Away Fans Guide: Somerset Park

Ayr United versus Morton

Ladbrokes Championship

Saturday 28 January 2017 | 5.15pm kick-off | Live on BBC Alba

By John Malcolm, safety officer

The Morton support will be housed in the Railway End, entering by turnstiles 1 to 6 coming off of Tryfield Place, but supporters should note that not all turnstiles will be open.

Stewards, in conjunction with appropriate signage at main entrance, will assist wheelchairs users to the relevant entrance point.

Ayr United have requested travelling supporters arrive as early as possible and have the correct change, if possible. In common with all Scottish clubs, Ayr make searching a condition of entry.

Banners are welcome but must be presented for inspection prior to entry and flag surfing is not permitted. A fast food outlet will be available for the travelling support within the ground.


Entry is pay at the gate and admission has been set at £5 for everyone as part of a special offer.



Travel by Road: For sat nav users, the postcode of the ground is KA8 9NB. For those travelling to Ayr via the A78, it is best to follow A77 signs from Prestwick. The only notified roadworks are the A78 at Inverkip and they are unlikely to cause delays.

Travel by train: Those travelling from Inverclyde should change at Paisley. Ayr station is 10 minutes walk from the ground. Limited stop Newton-on-Ayr is five minutes walk from the ground.


Free parking is available in Craigie Park, off Craigie Road. The best route is from A77, turning right at Whitletts roundabout, following signs for Ayr racecourse. Limited disabled car parking spaces are available in main car park outside the stadium.

Travel Club Info

The Albert Hotel Morton Supporters’ are taking bookings for the away game on Saturday 28 January. The bus for the match against Ayr United will leave the Torpedo Factory Club in Gourock at 3.00pm and pick ups are available en-route (coast road) on request.

To book a seat please call /text Jim on 07983600945. All monies must be paid in the club before boarding the bus.

*Please note the club will be open from 2pm and there is free car parking in the car park next to the club which can be accessed via Chalmers Street or Tarbet Street.


Image: David Bell