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Sandy Park Exhibition Centre
Sandy Park 

Travelling by Road

Sandy Park is located just off Junction 30 of the M5, providing direct access from London, Birmingham, Bristol and Plymouth.

There is a Car Share Scheme for Devon where you can log onto the website or call 08700 111199 for further details.


There is an onsite car park at Sandy Park with over 500 spaces. We are working with Premier Park who operate an Automatic Plate Recognition (ANPR) system whereby all vehicle registrations will be captures on arrival and departure by camera.

- All visitors will need to enter their vehicle registration number at one of the machines in the car park
- There is no need to display the receipt in the vehicle once paid
- Visitors can top up at a machine or by RingGO if overstayed

The following car parking charges will apply:

Up to 1 hour £1.00

Up to 5 hours £2.00

Up to 14 hours £4.00

Up to 24 hours £6.00

In addition to the on-site meters, visitors to Sandy Park can pay for parking in advance online or via the mobile app RingGO - please find details on following page

Travelling by Rail

The nearest rail station is Digby & Sowton – 15 minute walk (0.7 miles approx).

Digby & Sowton is on the main Exeter to Exmouth line. Exeter St David’s is 4 miles away and you can catch a train from there to Digby & Sowton. When you get off the train, you will see a sign in front of you saying “Sandy Park Rugby Stadium” to the left, follow the path until you reach another sign directing you to turn right. At the end of this path, there is a blue sign directing you to turn left. Halfway along this path, you turn right and walk across the bridge.

Alternatively, Exeter’s two main rail stations, St David’s and Central are located approximately 5 miles from Sandy Park. Taxis are available at both stations with an approximate journey time of 10 minutes.

Travel times

London 2.5 hours

Birmingham 2.75 hours

Bristol 1.25 hours

Plymouth 1 hour

Travelling by Bus

Service 52 A, B or C (Exeter to Sidmouth).

Arriving at Bishops Court bus stop, walk across the road and up Apple Lane. At the end of Apple Lane, there is a pathway signposted “Sandy Park Rugby Stadium”, at the top of the path turn left and walk across the bridge.

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Park and Ride

There is a Park and Ride service (PR4) in Sidmouth Road. If you take this service from the City Centre, you can then following the pedestrian directions above for the Service 52 as this park and ride service is located at Bishops Court.

There is also a bus service from the RD & E Hospital to the Digby Park & Ride (PR3). This service is located by Exeter Digby Sowton Railway Station – see above for pedestrian directions. 

National coach and bus services call at Exeter Bus Station in the centre of Exeter. The bus station is approximately 5 miles from Sandy Park.

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Travelling by Cycle

Sandy Park is on a main cycle route and can be easily reached from all directions. There are cycle racks on site where you can leave your bike.

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Travelling by Taxi

If you require a taxi during your visit to Sandy Park please contact Capital on the following number: 01392 43 43 43.


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