Royal London Cup - Travel Information

Hampshire contest in four Royal London Cup (50-over) group-stage matches this August, three fixtures at The Ageas Bowl and one fixture at Newclose Cricket Ground, Isle of Wight on Tuesday 9th August.

Find specific information about how to get to Newclose below, whilst travel and parking information regarding The Ageas Bowl's Royal London Cup fixtures follow.

Please plan your journey carefully to avoid delays.


Newclose

Hampshire v Northamptonshire | Newclose Cricket Ground | Tuesday 9th August 2022

Park & Ride

Park & Ride - £10 per person

In partnership with Red Funnel Ferries, Hampshire Cricket are offering their Members and their guests heavily subsidised travel for the Royal London Cup fixture against Northamptonshire on Tuesday 9th August at Newclose (Isle Of Wight).

A Park & Ride Service from The Ageas Bowl will be operating on Tuesday 9th August for £10 per person, spaces are limited so we recommend booking now via the link below.

This Park & Ride service includes all transport (incl. Ferry) from The Ageas Bowl to Newclose Cricket Ground, plus return journey to The Ageas Bowl after the fixture.

Timings will be confirmed for Park & Ride shuttles on this webpage soon.

On-Site Car Parking

Newclose Car Parking - £10 per car

Alternatively, a limited number of car parking spaces are available for Hampshire's Royal London Cup fixture against Northants at Newclose. Members Car Parking passes will be valid to park at Newclose on a first come, first served basis.

Secure on-site car parking for non-members can be booked for £10 per car via the link below.

Please note, car parking is only available to pre-booked cars, whilst parking may be located on a grass surface and car parking will be subject to availability.

To purchase accessible car parking, please purchase a car parking ticket via the link above and display your blue badge upon arrival at Newclose.

The on-site car park will open at 9:30am (30 minutes before gates open).

The address for Newclose is: Newclose Cricket Ground, Blackwater Road Newport, PO30 3BE.


Car Parking

Seasonal car park pass holders, disabled guests and hospitality guests will be parked on-site at The Ageas Bowl.

The Ageas Bowl Car Parking: £10 per car

Attendees travelling to The Ageas Bowl by car can purchase on-site car parking in advance online for £10 per car by following the link below.

On-site car parks will open at 9:30am for each Royal London Cup fixture (30 minutes before the scheduled gates opening time).

For those who have secured on-site, please be aware the parking surface may be grass, and car parking may be located a short walk away from the gate.

To secure accessible parking, please email tickets@ageasbowl.com.

Please note, all parking will be available subject to availability.


Motorbikes and Bicycles

The Ageas Bowl provides a FREE motorbike and bicycle storage facility.

Please head towards the roundabout and follow directions from our traffic operatives. Please be aware motorbikes will be parked near the Hampshire Wellbeing Centre, located opposite the East Gate.

All parking is subject to availability and on a first come first served basis.


Public Bus

First Bus No. 8

Southampton City Centre – Bitterne – West End – AGEAS BOWL – Hedge End Train Station

For further timetable information for the No. 8 First Bus, please click here.

Xelabus X4

Eastleigh – Airport Parkway – Mansbridge – AGEAS BOWL – Hedge End Town Centre

For further timetable information for the X4 Xelabus, please click here

Follow the link below to plan your journey with these public buses.

The closest bus stops to The Ageas Bowl are Dawson Lodge for buses travelling towards Southampton City Centre, and Moorgreen Hospital for buses travelling towards Hedge End Train Station.


Rail

The closest railway stations located to The Ageas Bowl are Hedge End and Southampton Airport Parkway Railway Stations.

Find a train to either of these two locations for easiest access to the ground via the link below:

If coming from Hedge End Station, look out for the No. 8 First Bus Service to bring you to the stadium, alternatively you can get a taxi from the station.

If you are coming from Southampton Airport Parkway Station, you can look out for the Xelabus X4 (more details listed above).


Taxis

A Taxi Rank will operate from The Ageas Bowl taxi pick up point, in Car Park 1, located opposite the West Gate.

To book a local taxi online click here, or call 02380 666666.


Drop-Off & Pick-Up Area

All private vehicle drop-offs and pick-ups will be directed from traffic stewards Car Park 1, located opposite the West Gate.

If you're being picked up, please meet at this area.