Nairn County - Station Park

Station Park, Balblair Road, Nairn, Invernesshire, Scotland, IV12 5LT





Nick Name:

Wee County

Our Impressions of Station Park

Station Park has really been spruced up over the past couple of years, and is now one of the best grounds in the Highland League for spectators, even if the outside of the ground is still a little grim. The main stand seats 150 on benches painted yellow and black, and the views are reasonable from most seats, although there are a couple of pillars that can restrict the view.
On the other side of the park is a long covered terrace with stepped concrete banking, which provides good shelter and amplifies the noise of the home support tremendously. Behind each goal is grass banking, but there is a stone-chip path leading from the turnstiles right around the ground, which saves getting wet feet!

Club offices and shop are housed in Portakabins by the entrance, and the pie shop is situated under the Main Stand. The Gents toilets are adequate, if open to the elements, and again are tucked behind the main stand. Floodlights are not the brightest, but do their job, and the pitch looked in very good condition for a wet November.

Directions to Station Park

By Road

From East

A96 from Aberdeen. On entering Nairn, pass under railway bridge and go straight across traffic lights at turn off signposted East Beach and Lochloy. As road slows to take a sweeping left hand bend into Nairn, take the left hand turn into the High Street and keep left. Proceed through High Street and into Cawdor Street. Just past the British Legion Club, the road bears left and changes name to Cawdor Road. Pass under railway bridge, then turn immediately right into Balblair Road. The ground is dead ahead.

From West

A96 from Inverness, but turn right after the large Church of Scotland and before Nairn Fire Station into Waverley Road. At end of Waverley Road, turn right into Cawdor Street, which turns into Cawdor Road, then turn left under railway bridge into Balblair Road as above.

By Rail

Nairn Station is bang next door to the ground on the Platform 2 side of the station. Inverness bound trains stop on Platform 2, Aberdeen bound on Platform 1. Footbridge leads to Platform 2. (See for details). Nairn town centre is a brisk 10 minute walk.

By Bus

Stagecoach Bluebird Service 10 (Aberdeen-Inverness-Aberdeen) stop outside Nairn Fire Station. To walk to the ground cross road turn right and follow directions for road travel from West.
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