Non League Scotland
Burghead Thistle
Home colours: Green & White / Green / Green
Change colours: Orange / Grey / Orange
League:
Home ground: Forest Park
Address: St Aethans Road, Burghead, IV30 5YJ
Formed: 1889
SFA Licence Award: None
Location:
Street View:
Directions:
From Elgin (B9013): On approaching Burghead from the south take a left turn off, sign posted to Kinloss,about half a kilometre south of town. Forest Park is 100 yards along this road on the left hand side.
Nearest Railway Station: Elgin (6 miles)
Public Transport:
Capacity: 1000
Seats: None
Cover: Yes (small)
Floodlights: Yes
Playing surface: Grass
Social club: No. The nearest pub is in Burghead.
Notes:
Burghead Thistle bought the ground off the Forestry Commission a couple of years ago after leasing it for many years. They now have floodlights/training lights and the wooden enclosure is a bit less ramshackle (still no seats, although there are a few community hall style stacking plastic chairs kicking around!). There is a new metal boundary wall and the pitch now has a surrounding wooden fence complete with advertising boards. There is no social club, but pies and bovril etc are sold from the pavilion at half time.
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