Visitor Information

How to Arrive

West Nottingham Academy is easily accessible by car (via Interstate 95 or Route 1). If you are traveling from further destinations, we recommend BWI (Baltimore Thurgood Marshall Airport) or PHL (Philadelphia Airport). Both airports are approximately one hour from campus. Amtrak services Wilmington, Delaware and Baltimore, Maryland, while the Marc train operates weekdays out of nearby Perryville to and from Washington, DC. Megabus, with service to New York City, has a convenient stop at the University of Delaware, approximately 25 minutes from campus.

Hotel Accommodations

Comfort Inn (10 minutes from campus)
One Center Drive
North East, MD 21901
Exit 100, off I-95

Holiday Inn Express (10 minutes from campus)
101 Hotel Plaza
North East, MD 21901
Exit 100 off I-95

Best Western North East Inn (10 minutes from campus)
39 Elwoods Road
North East, Maryland 21901
Exit 100 off I-95

Where to Eat

Rising Sun (4 miles from campus)

  • Buck's (seafood, steak, salad, great crab bisque), 410-658-2825
  • Kilby Cream (ice cream), 410-658-8874

Port Deposit (6 miles from campus)

Havre de Grace (11 miles from campus)

North East (12 miles from campus)

Charlestown (13 miles from campus)

Click to search Baltimore Restaurants
Click to search Wilmington Restaurants
Click to search Philadelphia Restaurants

West Nottingham Academy
1079 Firetower Road
Colora, MD 21917

© 2013 West Nottingham Academy
phone: (410) 658–5556
fax: (866) 381–3684

Established in 1744, West Nottingham Academy is the oldest boarding school in the United States. We are a 9-12 grade co-educational boarding and day school located in Northeastern Maryland, an hour's drive from either Philadelphia or Baltimore, 90 minutes from Washington DC and just over two hours from New York City.

powered by finalsite