Your Guide

To a Unique Experience

The Cooper Associates County Ground is the South West’s most iconic venue. Steeped in history, the home of Somerset County Cricket Club guarantees an unparalleled matchday experience.

Join us for a matchday experience that is beyond compare as we rise again in 2024.

Enjoy the Vitality Blast in style and be a part of the best experience in the game at the highest scoring
ground in the world.

Your Itinerary

From the moment you walk through the historic gates of the Cooper Associates County Ground, your hospitality experience will provide thrilling entertainment across the matchday.

Check out our bespoke itinerary for your visit to ensure you make the most of the offerings on the day.


Your Menu

We are committed to providing the optimum catering experience at every match staged at the Cooper Associates County Ground.

We work to bring an outstanding hospitality and catering provision for anyone who visits the venue, and are committed to excellence in using fresh, locally sourced, and seasonal produce.

Before visiting, please check through our matchday menus which can be found here.

*Please not we can accommodate dietary requirements but must be communicated at least 1 week ahead of your visit.

Dress Code

Somerset County Cricket Club is grateful for all hospitality guests observing a smart dress code policy in our Premium and Hospitality areas. For avoidance of doubt, clothing that is not permitted includes:

  • Torn, ripped or unclean clothing
  • Sports shorts (smart tailored shorts are acceptable)
  • Tracksuits
  • Combat / Cargo style trousers
  • Torn, ripped or faded jeans / denim
  • Clothing with political, environmental and abusive or offensive slogans on them.
  • Garments in military / camouflage colours (unless serving military personnel in uniform)
  • Singlets
  • Bikini tops or tops displaying bare midriff
  • Flip-flops
  • Any form of sports shoe (manufactured for playing sport). Smart trainers are allowed.

Getting to THE ground

Before you set off for your match day, make sure you consider a number of options before you travel. Have you planned your journey thoroughly? When visiting the Cooper Associates County Ground, be sure to check train times, possible road delays and taxi costs to and from the ground to ensure your route is as smooth as possible.


The Cooper Associates County Ground is located in the centre of Taunton with fantastic links to road and rail networks.

  • By Road

    At Junction 25, take the A358 Exit to Taunton/ Yeovil. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit (south) or 3rd exit (north) onto the A358 heading to Taunton/ A38/ Minehead, continuing straight onto Toneway/ A358. At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Priory Avenue and the Cooper Associates County Ground will be on your left.

  • By Rail

    Taunton Train Station is a ten minute walk from the Cooper Associates County Ground. As you leave the Station, turn left into Station Road, heading towards the Town Centre. Turn left onto Priory Bridge Road, and the Cooper Associates County Ground will be on your right. 

  • By Bus

    There are several bus services that stop within Taunton town centre, the majority of these are just a short walk from the Cooper Associates County Ground, which is clearly signposted throughout the town.  

Terms and Conditions

All of our matchday dining packages have been specifically designed to ensure that you enjoy the day in style.

For any queries on Hospitality, please contact 01823 697427.

Please also see our Code of Conduct