London Irish take on Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Garden this Saturday in the Aviva Premiership (kick-off 3pm).

It’s great to hear that so many Exiles supporters are making the trip to Northampton for the game and we wish you a safe journey! 

Here’s some handy information ahead of your trip to the East Midlands. 

Before/After the game

  • The Sevens pub has just reopened opposite the ground.
  • The Thomas A Beckett is also a popular pre-match stop as it is situated between the train station and the ground.
  • The Wig and Pen is a traditional real ale pub situated in the town centre on Saint Giles Street. It offers a wide selection of ales, ciders and beers.
  • There is a large O’Neills on the Drapery in the town centre. 


Please click here for ticket prices. 

By car

There are 1,500 car parking places available, which are well signposted on the approach to the stadium. Northampton Borough Council have also granted the use of further car parks adjacent to the club. 

By train

Northampton station is a short walk from the stadium (approximately 20 minutes). Leave the station, turn right for the stadium or left for the town centre and the majority of bars, hotels and restaurants.

Services are provided by London Midland and regularly depart for London Euston (55 minutes) and Birmingham New Street (65 minutes).

The number 22 bus, operated by Stagecoach operates approximately every 20 minutes from the train station to the ground.

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