Best Place to Park at Forest?!

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Best Place to Park at Forest?!

Post by Danny Boy » Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:27 am

Driving to an away game for the first time in a long while so feels weird to ask where is the best place to park for us Hoops coming from West London?

Normally questions of an away nature all relate to alcohol..

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Re: Best Place to Park at Forest?!

Post by ZENITH R » Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:28 pm

Best advice:

Come off the M1 at junction 24 and follow signs for the tram/ park & ride at Clifton South. It's about 15 minutes from the motorway (depending on traffic). It's free to park, and you are in the right place to get away quickly after the game.

It will cost you £2 for an event return ticket - if asked show the person checking the ticket your match day ticket and tram ticket together.

You want to get off at Nottingham station. It's a brisk 15-20 minute walk to the ground at Trent Bridge, but Hooters is en route if you require refreshment.

I'm coming from the north, and will be doing something similar. Cheaper, easier, quicker.
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Re: Best Place to Park at Forest?!

Post by Esox Lucius » Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:33 pm

Last time I parked for free in George Road West Bridgeford and walked up to the Trent Bridge Inn where, if you walk in confidently enough and aren't wearing colours, you can get good food and beer before the game. The surrounding roads are free parking too IIRC.
*edit. It's about half a mile from the ground and you can pick up the M1 at Kegworth on the way home to avoid the footy traffic leaving the City Ground.
*edit if you like fish & chips this is along the way too. Best fish & chips I have found on my travels over the years.
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Re: Best Place to Park at Forest?!

Post by Greyhound » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:35 pm

if you walk confidently enough
Is there video of this?

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Re: Best Place to Park at Forest?!

Post by Esox Lucius » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:36 pm

Greyhound wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:35 pm
if you walk confidently enough
Is there video of this?
Just look as though you go there all the time, smile and say hello to the doorman. I wouldn't have thought it would have needed spelling out for most people.
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Re: Best Place to Park at Forest?!

Post by Greyhound » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:39 pm

It doesn't, you're missing the point.

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Re: Best Place to Park at Forest?!

Post by UxbridgeR » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:46 pm

Esox Lucius wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:36 pm
Greyhound wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:35 pm
if you walk confidently enough
Is there video of this?
Just look as though you go there all the time, smile and say hello to the doorman. I wouldn't have thought it would have needed spelling out for most people.
Surely saying hello would reveal your unmistakeable Cockney brogue and result in you being swiftly manhandled in the direction of the Trent.

As for smiling at complete strangers......it's just not British.
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Re: Best Place to Park at Forest?!

Post by jayp » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:52 am

Danny Boy wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:27 am
Driving to an away game for the first time in a long while so feels weird to ask where is the best place to park for us Hoops coming from West London?

Normally questions of an away nature all relate to alcohol..

THANKS IN ADVANCE ALL
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Re: Best Place to Park at Forest?!

Post by sohamranger » Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:08 pm

Just arrived.. the bar at Notts County is open for away fans 😁

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Re: Best Place to Park at Forest?!

Post by Montag » Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:24 pm

If you were driving a bus then in front of our goal would've been about right. :oops: It's the way I tell 'm. whistle
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