The Goldstar - Ground Guide


The Goldstar Ground is located in Dellwood Avenue, Felixstowe, IP11 9HT. 

Directions and details of public transport can be found HERE


A 40 space car park is located at the main entrance in Dellwood Avenue. A further 12 spaces are available close to the Clubhouse for officials, guests and blue badge holders. A CAR PARK CLOSED sign will indicate when full.

There is plenty of street parking in the vicinity and visitors are requested to park responsibly and  avoid blocking junctions and neighbours driveways.


The Clubhouse is accessed on ‘non-matchdays’ through the main entrance doors. On First Team and Ipswich Town Women's matchdays these doors are closed and all access to the ground, clubhouse and bar is through the turnstiles located at the northern end of the clubhouse. An accessible entry gate is also available adjacent to the turnstiles. For U23's, U18's and Academy fixtures, the turnstiles are closed and all access is via a 'pay table' inside the main clubhouse.

Admission Prices (2022/23 season)- 

Turnstiles open at 1.30pm on Saturdays and 6pm for midweek fixtures.

First Team- Adults £10, Concessions (16-17yrs and 65 & over) £6, Accompanied Under 16’s £1 (U16 Season ticket available for £5 or free to junior players)

Under 23's- Adults £5, Concessions £3, Accompanied Under 16's £1

Under 18’s- Adults £3, Concessions £2, Accompanied Under 16’s £1

Ipswich Town Women FC- Adults £5, Concessions £3, Under 16’s Free, F&WUFC season ticket holders Free.

Ground Facilities- 

The Goldstar Ground is fully enclosed and features large areas of hardstanding on all 4 sides. The ground capacity of 2,200 includes 200 covered seats across 2 grandstands (The UK Customs Solutions Stand and the new Dave Ashford Stand (Sponsored by Absolute Refrigeration) and a covered terrace for 125 (The Like Electrical Stand). A large tarmac viewing area is available in front of the clubhouse. Spanners Terrace is a new covered area next to the club shop and a new terrace is under construction at the Dellwood end.

Ground regulations can be found HERE   




Opened in July 2017, the Goldstar Ground boasts a large clubhouse and includes 6 changing rooms, a function room and bar area, kitchen and club offices.

The bar area has 3 TV screens with surround sound and a giant projector screen showing matches on SKY SPORTS and BT SPORT. 3 large outdoor screens were added in the Summer of 2021.


On First Team matchdays, visiting officials, guests and sponsors are accommodated in the Emirates Logistics Hospitality Lounge (Opened Jan 2019) located on the clubhouse side of the ground, between the snack bar and club shop. 

For Under 23's and other matches hospitality is provided within the officials room inside the main bar area.


The ground features a total of 5 female WC’s, 2 male WC’s, 5 urinals and 2 accessible toilets for spectators across 2 areas, located off the main clubhouse entrance lobby and the dedicated matchday toilet corridor accessed via the pitchside tarmac viewing area. Additional toilets may be provided for matches where a large crowd is anticipated.

Baby changing facilities are located within each of the accessible rooms.

Disabled Facilities-

The ground is fully accessible and includes level access from the car park into the ground and throughout the clubhouse. 

3 car parking spaces are provided for Blue Badge holders on a first come, first served basis. 

Fully fitted accessible toilets are located in the clubhouse and matchday toilet corridor.



A large members bar is located within the function room (Spectators, players and officials are granted complimentary membership on matchdays). 

The bar serves a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks including draught Carlsberg (£3.30 pint), Greene King East Coast IPA (£3.30), Aspalls Suffolk Cyder (£3.70), Guinness (£3.70) and ‘Seasider’ (£3.70) the clubs very own premium pilsner in addition to a wide array of bottled lagers, ales and ciders, soft drinks and spirits. Alcohol free and Gluten Free options are provided. 

Note- Due to health & safety and ground regulations, drinks are served in hard plastic glasses on matchdays. A £1 deposit is paid on Seasiders branded plastic glasses, deposit returned when glass returned.


Food Options-

The snack bar is located within the clubhouse and has serving hatches onto the pitchside viewing area and into the bar area. Additional catering facilities may be brought in for matches where a large crowd is anticipated.

Matchday opening hours are generally 90 minutes before kick off, until midway through the second half. 

A wide range of food is on offer, all freshly cooked to order using local suppliers and eco-friendly packaging where possible. 

Menu choices include 1/4 Cheeseburger (£3.50), Sausage Bap (£3), Bacon Bap (£3), Fish Finger Bap (£3), Sausage & Chips (£3.50), Pies (£2.50), Sausage Rolls (£2.50), Chips (£2), Chicken & Chips (£5), Chocolate bars (£1), asstd sweets, Tea/Coffee (£1), Hot Choc/Latte/Cappuccino (£1.50), canned drinks/fruit shoot/water/lucozade (£1). Hot drinks and snacks are also available from the Seasiders Store at First Team matches.

Club Shop-

The Seasiders Store sells a wide range of Seasiders branded merchandise including hats, scarves, mugs, pin badges, keyrings, hoodies, polo shirts, place mats, car stickers, magnets, pennants, pens and much more. A limited number of Replica shirts and other kit items are now available to purchase on matchdays with additional items/sizes available to order on request. The Seasiders Store is open on First Team matchdays from 2pm until 4.30pm and a small range is also available from the bar at other games or orders can be placed by email HERE


From the 2019/20 season the clubs official matchday programme- WE ARE SEASIDERS- became digital-only and available to download for FREE via the official club website in the days leading upto each fixture. Download here-  free download. STOP PRESS- Printed copies are also now available for some fixtures.


Frequently asked questions-

Are we dog friendly? 

Yes!, dogs are welcome inside the ground, but we ask they are kept under control, are on a lead at all times and any mess is cleared up!

Can we bring balls into the ground?

Unfortunately spectators footballs are not permitted inside the ground. These can be left for safe keeping at the turnstile entrance for collection later. For full ground regulations see HERE

Is The Goldstar Ground safe for families?

Yes! We are a family friendly club and welcome hundreds of visitors from age 1-100 each week. First aid facilities are available, and our team of matchday stewards ensure your experience at the Goldstar Ground is an enjoyable, safe and secure one, although we do ask that parents are responsible for their own children at all times.

Where are the exits?

Exits are clearly signposted and located adjacent to the turnstiles and through the clubhouse at the end of matches. A new exit is available adjacent to the club shop from the start of the 2020/21 season. 

Is the ground non-smoking?

The clubhouse and 3 grandstands are non-smoking. This includes e-cigs and vaping. Anyone smoking in other spectator areas is encouraged to use the ashtrays provided. 

Making a day of it?

Felixstowe is a great place to spend the day from the lively seafront resort area, quiet and picturesque Felixstowe Ferry and the bustling Viewpoint overlooking Britains busiest container port. The town centre boasts a host of independent shops alongside familiar national chains. For more info on Felixstowe including attractions, hotels and food & drink options see the VISIT FELIXSTOWE site HERE

More info?

Felixstowe & Walton United FC Club Contact details can be found HERE