Our Varsity Tournament centres around the University of Northampton's Park Campus, making use of adjacent local facilities such as Benham Sports Arena and King Park Tennis Centre, in addition to some further specialist facilities including Moulton College, Northampton Rowing Club and our Varsity Final venue - Sixfields Stadium!

 

Below you'll find further information regarding each of these venues, their location, address and how best to get there as a participant or as a spectator. 

 

Everdon Sports Hall

Everdon Sports Hall lies directly opposite Park Campus Students' Union and will play host to Archery, Cricket and Ultimate Frisbee. The Sports Hall features a small changing room for participants and limited opportunities for spectators. 

 

Pavilion Pitch

Pavilion Pitch lies to the rear of Park Campus and is best accessed by the road adjacent to UniExpress and Santander. Pavilion will this year host Men's and Women's Football, Rugby League, Men's and Women's Rugby Union fixtures.Sitting opposite the playing fields is Pavilion itself, a Students' Union bar and coffee shop, serving wine, beer, spirits and Starbucks Coffee in addition to a broad menu of light lunch options.

 

Gallagher Field

Gallagher Field lies to the far west side of campus, behind the Cottesbrooke Building and can be best found by walking past Park Students' Union and Everdon Sports Hall. This year featuring American Football, Men's and Women's Lacrosse, please note access to the playing pitches is by a steep slope that may be unsuitable for some persons. 

 

Benham Sports Arena

Whilst strictly speaking off-campus, Benham Sports Arena is a short 8 minute walk from Park Students' Union, adjacent to the Pavilion Pitches.It can be found by following the tree line of these playing fields and will be well sign posted on the day. The Arena plays host to a number of fixtures including: Men's and Women's Volleyball, Netball, Badminton, Men's and Women's Basketball and Trampolining. The Arena features a small cafe from which soft drinks can be purchased. 

 

Kings Park Tennis Centre

Another venue that strictly speaking sits off-campus, Kings Park Tennis Centre is situated just around the corner from Benham Sports Arena, a 5 minute walk from Pavilion. As the name would suggest it will play host to tennis and our table tennis teams. 

 

Moulton College

Moulton College is a sports specialist further education college, situated in the Northamptonshire village of Moulton, a short 10 minute bus ride away from Park Campus. The Hockey pitches can be best accessed from GATE NUMBER. 

Northampton Stallions players will be provided transport to and from the venue. Spectators can take the 19 bus from Park Campus headed for Weston Favell. Please note the 19 only serves Moulton College once every hour. You can find the bus timetable here

Address: Moulton College, West St, Moulton, Northampton NN3 7RR

 

Northampton Rowing Club

Located on the River Nene, off the Bedford Road, our rowers are the furthest away from our Varsity hub of activity, however, the Stallions Rowing Club are fantastic hosts!

If travelling to the venue by public transport, take the 21 from Park Campus to North Gate Bus Station in the town centre and transfer to the Stagecoach 41 bound for Bedford, alighting at the Holiday Inn. From here it is a short walk, however, the total journey may take approximately 1 hour.

Address: Northampton Rowing Club, Peaches Meadow, Bedford Rd, Northampton NN4 7AA

 

Northampton Saints Sports (Cricket) Club, Squash Courts

Our Squash matches will be hosted at Northampton Saints Sports Club in Weston Favell. Spectators wishing to visit the venue should take the Stagecoach 16 bus from the Kingsthorpe College bus stop at the University's main entrance on the main road, alighting at Birchfield Crescent, opposite the sports venue. Students should be aware the journey may take approximately 45 minutes.

Address: Northampton Saints Sports (Cricket) Club, Birchfield Road East, Northampton, NN3 2TA.

 

Sixfields Stadium

Sixfields Stadium is a 7,798-capacity sports stadium in the Sixfields area  of Northampton. Home to Northampton Town Football Club, it will play host to the Varsity Men's Football Final and final presentation of the Varsity Trophy. Transport will be provided o Northampton Stallions players and spectator ticket holders to the Stadium from Park Campus. The event is strictly by ticket only and admittance will only be provided to students with a valid ticket regardless of whether they are players or spectators. 

Address: Sixfield Stadium, Northampton NN5 5QA