Clubs - Directions

AINSDALE

1st XI ground:
772a Liverpool Road, Ainsdale, Southport PR8 3QF
telephone: 01704 578534
OS map ref:
108/314115
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route from the north:

Follow A565 towards Formby and Liverpool. On entering Ainsdale Village, continue straight at roundabout passing the village green on the right. At Kenilworth Road traffic lights, continue straight forward and the entrance to the club is 50 yards up on the right.

If using the Coastal Road from Southport, go straight on at the Pontin's roundabout towards Liverpool. At traffic lights, turn left and after about half a mile, the entrance to the club is on the left.

route from the east:

M58 westbound to the end at Switch Island. Turn left onto A567(T) towards Litherland and then at first set of traffic lights, with a police station on the right corner, turn right. Follow the road to the right and on to traffic lights. Go straight on, through a bend, pass two pubs on the right and at traffic lights, turn right. Follow the road through a 90 left bend and on through Ince Woods. Reach a dual carriageway, through lights, a roundabout, more lights and another roundabout. Pass RAF Woodvale on the left and through next set of traffic lights. After about half a mile, the entrance to the club is on the left.

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M58 westbound to exit 1 and take the road (Deyes Lane) to Maghull. Straight on, through lights over A59, pass shops on the right and at next lights, turn right onto Liverpool Road (A567). Keep to left at fork and go straight on for about 3 miles and then turn left at the 'Scarisbrick' Arms pub onto B5195. This is a country lane and goes over the Formby Moss. Go straight through and you reach the A565(T) at traffic lights by a Tesco's. Turn right and go through a roundabout. Pass RAF Woodvale on the left and through next set of traffic lights. After about half a mile, the entrance to the club is on the left.

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A580(T) East Lancashire Road westbound to M57. Right onto M57 towards Southport and on to end of motorway at Switch Island. Turn left onto A567(T) towards Litherland and then at first set of traffic lights, with a police station on the right corner, turn right. Follow the road to the right and on to traffic lights. Go straight on, through a bend, pass two pubs on the right and at traffic lights, turn right. Follow the road through a 90 left bend and on through Ince Woods. Reach a dual carriageway, through lights, a roundabout, more lights and another roundabout. Pass RAF Woodvale on the left and through next set of traffic lights. After about half a mile, the entrance to the club is on the left.

route from the Wirral and North Wales:

Pick up the M53 towards and into the Wallasey Tunnel (1.70 toll payable on entry). On exit pull over to the left and go up the slip road which swings left. A road joins from the right at the top. Go straight on for a short distance and then fork left at traffic lights. 50 yards after the fork, turn left into Boundary Street at traffic lights. Go on and through lights (Commercial Road), under a bridge and turn right at next lights into Derby Road (steel fence opposite). Go straight ahead, and after about 3 miles, pass the Seaforth Container base on the left. Straight on over the flyover, through several lights, pass 'Liver' pub on left corner by lights, then Merchant Taylor's school on left by lights. Straight on and at next major junction (lights), turn right following signs to Southport. Take the third exit at next roundabout and on to lights by garage on the left. Straight on and follow the road through a 90 left bend and on through Ince Woods. Reach a dual carriageway, through lights, a roundabout, more lights and another roundabout. Pass RAF Woodvale on the left and through next set of traffic lights. After about half a mile, the entrance to the club is on the left.

3rd XI ground:
St Mary's College OBCC, Gorsey Lane, Hightown
telephone: 0151 929 2020
OS map ref:
108/302028
map:
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route from the north:
Follow A565 from Formby to traffic lights at 'Weld Blundell' pub on the left. Turn right into Orrell Hill Lane (B5193). Proceed to T junction ('Pheasant' pub on the left) and turn left into Moss Lane. Follow the road through the S bends, a sweeping right bend, and, as you reach a 90 left bend, go straight on into Gorsey Lane. The ground is on the right by the junction with Sandy Lane.

route from the east:
M58 westbound to the end at Switch Island. Turn left onto A567(T) towards Litherland and then at first set of traffic lights, with a police station on the right corner, turn right. Follow the road to the right and on to traffic lights. Go straight on (A5207), through a bend with cemetery on the right, pass two pubs on the right and at traffic lights, turn left onto A565. Go 200 yards and at another set of traffic lights, turn right into Virgins Lane. Go to the end and turn through a 90 right bend. Follow the road (now Back Lane) with a wall (Crosby Hall) on the left on to a T junction (Little Crosby Church on the left). Turn right into Moss Lane (B5193). Follow the lane through bends and, as you reach a 90 right bend with trees on the left, turn left into Gorsey Lane. The ground is on the right by the junction with Sandy Lane.

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A580(T) East Lancashire Road westbound to M57. Right onto M57 towards Southport and on to end of motorway at Switch Island. Turn left onto A567(T) towards Litherland and then at first set of traffic lights, with a police station on the right corner, turn right. Follow the road to the right and on to traffic lights. Go straight on (A5207), through a bend with cemetery on the right, pass two pubs on the right and at traffic lights, turn left onto A565. Go 200 yards and at another set of traffic lights, turn right into Virgins Lane. Go to the end and turn through a 90 right bend. Follow the road (now Back Lane) with a wall (Crosby Hall) on the left on to a T junction (Little Crosby Church on the left). Turn right into Moss Lane (B5193). Follow the lane through bends and, as you reach a 90 right bend with trees on the left, turn left into Gorsey Lane. The ground is on the right by the junction with Sandy Lane.

route from the Wirral and North Wales:
Pick up the M53 towards and into the Wallasey Tunnel (1.70 toll payable on entry). On exit pull over to the left and go up the slip road which swings left. A road joins from the right at the top. Go straight on for a short distance and then fork left at traffic lights. 50 yards after the fork, turn left into Boundary Street at traffic lights. Go on and through lights (Commercial Road), under a bridge and turn right at next lights into Derby Road (steel fence opposite). Go straight ahead, and after about 3 miles, pass the Seaforth Container base on the left. Straight on over the flyover, through several lights, pass 'Liver' pub on left corner by lights, then Merchant Taylor's school on left by lights. Straight on and at next major junction (lights), turn right following signs to Southport. Take the second exit at next roundabout into Oaklands Avenue. Proceed to T junction and turn right into Little Crosby Road. Follow the road through Little Crosby village (30 mph - CAMERAS) and a 90 right bend followed by a medium left into Moss Lane (Little Crosby Church on the right). Follow the lane through bends and, as you reach a 90 right bend with trees on the left, turn left into Gorsey Lane. The ground is on the right by the junction with Sandy Lane.