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Trent College is conveniently situated on the border of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
Ideally located at the heart of the UK’s motorway system – with easy access to the M1, M42, as well as the A1. Reaching Trent by road, rail or air couldn’t be easier.
We aim to provide quality and reliable school transport for all pupils who require it at a reasonable cost. Please visit the Bus Routes/Timetables page within the Parent section of this website to find out more.
Using Satellite Navigation, our postcode is NG10 4AD.
Trent College is situated just off Junction 25 of the M1 in Long Eaton.
From the M1 Northbound take the exit to Junction 25 signposted Derby and Nottingham. Take the 4th exit towards Long Eaton and continue past the Novotel on your left before turning right at the first roundabout. Follow the road until you reach the next roundabout and take your first exit towards Long Eaton. Trent College is 2 minutes down Derby Road on your right hand side.
From the M1 Southbound take the exit to Junction 25 signposted Derby and Nottingham. Take the 2nd exit towards Long Eaton and continue past the Novotel on your left before turning right at the first roundabout. Follow the road until you reach the next roundabout and take your first exit towards Long Eaton. Trent College is 2 minutes down Derby Road on your right hand side.
Long Eaton boasts its very own train station, located just 1.5 miles from Trent College.
Rail routes through Long Eaton run along the Midlands Main Line route, with direct routes to London, Loughborough, Leicester, Birmingham, Nottingham, Derby, Chesterfield and Sheffield.
Travel time to railway stations (from Trent, by car)
East Midlands Airport is less than 20 minutes’ drive from the college. It has direct flights to 90 International destinations. The Skylink bus connects Nottingham and Derby with East Midlands Airport 7 days a week. The airport is also served through East Midlands Parkway rail station and a shuttle bus service.
To the north, Robin Hood Airport is set for further rapid expansion, as a result of an £18 million pound project to provide a direct link to the M18. Opened in 2005, the airport already enjoys direct flights to Europe and Central America.
Birmingham International is also around 45 minutes away from Nottingham, and provides worldwide flights to destinations including Europe, USA and Canada.
Preferential rates agreed please quote ‘Trent College’
The city of Nottingham is one of England’s eight core Cities and one of only six designated Science Cities in the UK
Nottingham is ranked as the UK’s second most creative city. The University of Nottingham continues to rise in the main world university rankings. Top 10 in the UK, the top 26 in Europe and in the top 100 worldwide
Nottingham lies at the heart of the Robin Hood legend. A popular folk hero Robin Hood is known world-wide and there are various sites around Nottingham linked to him including the famous Sherwood Forest.
The first British national park, The Peak National Park, covers over 500 square miles, of which three quarters lie within Derbyshire. Derbyshire is also known for its bustling market towns such as Ashbourne, Bakewell and Chesterfield and many picturesque villages in unspoilt situated in the heart of the Peak District.
Derbyshire’s main city is Derby. Derby’s Arboretum was Britain's first public park which opened in 1840.Derby's newest Arts and Media Centre, QUAD Derby provides year round exhibitions from local, national and international artists as well as being the home of the first BFI Mediatheque outside of London