Going to Sheffield ?

Sheffield United   : S2 4SU

By car  70 mls, 1hour 30 mins

From The North

Leave the M1 at Junction 36 and follow the A61 into Sheffield. Follow the A61 into Sheffield passing Hillsborough Stadium on your right. Continue along the A61, which becomes the ring road around the western side of the city centre. You will eventually reach a roundabout at the junction with the A621. At the roundabout turn right onto the A621 Bramall Lane. The ground is a short way down on the left. 

From The South

Leave M1 at Junction 33 and take the A630 into Sheffield City Centre. On reaching the inner ring road follow signs for A621 Bakewell, the ground is about a 1/4 of a mile the other side of the city centre. It is located on the A621 (Bramall Lane). Street

Alternatively, if you want to avoid Sheffield City Centre, then you may find it easier to park at Meadowhall Railway Station, near to the well known Shopping Centre just by Junction 34 of the M1, where you can park for free. You can then take a yellow tram to the City Centre and then walk to the ground. The tram journey time is around 20 minutes and costs £4 return. It is worth noting that if you are coming up from the South, that you can leave the M1 at Junction 29 (Chesterfield) and follow signs for Sheffield A61. This is particularly useful if the M1 is slow around J30.'

Parking

There is no parking around the ground but several multi storey car parks close by.

Trains

There are no trains back after the match

Where to drink

Pubs close to the ground tend to be for home fans only. About a ten minute walk away at the bottom of Eccleshall Road is a recently opened Wetherspoons Outlet called the 'Sheaf Island'. This good sized pub tends to have a mix of home and away fans. Whilst a little further away on Wellington Street is the Devonshire Cat. This pub has around 12 hand pulled beers on offer, serves food, has a large screen tv, welcomes families (until 7pm)  and is listed in the CAMRA Good Beer

All information is provided in good faith but the Foxes Trust cannot be held responsible for any errors. Thanks to the Football Ground Guide.

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Going to Burton ?

Directions by road  DE13 0AR  37MLS 50 MINS

The ground is situated in North Burton, just off the A5121 (Derby Road). This is about a mile from the A38 which runs across the Midlands. 

From the M1 (Junction 24) via the A50

Exit the M1 at Junction 24 and follow the signs for the A50 (Stoke and Uttoxeter). Keep on this road, heading west until you reach the Toyota Island and the junction with the A38. Head south on the A38 (Burton and Birmingham) until you reach the first Burton turn off. Take this exit (A5121) and proceed along Derby Road, passing McDonald's and the Pirelli factory on your right and a BP Garage and Cash & Carry on your left until you reach a roundabout. Turn right at this roundabout into Princess Way and the entrance to the ground is 300 yards on your right.

From A38 North (Derby) and M1 North (Junction 28)

Exit the A38 at the first turning for Burton (North). Take this exit (A5121) and proceed along Derby Road, passing McDonald's and the Pirelli factory on your right and a BP Garage and Cash & Carry on your left until you reach a roundabout. Turn right at this roundabout into Princess Way and the entrance to the ground is 300 yards on your right.

From A38 South (Lichfield, Birmingham)

Take the second exit for Burton (North). Take this exit (A5121) and proceed along Derby Road, passing McDonald's and the Pirelli factory on your right and a BP Garage and Cash & Carry on your left until you reach a roundabout. Turn right at this roundabout into Princess Way and the entrance to the ground is 300 yards on your right.

From M1 South (Jct 22) -A511

From the M1, exit at Junction 22 (signposted Coalville, Ashby, Burton) and stay on the A511 You stay on this road for approximately 17 miles, by-passing Coalville and going through Ashby-De-La-Zouch, then Woodville and Midway (This area is littered with speed cameras - so beware!) When you enter Burton, get into the right hand lane at the bottom of Ashby Road (A511) going straight over the traffic lights and across the Trent Bridge. Staying in the right hand lane, go straight on through both sets of lights at the end of the Bridge, into Horninglow Street, straight on again at the next lights (next to the newly built Magistrates Courts), then turn right at the traffic lights underneath the Brewery fly-over, into Hawkins Lane. Go through the industrial estate, straight across the mini-roundabout and over the Railway Bridge, once over the Railway Bridge, you will come to a roundabout. Go straight across the roundabout into Princess Way and the entrance to the ground is 300 yards on your right.

