How To Find Us

The Uptonsteel County Ground

Travelling by car:

From the M1 Motorway:

M69/M1 Junction 21, take the A5460 along Narborough Road for approximately one mile. At the traffic lights at the junction of the Premier Travel Inn, turn right into Braunstone Lane. After approximately one mile, at the T-junction with Aylestone Road, turn left.

For satellite navigation please use the postcode LE2 8EB to gain access via the Curzon Road Entrance.

Finding Your Way Around:

For entry via Curzon Road, follow the directions to Aylestone Road as above, but after 3/4 of a mile turn right on to Duncan Road followed by first left onto Curzon Road. The ground entrance is directly in front of you.

From the City Centre and the Railway Station:

Take the A594 (Waterloo Way/Welford Road) heading south. Pass Leicester Tigers Rugby Club on your right and follow signs for A426 towards Rugby. Join Aylestone Road and pass car dealership on the left. After one mile, turn left into Duncan Road, followed by first left into Curzon Road. The ground entrance is directly in front of you.

Car parking:

The car park at the Curzon Road entrance to the ground (LE2 8EB) has a capacity for approximately 200 cars (Subject to fixture).

Specsavers County Championship fixtures

On-site car parking for all Specsavers County Championship fixtures has been pre booked by Members and supporters. There is no further on-site parking available for these games.

Royal London One-Day Cup & Vitality Blast fixtures (Including the Pakistan T20 game)

On-site car parking can be pre-booked for £7.50 online HERE or by calling the ticket office on 0116 283 2128. Any remaining parking on the day of the game will be charged at £10, subject to availability.

England Women Royal London One-Day International fixtures

The only on-site parking for Women’s ODI fixtures is for blue badge holders, to book please call 0116 283 2128.

Available off-site parking

Please respect the residential area around the ground and refrain from parking on the roads around the ground. Off-site parking for all Vitality Blast, Pakistan T20 game and Women’s ODI fixtures is available for £5 at the Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium, LE2 7NQ, an approximate 10-15 minutes’ walk to the Milligan Road turnstiles


There is no vehicular access to the ground from the Uptonsteel County Ground, Grace Road itself - there is a pedestrian walkway at the side of the Cricketers Pub in order to access the turnstiles at the Park Hill Drive entrance. There are turnstiles at the main entrance off Curzon Road and on the Milligan Road side of the ground. Please note that the Milligan Road turnstiles are only open for NatWest T20 Blast matches.

The turnstiles open 60 minutes before all LV=Insurance County Championship & Royal London One Day Cup fixtures and 90 minutes for Vitality Blast and Women’s Royal London One-Day International fixtures.

Travelling by bus:


Routes 47, 48, 84, 84A, 85, 86 & 87 travel from Leicester City Centre and run close to the Uptonsteel County Ground, Grace Road.

Bus services from the Train Station:

Turn right out of the main entrance of the train station onto Charles Street and you can pick up the Service 86/87 on either Rutland Street or Belvoir Street.

Bus services running from St Margarets Bus Station in the City Centre:

  • Service 47,48 - Saffron Lane (every 15 mins weekdays, 20 mins Saturdays & 30 mins Sundays)
  • Service 84,84A - Aylestone Road (every 10 mins weekdays/Saturdays & 30 mins Sundays) drops off at various points close to the ground
  • Service 85 - Aylestone Road (every 10 mins weekdays/Saturdays & 30 mins Sundays) drops off at various points close to the ground.

Bus services running from Charles Street in the City Centre:

  • Service 86, 87 - (every 10 mins weekdays/Saturdays & every 30 mins Sunday drops off at various points close to the ground

For further information about timetables, contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233.



There is a taxi butler service available from main reception through our partnership with ADT Taxis. Alternatively, their website is available HERE and you can call 0116 255 5222 to book a taxi in Leicester.

Food and Drink at the Uptonsteel County Ground, Grace Road:

When you arrive at the ground, you will be able to purchase tea, coffee, full breakfast, bacon & sausage cobs and a selection of other snacks from the Meet throughout your visit. The Friends of Grace Road also offers tea/coffee and a selection of homemade cakes in the Meet. We offer a two and three course lunchtime menu in the Charles Palmer Suite which can be booked on arrival. For more information, please visit our Food and Drink page HERE

For more information on anything on this page, please call 0116 283 2128 or email

Where to stay:

The Belmont Hotel, Leicester

A unique, relaxing, family run hotel in Leicester City Centre. A highly-trained, warm and friendly hotel team are waiting to welcome you to our captivating and elegant property set in a Victorian conservation area in the heart of the city centre.  Situated in pretty New Walk, we are five minutes’ walk from Leicester train station, Leicester and De Montfort Universities and a short taxi ride to the Leicestershire Country Cricket Club plus the best shopping the city has to offer.  Free on-site parking is available to all our residents. Why not visit the website for further details or ring 0116 252 9603. 

*Enjoy the 2021 season at the Uptonsteel County Ground by becoming a Member HERE!