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Burghead Thistle

Formed: 1889
Home colours: Green & White / Green / Green
Change colours: Orange / Grey / Orange
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Home ground: Forest Park
Address: St Aethans Road, Burghead, IV30 5YJ
Record attendance: 800 vs Banks o'Dee, 1973/74
SFA Licence Award: None
Location: 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.
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Nearest Railway Station: Elgin (6 miles)
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Capacity: 800
Seats: 0
Cover: Yes
Floodlights: Yes
Playing surface: Grass
Social club: No
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.