This event is being supported by our partners in the pharmaceutical industry:
- Gedeon Richter
- Trudell Medical
- Teva UK Limited
14.1 We are committed to providing an inclusive and enjoyable experience at Sandy Park, accommodating customers with any form of disability.
If a visually or hearing impaired customer requires the assistance of a guide dog, the dog will be allowed access to the venue free of charge. If required, a suitable seating location will be provided where the dog can comfortably rest. A bowl of water may be provided upon request.
14.2 Where a disabled person’s condition requires attendance of a personal assistant, the venue will admit the personal assistant free of charge on receipt of supporting documentation. The Sandy Park complimentary personal assistant ticket policy accepts the following forms of documentation:
Proof of entitlement of middle or higher rate of Disability Living Allowance – mobility or care component (DLA)
Proof of entitlement of enhanced rate of Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
Proof of entitlement of Severe Disablement Allowance
Please be advised:
We do not accept Blue/Orange badges as proof of disability
Due to current legislation, some proof of disability documentation is dated so it may be necessary for you to submit new documentation on request
A companion ticket is not eligible to gain entry to any of our events unless in attendance with a visitor who has purchased an accessible ticket
Getting to Sandy Park
Sandy Park is conveniently located just off Junction 30 of the M5, meaning travel to us from Devon and beyond is extremely straightforward.
We are also 10 minutes away from Exeter Airport, on a main cycle route, served by both Digby and Sowton and Newcourt railway stations and within easy reach of Exeter City Centre.
VISITING BY BUS
South West Falcon (Plymouth to Bristol) This is a 24/7 coach service providing connections between Plymouth, Exeter, Taunton, Bristol Airport and Bristol City Centre. Tickets can be pre-booked via megabus.com or bought direct from the driver on the day of travel. Visit www.swfalcon.com to find out more.
Service 9/9A (Exeter to Sidmouth) Buses from Exeter city centre run up to every half hour, 7 days a week.
Green Park & Ride Running from Matford, through the city centre and out to Sowton up to every 15 minutes from Monday to Saturday.
All services will drop you either at or adjacent to Sowton Park & Ride, a short walk away from Sandy Park. From here, walk up Apple Lane (situated on the opposite side of the road to Sowton Park & Ride). At the end there is a pathway signposted “Sandy Park Rugby Stadium” then, at the top of the path, turn left and walk across the bridge.
There is an onsite car park at Sandy Park with over 500 spaces. We are working with Premier Park who operate an Automatic Plate Recognition (ANPR) system whereby all vehicle registrations will be captured on arrival and departure by camera.
All visitors will need to enter their vehicle registration number at one of the machines in the car park
There is no need to display the receipt in the vehicle once paid
Visitors can top up at a machine or by RingGo if overstayed
Charges are as follows:
Up to 1 hour: £1.00 Up to 5 hours: £2.50 Up to 14 hours: £4.50 Up to 24 hours: £6.00
Mobile app RingGo can be used to pay for the parking. Find out more here.
VISITING BY RAIL
Sandy Park has two rail stations in close proximity, both on the Avocet Line between Exeter and Exmouth. Travellers to and from Exeter are advised to alight at Digby & Sowton, whereas those travelling to or from Exmouth should use Newcourt. Both stations are clearly signposted from Sandy Park and are approximately a 15 minute walk away.
Alternatively, Exeter’s two main rail stations, Exeter StDavid’s and ExeterCentral are located approximately 5 miles from Sandy Park. Taxis are available at both stations with an approximate journey time of 15 minutes.