Going to Manchester ?

Manchester United   M16 0RA (17:30 kick off)

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 oundabout turn right onto Trafford Road(A5063). At the bridge over the Manchester ShipCanal, 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.)

PARKING

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 paeking if you arrive early. Parking at  Salford Quays Lowry  Outlet Mall (M50 3AH) , a ten minute walk away from the stadium, has 4 hours free parking if you spend £5-00 in the shops or restaurants and then get a store to validate your receipt/car parking ticket). Otherwise park in one of the smaller tiowns on the outskirts and take the Metrolink to Old Trafford.

MATCHDAY: Access to car parks E1 & E2 can only be gained via Wharfside Way with the relevant permits. Anyone attempting to access via Chester Road will be directed around the traffic system which will cause further delays. Where acting upon Police instructions, Supporters parking on E1 & E2 may be held back after the game

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

BY TAXI

MANCHESTER AIRPORT: 20 minutes - under £20*

PICCADILLY STATION: 15 minutes - under £10*

*Estimated prices and journey time dependant on traffic.

Please check with the driver before travelling.

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 , off peak return £48-10

Last train back on Saturday is 20-39

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 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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