Hijaz College

Pioneering a Greater Future

Our Location

Hijaz is set in the heart of the English countryside within 62 acres.  The site is pleasantly secluded, and is located on the A5.  Hijaz ideally situated centrally, facilitating easy access from all parts of the country.  The nearest major cities are Birmingham, Leicester and Coventry.

Travel By Air:

The nearest international airport is Birmingham International which is situated approximately 20 miles (32 km) away from Hijaz.  National airports are also at Coventry and East Midlands Airport in Nottingham.  Luton international airport is approximately 60 miles (97 km) from Hijaz and the Heathrow international airport is 95 miles (153 km) away.  All these airports have motorways and main trunk roads giving access to Hijaz.

Travel by Railway:

The closest railway station to Hijaz is Nuneaton, which is a short 10 minute taxi ride to Hijaz.

Travel by Road:

If traveling from the South via the M1, take the M6, come off at junction 2 and take the M69 andexit at jct.1.  Follow the A5 towards Nuneaton; go through the roundabout on the A5 until you reach the first set of lights at the Longshoot.  Carry on straight at the lights about a 1/4 of a mile further pull into the right hand filter lane, opposite the A5 Aquatics into the drive of Hijaz.
If traveling from the north follow M1 south, then take the M42, come off at Jct. 10 for Tamworth, follow the A5 south towards Nuneaton.  Go straight over the Nuneaton roundabouts towards Hinckley; we are 3/4 of a mile and on the left hand side opposite the sign to A5 Aquatics.  Just before the driveway there is a single cottage and opposite to that, on the other side of the road, is a small road sign, saying College.
Once on the driveway, drive straight until you reach the right fork, take that and you will see the main building in front of you.

Other forms of transport

There are national coach stops at Nuneaton and Hinckley.  Local buses drive past the entrance to the Hijaz on a daily basis.  If travelling by car the M1 motorway provides the best access from the south from which the A5 may be accessed.  However, alternative routes via the M6, M42, M40, M69 and A46 can also be taken to Hijaz.  The favoured route is M6 Jct.2 exit to M69, Jct. 1 exit to A5, drive on the A5 past the first traffic light and Hijaz driveway is on the right.