From M42 Jct. 11 (West Mids) & M5 (South West) -A444

Leave the M 42 at its last exit Junction 11 (Just past Tamworth) and go onto the A444 signposted Burton. Stay on the A444 all the way to Burton, going through Overseal and Castle Gresley on the way. On entering Burton, go past the Black Horse and Copper Hearth pubs, straight across the mini-roundabout and you will come to a roundabout with St Peters Bridge in front of you. Turn right at the roundabout into Stapenhill Road (A444), which runs parallel to the River Trent, and then turn left at the traffic lights onto the Trent Bridge. Get into the right hand lane, go straight on through both sets of lights at the end of the Bridge, into Horninglow Street, straight on again at the next lights (next to the newly built Magistrates Courts), then turn right at the traffic lights underneath the Brewery fly-over, into Hawkins Lane. Go through the industrial estate, straight across the mini-roundabout and over the Railway Bridge, once over the Railway Bridge, you will come to a roundabout. Go straight across the roundabout into Princess Way and the entrance to the ground is 300 yards on your right.

From M6 North Jct. 15 (A50 Uttoxeter, Stoke-On-Trent) -A511

Leave the Motorway at Junction 15, (Stoke-On-Trent South) and follow the signs for Uttoxeter (A50). Stay on this road ignoring the first sign for Burton and continuing along the A50 until you reach the Toyota Island. Come off the A50 here and follow signs for A38 (south). Travel on this road until you reach the first exit for Burton on Trent. Take this exit (A5121) and proceed along Derby Road, passing McDonald's and the Pirelli factory on your right and a BP Garage and Cash & Carry on your left until you reach a roundabout. Turn right at this roundabout into Princess Way and the entrance to the ground is 300 yards on your right.

Car Parking

There is a large car park at the ground which costs £5, however this gets full pretty quickly. Alternatively car parking is available at the Ryknild Trading Estate (also costing £5), just off the roundabout right by the stadium. Otherwise street parking. 

Directions by rail

Burton Railway Station is around a mile and a half away from the Pirelli Stadium. As you come out of the station turn left and go down the hill. Turn right into Derby Road and from there it is a straight road up to the stadium. It should take about 25 minutes to walk. Otherwise there is a taxi rank at the station and the cost up to the ground is around £6.

Trains take under 1 hour but last trains back leave before the match ends.

Pubs

The nearest pub is probably the 'The Beech Inn' which is around a ten minute walk, up the A5121 Derby Road (going in the opposite direction to Burton town centre) on the left. Otherwise there is the Great Northern pub, which serves Burton Bridge Beers, along with a guest ale. This pub is located on Wetmore Road, which leads off the roundabout near to the stadium entrance, go up and over the railway bridge and the pub is on the left

All information is provided in good faith but the Foxes Trust cannot be held responsible for any errors. Thanks to the Football Ground Guide

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Going to Wolves ?

Wolves - Sat July 29th 3pm kick off

Directions by road  - WV1 4QR

From Leicester easiest route may be down the M69 to the M6, then follow directions from the South East

By road from the north:

Exit M6 at junction 12.At island take third exit onto A5 for Wolverhampton. At the next island turn left onto A449. After six miles the A449 passes under the M54.

Carry straight on and at the sixth island (Five Ways) take the third exit onto Waterloo Road. Molineux is one mile straight on.

By road from the south west:

Exit M5 at junction 2. Follow the signs for Wolverhampton on the A4123 for eight miles to the Ring Road.Turn left on Ring Road, following signs for Molineux.

