Thanks to www.ciderspace.co.uk for the above, couldn't put it better myself, I've been going there regularly for over 10 years and it's a real scitzo place.
The last time we were here, a late Bailey equaliser in February, the second match in our unbeaten 13 match run to the play-offs, I was sadly off the booze, a mistake I will not be repeating this time around! (And it was very windy!)
It's just a shame it's once again a non-Saturday fixture. There's many a crawl I could put on offer here!
However if you do get to town early there is one of the better Weatherspoons which is very big and usually employs more than two bar staff. At 1.89 a pint of something very good it's worth a visit with under a 20 minute walk to the ground to follow. The Moon Under Water is at the top of the high street at
Give yourself enough time to visit the Cotswold in Portland Street. A cosy little Wadworth pub, they had 6X, Henrys IPA, Horizon and the wonderful Bishops Tipple on offer, while I was drinking a pint of diet coke. Never again!
You may get the Bishops Tipple but probably not the Blues singer
There was also a wonderful Blues singer putting out some cracking tunes but as that was a Friday night in March and this is a Tuesday night in November it just might be me and the Bishop.
There is a club bar at the ground called the Robins Nest which allows in small numbers of away fans for a small admittance fee. Two relatively close pubs found to the ground are the Fox & Hounds & The Greyhound, but they both have more of a home feel about them.
Away fans are probably better heading to the 'Sudeley Arms' or 'The Conservatory' on
Nearest pub to the ground is the Cat & Fiddle Inn, (
As Francis Laurant might say; "apprécier".