Riverside Cricket Ground Guide
The Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street, is home to Durham County Cricket Club. Cricket Ground Guide provides you with a review of the ground, its facilities and local amenities.


Built: 1995
Capacity: 5,000 (domestic) | 19,000 (Internationals)
End names: Lumley End, Finchale End


Durham County Cricket Club
One-day name: Durham Jets
Established: 1882
Official website: http://www.durhamccc.co.uk/
Address: Chester-Le-Street, Durham DH3 3QR, England
Telephone: +44 844 499 4466

Getting there

By Car:
Emirates Riverside is located just 1 mile outside Chester le Street, 4 miles outside Durham and 10 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne.

There will be extra parking arrangements for games and events which are expected to draw particularly large crowds.

It is not recommended that you try to park in the residential areas around the cricket ground.

By Train:

Chester-le-Street station is around a 20 minute walk to the Cricket ground, and is served by three train operating companies.  Northern Rail, CrossCountry and First TransPennine all serve Chester-le-Street from Newcastle, Durham and Darlington.  Northern Rail services run to and from Thornaby, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Saltburn, sometimes requiring a change at Darlington.  CrossCountry serve York, Doncaster, Sheffield, Derby, Birmingham and points beyond, and TransPennine serve York, Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester. On busy match days, additional stops are made by trains at Chester-le-Street.

East Coast services from Edinburgh and London are unable to call at Chester-le-Street: the nearest stop for East Coast is Durham which is served regularly. There is a shuttle bus service available from Durham Railway Station to and from the Cricket Ground for larger matches and events.

Where to Drink
  • The Sticky Wicket – Website | Durham CCC, Emirates Riverside, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3QR
  • The Wicket Gate – Website | 193 Front St, Chester-le-Street, Chester le Street DH3 3AXT
Where to Eat

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Where to Stay


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