Getting To City's Game At Accrington

ACCRINGTON STANLEY V COVENTRY CITY FC
SATURDAY MARCH 2ND AT 3PM

AT WHAM STADIUM, LIVINGSTONE ROAD, ACCRINGTON, LANCS, BB5 5BX  

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TRAVEL

Coach

Mick Kincaid - 07903 342593 - 

EST - https://www.ricoharenaparking.co.uk/coach_travel/events

By car
The postcode for the Wham Stadium is BB5 5BX. A sat nav will lead you to the ground. Please be aware that there is limited parking for fans at the Stadium (arrive by 2:15pm) at a cost of £5. Spaces can be booked by ringing the club on 01254 356950 at least 24 hours before the fixture. There is plenty of on- street parking on the streets around the ground. There is no residents only parking but please park responsibly.

A limited number of disabled car parking spaces are available to away fans by ringing the club, at least 24 hours beforehand, on 01254 356950.

Directions to the Wham Stadium.
From the M65
Leave the M65 at Junction 7, taking the Clitheroe turn off the roundabout. Turn right at the first set of traffic lights opposite Clayton Business Park, following the A678. Follow the road over the canal bridge to the next set of traffic lights. Turn right again going over the motorway bridge and towards Accrington on the A680. Carry straight on at the next set of lights with the Greyhound pub on your right. Follow the road as it bends to the right and then take the first left after the Crown pub into Livingstone Road.

From the M66
At the end of the M66 follow the A56 until you come to the Rising Bridge roundabout. Take the first turning, the A680 towards Accrington for around 3 miles. Follow the ring road dual carriageway around the town centre. At the fourth set of lights, opposite the Castle pub, turn right to rejoin the A680. Follow this road up the hill for approximately 1 mile, Livingstone Road is approx 400 yards past Accrington Victoria Hospital on the right.


Coach Parking

Visiting coaches are advised to park on Livingstone Road adjacent to the Away fans’ entrance . Coaches will be asked to pass the ground, turn around at the bottom of Livingstone Rd, and park on the right hand side.

By Rail
The journey time from Coventry is approximately 3 hours via Preston.

Trains depart at 0730, 0842, 0942 and 1042 arriving in Accrington at 1044, 1144, 1242 and 1342 respectively.

Return journeys leave Accrington at 1723, 1823 and 1923 arriving in Coventry at 2030, 2124, and 2246 respectively.

Directions from the station
Accrington railway station is approx a 20 min walk to the Wham Stadium.

Leave the station following the railway viaduct down to the main roundabout and head up the hill past the Aldi supermarket on your left, at the top of the hill turn left (Whalley Road) follow this road uphill and through the traffic lights at the hospital. After the mini roundabout, Livingstone Road is the next right turn and the ground is on your left.

Staying over - Hotels and B&Bs in the area
Norwood Guest House (across from the stadium) Tel: 01254 398132
Maple Lodge Guest House (3/4 mile) Tel: 01254 301284
Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel (1 mile) Tel: 01254 303400 Quote ‘Accrington Stanley’ for discounted rates.
Sparth House Hotel (1 mile) Tel: 01254 872263
Travelodge Blackburn with Darwen services (6 miles) Tel: 0871 984 6122
Holiday Inn Express Burnley (6 miles) Tel: 01282 8559550