North Region Division One West 2014-15


Buckie Rovers Merson Park, Barhill Road, Buckie, Banffshire AB56 1DS
Station: Elgin 15m. Stagecoach Bluebird bus 35 from Elgin (Bus Station, 12 mins walk from station) to Buckie (Seaview Road at Sutherland Street); half hourly, takes 45
mins. Then go west up Seaview Road, and track at end leads to ground (5 mins).

Burghead Thistle Forrest Park, B9089, Burghead, Elgin, Morayshire IV30 5YR
Station: Elgin 8m. Stagecoach Bluebird bus 32 from Elgin (Bus Station, 12 mins walk from station) to Burghead (Fraser Road at St Aethan’s Road); hourly, takes 22
mins. Then left into St Aethan’s Road, continue out of town, right into B9089 and ground is on left (15 mins).

Dufftown Westburn Park, Hill Street, Dufftown, Keith, Banffshire AB55 4AW
Station: Elgin 17m. Stagecoach Bluebird bus 36 from Elgin (Bus Station, 12 mins walk from station) to Dufftown (Balvenie Street at Hill Street); hourly, takes 52 mins. Then up Hill Street and ground is on right (5 mins).

Forres Thistle Logie Park, Pilmuir Road West, Forres, Morayshire IV36 2HN
Station: Forres 1m. Up Station Approach and then cross into Tytler Street (access on foot only), then right into Station Lane, right into Nairn Road, immediately left into Iowa Place which becomes Robertson Place and then Pilmuir Road, left into Pilmuir Road West, follow around to right and ground is on right. Forres station has an infrequent service, and so buses from Inverness may be preferable. Stagecoach Bluebird buses 10/11 from Inverness (Bus Station, 5 mins walk from station) to Forres (Nairn Road at West Park Road, Tesco); twice per hour, takes 67 mins. Then up West Park Road, right into Pilmuir Road and as above (12 mins).

Grantown Nethybridge Park, Dell Road, Nethy Bridge, Morayshire PH25 3DA
Station: Aviemore 10½m. Stagecoach Highlands buses 34/34X from Aviemore (opposite station) to Nethy Bridge (B970 at Dell Road); about hourly, takes 21 mins. Then up Dell Road and ground is on right (5 mins). Bus stop for return journey is outside Post Office, adjacent to entrance to ground.

Islavale Simpson Park, Westerton Road, Keith, Banffshire AB55 5EP
Station: Keith 1¼m. Up Station Approach, then left into Seafield Avenue into town, left into Church Road, follow around into Moss Street, left into Westerton Road, continue out of town and ground is on left. Keith station has an infrequent service, and so bus from Aberdeen may be preferable. Stagecoach Bluebird bus 10 from Aberdeen (Bus Station, adjacent to station) to Keith (Church Road at Banff Road); hourly, takes 105 mins. Then turn around, follow Church Road around into Moss Street and continue as above (9 mins).

Lossiemouth United Coulardbank Road, Lossiemouth, Morayshire IV31 6JW
Station: Elgin 5¾m. Stagecoach Bluebird buses 33A/33C from Elgin (Bus Station, 12 mins walk from station) to Lossiemouth (Elgin Road at Church Street); three times per hour, takes 14 mins. Then continue up Elgin Road, left into Coulardbank Road, and ground is on left (5 mins).

Nairn St Ninian The Showfield, Lodgehill Road, Nairn, Nairnshire IV12 4QL
Station: Nairn ¼m. Leave station on north (Aberdeen-bound) side, left into Chattan Drive and ground is opposite junction with Lodgehill Road. Nairn station has an infrequent service, and so buses from Inverness may be preferable. Stagecoach Bluebird buses 10/11 / Stagecoach Highlands bus 15 from Inverness (Bus Station, 5 mins walk from station) to Nairn (“Bus Station”); three times per hour, takes 46 mins. Then right from “Bus Station” and soon left into King Street, right into High Street, right into Lodgehill Road and ground is on right (8 mins).

Portgordon Victoria Gordon Park, Station Road, Portgordon, Buckie, Banffshire AB56 5RB
Station: Elgin 13m. Stagecoach Bluebird bus 35 from Elgin (Bus Station, 12 mins walk from station) passes ground on left, alight from bus at first stop on entering Portgordon; half hourly, takes 38 mins.

Spey Valley Cromdale Park, A95, Cromdale, Grantown on Spey, Morayshire PH26 3LW
Station: Aviemore 19m.
This ground presents a major challenge, as the last bus from Cromdale to anywhere leaves at 1425. Stagecoach Highland bus 34 from Aviemore (opposite station) to Cromdale (A95 Bus Shelter); infrequent, there are journeys from Aviemore at 1139 and 1339, takes 46 mins, but the last return journey from Cromdale leaves at 1425. Then continue up A95 and ground is on left (5 mins). A walk of 3¾ miles to Grantown on Spey, whence there are buses to Aviemore into the evening, is the only return option.

Whitehills School Park, Loch Street, Whitehills, Banff, Banffshire AB45 2LT
Station: Elgin 32m. Stagecoach Bluebird bus 35 from Elgin (Bus Station, 12 mins walk from station) passes ground on right; half hourly, takes 95 mins. Alight at Whitehills (Loch Street at School Road), and ground is 100 yards on right.