Take second exit at next two islands, pass Banks’s Brewery and swimming baths on left and then turn left at next set of traffic lights. Molineux is 500 yards on the right.

By road from the south east:

Exit M6 at junction 10. Take A454 via Willenhall to Wolverhampton Ring Road.

At fi rst Ring Road island, take the fourth exit (A449 to Stafford).Straight on at next two sets of traffic lights.Filter right at third set of lights into Waterloo Road. 

Molineux is 500 yards on right.

From Wolverhampton railway/bus stations, follow the Ring Road, walking down the side of the Chubb buildings.

Then at the major crossroads you will see Molineux to the left.

Approx 60 mls     1hrs 30 mins

Parking

City centre car parks can be busy on Saturday, might be easier to park further out and walk to the ground. There is a limited amount of parking at the stadium.

Directions by rail

From Wolverhampton railway/bus stations, follow the Ring Road, walking down the side of the Chubb buildings.Then at the major crossroads you will see Molineux to the left. Walking takes approx 15-20 mins

Trains take 1hrs 30mins

Off peak return £19.90

Pubs

There are no pubs as such near to the stadium.  

All information is provided in good faith but the Foxes Trust cannot be held responsible for any errors.

Thanks to the Football Ground Guide, and Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

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Going to MK Dons ?

MK Dons – Fri July 28th kick off 19:45

Directions by road  MK1 1ST  57 miles 1 hour 15 mins

South bound M1: Exit the motorway at Junction 14 and turn right at the roundabout at the top of the exit slip road towards Milton Keynes.

North bound M1: Exit the motorway at Junction 14 and take the left-hand filter lane towards Milton Keynes.

Continue straight over the roundabout (Northfield) on H6 Childs Way. At the next roundabout (Fox Milne) turn left onto V11 Tongwell Street. Continue straight over next roundabout (Monkston) along the V11 Tongwell Street. At the next roundabout (Brinklow) turn right along the H8 Standing Way (A421). Continue on the H8 Standing Way (A421) following signs for Buckingham continuing over a number of roundabouts, on reaching the Bleak Hall roundabout turn left onto the V6 Grafton Street and follow signs for the stadium.

Vehicles travelling from other areas should follow the brown football signs which are located on all main approaches to the area.

The stadium can also be accessed easily from the northbound A5 running from Dunstable. Exit the road signposted Central Bletchley and take the first exit off Redmoor Roundabout. The stadium turning is on the left.

Away supporters should follow the brown signs for Football Coaches and enter the stadium site via the Saxon Street entrance (between KFC and McDonalds) which is the most convenient for Gate 3.

Parking
Those travelling to the match by car should follow the brown stadium signage. Limited parking is available at the stadium - car parking fees of £7 will be charged.

Car parking is also available for £5 at Castle House on Dawson Road. Supporters should be aware that these car parks are not officially run by the Club.

Directions by rail

Bletchley station is approximately a 30 minute walk from the stadium. The stadium is sign posted from the station.

Milton Keynes Central is a 45-60 minute walk.

Fenny Stratford is served by London Midland trains to/from Bletchley and all stations to/from Bedford. The station is approximately a 20 minute walk from the stadium. The stadium is sign posted from the station. (For evening matches alternative arrangements are needed due to the times of the last trains).

Trains take approx 1hrs 30mins but last trains back leave before the match ends.

Pubs

Pubs near the stadium are home fans only.  Fenny Stratford  is located a mile south of the stadium along Watling Street. Caroline from Leicester reports that Fenny has seven pubs within a five minute walk of each other plus a fish and chip shop. Fenny Stratford, t is about a 20 minute walk from the ground Right by Fenny Stratford station is the ‘The Red Lion’. This is in a lovely setting right beside a Canal Lock – nice for those early and end of season days out as they have a decent size garden and plenty of room to stand around outside  

All information is provided in good faith but the Foxes Trust cannot be held responsible for any errors.

