Ahead of tomorrow’s trip to take on Northampton Town at Sixfields, Kristine Green’s Away Day Travel Guide has all the important information supporters need…
What colour kit are we in for this game?
We’re in blue for this game.
What’s the ticket information?
Tickets can be purchased on the day via the small ticket booth near the turnstiles. This is card or contactless only. Prices below are the increased prices for on the day purchases.
Adults – £24
Over 65 – £20
Under 18 – £12
U7 – Free
Disabled – As above category plus a free carer
How do I get to the ground?
Post Code is NN5 5QA – with Northampton Saints at home, and with a large crowd expected, please allow extra time to arrive and find parking.
From the North leave the M1 at junction 16, take the A45 towards Northampton and the ground is on the right.
From the South leave the M1 at junction 15a, take the A43 towards Northampton and the ground is on the right.
What stand are we in?
Town fans are in the South Stand which is a seated, covered stand.
Northampton Town operate on an allocated seat basis and request that fans use the seat number shown on their ticket.
When do turnstiles open?
Turnstiles open around 90 minutes before kick-off.
Where is the best place to park?
There is a good sized car park at the ground which costs £4, It can get full quickly and is slow to empty. Do not park on any of the retail parks as fines are issued.
Is there disabled parking?
Disabled parking spaces are pre-booked via 01604 683777 and allocated on a first come, first served basis. You cannot book these spaces on the day.
What is the nearest train station to the stadium and what is the approximate distance and walking time?
Northampton station is a good two miles away so a taxi is your best bet but the area will be busy due to the rugby too. Otherwise, it’s a thirty-minute or so walk to the ground.
Recommended pubs for away fans?
The ground itself has a supporters bar which welcomes away fans or there is the Walter Tull on the retail park as well as numerous pubs in town but this is a forty-minute walk away.
Just outside of town, on the A45, is the Red Lion Truck Stop (NN7 4DE) which is a bar/restaurant with sport on TVs.
Food available in the area?
There are a number of chain restaurants including KFC, TGI Friday’s and McDonalds as well as a Hungry Horse pub.
Where is the nearest cash machine to the Stadium?
Both the BP petrol station and Sainsbury’s on the retail park have free to use cash machines.
What food and drink is available on the concourse at the stadium?
Both hot and cold food and drink items are available inside the ground.
There is a bar available in the away end which accepts both cash and card.
What is the process for supporters looking to bring flags/drums into the stadium?
There are generally no issues with supporters bringing flags but they must be displayed in a safe manner, not blocking walkways. Stewards will be on hand to assist where needed. No drums are permitted in the ground.
Is a programme available?
A programme is available on the day, costing £3.00.