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Aggborough Stadium | Kidderminster Harriers football ground guide

Aggborough Stadium guide

Aggborough Stadium is a football stadium in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England. It is the home ground of Kidderminster Harriers F.C. and has a capacity of 7,000, of which 3,140 can be seated. The ground is located on the outskirts of the town, near to the M5 motorway.

The ground was opened in 1890 and has been the home of Kidderminster Harriers since their formation in 1911. It has also been used by a number of other teams over the years, including Worcester City F.C. between 2013 and 2016.

The stadium has four stands: the Reynolds (Main) Stand, the East Stand, the South Stand and the North Stand. The Reynolds Stand is the largest stand in the ground, with a capacity of 1,800. It is a single-tier stand with covered seating. The East Stand is a newer stand, which was opened in 2003. It has a capacity of 1,340 and also features covered seating. The South Stand and North Stand are both uncovered terraces.

In recent years, the stadium has undergone a number of improvements, including the installation of a new artificial playing surface in 2021. The ground is also now cashless, with all payments being made electronically.

Aggborough Stadium is a popular venue for football fans and is a well-respected stadium in the non-league game. It is a modern and well-maintained stadium, with good facilities for both home and away fans.

Pubs near Aggborough Stadium, home of Kidderminster Harriers

Depending on which direction you’re coming from and what you’re looking for in a pub.

The Harriers Arms is the official pub of Kidderminster Harriers FC, located right next to the stadium. It’s a great place to go for a pre- or post-match drink, and it also shows live sports on TV. Address: Harriers FC, Hoo Rd, Kidderminster DY10 1NB. Phone: 01562 823931.

The King & Castle is located in the Severn Valley Railway Station, which is just a short walk from the stadium. It’s a more traditional pub with a good selection of real ales and ciders. It also has a large outdoor seating area, which is perfect for sunny days. Address: Station Dr, Kidderminster DY10 1QX. Phone: 01562 747505.

The Railway Bell is located on Comberton Hill, which is also a short walk from the stadium. It’s a popular pub with both locals and visitors alike. It has a good selection of drinks and food, and it also shows live sports on TV. Address: 42a Comberton Hill, Kidderminster DY10 1QN. Phone: 01562 228621.

If you’re looking for a pub with a bit more atmosphere, you could try Pennies in the town centre. It’s a bit further from the stadium, but it’s worth the walk. It’s a lively pub with a good selection of drinks and food. It also has live music on some nights.

Hotels near the Aggborough Stadium, Kidderminster, Worcestershire

  • Premier Inn Kidderminster hotel: This modern hotel is located in a converted mill, just a short walk from Aggborough Stadium. It offers comfortable rooms, an on-site restaurant, and free WiFi.
  • Travelodge Kidderminster: This budget hotel is located a little further from the stadium, but it still offers a good value for money. It offers clean and comfortable rooms, as well as free parking.

How to get to the Aggborough Stadium, Kidderminster Harriers football ground

By car:

From the M5:

  • Exit the M5 at junction 6 (signposted A449 Kidderminster).
  • Follow the A449 for approximately 15 miles.
  • At the roundabout on the Kidderminster Ring Road, take the first exit (signposted A451 Stourport).
  • At the next roundabout, take the first exit (signposted A448 Bromsgrove).
  • Turn left into Hoo Road.
  • Aggborough Stadium will be on your right.

From the M40:

  • Exit the M40 at junction 4 (signposted A491 Stourbridge).
  • Follow the A491 for approximately 5 miles.
  • Turn left onto the A456 and follow towards Kidderminster.
  • At the roundabout on the Kidderminster Ring Road, take the first exit (signposted A451 Stourport).
  • At the next roundabout, take the first exit (signposted A448 Bromsgrove).
  • Turn left into Hoo Road.
  • Aggborough Stadium will be on your right.

By train:

Kidderminster Railway Station is approximately 0.5 miles from Aggborough Stadium. Trains run regularly from Birmingham Moor Street Station, with a journey time of around 30 minutes.

Once you arrive at Kidderminster Railway Station, you can walk to Aggborough Stadium in around 10 minutes. To do this, exit the station and turn left onto Comberton Hill. Walk down Comberton Hill towards the town centre and take the left turning just before Motorway Tyres near the bottom of the hill. Walk up Hoo Road for approximately half a mile to Aggborough Stadium.

By bus:

There are a number of bus routes that serve Aggborough Stadium. The following bus routes stop within a short walk of the stadium:

  • 7A
  • 15A
  • 15C
  • 125

You can find more information about bus services to Aggborough Stadium on the Diamond Bus website.

Things to do near the Aggborough Stadium

  • Visit the Kidderminster Museum and Art Gallery. This museum tells the story of Kidderminster’s history and culture, with exhibits on everything from carpet weaving to the town’s role in the Industrial Revolution. It also has a collection of art, including works by local artists.
  • Take a walk down the River Stour. The River Stour flows through the heart of Kidderminster, and there are several pleasant walks and cycle paths along its banks. You can also hire a rowing boat or canoe and explore the river from the water.
  • Visit the Severn Valley Railway. The Severn Valley Railway is a heritage steam railway that runs between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth. You can take a ride on a steam train, visit the railway’s museum, or simply enjoy a walk along the line.
  • Visit the West Midland Safari Park. The West Midland Safari Park is a wildlife park where you can see animals from all over the world, including lions, tigers, elephants, and rhinos. You can drive through the park in your own car or take a guided tour.
  • Visit the Clent Hills Country Park. The Clent Hills Country Park is a beautiful park with woodlands, meadows, and reservoirs. You can go for a walk, bike ride, or picnic in the park, or visit the Clent Hills Visitor Centre to learn more about the area’s history and wildlife.