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Visitor Information – Gloucestershire v Durham

Gloucestershire CCC Media Day 2017 Season 5-4-17

 Photo Credit-  Martin Bennett

Match Day Information –

We look forward to welcoming Durham to the Brightside Ground for our second home Specsavers County Championship match of the 2017 season on Friday 21st April. (Gates open 9:00am)

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Gloucestershire vs Durham

Start – 11.00 am

Lunch – 1.00 pm – 1.40 pm

Tea – 3.40 pm – 4.00 pm

Close – 6.00 pm

Tickets –

Specsavers CC Advance (close 6pm Thursday 20 April) On day
Adult £15 £20
Junior – 18 and under £3 £5
Concession £10 £15

The main entrance to the ground is the Ashley Down Road entrance, postcode BS7 9LU.
If you are collecting tickets, please arrive at the Nevil Road entrance.

Parking –

We strongly advise that all members and spectators travelling to the ground make use of public transport.  Please see below details on bus and train services to the Brightside Ground.

Limited parking may be available in the City of Bristol College car park, off Ashley Down Road (postcode BS7 9LU).  This is subject to availability and not guaranteed.

For 2017 car park Pass holders, Premier Club members or blue badge holders there are a limited number of spaces via the Nevil Road entrance of The Brightside Ground, but these are only available on a first come first served basis and cannot be guaranteed.

Wheelchair access is available at both entrances and the open nature of our ground means that wheelchairs can be readily accommodated.  If you have any questions please call our Reception on 0117 910 8000 or email

Bus Service –

The Brightside Ground, Bristol on Nevil Road, is easily accessible by bus: Services 17, 70/71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 78/79* all run within a five minute walk of the main entrance using stops on the nearby Gloucester Road (Services 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 78/79), Muller Road (Service 17) and  Ashley Down Road (Service 70).  All buses operate at regular intervals, Service 75 and 76 run 24 hours a day.

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Train Service –

The nearest train station to The Brightside Ground is Montpelier, approximately 1 mile from the Club and close to other public transport.  The station has direct lines through to Bristol Temple Meads and a regular schedule to Bristol Parkway.

Food & Drink –

Members and supporters can enjoy Grace dining during the lunch interval of the match on Days 1, 2 and 3 of a County Championship match. Bookings can be made on the day in the Grace Room of the Bristol Pavilion, or in advance by calling 0117 910 8022.

  • x 2 courses – £17
  • x 3 courses – £22

To view a sample menu of Grace Dining – Please click here.

The Optimum Sports Bar

There are a variety of food and drink outlets at the ground.  The Optimum Sports Bar is open every match day and serves a selection of hot and cold food and has daily special and vegetarian options. [find out more] The Optimum bar also sells the ‘Junior bat & ball lunchbox’ for only £4.50.

Contact Details –

Please feel free to contact the Club with any feedback, or questions, on 0117 910 8000 or via email

We hope that you have a great day with us at The Brightside Ground!