Away Ground Guide - Harrogate Town ( Saturday 24 August 2019)

Club Name: Harrogate Town
Nickname: Town
Founded:    1914

Ground Name: Wetherby Road
Ground Capacity:  3800( 500 seated)

Admission Prices 

Adults £18
Concessions £14
U18 £8
The above include £1 booking fee on line

Wetherby Road.

This is another venue at which County outplayed supposedly superior opposition from the level above  last season, and with much of last terms team again lining up for the blues County supporters will be looking forward to their team competing well once more this time around.

We have had some good experiences where we have luxuriated in the excellence of the North Yorkshire catering on offer ( and it is usually very good indeed), but we have also suffered the other extreme where excessive reliance on segregation has spoilt the experience............
...............last season`s visit  to these parts was an altogether better experience and hedgegrower is hopeful of the same again as far as North Yorkshire hospitality is concerned, and a repeat of last season`s on the park fortunes to make for a good day out for the travelling spectators from Stockport !   


There was no access to the bar at the ground  last time , and Thompson’s Tea Bar, of which I have waxed lyrical many times, was no more, but the replacement caterer was OK and kept busy by hungry County supporters.

County fans will be housed no doubt in the Wetherby Road Terrace


1.     M60 Ring Rd (E&N)
2.     At junction 18 , at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto the M62 ramp to Leeds/Halifax/Huddersfield
3.     M62
4.     M621 (signs for Leeds/M62/Batley)
5.     At junction 2, take the A643 exit to Wetherby/A58/Harrogate/A61/A64/York
6.     At the roundabout, take the 1st exit ontoA643
7.     At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Wellington Rd/A58
8.     Continue onto A58(M) (signs for Skipton/A660/Wetherby/A58/Harrogate/A61/York/A64)
9.     Take the A58 exit toward Wetherby/Harrogate/A61/Sheepscar/Meanwood
10.                        Turn left onto Clay Pit Ln/A58
11.                        Continue onto Sheepscar St N/A61
12.                        Continue to follow A61 Going through 7 roundabouts
13.                        Turn right onto Hookstone Rd
14.                        Turn left onto Wetherby Rd/A661

Estimated Journey Time  -  1 Hour 30 Minutes

Post Code for Sat Nav :  HG2 7SA

Nearest Real Ale pubs ;

0.4m   Empress on the Stray   ,  on Church Square.
The beer selection is a bit limited, warned... this spot has struggled to cope with County numbers in the past.

0.6m   Woodlands Hotel  ,  110 Wetherby Road

Is the best location-wise.....but......

Helpful Note:.....
The Swan on the Stray is a short walk up the Skipton Road from the big island near the Empress. The Swan has 8 hand pumped cask ales on and real cider.

 Finally... if you want to save the hassle of parking, consider  the Fingerpost Flyer

Finger 11.15/ Mercian Way 11.30
Ring 07896 536757 to book, but not after 7.30 pm please.



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