Gloucestershire v Somerset - Visitor Information

12 July 2018

Match Day Information –

We look forward to welcoming supporters and members of Gloucestershire & Somerset to The Brightside Ground, Bristol for our Vitality Blast match on Friday 13 July.

Key Points:-

  • There is no car parking available at The Brightside Ground, Bristol
  • If you're travelling from Somerset to Bristol for tonight's T20 match, make sure you've planned your journey. 
  • A park & ride shuttle service has been arranged for this match with First Bus and the Bristol city council.
  • Nevil road will be closed from 1.30pm to all motor-vehicles.


Gloucestershire v Somerset - Vitality Blast

First Session 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Interval 7.45pm - 8.00pm
Second Session 8.00pm - 9.15pm


Tickets – 

Ticket Type Advance (until 6pm Thurs 12 July) On Day
Junior (18 & under) £3 £5
Group (10 or more tickets) £15 N/A
Adult £20 £25


There are still tickets available for this match - you can purchase tickets in advance at the discounted price, or otherwise, from 4.30pm on the day. Tickets are available at the Ashley Down Road Entrance.

Please check your tickets before you arrive at the ground.  All ticket purchasers who selected print at home, must print their tickets prior to arrival.

The main entrance to the ground is the Ashley Down Road entrance, off College Road (Gate 2).  The postcode is BS7 9LU.

If you are collecting pre-purchased tickets, please arrive at the Ashley Down Road entrance from 4.30pm.

Entry for Gloucestershire Members:

Members will need to show their membership card at the gates for entry. 

Temporary Stands A and B, which will be located in front of the Bristol Pavilion, will be reserved for Gloucestershire Cricket members only. Gloucestershire members will need to turn up with their membership card in order to gain access into these two stands.

Members who wish to sit in other stands will need to contact the ticket office on 0117 910 8010 in order to reserve a seat. If you wish to sit with supporters (non-members) in the remaining stands, you will need to reserve a seat at time of purchasing non-members tickets.

With three sold out matches in 2017, we are advising supporters to book early to avoid any disappointment.

Parking –

There will be no public parking within the Brightside Ground for this match and Nevil Road will be closed to traffic from 1.30pm.

If using a satnav, you should use the postcode BS7 9LU.

Due to no parking spaces available, we are encouraging all supporters to travel by public transport where possible. Click here to view to the bus timetable

Please note that for all T20s, access through the gates will only be open two hours before the start of play, no entry will be allowed prior to this.

Park & Ride -

A park and ride service will be in operation for this match.

With no public car parking available inside the ground, we are encouraging supporters to make use of this facility. Click here for more information

Public Bus Service –

The Brightside Ground on Nevil Road is easily accessible by bus. Services 17, 70, 71, 73 75/76, T2 run within a five minute walk of the main entrance using stops on the nearby Gloucester Road (Services 71, 73, 75/76, T2), Muller Road (Service 17) and Ashley Down Road (Service 70). All buses operate at very regular intervals, with services 70, 75 and 76 – even running 24 hours a day.

For the full timetable for the buses - please see below.

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.

Cash –

We advise that supporters bring cash to the ground as there is only one cash-withdrawal machine available.

Food & Drink –

The Optimum Bar will be serving a selection of food and drink and can be found adjacent to the Bristol Pavilion.

The Stumps Café, which is located at the Ashley Down Road end of the ground (on the main concourse under the apartments) will be serving a range of hot and cold snacks, including pasties and sandwiches as well as hot and cold beverages, including beer, wine and cider.

Additional outlets are located around the ground for food and drink.

All supporters are reminded that due to ECB Ground Regulations, NO ALCOHOL can be brought into the ground for this Vitality Blast Match.


Freebies - 

When you arrive make sure you keep an eye out for the FREE goodies we have on offer such as 4 & 6 cards, Glos Cricket headbands and Clappits.  There’s also the chance to meet our Mascot, Alfred!

Stewarding –

There will be a number of stewards located around the ground, they will be happy to help with any questions you may have.

Entry/Bag Searches –

Please be aware that bags may be searched on entry to the ground. Please arrive early to avoid any congestion.

Contact Details –

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

Finally –

Don’t forget to send a tweet to @gloscricket using the hashtag #GoGlos and we will get your tweets up on the big screen!

Have a great day!

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