Built: 1991
Record attendance: 1,100 – vs Didcot Town, FA Vase semi-final second leg, Saturday 26th March 2005

main stand

Admission prices

Adults – £6

Concessions – £4 (over 65-years-old and under 16-years-old)

Identification may be requested.

behind goal covered seating

How to find us:

View map.

Sat Nav – the postcode used for the Boldon C.A. Sports Ground is NE35 9AL. Cotswold Lane doesn’t have an actual postcode, but this should take you to the entrance to the ground.

touchline covered standing

Driving from the A1 – exit the A1 following signs for the A194 (driving north this will be just past Washington services while driving south this will be the next exit after the Angel of the North). Continue on the A194 to Whitemare Pool roundabout and turn right onto Newcastle Road (A184). Continue to Testos roundabout, which will be the next one that you arrive at, and continue over. Turn left at the next roundabout onto Abingdon Way and then turn right onto Henley Way at the roundabout after McDonald’s and Cineworld. At the next roundabout, with ASDA on your right, you should turn left onto Cotswold Way. Take the second right, just after The Shack social club, and follow the road round to the left to arrive at the club car park.

Driving from the A19 – continue to Testos roundabout, where you will be signposted for the A184 – Newcastle Road. If you are driving north you should turn right, while if you are driving south you should turn left. At the next roundabout turn left onto Abingdon Way and then turn right onto Henley Way at the roundabout after McDonald’s and Cineworld. At the next roundabout, with ASDA on your right, you should turn left onto Cotswold Way. Take the second right, just after The Shack social club, and follow the road round to the left to arrive at the club car park.

side of main stand

Tyne & Wear Metro – alight the Metro at Brockley Whins station. The route to the ground starts at the bridge on the Newcastle Metro side of the tracks. Follow the path straight down the bank, facing away from the bridge, and over the small bridge over the stream. Continue up the bank for approximately 200 yards and keep to your right when the path splits. Once you reach the road you should turn left – this is Cotswold Lane and the entrance to the ground is at the top of the road. Walking time is ten minutes and the route is displayed on the map below.

walking map

Average attendance
Northern League games only:

2013/14: 70.60
Highest crowd – 350 vs Heaton Stannington

2012/13: 42.76
Highest crowd – 72 vs Ryhope CW

2011/12: 53.90
Highest crowd – 184 vs Whitley Bay

2010/11: 81.29
Highest crowd – 262 vs Whitley Bay

2009/10: 42.16
Highest crowd – 71 vs Hebburn Town

2008/09: 36.74
Highest crowd – 69 vs Hebburn Town

2007/08: 71.19
Highest crowd – 116 vs Durham City

2006/07: 78.81
Highest crowd – 133 vs Whitley Bay

2005/06: 65.65
Highest crowd – 102 vs Durham City

2004/05: 71.95
Highest crowd – 1,100 vs Didcot Town

2003/04: 88.95
Highest crowd – 165 vs Durham City

History:

To follow. Photos from the building of the ground be be viewed here.