Mid Wales League Division One 2014-15


Aberaeron Square Field, Alban Square, Aberaeron, Cardiganshire SA46 0AJ
Station: Aberystwyth 16m.
Arriva Wales bus T1 / Richards Brothers bus X50 pass ground on left; half hourly, takes 37 mins.

Aberystwyth University Vicarage Fields, Llanbadarn Road, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire SY23 1HA
Station: Aberystwyth ½m. Right out of station into Alexandra Road and continue into Poplar Row, then left into Trinity Road, right into Northgate Street and soon right into Llanbadarn Road, and ground is on right.

Berriew Berriew Recreation Ground, off B4385, Berriew, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire SY21 8AL
Station: Welshpool 5m. Celtic Travel bus X75 from Welshpool (Church Street Car Park, 8 mins walk from station) to Berriew (B4390, Lion PH); infrequent, there are journeys from Welshpool at 1212
and 1412, takes 20 mins, and return journeys at 1646 and 1827. Then continue for a short distance along B4390, left into B4385, and then second left into a narrow lane and ground is on right (8 mins).

Bow Street Cae Piod, A487, Bow Street, Cardiganshire SY24 5AA
Station: Aberystwyth 4¼m. Lloyd’s Coaches bus X28 / Mid Wales Travel bus 512 from Aberystwyth (Bus Station, adjacent to station) to Bow Street (A487, Rhydypennau Farm); twice per hour, takes 13 mins. Then turn round, and entrance to ground is up track soon on right (5 mins).

Carno Ty Brith, A470, Carno, Caersws, Montgomeryshire SY17 5LH
Station: Caersws 5¾m. Lloyd’s Coaches bus X85 from Caersws (Main Street, 5 mins walk from station) to Carno (A470, Aleppo Hotel); infrequent, there is a journey from Caersws at 1226, takes 9 mins, and a return journey at 1728. Then continue north along A470 and ground is on left (5 mins).


Four Crosses Foxen Manor, Offa’s Dyke Road, Four Crosses, Llanymynech, Shropshire, England SY22 6NG
Station: Shrewsbury 15½m. Tanat Valley Coaches bus 74 from Shrewsbury (Bus Station, 5 mins walk from station) to Four Crosses (B4393, War Memorial
Crossroads); infrequent, there are journeys from Shrewsbury at 1145 and 1355, takes 44 mins. Then go back along B4393, turn right and then left into Offa’s Dyke Road, straight over roundabout and then ground is at end (12 mins). Last bus back to Shrewsbury is at 1545, but by taking Tanat Valley Coaches bus 74 from Four Crosses (B4393, War Memorial Crossroads) to Ford at 1733, takes 19 mins, crossing the road and thence Celtic Travel bus X75 to Welshpool at 1808, takes 26 mins, it is possible to arrive back in Shrewsbury at 1927.

Llanfair United Mount Field, Mount Road, Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire SY21 0AT
Station: Welshpool 8¼m.
This ground presents a major challenge, as Llanfair Caereinion has a very limited bus service. Owen’s Travelmaster bus 87 from Welshpool (Berriew Street Car Park, 8 mins walk from station) to Llanfair Caereinion (Watergate Street) at 1240 and 1410, takes 25 mins. Then go east into A4389 and pass village square, continue into Mount Street and ground is on left (5 mins). Last bus back to Welshpool is at 1530, and no other public transport options are available.

Llanrhaeadr Recreation Field, B4580, Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant, Oswestry, Shropshire, England SY10 0LG
Station: Gobowen 14½m. This ground presents a major challenge, as Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant has a very limited bus service. Arriva Midlands buses 2/53 from Gobowen (Station) to Oswestry (Bus Station); three times per hour, takes 13 mins. Then Tanat Valley Coaches bus 79A from Oswestry (Bus Station) to Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant passes ground on right; leaves Oswestry at 0845 and 1330, takes 38 mins. Last bus back to Oswestry is at 1448, and no other public transport options are available.

Llansantffraid Village Treflan, St Bride’s Way, Llansantffraid ym Mechain, Montgomeryshire SY22 6AR
Station: Gobowen 11m.
This ground presents a major challenge, as Llansantffraid ym Mechain has a very limited bus service. Arriva Midlands buses 2/53 from Gobowen (Station) to Oswestry (Bus Station); three times per hour, takes 13 mins. Then Tanat Valley Coaches bus 72 from Oswestry (Bus Station) to Llansantffraid (A495, Old Station Restaurant) at 1122 and 1322, takes 38 mins. Then right into St Bride’s Way, right again between rows and houses, and ground is in front of you (5 mins). Last bus back to Oswestry is at 1436, and no other public transport options are available.

Machynlleth Plas Grounds, Plas Drive, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire SY20 8ER
Station: Machynlleth ½m. Up Station Approach and left into Doll Street, continue into Pentre Hedyn Street, left into Plas Drive and ground is on right.

Montgomery Town Clos Tan y Mur, Maldwyn Way, Montgomery, Montgomeryshire SY15 6RD
Station: Shrewsbury 22m. Tanat Valley Coaches bus 558 from Shrewsbury (Bus Station, 5 mins walk from station) to Montgomery (Arthur Street, Town Hall); infrequent, there is a journey from Shrewsbury at 1230, takes 47 mins, and a return journey at 1720. Then continue along Arthur Street, left into Broad Street, right into Bishop’s Castle Street, left into Maldwyn Way and ground is on right (7 mins). Return bus runs from the stop on Broad Street.

Penrhyncoch Cae Baker, Tan y Berth, Penrhyncoch, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire SY23 3XH
Station: Aberystwyth 4¼m. Mid Wales Travel bus 526 from Aberystwyth (Bus Station, adjacent to station) passes ground on left; hourly, takes 19 mins.

Rhosgoch Rangers Crow Lane Ground, B4594, Rhosgoch, Builth Wells, Brecknockshire LD2 3JY
Station: Llandrindod 15½ miles.
This ground presents a major challenge, as Rhosgoch has no public transport service at all. The nearest village which does have a bus service is Clyro, 3¾ miles distant, and it has a very limited bus service. Brown’s Coaches bus X15 from Llandrindod Wells (Coach Station, 5 mins walk from Llandrindod station) to Clyro at 1225, takes 64 mins, and return journey at 1757. Return journeys to Rhosgoch Rangers are in fact possible from both Shrewsbury and Swansea, although probably only for a 3.00 kickoff so it would need to be early or late in the season, but if anyone actually does it please let me know!

Tywyn / Bryncrug A493, Bryncrug, Tywyn, Merionethshire LL36 9PD
Station: Tywyn 2¾m. Lloyd’s Coaches bus 28 from Tywyn (Station) passes ground on right; infrequent, there is a journey from Tywyn at 1308, takes 7 mins, and a return journey at 1712.

Waterloo Rovers Maes-y-Dre, Canal Yard, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire SY21 7SU
Station: Welshpool ¾m. Turn right on station bridge towards town centre and continue into Severn Road, then left into Canal Yard (narrow lane just before museum), pass Welshpool Town FC ground and cricket ground, and then ground is on left adjacent to rugby pitch.

Welshpool Town Maes-y-Dre, Canal Yard, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire SY21 7SU
Station: Welshpool ½m. Turn right on station bridge towards town centre and continue into Severn Road, then left into Canal Yard (narrow lane just before museum) and ground is on left.