Visitor Information - Gloucestershire v Essex Eagles

2 August 2019

Match Day Information –

We look forward to welcoming Gloucestershire and Essex supporters to the Bristol County Ground for our first Vitality Blast fixture in Bristol this summer on Friday 2 August.

Gates open 4:30pm - Match starts 6:30pm

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Tickets –

Ticket Type Advance On Day
Adult N/A £25
Group (10+) N/A N/A
Junior - 18 and under N/A £5


Tickets will be available to purchase on both the Ashley Down and Nevil Road gates of the ground.


Gloucestershire vs Essex Eagles - Vitality Blast

Match Timings

Start – 6.30 pm

Interval – 7:45 pm – 8.00 pm

Close – 9.15 pm

(This match is a floodlit match.)

The main entrance to the ground is the Ashley Down Road entrance, postcode BS7 9LU.


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 Bristol County 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 2019 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 Bristol County 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 Bristol County Ground, 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 Bristol County 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 vegetarian options.

Public Bars

We have public bars serving refreshments including Water, Soft Drinks, Thatchers Cider, Gem ale and much more.

Catering Units 

We have a variety of food options for our supporters, we have a Greek, Fish & Chips, Burger and Pizza unit on site during the duration of the match. There are also vegetarian options available within these units.

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 Bristol County Ground!

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