Home of Stenhousemuir FC

Opened 1890

Capacity 3,746

Rating: 4.2

(160) Google Reviews

I was looking forward to a cup of home made soup but there was none on offer. I did manage to get an excellent steak and gravy pie and a cup of bovril though. A synthetic pitch here which was in good condition although I prefer a grass playing surface. Limited parking nearby. Wheelchair accessible.
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6 months ago
Old fashioned football ground, excellent pies and everyone helpful.
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5 months ago
Had a brilliant time at hospitality yesterday- great wee stadium and all the staff in all departments couldn’t be more friendly or helpful - special thanks to all the Davids, the girls in the wee bar and the lovely Susan. We’ll be back. Good luck on the promotion journey !⚽️ Xxxx
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4 weeks ago
Stenhousemuir is a great community club and got a great setup. The food is good 👍
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3 months ago
Great hospitality experience, great value for money, and everyone from the car park attendant to the chairman makes you feel welcome. Get yourself along, you won't be disappointed.
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4 weeks ago
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History (from Wikipedia)

Stenhousemuir F.C. was founded in 1884 following the breakaway from a local team called Heather Rangers. The club played at two other grounds, Tryst Park and Goschen Park, before moving to Ochilview in 1890.[3] The name Ochilview derives from the nearby Ochil Hills which are visible from the stadium.[4] In 1928 a new main stand was constructed with bench seating for 310 spectators. It was built to replace the previous stand which was gutted by a fire on 2nd April that year. Club folklore has it that during the build it was discovered late into the project that the architect had omitted plans for access to the seating area which had to be quickly rectified;[3] two external staircases were added later.

Ochilview Park recorded its largest official attendance on 11 March 1950, when 12,525 spectators attended the club's 
Scottish Cup quarter-final tie against East Fife. A year later, Ochilview wrote itself into Scottish football history when it was the venue of the first ever floodlit match in Scotland, during a friendly against Hibernian on 7 November 1951.[3][5]

In 1994, Stenhousemuir were considering relocation, having provisionally agreed to sell Ochilview to the Safeways supermarket chain for £2.5 million. The scheme, however, was frustrated by planning regulations, and instead it was decided to upgrade the existing stadium.

At the end of season 1994–95, the covered terracing on the south side of Ochilview was removed to make way for a new 626 seater main stand. The new stand, which opened in season 1996–97, was subsequently named as the Norway Stand due to a sponsorship deal with Stenhousemuir's 
Norwegian supporters' club. It is now the only seated accommodation available at the ground, as the old main stand opposite had to be demolished in April 1999 after being refused a safety certificate. The north side of the ground is now largely used for car-parking.[3]

Things to do nearby.

Falkirk Wheel.

48 Reviews
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Good food good views good bike trails it's the beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeest place to go on a sunny summer day Read More

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For something literally made to be tourist attraction, it's still pretty cool with great views and fun engineering to experience. We wanted to stay near... Read More

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Let me admit up front that I was a fan before I got there. I learned about the Falkirk Wheel from friends in Scotland in 2019. And then I got shut in my... Read More

Johnston's Bar Bistro.

7 Reviews
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We initially visited Johnston's a few times for the simple fact that it has seats outdoors. At the right time of day, even as Summer draws to a close, those... Read More

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This is my first time actually eating in at this Bistro and I was blown away. I remember the food being amazing but it was take away and I was hungover. I... Read More

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Nice eaterie in Falkirk, not far from the town centre. We had a group meal there and the service was good, they were prepared for us and were slick ad... Read More