Visitor Information | Glos v Somerset

11 May 2022

Gloucestershire host the visit of Somerset for the highly-anticipated West Country derby on Thursday 12 May - Sunday 15 May. The LV= Insurance County Championship Division One match is the final one for Glos for a number of weeks as attentions turn to the T20 Vitality Blast Campaign, which begins in just two weeks time. 

We want to make your visit is as safe and as enjoyable as possible so to help with your visit to the Seat Unique Stadium, please take a look at our Visitor Information guide to find out everything you need to know about the upcoming fixture.

MATCH DATE - Thursday 12 May - Sunday 15 May

Gates open - 09:00 | Match Starts - 11:00

If you haven't purchased a ticket yet but would like to click here.

Pre-Match Day Information

Before match day, we’d really appreciate it if you read all of the information that is sent to you with your e-ticket.

It is vital that you have read the match information you are provided.

Access for this fixture is the Nevil Road entrance (BS7 9EJ) and the Ashley Down Road End entrance (BS7 9BU).

Gloucestershire Cricket Members

Gloucestershire Cricket Members will be able to gain entry with their 2022 Membership card.

Members Only Seating Area | Hammond Roof & Korev Terrace

As an innovation in 2022, we are delighted to advise that Members will have access to part of The Grace Room for all County Championship and Royal London One Day Cup fixtures.

The Members-only viewing area will be on The Hammond Roof and Korev Terrace (subject to availability).

We Are Now Cashless

In common with many others and to provide a safer and cleaner environment, the Seat Unique Stadium is now cashless, so please make sure you come prepared with your debit or credit card should you want to purchase refreshments.

Glos Cricket App

Gloucestershire Cricket has launched its first ever supporter-focussed Club App, bringing fans closer to the action with exclusive content at their fingertips.

The Glos Cricket App is a mobile platform, powered by Realife Tech, offering supporters in-depth access to Club news and more.

Download from The App Store (iOS)

Download from The Play Store (Android)

Food & Drink

What is available on the day?

The Thatchers Bar and the newly renovated Legends Bar (formerly Stumps Cafe) will both be open and will be serving refreshments throughout the match day. A Burger/concession van and a hot drinks unit will also be available on match day. 

  • We’ve partnered with our friends at St Austell Brewery to offer 300 people a free pint of korev lager on the first day of our match v Somerset this Thursday (12 May). The first 300 people to collect a chip from the in-ground korev booth will be able to redeem it for pint of crisp, refreshing lager at the Thatchers Bar. 18+ only – proof of ID is required.

  • Spectators are permitted to bring their own food & soft drinks into the Seat Unique Stadium on match days. Glass or sharp objects are not allowed.

  • No alcohol is permitted to any matches.

  • The maximum order at any time for alcoholic drinks is four.

  • Please remember that all catering units are cashless.

  • All of our bars use eco-cups. Eco-cups are available at a deposit of £1 per cup and is refundable at the end of the match at each bar.  When returning your Eco-Cups, please note that you can only return a maximum of 10 cups per person.

Hours of Play

All Days Start  11:00 am
  Lunch 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
  Tea 3:40pm - 4:00 pm
  Close 6:00 pm (approx)


Scorecards will be available from the Club shop on match days priced at £1.50. Proceeds from the sale of scorecards will be spent on the Club’s environmentally sustainable initiatives.


Nevil Road

Parking will be available for Gloucestershire Cricket Permit Holders, Premier Club Members, Blue Badge Holders at the Nevil Road End of the ground on a first come, first served basis.

Bus Service

The Bristol County Ground 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 throughout the day.

Click here for the First Bus timings.

Train Service

The nearest train station to The Bristol County Ground is Montpelier, approximately one 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. 

Additional Information

  • In order to ensure a safe and clean environment, please note that our cleaners will be operating around the ground during the match.

  • Please ensure you bring waterproof clothing along with an umbrella should there be adverse weather on match days.

  • When in the Stadium, bags must not be left unattended for any reason.

  • Free After Tea - Attendance at home LV= Insurance County Championship matches this season will be free after the tea interval.

  • If you are cycling to the ground, you can place your bike at the bike racks located at the Nevil Road End and Ashley Down Road end of the ground. Please note, parking your bike is at your own risk.

  • Please be aware that no admittance will be allowed with alcohol for all matches.

  • The Premier Lounge will be open for Premier Club members only.

  • Please click here for a full list of our ground regulations

Contact Details

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

Gloucestershire Cricket wants to ensure that everyone is looked after, and that Members and supporters follow the instructions for match days.

Stay safe and enjoy the cricket.


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