Clitheroe: Admission Prices & Travel
Clitheroe v FC United of Manchester, Saturday 10 November 2007 Kick Off 3:00pm
This game is to be played at Shawbridge, off Pendle Road, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1LZ
This game will be pay on the gate. Admission prices are as follows:
If travelling direct to the ground from the M6 - leave the motorway at junction 31 and initially head for Blackburn. At the top of a short dual carriageway you need to bear left at the Swallow Hotel towards Clitheroe, soon passing the 2 aeroplanes on your right! Continue along the A59 and carry straight on at the roundabout instead of going left along the A671 into town. You need to turn left off the A59 at the next sign for Clitheroe - watch for the "Information" and "telephone" symbols. Now head along Pendle Road, across the mini-roundabout and you’ll need to find a parking space once you see the postbox on your left. The ground itself is further along on your right behind the Bridge pub and the turnstile is up the narrow lane to the right of the pub.
If travelling from the Skipton end of the A59 - pass through Gisburn and continue along the A59 past the Stirk House Hotel on your right and then watch for the Auction Mart (A671) signs. You need to turn right off the A59 here and continue as far as the roundabout, then turn left past the hospital and on to the next roundabout near the petrol station. Turn left then follow the road round to the right, pass Tesco and then at the next (mini) roundabout turn left into Shawbridge Street. The ground itself is then on your left behind the Bridge pub and the turnstile is up the narrow lane to the right of the pub. You’ll need to find a parking space along Shawbridge Street.
There will be no parking at the ground; however there is plenty of parking in the side streets with a car park just 100 yards from the ground which is free after 6pm.
FC United will not be running an official coach to this game.
There is a direct train that runs on the hour from Manchester Victoria. The cost is £7.60 cheap day return and the journey takes approximately 1hr 15mins. The station is less than a mile to the football ground.
Train times from Manchester Victoria to Clitheroe
10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00
Train times from Clitheroe to Manchester Victoria
17:12 18:03 18:31 19:31 20:31 21:31
Directions from the station to the ground:
Exit Clitheroe Station at gate 2. Turn right along narrowing path and right under the bridge underpass. On exiting the underpass turn right, go for 50 yards to mini roundabout. Turn left up King Street. At the top of King Street turn left into Market Place. After 50 yards adjacent to the Clitheroe Town Clock turn right down Wellgate. Pass the Fish Shop on left and Buck Inn on right, cross the staggered junction with mini roundabout and pass over Mearley Brook Bridge. Go past Factory Shop and Bridge Inn. Turnstiles are along narrow cobbled path right of the Bridge Inn.
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