The Optima Stadium has been the Seagulls’ home since its opening in 2004 and the ground has a capacity of 3,500 (350 seated).
Half the stadium (one side and one end) doesn’t have any facilities for spectators, apart from a small standing area around the perimeter fence and a small covered area behind one goal.
The biggest stand is at the North End of the stadium. It is generally a good-sized covered terrace (with a capacity of nearly 2,000) but incorporates a small block of seating, which is situated directly behind the goal. The seating area of around 200 seats, is just four rows high, meaning there is a terrace behind and to each side of it.
Tickets are ‘pay on the day’ via the turnstiles which open 90 minutes before kick-off and are priced as follows:
- Adults – £14.00
- Concessions – £10.00
- Under 16s – £4.50
- Under 8s – Free
- Family Ticket (2x adults, 2x U16) – £28.00
Travel & Parking
By Road: Leave the M5 at Junction 21 and take the A370 towards Weston town centre. Continue across three roundabouts and at the 4th (where there is a McDonalds) turn left into Winterstoke Road. Go straight across the mini roundabout, over a railway bridge and you will see the ground on your right-hand side.
There is a fair-sized car park at the stadium.
By Rail: Weston-super-Mare Railway Station is situated around a mile and a half away from the stadium, which is a 25-30 minute walk away. It is served by trains from Bristol Temple Meads.
As you come out of the station entrance turn right and then follow the station approach road around to the left. At the bottom of this road you will reach a T-junction where you turn left. You will then reach another T-junction with the A370 dual carriageway, where you turn right. Continue along the A370 passing by two roundabouts and an Asda store on your left. At the third roundabout that you reach (with a McDonalds outlet on one side) take the third exit onto Winterstoke Road (signposted Weston Industrial Estate). The stadium is further down this road on the right.
Ground Facilities & Away Pubs
A visit to the The Optima Stadium is normally a fairly relaxed day out. As nearly all matches are not segregated this means that visiting fans can gain access to the sizeable and comfortable Clubhouse at half-time.
The nearest pub is the Walnut Tree on Winterstoke Road. It is around a ten minute walk away. With the stadium entrance behind you turn right and the pub is further down this road on the left.
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