Guide to Lydney Town AFC and the Recreation Ground




Our guide to Lydney Town AFC and the Lydney Recreation Ground has been compiled courtesy of information supplied by Richard Thomas.

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

Editors 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 Football in Bracknell. If in doubt about any match – please ALWAYS check with the hosting club before you travel.

Club name – Lydney Town AFC

Ground address – Lydney Recreation Ground, Swan Road, Lydney GL15 5RU

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

Contacting the club

The best way for supporters to contact the club – Twitter

Club contact email or number – 01594 844523

Club twitter account – @lydneytownAFC

Ground location and transport details

Nearest railway station – Lydney – 5 mins walk

Recommended Taxi Company and number – N/A


Local bus company and nearest bus stop – Stagecoach – Lydney Bus Station

Nearest public car parks to the ground – At the Ground

Nearest pub (other than club house) – Swan Inn

Best pub in town (other than club house) – Swan Inn

Nearest hotel – Swan Inn

Anything else worth seeing locally for anyone making a day of it? – Ride on a local steam train around the Forest of Dean – be on it, or be held up by it crossing the road!

Match day experience

Does the club offer a season ticket or membership? – Season ticket

What is the cost of a season ticket or membership? – £60, £7.50

Are there any restrictions to a season ticket or membership? – No

What is the standard ADULT match ticket price? – £5

What is the standard CONCESSION (OAP/under 16) match ticket price? – £3

Facilities at the ground – Licensed bar, Covered standing, Covered seating, Disabled Seating Area, Tea bar, Hot food, Hard standing around the pitch, Floodlights, On site Car Parking, On site Car Parking for 40+ vehicles, Pitchside alcohol consumption permitted, Match day programme, Match day raffle, Real Ale/Cider

Cost of a cup of tea or coffee – £1

Cost of a match day programme – Included

Cost of a burger – £2.50

Cost of a pint of standard lager or ale – £3

Final question, anything you want to add about your club? Why should a supporter come to you? – Just a friendly, local village football team trying to continue to give our kids a pathway to a decent level of football!

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

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