Away Fans Guide

Should you be making a trip to South East Northumberland to watch your team face the mighty Blyth Spartans, you may like to know what you do in and around Blyth to keep you occupied before and after the football, this guide will hopefully direct you in the right direction and give you a few tips to enjoy your stay.

Getting Here

From Tyne Tunnel:

take A19 signposted ‘Morpeth’
2nd roundabout take A189 signposted ‘Ashington’ then continue as below:

From A1:

take A19 signposted ‘Tyne Tunnel’.
2nd roundabout take A189 signposted ‘Ashington’ then continue as below:

From A189:

take A1061 signposted Blyth,
1st roundabout take turnoff signposted A1061 Blyth follow road,
2nd roundabout straight across (A1061),
3rd roundabout straight across (A1061 Town Centre/South Beach),
4th roundabout turn left onto A193 (Ind Estate),
5th roundabout straight across (A193 – Ind Estate),
6th roundabout turn right onto Plessey Road.

Ground now on left.

Team coach take third left (William Street) and reverse into Bishopton Street to ground entranc


If you are heading to Blyth just for the match, but would like to partake in a few pre-match drinks, there are various options open to away supporters for pre-match entertainment

Blyth Spartans Social Club

Situated at Croft Park, the Social Club is welcoming to all fans and is popular haunt of the Spartans regulars before and after the match. It is also the ideal spot to pick up a copy of the matchday programme – as well as some Spartans merchandise. The club has two large screen TVs and also boasts a pool table, table football, dart board and quiz machine.

The Masons Arms

Situated about 150 metres further up Plessey Road, the Masons is the most popular location – along with the Social Club – for pre-match and post-match drinks. The bar offers a friendly welcome to all visiting supporters and provides entertainment via a pool table, jukebox, dart board, etc. It also offers a wide selection of beers and lagers.

The Wallaw

Situated in the centre of Blyth in the renovated Wallaw Cinema, this Wetherspoons pub offers a wide selection of beers and lagers, hot food and an outdoor area.

Further afield

For those making a weekend of their trip to Blyth there are literally 100s of bars, pubs and clubs in nearby Whitley Bay, Tynemouth and Newcastle that cater to all needs and requirements.

Other things to do

The Visit Northumberland website features a list of stunning sights and unforgettable days out in the local area.