Football

There are indoor, all-weather and outdoor football pitches in Bristol.

How to book a pitch

You can hire any of our indoor or outdoor football pitches on a 'pay to play' basis or get regular pitch bookings for you or your local football club. Download, complete and return a pitch application pack.

Indoor and all-weather football pitches

Grass football pitches

There are 57 football pitches in Bristol's parks.

Pitches available on Saturday and Sunday:

Canford Park: 3 (none on Sunday)

Dundridge Farm: 3

Eastville Park: 6

Kingshead Lane: 2

Muller Road Rec: 6

Netham Park: 4

Oldbury Court: 3

Redcatch Park: 2 (none on Sunday)

Wellington Hill: 1 junior

Dorian Road: 1 junior

Pitch hire fees

These fees are the same across all football pitches in Bristol parks, including the Downs, apart from Netham Park.

Seasonal hire fees per team:

Full facilities (includes changing rooms)

Adult: £657.71 (Netham Park £724.23)

Junior: £329.39 (Netham Park £355.11)

Half facilities (no changing rooms)

Adult: £444.19 (Netham Park £488.19)

Junior: £233.39 (Netham Park £255.36)

Maintained pitch only

Adult: £229.61

Junior: £114.80

The football season starts on 1 September and runs through to 30 April.

Casual hire fees:

Full facilities (includes changing rooms)

Adult: £67.58 (Netham Park £74.03)

Junior: £33.80 (Netham Park £36.48)

Half facilities (no changing rooms)

Adult: £45.05 (Netham Park £50.43)

Junior: £23.60 (Netham Park £25.75)

Insurance inclusion charge for adults and juniors (optional): £2

The Downs are not available on a casual basis.

Find a local football club

Find a local senior or junior football team to join at:

You can contact The Gloucestershire County Football Association by phone on 01454 615 888 or email to info@gloucestershirefa.com.

Football for women and girls

For up to date news about football for women and girls in Bristol and South Gloucestershire, visit Gloucestershire FA’s women’s and girls’ football page or Somerset FA’s women and girls football page.

Disability football

Find out more on our Disability sport page.

Professional football

Bristol has two professional football clubs that play either in the Championship or League One:

Contact information

Sports lettings

St Anne's House

First floor

St Anne's Road

Bristol, BS4 4AB

Opening Hours

Email: sports.lettings@bristol.gov.uk

Tel: 0117 352 21474