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🚘 Away Day Guide: Bolton Wanderers

All you need to know ahead of Saturday's match

22 November 2023

Club News

🚘 Away Day Guide: Bolton Wanderers

All you need to know ahead of Saturday's match

22 November 2023

The Grecians are back on the road on Saturday, heading north to take on Bolton Wanderers in a 3pm kick-off in EFL Sky Bet League One.

Making the trip to the Toughsheet Community Stadium? Check out all you need to know ⬇️

Match Tickets

We have been allocated 1,094 tickets in the lower tier of the Franking Sense South Stand at the University of Bolton Stadium and tickets are NOT on sale on the day - advance only, and the prices are as follows:

  • Adults: £28
  • O65/U23: £23
  • U18: £17
  • U12: £12

Wheelchair users pay the relevant age category, with a free carer included. 

How to Buy

Tickets are available via your online ticketing account or in the club shop.

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The Stadium

  • Name: The Toughsheet Community Stadium
  • Opened: 1997
  • Capacity: 28,723
  • Address:Burnden Way, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6JW

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The Toughsheet Community Stadium was opened in 1997 and is an all-seater ground with a capacity of 28,000, making it one of the biggest in League One.

How to get there

By Car

The postcode for the stadium is BL6 6JW and the journey from Exeter will take around four hours and fifteen minutes.

By Train

The train from Exeter St Davids to Bolton takes almost five hours and requires three changes. To make it to Bolton by 1:30pm you will need to get a train at 8:27am.

To plan your journey, visit: nationalrail.co.uk.

The Toughsheet Community Stadium is located approximately 200 metres from Horwich Parkway Station. Trains regularly run from Blackpool and Preston if travelling from the North, and Manchester and Bolton if travelling from the South. 

Grecian Travel

Grecian Travel, completely run by the Supporters' Club, and not for profit, will be available for City's trip to Bolton. 

  • The coach will depart from Unit 1 nightclub at 7am for a fare of £42.

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.

Currently Grecian Travel can only be booked directly.

For more information or to book please contact Simon Carnall on email at: simoncarnall77@gmail.com.

Car Parking

Car parking is operated by Parking Eye using ANPR cameras and away fans are directed to park in Car Park A. Supporters are encouraged to pre-register their vehicle on www.parkgood2go.com which allows users to inout their number plate and payment details, with payment taken automatically when you enter the car park. 

Payments can also be made via the PayByPhone app or one of the kiosks in the car parks. 

At the Stadium

All car parks, concourse kiosks, coffee carts and hospitality are now cashless and will only be accepting card payments. 

Food and Drink

The stadium has 35 retail outlets providing a selection of hot drinks including Bean2Cup teas and coffees, hot food such as pies, flamegrilled cheeseburgers and hot dogs, and a wide selection of soft drinks, crisps, and confectionery.

A varied selection of beers, cider and wine are also available to purchase on the concourses. 

Pubs for Away Fans

The Beehive pub, 991 Chorley New Rd, Lostock, BL6 4BA is the main pub for away fans.

There are a number of bars on the Middlebrook Retail Park next to the stadium but most of these will only admit home fans.

There are plenty of places to eat here including KFC, Pizza Hut, Subway, Greggs and McDonalds etc!

The Weather

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Total Distance

The postcode for the stadium is BL6 6JW and the journey from Exeter will take around four hours and fifteen minutes.


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