Yeovil Town Football Club - Huish Park

Huish Park, Lufton Way, Yeovil, Somerset, England, BA22 8YF





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Our Impressions of Huish Park

Yeovil Town's Huish Park ground is situated near Houndstone Business park.A large housing development is near by which has a precinct with Pub, Convenience shop etc. Yeovil Town is approx 2 miles from the town centre which offers the usual shops, Pubs, Hotels etc.

The completion of the Westland stand a couple of seasons ago, means that Huish Park now has a capacity of approx 9,300, (5,000 seating).

This new, covered terrace stand is the yeovil home end and has a maximum capacity of approx 2,600. There is seating that runs along the pitch both sides, (the Bartlett and Main stand). These are almost identical in size and appearance and each have a capacity of approx 2,500. Away fans are housed in the away terrace which holds around 1,700, however this is open to the elements. It is therefore a sensible idea to gain a seat in the end of the Bartlett stand. About 25% of this stand is allocated to away fans.

The record attendence is 8,868 v Rushden and Diamonds on April 21st 2001. Yeovil average around 3,000 per home game in the conference.

Directions to Huish Park

By Road

From The Midlands & North(M5).

M5 To Taunton (Junction 25) follow the signs for Ilminster. Then follow signs A303 (London/ Andover), until you reach the Cartgate roundabout. Turn right onto cartgate link road (A3088), and continue until the 1st Roundabout. Turn left (Airfield Opp.), across at the 2nd roundabout (Fish & Chip shop on right), across at 3rd round about (Western Avenue), and across at next roundabout sign posted Huish Park.

From the south

A30 through Sherborne into Yeovil. Then follow the signs for Taunton/ Exeter (A358) onto Preston Road.

From London

Take M3/A303 until you reach Cartgate Roundabout, then take the A3088 for Yeovil. Then follow directions from the North.

From West Via A30

A30 into Yeovil take first exit at Roundabout(west coker road). Follow road down hill, Take 1st exit again and 2nd exit at following roundabout and straight over the next roundabout. Then follow signs as from The North.

By Train

Yeovil has two stations Yeovil Junction (London- Exeter Line) & Pen Mill (Bristol- Weymouth line) Both are well away from the ground. Yeovil Junction has bus connections (680/ 55) for most Trains from the station its self or the approach road (Monday-Saturday) Sundays-Taxis would be a better choice. Yeovil Penn Mill has a fairly infrequent service, but you can catch a Bus up on the main road opp the Penn Mill Hotel (57/58 services) (Monday-Saturday) If you catch a bus from the stations you have to change in Yeovil Town Centre and catch a Number 1 Service Bus (Abbey Manor Park) from the Borough (top of town) or outside the leisure complex (bottom of town).

Local Area around Huish Park

Car Parking

There is at present a free car park at Huish park. Supporters are urged NOT TO PARK AROUND the near by housing estate.

The council are hoping to sort out some more travel arrangements to the ground but no details at present.

Disabled Facilities at Huish Park

Parking : Orange Badge holders are permitted to park against the back of the Bartlett Stand and there are more parking spaces reserved for disabled people behind the away end terrace. Access to the ground is generally flat from the reserved spaces.

Inside the ground, wheelchair users are accommodated in 4 bays set into the Bartlett Stand, all bays having room for around 5 wheelchairs and being at ground level. There is no provision for companions or assistants as such, in practice such people tend to sit on the concrete surround of the bays. Access to both snack-bars in the Bartlett Stand is level and flat and there is a disabled toilet beside the snack-bar nearest to the home end terrace.

The club shop is situated underneath the Main Stand opposite the Bartlett Stand and is accessible via a small step. Beware of the camber of the ground outside the Main Stand, it tends to vary a bit!

The club's bars and conference facilities are all situated up several flights of stairs and are therefore inaccessible to wheelchair-users at present.
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