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🚘 Travel guide: Swindon Town (Saturday, February 1)

All you need to know ahead of visiting the County Ground on Saturday

29 January 2020

Exeter City travel to Swindon's County Ground on Saturday for a top of the table clash in Sky Bet League Two.

Here is all you need to know about visiting the stadium ahead of the match.

STADIUM: COUNTY GROUND (SN1 2ED)

The County Ground is located near the town centre of Swindon and has been home to the Robins since 1896. The ground has a current capacity of 15,728, all-seated, and away fans will be housed in the Stratton end and the Arkell stand. 

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GRECIAN TRAVEL

Grecian Travel will depart from outside Unit 1 nightclub at 10.30am on Saturday for a fare of £22. 

Other pick-up points include: Honiton Road park and ride (by Miller and Carter Steakhouse), junction 28 (Cullompton services). Junction 27 (Tiverton), junction 25 (Taunton.) All other pick-ups by prior arrangement.

The easiest way to buy is online, or on your mobile using the clubs ticketing system.

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.

TICKETS

Tickets are on sale in the Stratton End for City's trip to the County Ground to face Swindon Town on Saturday, February 1 in a 3pm kick-off.

We have sold 1600 as of 9am on Wednesday, January 29 and 200 more are now on sale in advance. 428 will be made available on the day at the County Ground.

Tickets can be purchased in advance by clicking here. Tickets can also be purchased from the club shop until midday on Friday, January 31. Tickets can also be purchased on the day.

Ticket prices are as follows: 

Stratton End (Unreserved, uncovered seating)

  • Adults: £19
  • 65+/Students: £15
  • Under-21s: £10
  • Under-18s: £6
  • Under-11s: £2

Further details

  • Advance Discounts? No
  • Ambulant: Pay age related price and carer free. 
  • Wheelchair: Pay age related price and carer free. 
  • Matchday Purchase available? Yes. The away ticket office which opens at 12.30pm. Card or cash payment accepted.

BY ROAD

Take the M5 and then M4, to 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

Swindon train station is approximately 10 minutes' walk from the ground. From the front of the 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. 

The 11.27am train from Exeter St Davids will get you into Swindon at 1.18pm, while the 5.40pm train will get you back into Exeter at 7.45pm. Both trains change at Bristol Parkway. 

PUBS/FOOD

Away fans are treated to their own bar, called Bar 71, which is located by the away turnstiles. However it is quite small and tends to fill up quickly, with door men preventing anyone else going in, so that it does not become over crowded.  The Cricket Club that sits behind the Arkells Stand lets in aways fans, plus Swindon Town centre is only a 15 minute walk away where there are plenty of pubs to choose from. 

AWAY FANS' GUIDE

Click here to read a fans' guide to visiting the County Ground.

TOTAL DISTANCE

The total distance between St James Park and County Ground is 118 miles and should take around two hours and 15 minutes to drive. 

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