Sandy Park (Exeter)

Sandy Park

Sandy Park is a rugby union ground that has been the home of the Exeter Chiefs since it opened in 2006. The Chiefs moved to the new stadium from the County Ground which they had outgrown after playing there for over 100 years, with renovations occurring in 2012 which has raised capacity to 13,593.

The stadium hosted three pool matches at the 2015 Rugby World Cup – Tonga defeating Namibia 35-21, Georgia edging out Namibia 17-16 and Italy beating Romania 32-22.

Tenants: Exeter Chiefs (Premiership Rugby)

Opened: 2006

Capacity: 13,593

Address: Sandy Park Way, Exeter EX2 7NN

Tickets at Sandy Park

Exeter Chiefs Tickets

Tickets for Exeter Chiefs matches are available to purchase through the official website here.

Sandy Park

Location & Travel to Sandy Park

Sandy Park

Sandy Park is located just about 4 miles to the east of Exeter’s city centre in Devon in the south west of England.

Airport: Exeter Airport is just 4 miles away which offers a number of flights across Europe. Driving will take about 10 minutes or you can use bus route 56 to reach the city. Other airports within a 90 hour drive of Exeter include Bristol Airport and Newquay Airport.

Thinking of going to Exeter? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

Bus: There are 3 match day bus services that run from Exeter to the ground – Line 77 and 78 (Darline Coaches) and Line C (Stagecoach).

Coach: Megabus offers cheap travel to Exeter and offers over 10 routes from Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Falmouth, Leeds, London, Manchester and Sheffield. You can search and book your tickets here.

Driving & Parking: The stadium is located just off Junction 30 of the M5. There is no parking onsite on matchday but the club offers parking at Exeter Business Park (EX1 3UT) with a shuttle bus, costing £7 if booked in advance or £10 on the day.

Train: Exeter St David’s railway station is the main station in the region, connecting the southwest with London (Paddington and Waterloo), as well as Birmingham New Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Sheffield, Leeds, York, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. Exeter Central also serves London Waterloo. Both stations are central in the city and 5 miles from the ground.

The closest stations to the stadium are Digby & Sowton Station (10 minute walk away) or Newcourt Station (15 minutes walk), which connect with Exeter St David’s or Exeter Central with a journey time of about 10 minutes.

Thinking of catching a train to Exeter? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.

Hotels near Sandy Park

Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in Exeter by clicking here.


Further Information & Events

Sandy Park Official Website

Exeter Chiefs Official Website

Last Updated on May 30, 2021 by Sports Tourist

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