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The ground is approximately a five minute walk from the bus and train stations and is situated in the heart of Bath alongside the river.

For maps and information on travelling to and around Bath please go to the official tourism website for Bath.

By rail

Bath Spa station, which is just a five minute walk from the Recreation Ground, is connected to London and the South West by Intercity services. Bath also has direct rail links to Cardiff, Salisbury and Southampton. Regular services to Bristol Temple Meads connect with services to Birmingham and the Midlands. National Rail enquiries: 08457 48 49 50 or visit National Rail.

By car

The M4 motorway joins Bath to London in the East and Wales in the West. The M5 links the city with the Midlands to the North, with Somerset, Devon and Cornwall to the South. Bath is best accessed from J18 of the M4. Please use Bath's Park & Ride facilities wherever possible. There are several Council run Park & Ride sites serving Bath City Centre which is just a few minutes walk from The Recreation Ground. Please note that, as these facilities are not run by Bath Rugby, we can accept no responsibility for them or information relating to them. See available Park & Ride services orĀ parking details for in and around Bath.

To Bath city centre

Follow directions to Lambridge Park & Ride but then continue on the A4. Now follow the map provided and use the parking located around the city centre. Please note that an access system has been implemented which restricts access through the centre itself. Parking is at a premium and is not readily available at busy periods. Please be considerate and do not obstruct public driveways as this naturally alienates residents, thank you.

By bus

The Recreation Ground is a five minute walk from Bath's main bus terminal and local services stop even closer to the ground. See details of the local bus services in and around Bath.

By coach

Regular National Express services operate between most major towns and cities in Britain. For further information contact either the Bath Bus Station on 01225 464446 or National Express direct on 08705 80 80 80. You may also find the following websites useful: shareAcar and Liftshare. For further details of the many attractions in and around Bath, please contact the Bath Tourism Bureau on 01225 477708 or e-mail

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The Recreation Ground
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Ticket office
0844 448 1865

Mon - Fri: 9.15am-5.15pm
Home matchdays
Sell outs:
11am - KO
Non sell outs: 9.15am - KO

Bath Rugby ticket office
8 Pulteney Bridge
Bath BA2 4AX

Tel: 0844 448 1865
Fax: 01225 443253

Email: (For enquiries only, we do not take email bookings)

Supporters’ club travel:
Mike & Jan Warrington
01380 871416

The ticket office is situated behind the 6X Stand (West Stand) by the River Avon.
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