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Fan Guide | Oakwell

9 April 2023

Match Previews

Fan Guide | Oakwell

9 April 2023

Shrewsbury are back on the road tomorrow when we travel to Oakwell to take on Barnsley.

We always want our supporters to have a great and safe day out - but it’s not always easy to find the best places to go.  

Here we’ve put together a handy guide of local pubs, coffee shops, fast food restaurants and family attractions to help you enjoy your trip.  

We have also listed Barnsley supporter groups in case you wish you contact them.  


The Fanzone at Oakwell offers fun activities for children as well as live music and appearances from special guests. It sells alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and is situated near the East Stand.


The Metrodome Leisure Complex, on Queen’s Road, is 0.6 miles from Oakwell and popular with away supporters. 

The Dove Inn, on Doncaster Road, is 0.4 miles from Oakwell and is listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide is an outlet for the Old Mill Brewery. 

The Corner Pocket, on Elm Row, is 0.8 miles from Oakwell is owned by former snooker player Joe Johnson. It sells food and drink, shows live sport and has a room with snooker and pool tables. 

Coffee Shops: 

Starbucks, on Dryden Road, is 1.3 miles from Oakwell. 

Costa Coffee, on Queen Street, is 1 mile from Oakwell. 

Fast food:  

Mcdonalds, on Old Mill Lane, is 1.1 miles from Oakwell. 

Greggs, on Old Mill Lane, is 1.2 miles from Oakwell. 

Supporter groups:  

Rainbow Reds - @RedsRainbow on Twitter 


For £5, Fans heading to Oakwell can park on an official car park at Oakwell Rise Academy on Doncaster Road. To book visit:

Family attractions:  

Barnsley Metrodome – 0.6 miles from Oakwell – is a multifunctional leisure venue offering a wide range of activities including a water park and bowling. 

Worsbrough Mill – 2.7 miles from Oakwell - is a 17th Century working water mill set in stunning parkland.  

Cannon Hall – 6.6miles from Oakwell - is a Georgian country house museum set in 70 acres of historic parkland and landscaped gardens.


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