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


Built: 1885
Capacity: 6,500
End names: Wantage Road End, Lynn Wilson End


Northamptonshire County Cricket Club
One-day name: Northants Steelbacks
Established: 1878
Official website:
Address: The County Ground, Abington Ave, Northampton, NN1 4PR
Telephone: 01604 514455

Getting there

By Car:
Take Junction 15 from the M1 Motorway onto the A508 (A45) towards Northampton.

Follow the dual carriageway for approximately 3 miles passing the Hilton Hotel, Marriott Hotel and Delapre Golf course on your left-hand side.

Keeping in the left-hand lane, take the next exit from the dual carriageway marked A428 Bedford and Town Centre.

Move into the middle lane as you approach the roundabout at the bottom of the slip road.

Take the second exit following signs for Abington / Kingsthorpe onto the Rushmere Road. Follow the Rushmere Road (A5095) across the junction with Billing Road and continue straight on through Abington Park to the traffic lights at the main junction with the Wellingborough Road.

By Train:
Northampton is well served with Train services.

The station sits on the halfway point of the London to Birmingham Line and enjoys frequent and speedy services to both cities.

Northampton Train Station is approximately 20-30 minute walk from the County Ground.

Alternatively, there is a taxi rank outside the train station, the Ground and is a 5 minute drive.

For more information on train times and prices, please click Here.

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