Forest Green Rovers have a derby with Swindon Town to start February.
The two sides played out a 1-1 draw at The New Lawn back in August when Christian Doidge’s fifth-minute strike was cancelled out by a Michael Doughty penalty.
We have full details on tickets and travel to make the most of the short trip to the County Ground and support the team.
Tickets are now on sale from our ticket office telephone line on 0333 123 1889, or from our website HERE.
Telephone lines are open Monday to Friday 8am – 8pm, or if you prefer to buy in person, we've also opened a new ticket office in Ecotricity’s Unicorn House office on Russell Street in Stroud, where you can buy tickets. The office is open Monday - Thursday between 8.30am and 5pm or Friday between 8.30am and 4pm.
Tickets can either be collected in advance from The New Lawn (on home matchdays only), or from Swindon’s ticket office on match day.
Alternatively, tickets can be purchased on the day from the away ticket office which is situated 50 yards from the away turnstiles at the Arkells Stand end of the ground. The ticket office will be open from 12.30pm on the matchday and can take payment by cash or card.
Forest Green Rovers fans have until Friday, February 1, at 10.00am to buy their tickets in advance.
Here are the prices:
Over 65 / Student
Swindon have 10 available wheelchair spaces for away supporters at the County Ground, located at the front of the stand in a covered section. One ticket allows 1 x wheelchair user and a complimentary carer access to the ground. There will be 3 tickets included in your ticket allocation but if you require anymore do get in touch.
Official coach travel
Fans can jump on the club’s official transport for the game, with coach travel available to purchase through the Forest Green Rovers online shop HERE.
Prices for this service are:
Under 21 Member
The pickup points available are:
Brunel Way, Stonehouse – 11.40am
Sainsbury’s, Dudbridge – 11.50am
The New Lawn, Nailsworth – 12.00pm
The round trip to Swindon takes around 1 hour 40 minutes, dependent on the traffic.
There will not be a rest-stop on this journey.
Travel will be on sale from our ticket office telephone line on 0333 123 1889, from our website www.fgr.co.uk or in person at The New Lawn after a home match.
Travel will be on sale until Friday, February 1, at 10am.
Telephone lines are open Monday to Friday, 8am – 8pm, or if you prefer to buy in person, reception at Unicorn House is open from 9am – 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am – 4pm on Friday.
The County Ground
Travelling from the North: Leave the A419 at the A420 into Swindon. At Drakes’ Roundabout turn onto Queen’s Drive. At the next set of roundabouts take the 3rd exit onto County Road, the entrance to the stadium is the first right.
Travelling from the East and West: Leave the M4 at Junction 15. Take the Commonhead Roundabout. Turn left onto the A4259 Marlborough Road. Take the 2nd exit at the roundabout onto Queens Drive. At the next set of roundabouts take the 3rd exit onto County Road. The entrance to the ground is on the first right.
There are limited spaces available at The Energy Check County Ground at a cost of £10, but there are several Town centre car park situated 1/2 miles from the stadium. There is nearby street parking and several match day car parks. Parking for home fans is also available at Drove Primary School for £5, while away fans can park at St Joseph’s School for £5.
From the front of the station turn left onto Station Road. Facing the White House pub, head right onto Corporation Street. At the traffic lights turn left onto Manchester Road. At the end of Manchester Road turn right onto County Road. The entrance to the stadium is the second left. This walk should take approximately 10 minutes.
There is an away supporters bar that will be in use for the 2018/19 season. Bar 71 opens from 12.00pm on a Saturday and 6.00pm for an evening kick off. Bar 71 is located towards the Stratton Bank at the end of the Arkells Stand. The bar serves both draught beer and lager as well as serving a selection of snacks as well as matchday programmes.
For more information, visit Swindon’s dedicated away fan page HERE.