Are you heading to Swindon to support the team on Saturday afternoon? If so, make sure you take advantage of Kristine Green’s useful travel guide to help you get the most out of the match at the Energy Check County Ground.
What colour kit are we wearing for this game?
We’re in our blue kit for this game.
What’s the ticket information?
There is an away ticket office located next to the Arkells Stand, the designated end for away supporters.
This fixture has unallocated seating – please can fans be mindful of those that would like to use their seat for the entirety of the game.
Ticket pricing is as follows:
Adult – £25
Over 65/Student – £20
Under 18 – £10
Under 11 – £3
Tickets will be available on the day from the Energy Check County Ground with no price increase with card payment available.
How do I get to the ground?
The Energy Check County Ground’s post code is SN1 2ED
From the Midlands – Take the M40 to junction 9, then take the A43, A34 and A420 into Swindon.
At Drakes’ Roundabout turn onto Queen’s Drive. At the end set of roundabouts take the 3rd exit onto County Road, the entrance to the stadium is the first right.
What stand are town fans in?
We’re in the Arkells Stand – this is an all seater, covered stand at the side of the pitch.
When do turnstiles open?
The turnstiles will open from 1:30pm
Where is the best place to park?
Swindon Cricket Club – £5.50 by card/contactless – SN1 2ED. This is open subject to weather conditions as it’s on the grass.
St Joseph’s School, on Ocotal Way – £5 – SN3 3LR
Alternatively, there are numerous car parks in the Town centre, which is only about half a mile away.
If using street parking please respect residents and keep an eye out for signs prohibiting parking there.
Is there any disabled parking?
Disabled parking is limited at the ground so please email email@example.com to pre-book.
What is the nearest train station to the stadium and what is the approximate distance and walking time?
Swindon station is only half a mile away from the ground – about a ten minute walk.
As you leave the station turn left onto Station Road and then when facing the White House Pub turn right onto Corporation Street.
Turn left onto Manchester Road at the lights and then at the end of this road turn right onto County Road and the stadium is in front of you.
Recommended pubs for away fans?
The bar located at the ground is home fans only.
The County Cricket Club welcome away fans, as does The Merlin on Drove Road – both are a short walk from the ground.
There are a number of bars/pubs in the town centre close by. Just to be aware that some may not allow colours and others will not allow children.
Food available in the area?
There’s a burger bar in the main car park and both a Burger King and fish and chip shop across from the ground.
The stadium is located within half a mile of the town centre which has chain pubs and restaurants serving food.
Where is the nearest cash machine to the Stadium?
The nearest cash machine is located at Tesco or the Esso petrol station near the ground.
What food and drink is available on the concourse at the stadium?
Food and drink, including alcohol, will be available from the concourse. Please note that the stadium is cashless so card/contactless only.
What is the process for supporters looking to bring flags/musical instruments into the stadium?
No musical instruments are permitted.
Flags should be presented to stewards prior to entry and their instructions followed for positioning. This will likely be in the lower tier as fans are located in the upper tier.
Is a programme available?
A printed programme is available on the day at a cost of £4.00.