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County Ground Taunton
CWC19 Venue Guide

County Ground Taunton

Taunton

Fixtures Staged

3

Venue Capacity

8,000*

Established

1882

PLAN YOUR JOURNEY

It’s never too early to start thinking about your travel!

Plan ahead so you can make the most out of your day at the County Ground Taunton during the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019.

County Ground Taunton is in the South West of England in County Somerset. Taunton is approximately 48 miles from Bristol and 34 miles from Exeter.

The ground is only 0.4 miles from Taunton Station which has regular connections to Bristol, Exeter, Cardiff and London, making Taunton easily accessible by train. If you want to leave the car at home rail is a great travel option.

TRAVEL GUIDE

To download the Travel Guide for County Ground Taunton click here. This can be used on your phone/tablet or printed for use before and during your match day.

PARK & RIDE

If you are driving to any of the matches at Taunton we recommend using the following Park & Ride sites:

- Taunton Gateway Park & Ride (TA3 5LU) - free parking with shuttle bus operating to Taunton Bus Station and a short walk to the ground from there. This is a great option if you are coming off the M5 as it is located just off junction 25.

- Silk Mills Park & Ride (TA1 5AA) – free parking with shuttle bus operating to Taunton Bus Station and a short walk to the ground from there.

Both Park & Rides cost £4.00 return before 10:00 or £2.50 return after.

Those with accessibility requirements are advised to use Canon Street car park which operates on a first come first serve basis.

TRAIN

Taunton Station is operated by Great Western Railway (GWR) who provide links to Bristol, London, Cardiff, Exeter, Plymouth and many other destinations.

CrossCountry Trains provide services to Birmingham, Newcastle, Penzance and many other destinations.

The station is currently undergoing construction and we recommended that you check www.nationalrail.co.uk or www.gwr.com for the latest information on schedules and planned disruption.

If you have accessible requirements and require assistance, please make this known with your rail operator so they can ensure that you have a safe and comfortable journey.

PARKING

There is no official on venue parking available for the Cricket World Cup.

There is no blue badge parking directly on venue however there are some blue badge spaces located in Cannon Street car park which are available on a first come, first serve basis.

BUS

There are several local and regional bus services which link Taunton to Bridgwater, Minehead, Tiverton, Yeovil and many other towns and villages in Somerset.

For details on local bus services please see: https://www.firstgroup.com/somerset.

DROP OFF & PICK UP/ TAXI, PRIVATE HIRE, UBER

Taxis can be found either at Taunton train station or along Corporation Street (50m from the Burma Memorial).

At present Uber does not operate in Taunton.

WALK/ CYCLE

The official ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup walking routes are from Taunton Bus Station and Taunton Train Station, both routes will be supported with signage and World Cup Cricketeers will help to guide you to the ground. 

For those local ticket holders who wish to walk to the ground there are several walking routes which follow the route of the River Tone and will lead you directly to the venue.

Dedicated cycle racks are available free of charge at the ground. Stewards at the gate will direct any cyclists wishing to use these on the day to the St James Street entrance. 

ADDRESS

County Ground Taunton
St James Street
Taunton
TA1 1JT