Thanks to the Football Ground Guide, and M K Dons

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Going to Luton ?

LUTON TOWN LU4 8AW

DIRECTIONS

BY CAR: 70 miles 1hr 40 mins

From South (M1):  Exit M1 at junction 10 (s/p A1081 Luton (S)).  At motorway roundabout, turn right (s/p Luton South A1081) onto the AL081.  After 0.5 miles, turn left at junction 10A (the next roundabout, s/p Stockwood County Park, Mossman Collection) into London Road.  After 1.2 miles, turn left at roundabout (s/p Ring Road, Bedford A6, Dunstable A505) onto the Ring Road flyover.  Go straight on for 0.4 miles, and then, immediately before the roundabout, turn left into Dallow Lane.  After 0.4 miles turn right into Clifton Road.  The ground is over the bridge at the end of the road.

From North (M1):  Exit M1 at junction 11.  At roundabout turn left (s/p Luton A505) onto the A505 Dunstable Road.  After 0.6 miles the road divides - bear right, following signs for the A505, remaining on Dunstable Road.  The A505 leads to the ground.  At the Birchlink Gyratory after 1.7 miles, follow 'Town Centre A505' signs round small one-way system and the ground is down the streets on the LHS.

From East (A505):  At first roundabout on outskirts of Luton, go straight on (s/p Luton A505, Motorway M1) into Stopsley Way.  At roundabout after 0.5 miles turn left (s/p Town Centre, Dunstable A505, M1) onto Vauxhall Way.  At next roundabout after 0.7 miles, turn right (no s/p) into Crawley Green Road.  Head down the hill for 1.0 mile to St Mary's Roundabout.  Here, go straight across (s/p Dunstable A505, Bedford A6) onto Park Viaduct, and over flyover.  Straight on at next roundabout (s/p Dunstable A505, Bedford A6).  Go straight on for 0.4 miles, and then, immediately before the roundabout, turn left into Dallow Lane.  After 0.4 miles turn right into Clifton Road.  The ground is over the bridge at the end of the road.

FROM RAILWAY STATION (LUTON):

By foot:  Follow signs to 'London Luton Airport, Railair Coach Link' down steps into Station Road, and turn right.  Straight across Old Bedford Road into Mill Street, passing Job Centre on LHS.  At T-junction  cross road and turn right.  Follow road round, and before the roundabout turn left through pedestrian area towards Sainsburys and the gents toilets.  Turn left along dual carriageway and up the pathway.  Keep on path until there's a roundabout below.  Bear right on walkway to central ironwork 'pagoda', and take first walkway down into Dunstable Road.  First left to ground.

Trains take approximately 1 hour £41.50 return

PARKING

Its street parking but nearby roads have few restrictions.  The local police, however, warn about car crime, and advise fans to park in the town centre, which is covered by CCTV.  There is also a nearby car park, which is only about ten minutes walk from the ground.

PUB GUIDE

WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE:

 A good place to drink is the Beech Hill Conservative Club on Leagrave Road, which welcomes both home and away supporters. To find the club, with the away entrance in front of you turn left and walk down to the bottom of Oak Road. Proceed through the small arcade of shops opposite and you will see the sign for the club between two shops. It has a large car park  and offers reasonably priced beer. You will be charged to go in, but you make it up on the cheaper than pub beer. 

Whilst in the town centre on the Bedford Road, only a few minutes’ walk away from the train station is the English Rose. This CAMRA Good Beer Guide listed pub has received good reports from visiting fans who have drank there If you exit the railway station and turn away from the direction of the town centre, then a two-minute walk away on High Town Road is the Bricklayers Arms. It is a charming old pub which offers an excellent selection of real ale, shows live sport and is only 15-20 minute walk from Kenilworth Road.

All information is provided in good faith but the Foxes Trust cannot be held responsible for any errors.

Thanks to the LutonFC.com website

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