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Abbey Vale

Formed: 1974
Home colours: Yellow / Black / Yellow & Black
Change colours: White & Blue / Blue / Blue
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Home ground: Maryfield Park
Address: Main Street, New Abbey, DG2 8BW
Record attendance: 252 vs Cupar Hearts, 12th August 2023
SFA Licence Award: None
Location: New Abbey lies approximately 8 miles south of Dumfries on the West bank of the Nith. The village sits on the A710 route (Dalbeattie - Dumfries), and entering from the East and Dumfries, you drive straight through the village and, just before you exit the Primary School is tucked in on your left (opposite a prominent bus shelter). Park in the car park and follow the footpath round.
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Nearest Railway Station: Dumfries (8 miles)
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Capacity: 800
Seats: 48
Cover: Yes
Floodlights: No
Playing surface: Grass
Social club: No
Notes: The ground is situated behind New Abbey Primary School, and is a compact yet tidy little venue. There is a large clubhouse consisting of changing rooms, a referees room and an equipment store. It also has a large 'tea room' facility with space for around 30, that affords a good view of the action on a wet day. There is also a small amount of covered hard standing at the front. A pair of training lights are mounted behind the near goal and the pitch is flanked by a series of white posts used on match days to rope the pitch off. Two large dugouts are at either side and straddle the halfway line. The ground is overlooked by Criffel, to the south, and Sweetheart Abbey, a couple of fields away to the west. A seated area was added in 2019.