Villa - Pompey, itinerary
Witton train station is just a 2 minute walk from Villa Park, the ground can be seen quite easily from the station.
Aston train station is also reasonably close, about a 10 minute walk from the ground, giving you a chance to visit several pubs on the way to the ground.
If you are travelling by car:
From the North:
Leave the M6 at junction 7 and follow the southbound A34 Walsall Road. Take a left towards the University of Central England and then follow the signs for the A4040 to Witton. Taking the first left at the main roundabout and follow the signs towards Villa Park.
From the East:
Use Motorway M1, junction 21 to connect to the M6 at junction 4A. Travel northbound on the M6 to junction 6. Leave the motorway and follow the signs to Birmingham taking the A38(M). From the A38(M) take the first slip road on the left towards Aston. At the roundabout take the first exit (signed to Villa Park). At the next roundabout take the first left onto the A5127. At the first junction turn left onto Witton Lane and follow the signs to Villa Park.
Cars travelling to Villa Park on Saturday 18th October
We recommend that fans travelling by car from the North exit the M6 at Junction 7 and follow the signs for Birmingham A34.
Having passed Alexandra Stadium on the left, all vehicles should stay in the nearside lane. Leave the main carriageway just prior to the flyover at Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium (DO NOT go over the flyover).
The road splits in to four lanes as you approach the traffic lights. Stay in the left hand lane and you will see signs for match-day parking priced at £4.
Villa Park is a ten minute walk from the car park, and using this car park will ensure you access the motorway quickly after the match.
The Cap and Gown is a local pub situated just two minutes from ground. It is a decent pub, as half the pub is given to away fans (there is even a separate entrance for visiting fans). It is only a two-minute walk from the away entrance to Villa Park.
Dragon Dragon Chinese Takeaway - Witton Road
Chaps Pizza - Witton Road
Caribbean Flava - Witton Road
Broadway Kebab House - The Broadway
Big John's - Priory Road
There are also the normal food vans outside the ground - one called Villa Filla outside the ground is quite nice.
Food inside the ground is average price - still a bit steep though.
Hotdog - £2.50
Pies - £2.75
Cheeseburger - £2.90
Fizzy Drinks - £1.75
Written by Pompey_7.
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