Our Impressions of Allan Park
High above Cove Bay, with good views. Neat and compact ground, covered stands on 2 sides, open terrace behind one goal and some standing room behind the other.
Pitch is quite tight, good quality, and you are very close to the action. Has a slight slope towards the sea, but not too pronounced. Programmes and 50/50 draw tickets available as you enter turnstile, and merchandise available in club house.
Founded : 1922
Home Colours : Royal Blue shirts with navy and white vertical panels, white shorts
Away Colours : All Yellow with Blue Trim
Directions to Allan Park
Take A90 towards Aberdeen. On outskirts of city is a large roundabout with a Burger King and Makro; turn right here past Thistle Hotel and keep going straight on. Take the 4th right into Loirston Road, and follow road round sharp left hand bend. The ground is in front of you.
From A96 (Inverness), follow road until the Haudagain Roundabout. Turn right at roundabout into North Anderson Drive, and follow this road straight over all roundabouts and name changes (it becomes South Anderson Drive about half way down). At Bridge of Dee roundabout follow signs for Dundee and Perth. After the Shell garage on the left hand side, you will come to the roundabout above. Turn 2nd left at this roundabout and follow directions from Thistle Hotel.
BR to Aberdeen: (GNER, Scotrail or Virgin). Exit station and cross road towards the Criterion Bar. Turn right after crossing road and walk along Guild Street for 50 yards to bus stop outside newsagents. Number 13 bus (Pink Line) will drop you outside ground.
Alternatively, from Union Street, take #16 bus (Orange Line) to Cove, fare as above and this will also drop you outside the ground. Both buses are every 15 minutes in the daytime, and take about 25 mins.
Local Area around Allan Park
Parking at the ground is limited. You can use the school car park about 250 yards away or park on street around the ground.