Home of Ross County FC

Opened 1929

Capacity 6,541

Rating: 4.3

(455) Google Reviews

not a bad stadium in a decent location with a very nice setting in the background, the facilities are decent too. Halftime the food cabins were absolutely mobbed and barely moving. Downside was the stewarding was awful, no control whatsoever.
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12 months ago
SPFL’s most northerly stadium in cutesy wee highland town. A favourite away day in Scotland. Check out the haggis pies. The journey up the A9 is a bore though. A friendly club with great outreach work. 🙌
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4 years ago
Standard footie ground. Friendly and inviting staff. Pitch in great condition considering it was end of season.
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10 months ago
Absolutely class for an away game, the atmosphere generated by the Celtic fans was nothing short of marvellous. Short walk to the ground, few watering holes along the way. Allow yourself some extra time to get into the ground, as the police seemed to be creating more work and slowing everyone down by wanting to see your tickets just before the security then done the exact same. Will return 🍀
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a year ago
Great evening at the GES. Lovely people. Good atmosphere. Shame the Staggies didn't win.
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a year ago

History (from Wikipedia)

Victoria Park has a greater capacity than the population of Dingwall, which was 5,491 at the 2011 census. However the County of Ross and Cromarty from which the club draws much of its support has a population of over 60,000. The largest crowd ever to watch a match at Victoria Park was reported as 8,000, for the Scottish Cup match between Ross County and Rangers in February 1966.[2] The revenue from this match helped to fund construction of the Jail End terrace.[2]

Ross County played in the Highland League until 1994, when they were admitted to the Scottish Football League Third Division alongside Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Victoria Park then became the most northerly ground in the senior section of the Scottish football league system,[2] until Elgin City were admitted in 2000.

Ross County gained promotion to the 
Scottish Premier League (SPL) by winning the 2011–12 Scottish First Division. The stadium was renovated in the spring and summer of 2012 to meet SPL criteria.[3][4][5] This involved installing seats in the Jail End, constructing a new North Stand, installing undersoil heating and providing more car parking.[6][7] Victoria Park was renamed the Global Energy Stadium, after the company founded by Ross County chairman Roy MacGregor, when the renovation was completed in July 2012.[6]

Structure and facilities[edit]

There are four all-seated stands: the West (Main Stand) and the East are on either side of the pitch, while the North Stand (Academy End) and the South Stand (Jail End) are behind each goal. The Jail End is so called because the old County Jail and Sheriff Court were behind it.[2] The jails have since been converted to housing,[2] but the Sheriff Court is still used. Away fans are housed in the Academy End. Home fans occupy all other sections of the stadium. There are corporate hospitality facilities and executive boxes in both the East and West Stands.The Sheriff Court is now closed.

The Dingwall campus of the 
Highland Football Academy is situated behind the Academy End. It has a three-quarter size 3G astroturf pitch under cover and a full size Astroturf pitch adjacent to the East Stand, which has markings for football, 5-a-side football and field hockey.[8] The Academy also has three full size grass pitches, plus additional grassed training and warm-up areas.

Things to do nearby.

The Mallard.

9 Reviews
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Good service at this pub! Fish and chips were good. The ham pie was good too. Good pub at the train station. Read More

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Amazing spot! We were in from the US and we wanted to find a local spot for dinner and this was it! Literally best food we have had on our trip and it was... Read More

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Was expecting better given the 4+ star rating. Service was second rate from the waiting staff ( waiting being one failure, inattentive being the... Read More

Renato's.

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Renatos is situated at the bottom of the main high street, it is perfect for parking with a big car park behind it. Usually there is a seating area out the... Read More

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Great food and polite service, although I have only ate fish from there on a few occasions and I shall no longer eat fish from there as every time I have... Read More