Travel & Parking
How to get to The Viridor Stadium
TRAVEL & PARKING
The Viridor Stadium, Wordsworth Drive, Taunton, Somerset TA1 2HG
Telephone: 01823 254909
The ground is situated in the eastern part of Taunton approximately 3/4 mile from the town centre. Pedestrian access to the stadium is through the turnstile block located on the right as you enter the car park from the main road.
The Viridor Stadium is easily accessible from all major routes into the town.
M5 – leave the motorway at Junction 25. Take the exit off roundabout signposted Taunton (A38). Go straight over first roundabout, keeping in left hand or middle lane. Continue along the Toneway and keep straight on at the four-way traffic light junction until reaching a roundabout where the left hand lane should be taken onto Chritchard Way. Stay left and take exit at traffic lights, then go straight ahead at traffic lights immediately after. Continue around the corner into Wordsworth Drive and the ground is on the left.
A303 – approach Taunton via A358 through Henlade. At M5 Junction 25 roundabout follow signs for Taunton as above.
A38 from West – approaching the town past the Stonegallows pub on the left, go straight over the first roundabout. Follow Wellington Road towards the town, past University Centre Somerset on the left. Carry straight on at traffic lights by Tesco and take right hand lane into Cann Street. Keep left and follow road into Upper High Street. Carry straight on until reaching traffic lights at Sainsburys. Keep in left hand lane through first set of traffic lights and then straight on at next set before going right at next set of lights onto East Reach. Keep straight on until reaching set of lights at bottom of East Reach where right hand lane should be taken into Wordsworth Drive and ground is on the left.
A38 from East – enter outskirts of town through Bathpool. At four way traffic light junction, take right turn onto Toneway signposted Taunton. Continue until reaching a roundabout where the left hand lane should be taken onto Chritchard Way. Stay left and take exit at traffic lights, then go straight ahead at traffic lights immediately after. Continue around the corner into Wordsworth Drive and the ground is on the left.
The Viridor Stadium is an approximate 25 minute walk from Taunton Railway Station. There are various routes available; turn left when leaving the station onto Trenchard Way and walk eastwards, going over bridge until reaching roundabout adjoining Priory Fields Retail Park. Cross over road into Priory Avenue and turn left. Route will take you onto footpath in Victoria Park. Exit onto Alfred Street which leads to East Reach. Cross road at traffic lights by Holcombes Car Mart and keep right into Wordsworth Drive. Ground is on the left. Should you wish to walk via the town centre, this is signposted from the railway station.
Alternatively taxis and buses are available. Bus No 1 runs to the Parade in the town centre and from there No 4 and No 51 drop off at Leycroft Road, a three minute walk from the ground. Bus No 28 can also be taken to the Bus Station and from there No 30 and No 54 also stop at Leycroft Road.
Taunton is served by National Express Coaches and local firm Berrys. Bus routes 21, 29, 30 and 54 all run from the bus station to Leycroft Road, a three minute walk from the ground. The ground is an approximate 20 minute walk from the bus station – take route under Castle Bow by Castle Hotel. Cross over road at traffic lights and keep right, following route past shops. At traffic lights at top of East Reach (just past Argos), follow route down hill and keep walking along East Reach until reaching set of traffic lights at bottom. Cross road by Holcombes Car Mart and keep right into Wordsworth Drive. Ground is on the left.
Parking at the Viridor Stadium
Matchday parking at the Viridor Stadium is charged at £1 per vehicle.