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🎄Travelling To Cheltenham? Here’s All You Need To Know.

Your essential guide for the trip to the Jonny-Rocks Stadium on Saturday.

7 December 2018

Cheltenham Town Vs. Grimsby Town - Saturday 8th December, kick-off 3pm.

Jonny-Rocks Stadium
Capacity: 7,066 (3,912 seated)
Address: Whaddon Road, Cheltenham, GL52 5NA
Telephone: 01242 573 558
Fax: 01242 224 675
Pitch Size: 111 x 72 yards
Pitch Type: Grass
Club Nickname: The Robins
Year Ground Opened: 1932

Town Fans

Town fans will be housed in the Hazlewoods Stand at one end of the ground, where just over 990 supporters can be accommodated.

Ticket News

We have received an initial allocation of 432 tickets for this game.

Pre match and matchday prices are as follows.

Adults - £21
OAP (65+) - £15
18 and Under or Full Time Student - £7

Tickets can also be purchased on the day using cash on the turnstiles.

Where to drink.

The Conservatory and the Sudley Arms, both on nearby Prestbury Road are recommended. The Sports Bar at the ground does allow visiting fans also.

Kemble Brewery Inn on Fairview Street also comes recommended. This pub which is listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide serves up to six real ales.

Catering at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium.

You can choose from Burgers, including for those with a bigger appetite a half pounder with cheese, Hot Dogs, Home made 'Gourmet' Pies, Bacon Rolls, Cornish Pasties and Sausage Rolls.

How to get there.

From The North

Leave the M5 at junction 10 and take the A4019 towards Cheltenham. Keep straight on through the traffic lights, until you come to large roundabout (there is a McDonalds on the left), at which you turn turn left. Continue up this road going over a double mini roundabout. Keep going for about 300 yards and then turn right into Swindon Lane. Go over the level crossing and straight over the next roundabout (signposted Prestbury) passing the race course on your left. Turn right into Albert Road (signposted Gloucestershire University) and at the bottom at the roundabout turn left into Prestbury Road, (the ground is signposted from here) and then further down Prestbury Road, turn right into Whaddon Road. The ground is down on the left.

From The South Leave the M5 at Junction 11 turning right towards Cheltenham. Go across 1st roundabout - GCHQ is on your left. Turn left at the next roundabout, into Princess Elizabeth Way. Go straight over the next roundabout, (the exit is over at about "1 o'clock"). Keep on up this road, and you will come to a big roundabout, where you will see a McDonalds on the corner. Go straight across this roundabout and continue up this road going over a double mini roundabout. Then as North.

Car Parking.

There are a limited number of spaces available in the Club car park at the ground which cost £5. However these can be pre-booked by calling the Club on 01242 573 558. The Parklands Social Club does allow some parking at £4 per car.

Post Code for SAT NAV: GL52 5NA

By Train.

Cheltenham Railway Station is over two miles from the ground.

Celebrity Watch

From premiership footballers to rock stars, historical figures to Olympians, Cheltenham has been home to lots of celebrities and notable figures from history.

British Winter Olympian Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards comes from these parts and can be seen practising on a cold day, originate from these parts.

Michael Burston/Würzel, Motörhead Guitarist (1949-2011), Rocky Horror writer Richard O’Brien, punk queen Toyah (it's a mystery) also come from the area.

Tottenham and England player, Eric Dier was also born just a corner kick from the Jonny-Rocks.

Town Kit.

The players will be wearing the Third Purple Kit on Saturday. 

Live Commentary.

John Tondeur and Paul Thundercliffe will be live on iFollow Mariners from 3pm.

The Last Time

Cheltenham Town 2-3 Grimsby Town

Have a Safe Journey

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