Home of Stranraer FC

Opened 1907

Capacity 4,178

Rating: 4.3

(88) Google Reviews

The drive down the coast makes the trip here worthwhile.
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a month ago
Walking football at Stair Park. Fabulous group helping Arthritis and Alzheimers. You meet the nicest people at the park.
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a month ago
Stranraer is a Scottish league 2 ground, so it's not a Hamden Park, but it's got what you need to watch a game of Football Burger Van etc.
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4 months ago
Friendly atmosphere, helpful staff and excellent half time chips, plus we won!!
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4 weeks ago
Enjoyed visiting Stranraer FC whilst we were holidaying in the area. Lost 0-1 but definitely deserved more 👏
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2 years ago
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History (from Wikipedia)

Stair Park is a public park and football stadium in the town of StranraerScotland.[2] It is owned by Dumfries and Galloway Council and is situated next to the London Road and the railway line in the town.[2] The park features a bandstand,[2] all weather tennis & netball courts, skatepark, football pitch and a football stadium. The park and stadium were named after the Earl of Stair, who bequeathed the land to the local authorities.[2]

A stand was first constructed for football in 1932.
[2] The record attendance of 6,000 was set by a Scottish Cup tie against Rangers in 1948.[2] When Stranraer entered the Scottish Football League in 1955, a terrace cover was erected, called the Shed.[2] There were no significant further changes until 1981, when Stair Park became the last ground in league football in either England or Scotland to install floodlights.[2] Stair Park was significantly improved in the 1990s.[2] 300 seats were installed in the Shed, then a new main stand with 1,524 seats was constructed.[2] This cost £520,000 to build, with the club committee raising £120,000 of the cost and the rest financed by grants from the Football Trust and the district council.[2]

There is not normally segregation at Stranraer matches, but there are 2,000 places for away fans. When there is no segregation away fans normally settle down in the Coo Shed. 
Dumfries and Galloway Council restricted the capacity of Stair Park to 4,178[1] in July 2013, potentially affecting a 2013–14 Scottish League One match against Rangers.[3]

Things to do nearby.


2 Reviews
Photo of Michael S.

A nice selection of coffee and bakery items at this cozy shop across from St. John's Castle in the business district. Ample space, cheery staff, and tasty... Read More

Photo of Andrew K.

Not a bad little coffee shop with a nice selection of cakes and panini's. The staff are friendly and helpful and there is a nice atmosphere in the shop.... Read More


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Photo of Steve G.

I was only in town for the night since we were catching the ferry to Belfast the next morning. During our stop we had a great time with the locals, who made... Read More

Photo of cubbyvegas

Worth visiting for vinces karaoke alone.Small lively bar with good beer and decent atmosphere. Read More