The Things You Need to Know – The Pirelli Stadium

The facts.

– The Pirelli Stadium, Princess Way, Burton on Trent. DE13 0ARP
– Stadium size: 6,912
– What is the stadium like: Newish stadium (opened in 2005), it has 3 sides standing, and one stand for seating.
– POTG or ticket entry.Pay on the Gate. Seating: Adults £18, Over 65’s & Students (17-22) £16, Under 16’s £8. Terrace: Adults £13, Over 65’s & Students (17-22) £15, Under 16’sPirelli_stadium3 £5
– Ticket information can be found on the official site (nearer the time) – Here.
– Bar inside the ground? Yes
– what is the away end like? Standing in a shallow terrace behind the goal. Under cover.
– arrangements for disabled supporters. 16 spaces in with the away fans. Check for information here.

Getting there.Pirelli_stadium2

– Sat Nav post code: DE13 0BH. Directions from St James Park to the Pirelli Stadium here.
– Mileage: 198 miles each way, fuel costs in the region of £74.92. Likely travel time 3 hours 6 minutes each way. Car parking available at the station.

– if travelling by train you can disembark from Burton-on-Trent station. This is approximately a 30 minute (but easy)  walk Burton_railway_stationfrom the ground.
– Train from Exeter St Davids. 1 day return £90.00. For a Tuesday night match, there are no trains back to Exeter from Burton, so Grecian Travel seems to be the best option.

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

Any decent pubs? 4 to consider.

The Devonshire Arms is close to the station and serves some good beers and good food.

The Derby Inn – quaint pub near the ground.

The Alfred  – nearer the station. Good for food.

For a Wetherspoons check out the The Lord Burton. A short walk from the station, and about 35 minutes from the ground.

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