This is a partial list of English football stadiums, ranked in descending order of altitude.

The list is not exhaustive but includes the top three teams from English League football.[clarification needed] Internationally these stadiums cannot compare with those found in countries such as Bolivia, where the Estadio Hernando Siles stands 3,637 metres above sea level.


Altitudes are given in metres above sea level.

Rank Stadium Altitude Club Capacity Division Notes
1 Silverlands 304 Buxton 3,000 Northern Premier League Premier Division Highest stadium in England
2 Ironworks Road Ground 287 Tow Law Town 3,000 Northern League Division One
3 West View 281 Bacup Borough 3,000 North West Counties League Division One
4 Seal Park 208 Mossley 4,000 Northern Premier League Division One North
5 Welfare Ground 196 AFC Emley 2,500 Northern Counties East League Division One Former home of Emley A.F.C.
6 The Beeches 182 Tividale West Midlands (Regional) League Premier Division Also home to Bartley Green
7 Bower Fold 170 Stalybridge Celtic 6,500 Football Conference North Division Highest ground to host Football League games
8 The Hawthorns 168[1] West Bromwich Albion 28,003 Premier League Highest altitude Football League ground.
9 Royal Oak Way 168 Daventry United 1,000 United Counties League Division One
10 The New Lawn 165 Forest Green Rovers 5,147 Football Conference Premier Division
11 Oldbury Leisure Centre 164 Continental Star Midland Combination Premier Division
12 Vale Park 160[1] Port Vale 22,356 Football League Two
13 The Bourne 160 Hook Norton Hellenic League Premier Division
14 Elderstubbs 160 Daventry Town 5,000 United Counties League Division One
15 Boundary Park 155 Oldham Athletic 10,638 Football League One

See also

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Ingle, Sean (2 February 2005). "Guardian - The Knowledge". Guardian Unlimited Website (London).,13854,1403415,00.html. Retrieved 23 April 2007. 

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