The County Ground

St James Street, Taunton, TA1 1JT


The striking and historic County Ground in Taunton is the home of Somerset County Cricket Club.

The County Ground

The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton is the home of Somerset County Cricket Club who have played there since 1882. It is overlooked by the towers of three churches and is renowned for its quintessentially English character and history.

The pitch is surrounded by a number of stands and pavillions such as the Somerset Stand, the Old Pavillion and the Marcus Trescothick stand. It currently has a capacity of 8,500 but can be increased to 12,500 for internationals.

The County Ground hosted International World Cup games in 1983, 1999, 2017 and 2019. It has also played host to sell-out concerts from artists including Elton John and Rod Stewart.

The Somerset Cricket Museum is located at The County Ground and houses displays that mainly concentrate on the history of Somerset County cricket.

Also on site are the SCCC Shop, the official merchandise store of Somerset County Cricket Club, and The Stragglers Coffee House which offers high quality breakfasts, lunches and drinks.

Opening Hours

Somerset County Cricket Club Office
Monday, Wednesday to Friday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
All day during Somerset Cricket Club home games

Non-match Days: Monday to Friday: 9am - 4pm
Match Days: From Gate Openings through to the Close of Play. Please note: you will require a ticket or membership card to gain entry to the shop on match days.

Somerset Cricket Museum
The museum opens on the first four day game of the season and closes for the winter at the end of October.
Please contact the Curator on 01823 275893 or via for more information.
Please note: you will require a ticket or membership card to gain entry to the shop on match days.

The Stragglers Coffee House
Monday to Saturday: 8am - 4pm



The County Ground
St James Street

T: 01823 425301



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