By The Longside Publishing Team
June 26 2006
|Turf Moor Information|
Directions by Road:
From the North and South: Exit M6 at Junction 29 and onto the M65. Exit the M65 at junction 10 and follow signs for 'Towneley Hall.' This road eventually goes past Turf Moor.
From the East: Exit M65 at junction 12 and follow signs to Burnley North A682, over two roundabouts and into Colne Road. After 1.5 miles, turn left at the lights into Casterton Avenue. After another half mile, go straight on at another roundabout, follow signs for Rochdale A6114, into Eastern Avenue. After 1.5 miles, you will be on Belvedere Road and the stadium is there.
From the West: Exit M65 motorway at junction 9 (Signposted Halifax A679) and turn right at the first roundabout, over the motorway. Go to the second roundabout and take a left, still following signs for Halifax and onto Accrington Road. After ¾ of a mile, go right at the traffic lights, into Rossendale Road. Follow for another 1.5 miles and then go straight on through the traffic lights into Glen View Road. After another mile, turn left into Todmorden Road, where you will find Turf Moor.
Rail: The nearest station is Burnley Manchester Road. From here, exit the station and walk down Centenary Way, from here, Turf Moor is clearly visible. When you reach the roundabout at the bottom of the road, go right down Yorkshire Street, which becomes Harry Potts Way and the ground is on your left hand side.
Bus Routes: The Bus Station is situated relatively close to the ground, just off Centenary Way. Leave the station and turn right towards the Gala Bingo Hall and go under the aqueduct onto Yorkshire Street. Then, follow the instructions from above.
Turf Moor is visible from most parts of Burnley however this Map shows the ground in relation to the town.
Visiting supporters will be allocated tickets in the Cricket Field Stand with the turnstiles situated on Harry Potts Way. The Stand has wooden seating, although the view is excellent, with a capacity of around 4000 and is situated behind a goal.
Food and Drink
Most visiting fans drink in the Cricket Club before the game where food is available. Parking is also available here. With the Club being situated directly behind the away end you won't get lost trying to find the ground.
The London Clarets have a very good pub guide where a whole host of information can be found about pubs in Burnley.
As for food there are several fast food options on Yorkshire Street (1 minute walk from the away end).