Guide to Royal Wootton Bassett Town FC and the Gerard Buxton Sports Ground

Royal Wootton Bassett Town's Gerrard Buxton Sports Ground: Photo: Laurence Reade.



Royal Wootton Bassett Town's Gerrard Buxton Sports Ground: Photo: Laurence Reade.


Our guide to Royal Wootton Bassett Town and The Gerard Buxton Sports Ground has been compiled courtesy of information supplied by Stuart Smedley.

We hope you enjoy your visit to Bassett. To see all the away day guides, visit our section here.

Last updated: July 2018

Ground address: Gerard Buxton Sports Ground, Brinkworth Road, Royal Wootton Bassett SN4 8DS Telephone: 01793 853880

Club website: 

Best way to contact the club:Direct message on Twitter (@rwbtfc) or Facebook (

Competitions the club competes in: Hellenic League, FA Cup, FA Vase


Does the club offer a season ticket or membership?

No season tickets available.

Standard adult matchday ticket price: £6.00

Standard concession (OAP/under 16) match ticket price: £3.00

Facilities, food and drink

Facilities available at the ground: Licensed bar / Covered standing / Covered seating / Disabled Toilets / Tea bar / Hot food / Hard standing around the pitch / Floodlights / On site Car Parking / On site Car Parking for 40+ vehicles / Match day programme

Cost of a cup of tea or coffee: £1.50

Cost of a match day programme: £1.50

Cost of a burger: Unknown

Cost of a pint of standard lager:  £3.30

Transport and the local area

Why should an away supporter come to your club? The Gerard Buxton Sports Ground is one of the newest, most modern facilities in the league. Our award-winning matchday programme has consistently been rated as one of the best in non league football too, achieving top spot in 2015-16 and third place last season.

Nearest railway station: Swindon – then catch the 55 or R1 bus services from Swindon Bus Station – book a ticket here

Recommended Taxi Company and number: SN1 (01793 523523)

Local bus company and nearest bus stop: Stagecoach – Masefield or Maple Drive

Nearest public car parks to the ground: Jubilee Lake

Nearest bar: Prince of Wales on the roundabout of the A3102 and B4042.

Best pub in town: The Five Bells and Cross Keys – both excellent pubs

Nearest hotel: Marsh Farm Hotel – take a look here.

Nearest bus stop: Masefield or Maple Drive.

Taxi company: SN1 01793 523523

What’s worth seeing locally to make a day of it: What’s worth seeing locally to make a day of it: The High Street – famous for being the location of repatriation ceremonies – has numerous shops, cafes and pubs which are worth a visit and only a 15-20 minute walk from the ground. The historic Town Hall is also situated there. The Stone Poppy monument is around 5 minutes away from the ground.

A little further afield, you have the Swindon Outlet Centre (great for shopping) and STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway. Both of these are served by the bus routes from the centre of Swindon to Royal Wootton Bassett.

Please note, this information has been sourced from the club and is accurate at the time of publication. It should not be considered an endorsement by named club or FootbalinBracknell. If in doubt about any match – please ALWAYS check with the hosting club before you travel.

Images used by kind permission of Laurence Reade. Read about his visit here.

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