AFC Bournemouth

Hampshire Senior Cup V AFC Bournemouth

On Tuesday 17 September we travel down to Dorset to face AFC Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium in a 1945 Kick Off in the Hampshire Senior Cup where our Basingstoke boys were finalists last season suffering a narrow defeat to Havant & Waterlooville in the final – fans will remember Ben Wrights superb free kick which brought the teams level over at Eastleigh.

Ground Details

The ground is within walking distance of both Bournemouth and Pokesdown train stations, as well as being serviced by buses. Supporters are also able to walk from Boscombe and Lansdowne, where there is a variety of shops, bars and restaurants.

AFC Bournemouth is located just outside of Bournemouth in Kings Park. The postcode is BH7 7AF.

When driving to the ground, follow the brown road signs with a football logo to get to Vitality Stadium. Please note, some of the signs may refer to the ground as Dean Court. Supporters are advised to travel in plenty of time for the game.

Bus: More Bus Wilts & Dorset provides bus routes from Boscombe which brings supporters within walking distance of the stadium. To plan your journey or for more information, click here.

Yellow Buses also deliver a range of routes that pass through Bournemouth and by Pokesdown train station, bringing fans to within five minutes of the stadium. To plan your journey or for more information, click here.

Taxi: United Taxis is Bournemouth’s largest taxi fleet. To book a taxi please call 01202 55 66 77.

The nearest train station to the stadium is Pokesdown, which is roughly a mile from the and around a 15 minute walk away. Exit the station and turn right down the main Christchurch Road (A35) for 400m and turn right into Gloucester Road. Follow the road to the bottom to arrive at Vitality Stadium.

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Bournemouth Station

A large majority of trains arrive at Bournemouth Central, which is a 30 minute walk. Leave the station by the south exit, (facing Asda) and turn left to head towards the main road. Turn left again and walk straight up Holdenhurst Road for around 25 minutes, until you reach a roundabout at which you turn right into Kings Park Drive. The ground is on the left.

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Parking is available to the south of the ground for just £1 for the duration of the match. The fee is payable on entrance to the car park.

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