Going to Luton ?

Luton
Directions by road 
LU4 8AW 

70 miles 1 hour 30 mins

Leave the M1 at Junction 11 and take the A505 towards Luton. Go through one set of traffic lights and at the 1st roundabout, turn right into Chaul End Lane. At the next roundabout turn left into Hatters Way, whilst continuing down Hatters Way the ground will be seen on your left, although it is not accessible from this road.

At the end of Hatters Way turn left and start looking for street parking from here on (the ground will now be on your left). Please note that there is a residents only parking scheme in operation near to the ground, so you will have to travel a little further away to find street parking.

Otherwise, there is a large multi-storey car park at Luton Railway Station LU2 0HR which costs from £2.70 off peak after 5 The Kenilworth Road ground is signposted from the station.

Directions by rail

Luton Railway Station is a good 15 minutes walk away from the Kenilworth Road ground. Turn right out of the railway station and proceed along Station Road. Go straight across at the traffic lights into Mill Street. On reaching a junction where the road bends to the right, turn left at this junction into New Bedford Road. Then turn right into Collingdon Street.

At the end of Collingdon Street you will reach a dual carriageway. Turn left alongside the road and follow the pedestrian walkway and then bear right to go along the footbridge over the busy road. As footbridge passes over the roundabout it splits into two. Bear right and this will lead you down into Dunstable Road. Continue straight along Dunstable Road and then take the 5th left hand turn into Oak Road for the visitors turnstiles.

Trains take approx. 1 hr to 1hrs 30mins off peak return £43-90

Pubs

The Beech Hill Conservative Club on Leagrave Road 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. You will be charged to go in, but you make it up on the cheaper than pub beer. 

In the town centre there are a number of pubs including a Wetherspoons outlet on Bridge Street called the White House.

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 Luton Town FC

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Going to Manchester United ?

Manchester United   M16 0RA – Saturday 14th September 3pm

UPDATE – The Tour of Britain cycle race takes place around Manchester the same day as the game, full details of the route are available here . There are rolling road closures, with each section closed around 15 minutes prior to the competitors arriving. The penultimate part of the race will take the riders through Salford between 2.15pm and 3pm

By car  103 mls, 2 hours 15 mins

FROM THE NORTH

Leave the M60 at Junction 12 M602 (Salford /Manchester). At the end of the M602 (Junction3) follow signs for Salford Quays & Trafford Park. At the roundabout turn right onto Trafford Road(A5063). At the bridge over the Manchester Ship Canal, keep in the right hand lane, turn right and follow the road round to Trafford Wharf Road, then left at the traffic lights onto Sir Alex

Ferguson Way. Continue through the traffic lights onto Wharfside Way and follow the signs to your required car park.

 

FROM THE SOUTH

Leave the M6 at Junction 19 and take the A556 in the direction of Manchester Airport. Continue onto the M56 to Manchester, passing the Airport, and follow the signs to the M60 (North & West). Leave the M60 at Junction 7 (A56 Chester Road) and follow the signs for Manchester United. (Sir Matt Busby Way is closed from Chester Road on Match Day.)

There are lots of small private car parks near to the ground, otherwise it is street parking.  Old Trafford Cricket Ground costs £10 but it can be slow leaving.  Around the cricket ground there is street parking if you arrive early. Parking at  Salford Quays Lowery  Outlet Mall (M50 3AH) , a ten minute walk away from the stadium, has 4 hour parking for a reasonable fee. Otherwise park in one of the smaller towns on the outskirts and take the Metrolink to Old Trafford.

Parking is also available at “Park and Ride” sites for the Metro

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

The Metrolink service operates a frequent service from the City Centre (including Victoria & Piccadilly Stations) to Old Trafford station which is situated within a five minute walk of the football ground. North Western Trains operate a matchday only service from City Centre Stations direct to Old Trafford Stadium where the station is located alongside the South Stand.

PLEASE NOTE – Sir Matt Busby Way is a ‘no through’ road .

By train journey takes approx 2-3 hours   cheap day return £51-30

Where to drink

The three pubs nearest the ground (The Trafford, Sam Platts and The Bishops Blaize) generally won't let you in if you wear away colours. The best bet is probably the city centre or along one of the stops on the Metrolink. The Quadrant pub usually has a mixture of home and away fans and a couple of handy Chinese/Chippies nearby. The pub is about a 10-15 minute walk away from Old Trafford, in the direction of the Cricket Ground

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 Newcastle ?

Newcastle  – Wednesday August 28th 19:45

By Car  NE1 4ST

At the end of the A1(M) continue on the A1 and then the A184 towards Newcastle. Continue along this road, bearing left onto the A189. Continue over the River Tyne on the Redheugh Bridge, from which the ground can be clearly seen. Carry on straight up the dual carriageway (St James Boulevard). This leads directly to the Gallowgate end of the ground. As the ground is so central there are a number of pay and display car parks in the vicinity.

An easier way into the City is to stay on the A1 until the exit for Westerhope. Leave the A1 go straight over two roundabouts and then follow the signs for the Royal Victoria Infirmary (Queen Victoria Road) – parking here is in a multi storey and allows a reasonably quick getaway after the game.

