Visitor Information - Glos v Kent Spitfires

10 July 2018

Match Day Information

We look forward to welcoming members and supporters of both Gloucestershire and Kent Spitfires to the Brightside Ground, Bristol for our first home Vitality Blast match on Wednesday 11 July.  

Gates will be open at 1.00pm, no entry will be allowed in advance of this time. 

Match starts at 3.00pm.


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Ticket Type Advance (closes 5pm Tuesday 10 July) On Day
Groups (10 or more tickets) N/A N/A
Adult £15 £25
Junior - 18 and under £3 £5


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

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.

There is no parking in the ground for this match due to the temporary stands in place. For those members who are Pass Holders (previously purchased 2018 parking permits, Premier Club members or blue badge holders) there are an extremely limited number of spaces at the Ashley Down 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, there is a Wheelchair platform available for viewing at the Ashley Down Road End of the ground, located next to the Stumps Cafe.  If you have any questions please call our Reception on 0117 910 8000 or email

Premier Club

We have set up an area in the Grace Room for Premier Club Members as the Cresta Travel Premier Lounge remains set up from the International T20 on Sunday 8 July. If Premier Club Members wish to watch the game from the Premier Lounge, you are more than welcome to. 

Bus Service -

The Brightside Ground, Bristol on Nevil Road, is easily accessible by bus: Services 17, 70/71, 72, 73, 75, 76, T2 all run within a five minute walk of the main entrance using stops on the nearby Gloucester Road (Services 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, T2), 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 -

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. The Optimum bar also sells the 'Chef's dish of the day' for only £6.

Stumps Café

The Stumps Café located at the Ashley Down entrance of the ground is open and serves a selection of hot and cold food and has and vegetarian options.

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!

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