All the routes marked with an asterix (*) are the recommended routes,
and are taken from the excellent "Football
Fans Guide" by Janet Williams. (Printed by Collins Willow - ISBN
Exit the M1 at junction 27 (s/p Mansfield A608). At the roundabout, take the third exit (s/p Hucknall, Mansfield A608) onto the A608. Go straight over two roundabouts, following signs to "Mansfield A611" and at the third roundabout turn left (s/p Mansfield A611) onto the A611. Continue through the countryside and the suburbs for 3.8 miles to a set of traffic lights at a T-junction. Here, turn left (s/p Mansfield A60) onto the A60 Nottingham Road. Go past the "Rushley" pub on the left-hand side after 0.1 miles. After 0.7 miles go past "The Talbot" pub on the right and “Il Rosso” on the left. Go past the KFC on the left-hand side and straight through the second set of traffic lights (s/p Ring Road, Town Centre). At the next set of traffic lights, with the church on the right-hand side, turn left into Quarry Lane.
Exit the M1 at junction 29. Take the second exit at the roundabout (s/p Mansfield A617) onto the A617. At the roundabout after 3.4 miles take the third exit (s/p Mansfield A617). After 2.7 miles, just past the "Pheasant Inn", turn right at the traffic lights (s/p M1 South, Derby A38) into Rosemary Street. Go straight on, passing the old bus station (now a car park) on the left-hand side, under the railway bridge (Field Mill should be visible on right-hand side) and over the crossroads (s/p M1 South, Nottingham A60). At the next traffic lights, with the church on the left-hand side, turn right into Quarry Lane.
From the North,
South and West
If you are travelling on the M1 then junction 27 is the best junction if you are travelling North and junction 29 if you are travelling south. If you do use junction 28 then if you are coming from the M1 North then take the first exit (s/p Mansfield A38) or from the M1 South then take the fourth exit (s/p Mansfield A38)
If you are coming from the West, travelling up the A38 then continue on the A38 over the motorway junction, taking the third exit (s/p Mansfield A38). Once on the A38, continue along this road through seven sets of traffic lights until you come to a large crossroads (formerly Kings Mill Roundabout - The King and Miller pub and McDonald's Drive-Thru on the left-hand side). Turn right at these lights (s/p Mansfield A38). Continue along the A38 (King's Mill Hospital and Morrisons on the left-hand side) to the third set of traffic lights (it'll be the fourth set if you include the pedestrian crossing outside the Hospital) with "The Sir John Cockle" pub to your front and left. You'll need to be over in the right-hand lane for the right turn into Sheepbridge Lane.
Please Note : The signpost directs you straight on to the "Football Ground" at the traffic lights. The road itself isn't signposted with a destination, just a marker for a low bridge. Continue along here, down the hill, for a short distance, under the railway bridge and take the next left at the traffic lights into Quarry Lane. Field Mill is at the far end of Quarry Lane.
From the South
& South East
Exit the A1 to the North of Newark (s/p Lincoln A46, Sleaford A17) (Note : If you are feeling adventurous, you can leave the A1 onto the B6326 before Newark, but this will send you into Historical Newark Town Centre itself - Best of luck!!). At the end of a short sharp-cornered slip-road is a roundabout, take the third exit (s/p Leicester A46 (Mansfield A617)). Follow the A46 for about 1 mile (on an elevated stretch of carriageway over the River Trent) towards Leicester. Before the large roundabout get into the right hand lane then at the roundabout leave the A46 at the third exit, and follow the road for Mansfield (s/p Mansfield A617). Follow this road through Kelham, Hockerton and Kirklington, for approximately 12 miles to the Rainworth roundabout, take the second exit (s/p Mansfield A617) and continue along this road (Centenary Avenue). This will then become the new Rainworth by-pass, follow the signs towards Mansfield (s/p Mansfield A617). At the end of the by-pass, at the large roundabout, take the turn for Mansfield (s/p Mansfield A617). Stay on the A617 to a set of traffic lights by "The Reindeer" pub. Here, turn left (s/p Nottingham B6030 (A60)) into Windsor Road. At the T-junction after 1.1 miles, turn right (s/p Town Centre A60) onto the A60 Nottingham Road. Go straight on, passing between "The Talbot" and "Il Rosso" pubs. The past the KFC on the left-hand side and straight through the second set of traffic lights (s/p Ring Road, Town Centre). At the next set of traffic lights, with the church on the left-hand side, turn left into Quarry Lane.
From the North
Leave the A1 at the Worksop Roundabout and take the second exit (s/p Nottingham A614) "Newark A1 (Lincoln A57)" is the first exit, "Worksop, Sheffield A57" is the third. Follow this road for approximately 6 miles until you reach the Ollerton Roundabout. Take the third exit (s/p Mansfield A6075). Continue along this road for approximately 7 miles, through Edwinstowe, until you reach the junction with the A60 (s/p Mansfield A60), turn left onto the A60, and then follow the directions below (From the North-East).
Alternate Route : At the roundabout, take the third exit (Worksop, Sheffield A57) and continue on this road to the second roundabout and take the first exit (s/p Mansfield A60 (Chesterfield A619)). After a mile, the A60 branches off to the left with the A619 going off to the right. Continue along the A60 through Cuckney and Market Warsop then follow the directions (From the North-East) below.
Go past the sign for "Mansfield Woodhouse". Go straight on for 2.4 miles to the traffic lights. Here, turn left (s/p M1 South, Nottingham A60) into St Peter's Way. Go straight over the crossroads after 0.3 miles (s/p Town Centre) and turn left at the traffic lights after 0.2 miles (s/p M1 South, Nottingham A60) into Nottingham Road. After 0.3 miles turn right (s/p M1 North, Derby A38), and then take the first left into Quarry Lane.