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26 December 2019

Club News


26 December 2019

The Bantams contest their first game since Christmas this afternoon, visiting Carlisle United (3.00pm). 

We have compiled a handy Away Day Guide - packed full of useful information ahead of the 3.00pm contest!


Brunton Park

Warwick Road





The club would like to remind supporters the possession or use of pyrotechnics inside a football ground is strictly prohibited.

Those found to be carrying or using pyrotechnics will face a long-term ban.

We would like to remind supporters it is a criminal offence to enter the pitch at any time.

Anyone who does so without permission can expect to face prosecution.


Brunton Park has been home to Carlisle United ever since opening, back in 1909. 

A 17,949-capacity venue, the ground is compromised of four stands - the Main Stand and Paddock, the Warwick Road End, The Pioneer Stand and the Waterworks End. 

The ground has also played host to rugby league an and Elton John musical concert, in 2007. 


City supporters can PAY ON THE GATE for this afternoon's contest. 

The Bantams have already sold over 1,300 tickets for the affair. 

Travelling fans will be housed in the north end of the Pioneer Stand, in blocks 2 and 3. 

Admission prices are as follows:

Adults - £22
Seniors (65+) - £19
Ages 18-22 - £16
Juniors (11-17) - £13
Additional Junior (11-17) - £11*
Under-11s - £10
Wheelchair Supporters - £7
Under-6s - FREE

*Maximum of two per full-paying adult and one per full-paying senior.

Ambulant disabled supporters will pay the age-related amount and are entitled to a free carer ticket - subject to a disability living allowance (DLA) or personal independence payment (PIP) at the middle or enhanced rate.

For more information, call a member of our ticketing team - on 01274 770012.


Cars are charged £3 to use the car park on site at Brunton Park. This is located to the rear of the Pioneer Stand.

PLEASE NOTE: Cars will only be allowed the exit the car park after the game, once all supporters have cleared the area and any away coaches have left the stadium.


To drink:

Carlisle Rugby Club is a two-minute walk from Brunton Park and can be accessed from the main car park, via a footpath.

They host home and away fans on a matchday and serve drinks and a small selection of food.

The Howard Arms - located on Lowther Street - is also another option for away supporters travelling from Carlisle town centre.

To eat:

Local restaurants include Stonyholme Golf Course which has access to and from the supporters' car park and the Beehive which is opposite Brunton Park along Warwick Road.

Warwick Road also hosts many other restaurants and places to buy food - including a Nando’s, Warwick Fish & Chips, Casa Romana Italian restaurant, Alexandros Greek restaurant, Claire’s Bakery, The Post Office, Lakeland Gate Inn, Toby Carvery and Tesco. 

All these establishments are within walking distance of Brunton Park. 


By car: 

Brunton Park is within easy reach of the M6. Leave the motorway at junction 43 and take the first exit off the roundabout.

The blue roof of the Pioneer Stand can be seen on the right-hand side, almost as soon as you leave the roundabout.

Keep going straight ahead along Warwick Road (A69). After passing through the third set of traffic lights the club shop (Blues Store) and Hughie McIlmoyle statue marks the main entrance to the ground.

By train: 

Brunton Park is 1.2 miles from Carlisle Railway Station.

Head out of the train station, cross the road, and locate Nando's Restaurant on the crescent-shaped road adjacent to the first set of traffic lights.

Walk straight down Warwick Road for about a mile and you will reach Brunton Park on the left-hand side. A taxi rank is located just outside the Railway Station.

By bus: 

Take the number 76 bus from the city centre. Alight at the Lakeland Gate Inn.

Head back a short distance from the direction you travelled on the bus and Brunton Park is on your right-hand side. 


Supporters could be in for a wet Boxing Day afternoon with temperatures of around 7°C set to accompany a 36 per-cent chance of rain. 

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