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ON THE ROAD| Our Journey Continues to Carlisle

1 November 2018

Newport County AFC will look to get back to winning ways after last weekend’s draw against Morecambe when the team travel to Carlisle United on Saturday.

The Exiles currently sit fourth in the Sky Bet League Two table and a win could see them jump to as high as second.

County fans may find a winter trip to Cumbria a bit of a novelty as Carlisle has been the final away game of the season for the past two years.  However, this autumn fixture holds just as much importance with the Exiles hoping to remain in the promotion hunt. 

 

TICKETS

Tickets are available on match day at the Away Ticket Office located at the back of the Pioneer Foods Stand which is next to the visitor’s turnstiles. There will be a £3 increase for all on-the-day match tickets (excluding juniors, U11s and U7s).

Tickets for this fixture can be purchased from the Kingsway Club Shop until 3pm on Friday 2nd November.

For any further information on ticketing queries we recommend that you contact office@newport-county.co.uk or call (01633) 415376.

 

TRAVEL

Carlisle United’s home ground is Brunton Park located on Warwick Road. Postcode: CA1 1LL

It will take around 6 hours to get to Carlisle from Newport and around 5 hours by train.

By Car

Leave the M6 motorway at junction 43 and take the exit signed Carlisle A69. The blue roof of the Pioneer Foods Stand can be seen on the right-hand side, almost as soon as you leave the roundabout. Keep going straight ahead along Warwick Road (A69) for one mile. After passing through the third set of traffic lights, the club shop (Blues Store) and statue of Hughie McIlmoyle on the right mark the main entrance to the ground for main stand ticket holders, directors, hospitality guests and reserved guest car parking only.

By Train

Brunton Park is 1.2 miles from Carlisle Railway Station.

Head out of the train station, past the Griffin pub and cross the road. You will be able locate Nando's Restaurant on the crescent shaped road. Turn right past Nando’s and walk straight down Warwick Road for about 1 mile and you will reach Brunton Park on the left-hand side.

A taxi rank is located just outside the Railway Station. Journey time 10 minutes and will cost no more than £5.

By Bus

From the bus station in Carlisle, (located on Lonsdale Street) take the number 685 towards Brampton. Alight at Brunton Park, right outside the Club Shop.

By Foot

From the city centre, Brunton Park is approximately 0.8 miles from the Lanes Shopping Centre. Exit via KFC onto Lowther street and turn right. Take the next left onto Lonsdale Street and carry straight on across the road at the traffic lights until you get to Hartington Place. Take a right, at the end of the road head left, and you are now on Warwick Road. Brunton Park is located on the left-hand side as you walk along. Journey time around 15 minutes.

PARKING

Car Parking

The main car park is available for both home and away supporters. Cars are charged £3 to use the car park.

From the North and South follow the directions above and turn right immediately at the third set of traffic lights. Drive through the blue gates and behind the Pioneer Foods Stand to enter the car park on the right.

Supporters travelling from the West can enter the car park from St Aidans Road via Victoria Place.

Due to the location of the car park, we advise fans to check the availability of car parking facilities if the weather is bad.

Please note – cars will only be allowed to exit the car park after the game once all supporters have cleared the area and any away coaches have left the stadium. This is typically after 15 minutes post-match.

Coach Parking

From M6, junction 43 take the exit signed Carlisle A69. At the third set of traffic lights turn right. Stewards will allow the bus through behind the Pioneer Foods Stand for passengers to disembark at the away turnstiles; the bus will then be directed to the car park and allowed back after the game to pick up passengers from the away end. All coaches are charged £15 with minibuses being charged £10.

 

DISABLED VISITOR INFORMATION

The away end has four spaces available for wheelchair users and this area is uncovered. Wheelchair spaces can be booked through the away club.

If it does rain, you will be allowed to move to the front of the Pioneer Foods Stand in front of your own supporters - please ask the stewards first.

If there are spaces available in the home disabled area and the weather is poor, Carlisle United will allow you to move into this area, which is covered.

 

STAYING OVER

Warwick Road and the surrounding area has a large amount of B&B’s, guest houses and hotels.

Visit this link to compare prices and locations for hotels.


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