Making your first visit to St James Park on Saturday as City face Ipswich Town in an earlier 12pm kick-off?
We know that visiting a football ground for the first time can potentially be a confusing and daunting experience. That’s why we’ve put together some information about Exeter City Football Club, for those planning to make their first trip to St James Park.
Limited tickets already remain for Saturday's match with Ipswich Town with only 750 Big Bank tickets available at the time of writing.
While the majority of matches are not all-ticket, we highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance. Not only are tickets cheaper when purchased in advance but they ensure you can avoid the queues on matchday. Buy advance tickets online or on your phone here.
Please be sure to check the latest ticket news through the Tickets section on the website
Please note that advance discount tickets can be purchased up until the day before a match. Tickets purchased on a matchday will be subject to an increase of which the details can be found below:
Tickets purchased online, or on the matchday should be collected at the ticket booth in the Fan Zone
|Big Bank||Nevada Construction/Optimising IT|
|Ticket Type||Advance||Gate||Ticket Type||Advance||Gate|
|Young Adult 18-23||£17||£19||Young Adult 18-23||£24||£25|
|Wheelchair Area||£17||£19||Wheelchair Area||£24||£25|
|Junior Grecians||---||Junior Grecians||---|
This Saturday the turnstiles open at 11am, we advise fans to arrive as soon as they can to avoid queues closer to kick-off!
About Exeter City
The club was founded in 1901 and was the first team to play the Brazil national team in 1914. The club has been owned by the Supporters’ Trust since 2003 and has since gone from strength to strength. Exeter City is nationally renowned for it’s Academy which has produced Premier League and International stars Ollie Watkins and Ethan Ampadu, as well as providing players for the first-team.
St James Park has been the Grecians home since 1903. The stadium’s capacity is roughly 8,500. St James Park consists of four stands, with the heart of the support in the Thatchers Big Bank, the largest standing terrace in the Football League.
The Selco Builders Warehouse Main Stand is an all-seated standing housing 2,100 supporters, running the length of the pitch, it offers a great view of the action at both ends of the ground. In 2018 the Stagecoach Adam Stansfield Stand opened, which houses 1,600 supporters and remembers Grecian legend Adam Stansfield. Away fans are housed in the covered Tracks Suzuki St James Road Terrace which houses 1,000 supporters. 350 seats are also available in the Selco Builders Warehouse Main Stand.
We wish you all a very warm welcome and hope you enjoy your visit.
St James Park has undergone a large redevelopment which has seen a new covered away standing terrace which holds a little over 1,000 away fans.
Click here to read our dedicated away fan guide.
Travel to the Ground
Address: St James Park, Stadium Way, Exeter, EX4 6PX
Reception: 01392 411243 | email@example.com
Visiting by Train?
The closest station is Exeter St James station which is conveniently located right outside of the stadium at: Well Street, Exeter EX4 6PX.
Visiting by Car?
From the M5: Exit westbound at Junction 29 onto the A3015 (Honiton Road). Follow the road onto the B3183 (Heavitree Road) for two miles, going past Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital. Take the fourth exit at the roundabout into Western Way, and at the next roundabout take the second exit onto Old Tiverton Road. St James Park and Stadium Way are located on the left.
From the East: Follow the A303/A30 towards Exeter, passing under the M5 bridge, at Junction 29. Then follow the above instructions from the M5.
From the West: Follow signposts towards Exeter centre. After crossing the River Exe near Exeter St Thomas rail station, join the A3015 (Frog Street). Follow the one-way system and then exit onto the B3212 (Magdalen Street) and follow the road as it veers left towards the roundabout. Take the third exit at the roundabout into Western Way, and at the next roundabout take the second exit onto Old Tiverton Road. St James Park and Stadium Way are located on your left.
Need help on the day?
In the Fan Zone (opposite reception) is the ECFC Information point which can help with any questions home or away fans have about St James Park or Exeter City. We also have a team of ambassadors around the stadium who can help or direct you around the ground.
Due to the early kick off there will be a special mini tour starting at 9am. The reputation of the Stadium Tours is so impressive that Saturday has seen City supporters, neutrals and early arrivals from Ipswich already booked on the informative trip around the Stadium.
If you want to join the tour advance booking is required Stadium Tours - Exeter City FC.
The tours start in the Fan Zone beside the entrance to the Centre Spot and provide a wonderful opportunity to go behind the scenes of your club on a match day when the ground is coming alive and visit the Museum. Tours last between an hour and 90 minutes.
One of the most important part of any match day! We have a wide range of hot and cold drinks and snacks available at the kiosk for away fans.
You can finally pay by contactless payment at the kiosks at St James Park, either tap your card or mobile device on the reader to pay!
Centre Spot Bar
The Centre Spot bar is open from 10am on Saturday.
Away fans are welcome in the Centre Spot Bar at the ground located close to reception. The bar offers a friendly atmosphere, with a large range of drinks, and a pool table and dart boards.
Also located in the Centre Spot Bar is The Famous Exeter City Real Ale and Cider Emporium (FECRACE), staffed by friendly volunteers offering a great selection of real ales and ciders.
The Club Shop
The club shop offers a wide range of official Exeter City merchandise including replica shirts, training wear, hats, scarves, gifts, souvenirs, programmes, books and much more. The club shop is situated within the stadium and is joined with reception.
Junior Grecians Lounge
The Junior Grecians Family Zone is open on most matchdays, and available for use by all family visitors to St James Park. The zone is open to all from 10am for members, and 10:30am for all visitors!
The Junior Grecians are the Official Junior Supporters Club of Exeter City FC!
The room provides a safe comfortable environment for families to enjoy pre-match entertainment, such as a large screen TVs, Playstation consoles and Table Football, as well as the option to enjoy refreshments from the Zone’s very own kiosk.
A feature wall displaying a packed Big Bank also provides a photo-sharing opportunity using the #jgzone hashtag. There are activities and competitions to suit all junior age groups, from FIFA23 and Table Football tournaments to free Activity Packs for younger children.
Our award winning programme returns for the 22/23 season and is priced at just £3 per copy! The programme features lots of content on the men's team, including a new feature on the cover star's all-time five-a-side team!
Make sure you grab a copy from around the ground!
Please note that there is no on-site parking for supporters at St James Park on matchdays. There is also very limited residential parking available locally.
Please click here for Exeter Car Parks.
Security and Safety
Due to the increase in crowd numbers over the past few months it's advised to get to the stadium as early as you can on match days. The turnstiles open at 2pm giving plenty of time to get in and take your spot or seat!
Supporters should be prepared to be searched by our security team as they enter the stadium. We also ask that you only bring a bag if necessary.
We hope that you enjoy your day with us at St James Park! We would really appreciate any feedback you may have about the experience. Please either email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or message us on Twitter: @officialecfc