The Things You need to know – Valley Parade

The facts.

– Valley Parade, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD8 7DY
– Stadium size: 25136
– What is the stadium like: Large stadium, 2 sides dwarfing the rest of the ground. Some areas of the ground not open for normal league games.
– POTG or ticket entry. Betrescue (Midland Road) Adults -£20.00 , Senior Citizens – £14.00, Juveniles U16 – £12.00
– Ticket information can be found on the official site (nearer the time) – Here.
– Bar inside the ground? Yes
– what is the away end like? Seated and undercover. Stewards are a pain. Good view of the game.
– arrangements for disabled supporters. “There is no access for spectators in wheelchairs in the segregated away section of the stadium at the present time” . Check for information here.

Getting there.

– Sat Nav post code: BD8 7DY. Directions from St James Park to Valley Parade here.
– Mileage: 566 miles round trip, fuel costs in the region of £108.52. Likely travel time 4 hours 42 minutes each way.

– if travelling by train you can disembark from Bradford Forster Square station. This is approximately a 15 minute walk from the ground.
– Train from Exeter St Davids. 2 singles £63.00 & £40.00, £103.00 in total. Departing Exeter St Davids at 07.23 arriving in Bradford Forster Square at 13.00, via Leeds. Returning at 17.30, arriving home at 22.43, via Leeds.

– more information on travel can be found here – Ground Guide.
– Tourist Information Board website:

Any decent pubs? 3 to consider.

Bradford Arms on Manningham Lane
New Beehive Inn on Westgate
The Sir Titus Salt a Wetherspoons

A guide for City fans on travel costs to the 23 other League 2 teams can be found at

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