Derby Cricket Ground Guide
The County Ground, Derby, is home to Derbyshire County Cricket Club. Cricket Ground Guide provides you with a review of the ground, its facilities and local amenities.


Built: 1863
Capacity: 9,500 (4,000 seated)
End names: Pavilion End, Racecourse End


Derbyshire County Cricket Club
One-day name: Derbyshire Falcons
Established: 1870
Official website:
Address: The County Ground, Nottingham Road, Derby DE21 6DA, England
Telephone: +44 871 350 1870

Getting there

By Car:
(From M1 South)
Take exit 25 for A52 Derby. After 6 miles arrive at Pentagon Island. The ground is 4th exit off this roundabout, signposted with Derbyshire County Cricket Club.

(From M1 North)
Take exit 28 for A38 Derby. After approx 13 miles, arrive at roundabout, take 1st exit A61, signposted with a brown cricket sign. Follow over 2 more roundabouts, stay on A61. At Pentagon Island, take 1st exit off roundabout into ground, signposted with Derbyshire County Cricket Club.

(From Birmingham)
Travel up A38 to A61 Little Eaton roundabout. Take 3rd exit, A61 Derby signposted with a brown cricket sign. Follow over 2 more roundabouts. At Pentagon Island, take 1st exit off roundabout signposted Derbyshire County Cricket Club.

(From M6) Take exit, J15 (from south), J16 (from north), follow signs to A50 (Uttoxeter). Follow A50 approx 20 miles to A516 to Derby. Take A516 until it joins A38 then follow directions (from Birmingham) above.

By Train:
Derby is on the East Midlands Trains main line with direct trains from London St. Pancras via Leicester from the South, and Sheffield and Chesterfield from the North.

It is also on the Cross-Country line with trains from Scotland, Newcastle, Durham and Yorkshire, as well as The West Country, Bristol and Birmingham. Derby is also served by local trains from Burton, Cardiff, Crewe, Matlock, Nottingham and the East Midlands.

The walk from the station takes ~20 minutes.

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