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Swindon Town v City (Saturday, August 12)

All you need to know for City's trip to the County Ground on Saturday

7 August 2017

Exeter City travel to Swindon Town for their first away game of the League Two season. It will be the first time they have met Swindon in a League fixture since March 2011 when a Ryan Harley penalty saw the Grecians collect all three points at St James Park

THE COUNTY GROUND

The County Ground has been the home of Swindon Town since 1896. The current capacity of 15,728, all-seated, has been at that level since the mid-1990s. The postcode for the sat nav is SN1 2ED

GRECIAN TRAVEL

Grecian Travel coaches will depart from Unit 1 Nightclub at 10.30am on Saturday, August 12. Ticket prices are as follows:

Members: £19

Non-members: £22

Other pick-up points include: Honiton Road Park & Ride (by Miller & Carter steak house), Cullompton Services (Junction 28), Tiverton (Junction 27), Taunton (Junction 25). Any other pick-ups need to be booked by prior arrangement. 

For more information or to book please contact Chris Woolcott on 01392 250250 or John Bishop on 07904036334 or by email at: john.bishop760@btinternet.com (after 6pm). Alternatively, drop into reception at St James Park to book.      

BY ROAD

To get to the County Ground leave the M4 at Junction 15. Take the Commonhead roundabout. Turn left onto the A4259 Marlborough Road. Take the second exit at the roundabout onto Queens Drive. At the next set of roundabouts take the third exit onto County Road - the entrance to the ground is on the first right. 

BY RAIL

The train journey from Exeter St Davids to Swindon usually requires at least one change at either Bristol Parkway, Bristol Temple Meads or Westbury and will take over just two hours in most cases. Once you have arrived at Swindon train station turn left onto Station Road. Facing the White House pub, head right onto Corporation Street. At the traffic lights turn left onto Manchester Road. At the end of Manchester Road turn right onto County Road. The entrance to the stadium is the second left. This walk should take approximately 10 minutes. 

PARKING

Parking for away fans is located within the stadium complex priced at £10. There are 12 allocated disabled bays. There is also parking at St Joseph’s School behind the Ground on Ocotal Way. A space at the school costs £5. The postcode for St Joseph’s is SN3 3LR.

TICKETS

To collect tickets or to buy on the day, please head to the away ticket office which is located next to the Stratton Bank at the end of the Arkells Stand. You can purchase tickets for the game by clicking here

Ticket prices are as follows:

Adults: £23

Over-65s/student: £17

Under-21s: £10

Under-18s: £6

Under-11s: £2

PUBS/FOOD

There are a number of pubs located within the main town centre and within walking distance from the County Ground, although visiting supporters are advised to check in advance which pubs will be available to them. There is an away supporters bar that will be in use for the 2017/18 season. Bar 71 opens from 12pm on a Saturday and 6pm for an evening kick off. Bar 71 is located towards the Stratton Bank at the end of the Arkells Stand. The bar serves both draught beer and lager as well as serving a selection of snacks.

TOTAL DISTANCE

The distance between St James Park and the County Ground is 119 miles, taking just over two hours to drive. 


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