Two park and ride schemes are currently in operation: from Newcastle Great Park (just to the west of the A1) and also the 'Soccerbus' that operates from Metro Centre. With tickets on sale on the buses for £2 return, this is a great way to avoid the hassle of finding (and paying for) a parking spot in the city centre. The Park & Ride site is ideally located just off the A1 at Newcastle Great Park. It is well signed within Newcastle Great Park and is just one minute from the junction with the A1 – City North/Gosforth (A1056). For those with Sat Nav use the NE13 9NR – the Park & Ride site is on the opposite side of the road to the SAGE building. No need to book, just turn up on the day – both park and rides are operational from around 3 hours before the game and 3 hours afterwards to make your journey as flexible as possible.

 Approx 186 Mls 3 hours 20 mins

Pubs

You are only a few minutes walk from the main shopping areas of Newcastle. There are plenty of bars to choose from in the city centre, but most away fans tend to favour the pubs opposite and around Newcastle Railway Station. The 'A Head Of Steam' 'The Lounge' and 'O'Neills' are all recommended, but some of these bars will only admit fans if colours are covered and none of them admitted children. Also nearby is a Wetherspoons outlet called the Union Rooms.

By Train

Newcastle Central station is located around 15 minute walk from St. James' Park, and is well signposted. Cross the road from the station, and walk up Pink Lane, passing the Forth Hotel. Turn right onto Clayton Street, then left onto Westgate Street. Outside Tilleys Bar, bear right onto Bath Lane, passing Fujiyama Restaurant. After 200 metres, turn right and then left onto Gallowgate, and the ground will be obvious from here. 

Alternatively, take the Metro from Central Station to Haymarket. Cross the road, and turn left. At Mordon Street (next to the Goose), turn right and then left, walking around the back of Eldon Gardens. The ground is at the end of this road (Strawberry Place), just beyond the Strawberry Pub

Trains take approx 3 hours 20 mins going, but you will not get back on Weds night

By Bus

Newcastle has two major bus stations, Haymarket (for services from Northumberland and the North) and Eldon Square (services from County Durham and the south). These are located adjacent to each other on Percy Street, next to Haymarket Metro station. From both bus stations, cross over to the far side of the road, then walk up the passageway next to the Goose public house, and turn left. 

The Stagecoach buses which operate within Newcastle and Gateshead city boundaries do not stop at either of the bus stations, but stop in the centre of town, from where the ground is signposted and easily walkable. 

Please check the cost and times of trains etc. 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 Sheffield United ?

Directions by road  – S2 4SU
From the North / South / East:

• Exit the M1 at Junction 33 following signs to Sheffield (A57) and continue along the Sheffield parkway until you reach the Park Square Roundabout

• Take the third exit and follow signs for Bramall Lane

From the West:

• Take the A57 into Sheffield and take the fourth exit at round about into Upper Hanover Street

• At the next roundabout take the third exit Bramall Lane

Parking

APCOA Car Parking

Eyre Street – The Moor MSPC

Eyre Street

Sheffield

S1 4QW

Show your match ticket / season card and park all day for just £3.50.

Alternatively, if you want to avoid Sheffield City Centre, then you may find it easier to park at Meadowhall Railway Station, S9 1JQ 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.

Approx 70 miles and 1 hour 30 mins travel time.

Directions by rail  – There are engineering works on the East Coast Line, trains are likely to be very busy

Return £29-30, 1 hour travel time

The ground is just a few minutes walk from Sheffield Railway station and approximately 15 minutes walk from the city centre Bus Station.

By Tram:

• The ground is approximately a 10 minute walk from Granville Road (Sheffield College) Tram Stop

• This stop is served by the Blue and Purple routes from the city centre bound for Halfway and Herdings Park

PUBS

About a ten-minute walk away at the bottom of Eccleshall Road is a Wetherspoons Outlet called the 'Sheaf Island which tends to have a mix of home and away fans. Nearby behind the Waitrose supermarket is the Beer Engine pub on Cemetery Road. A little further away on Wellington Street is the Devonshire Cat.

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 Sheffield United FC

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Going to Chelsea ?

Chelsea – Sunday August 18th 4.30pm

Directions by road  SW6 1HS

Fans are advised NOT to drive to Stamford Bridge due to parking restrictions in the area, especially on matchdays.

Driving from The North, East or West:
Use the M25 to Junction 15 and turn off onto the M4 towards London. Follow the M4 which becomes the A4 up to Hammersmith. Go over the Hammersmith Flyover and a further 1.5 miles before turning off for Earls Court. Go past Earls Court station and across Old Brompton Road, eventually reaching Fulham Road. Turn right at the traffic lights. After 600 yards, the ground is on the right. Parking is difficult very close to the ground.

Driving from The South:
Cross the river at Wandsworth Bridge and head up Wandsworth Bridge Road. At the junction with New King's Road, turn right and then immediately left. This will take you up to Fulham Broadway. Turn right onto Fulham Road and the ground is 400 yards on the left. Parking is difficult very close to the ground.

Approx 102 miles and 2 hours travel time.

Directions by rail

The nearest tube station is Fulham Broadway on the District Line.  Take a train to Earls Court and change for Wimbledon-bound trains.   The closest overground station near to Stamford Bridge is West Brompton this is on a direct line to Clapham Junction station amongst others.
 

Trains take approx 1hr 40 mins to get to London plus crossing London and tube/bus

Super off peak return + travel card £72.00

BY BUS:
There are two bus stops outside Stamford Bridge on the Fulham Road. Fans can get to the stadium using the number 14, 211 and 414 buses.

PUBS

There are many pubs close to the ground and the Courtfield Tavern, near Earls Court tube station is recommended.

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 Chelsea FC

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