up Wigan Road and after going through the traffic/pedestrian lights (note - you have Ormskirk Hospital on your right) keep in the left lane and just after the bus stop on your left, turn left into the school grounds. Please note that the School operates a one-way system.

 

Directions from A59 Preston to Ormskirk School

Take the A59 from Preston - follow signs for Liverpool.

Go through Penwortham, pass the Police Training College on your left. Keep following the signs for Liverpool.

Eventually you will come to the Tarleton traffic lights and the road to Liverpool filters to your left.

Turn left and continue on the A59. Go through Rufford (passing Rufford Old Hall, National Trust Property, on your left).

Continue on through Burscough village, keeping on the A59. You will eventually pass the Beaufort Hotel on your right (this is on a slight bend).

Keep going straight ahead and you will see the road curving to your right - just before this you will see a signpost saying Ormskirk and St Helens (A570), turn left here. You will now be in Burscough Street.

Go the top of the street (Ormskirk Library is on your right and Ormskirk Police Station is on your left). Turn left into Derby Street (Note! You are now in a one way system - get into the right-hand lane. Follow the bend to the right into Stanley Street (just after the Church). Now get into the left-hand lane. Traffic lights ahead. sw

Turn left into Wigan Road. Continue up Wigan Road going past the Windmill Pub and the Ropers Arms Pub which are on your right. Continue up Wigan Road and after going through the traffic/pedestrian lights (note - you have Ormskirk Hospital on your right) keep in the left lane and just after the bus stop on your left, turn left into the school grounds. Please note that the School operates a one-way system.