We have two main venues that we use for our Celyn and Pony Club training: Northop College and Backford fields.
The college’s outdoor arena is our main training venue over the winter months, and once the weather allows we move over to grass at Backford for the spring and summer.
Directions to Backford Fields, Rake Lane
From the M56/53: Join the M53 off J15(M56) and immediately exit at J10, A5117 for Queensferry. Come off the roundabout (towards Cheshire Oaks), through traffic lights and then second left, Rake Lane, opposite the Harvester pub, and follow for about 2 miles and enter the field on the right by a small layby.
From the A55: Join the end of the M56 and exit straightaway at first exit A5117 (Ellesmere Port/Cheshire Oaks) Ellesmere Port. Follow A5117 almost all the way to the M53 (over the roundabout to Cheshire Oaks) then turn right on to Rake Lane opposite the Harvester Pub. Follow Rake Lane for approx 2 miles and enter field on the right by a small layby.
Directions to Northop College
From the A55 eastbound: Leave the A55 at junction 33, signposted Mold. At the top of the slip road take the third exit off the first small roundabout, then go straight over the second small roundabout. Continue on through the village of Northop, and at the crossroad with traffic lights turn right. Follow this road heading out of the village, and the college will be on your right.
From the A55 westbound: Leave the A55 at junction 33A. At the top of the slip road turn left. At the traffic lights go straight ahead, and after a short drive the college will be on your right.