Alton Sports

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Postcode: BH7 7AF
OS Grid Reference: SZ117926

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Alton Sports Hampshire Cross Country League
King's Park, Bournemouth

Map of King's Park, Bournemouth

Sat Nav destination

Postcode: BH7 7AF
OS Grid Reference: SZ117926


From North and East, approach Bournemouth via M3, M27 and A338. Pass start of 50 mph speed limit and sign indicating you are entering 'BOURNEMOUTH'. Continue straight on over fly-over (ignoring left hand signs to Wimborne, Littledown Centre and others). Take next exit, signposted 'Football Traffic', 'Boscombe' and 'Littledown'. At small roundabout at end of slip road continue straight on, signposted 'Kings Park' and 'Football Traffic'. After 300 metres bear right which will take you to the large Pay & Display car park.

Current Pay & Display car park charges (updated December 2015):

  • 1.00 for up to 1 hour
  • 1.50 for up to 2 hours
  • 3.50 for up to 4 hours
  • 5.00 for up to 24 hours
  • Note: No change given at the machines


Kings Park Athletic Stadium is about 15 minutes walk from Pokesdown station, which is on the main Waterloo - Bournemouth line. On leaving the station turn left, continue past the traffic lights and take the first left into Clarence Park Road. Continue forward until you enter Kings Park. Take the first footpath on the left, leaving the small car park to your right, and shortly you will have a large cemetery on your left. Continue with the cemetery on your left until you reach the stadium.

General Information

All races start and finish behind the athletic stadium and go anti-clockwise around King's Park. and finish behind the stadium. Course maps may be downloaded here.

There are limited shower and toilet facilities in the Kings Park Athletic Stadium - some additional portaloos will be hired in.

A cafe serving light refreshments will be available in the stadium, where Race Headquarters will be situated.

Finally, enjoy your day in Kings Park, and have a successful run!

Ian Graham
Bournemouth AC