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Celtic Park in Glasgow

Celtic Park - Opening Ceremony Venue CWG 2014

Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland

Owned by the Celtic Football Club, the Celtic Park is situated near the Athletes’ Village in Glasgow. Since the Celtic Park was established in 1888, it saw several restorations. It was destroyed by fire in 1904 and 1929. A major restoration work was performed on the park in 1999. It is again getting revamped for the Commonwealth Games 2014. The opening ceremony of 2014 Commonwealth Games  held at the Celtic Park on July 23, 2014.

The famous Kerrydale Bar at the park welcomes all season ticket card holders, corporate members, and match-day ticket holders. Besides serving delectable snacks, the bar also offers in house Ladbrokes Betting facility.

Jimmy Johnstone, Henrik Larsson and Martin O’Neill opened the Number 7 Restaurant in February 2002. The restaurant overlooks the pitch and opens from 7:00 p.m. till midnight on Saturdays, while on Sundays, it opens from 12:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m. At night, the views of the stadium from the restaurant are simply gorgeous.

The Celtic Park can be hired for corporate as well as personal events such as conferences and business meetings, graduations and proms, special dinners, weddings, etc. The park also offers off-site catering facilities.

Ranked as one of the biggest stadiums in Europe, the Celtic Park offers stadium tours for people who wish to learn about the history of the stadium. The guided tours are available from Mondays to Sundays at several timings. On the matchdays, the tour timings are different. The tour ticket for an adult is priced at £8.50. A concession ticket costs £5.50. You can also buy a family ticket worth £20 for 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children. Children under 5 years of age are admitted free. Pre-booking is highly recommended.

The park is giving an opportunity for the fans to make history by buying a brick. The personalized engraved granite stone will be a part of the Celtic Paving stone, installed at the entrance of the stadium.

Celtic Park Location Map

Location Map of Celtic Park in Glasgow

Location Map of Celtic Park in Glasgow

Facts about Celtic Park

  • The stadium has a seating capacity of 60,832.
  • The ground of Celtic Park is also called ‘Paradise’ or ‘Parkhead’.
  • Neil Lennon is the manager of the club.

Where is Celtic Park ?

The Celtic Park is located in the Glasgow city of Scotland, UK. It is located at a distance of 10.3 miles from the Glasgow Airport, via M8 route. Buses from Glasgow City Centre connect to the park. The trains from Queen Street Station and Glasgow Central ply to the stations near the stadium.

Address: Celtic Park, Glasgow, G40 3RE, Scotland
Phone: +44 (0) 871 226 1888

Best time to visit Celtic Park

The ticket office opens on Mondays to Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The opening timings of the ticket office on the day of match are:

  • Saturdays and Sundays: 10:30 a.m. till the beginning of the match (usually at 3:00 p.m.)
  • Saturdays and Sundays: 9:00 a.m. till the beginning of the match (usually early beginning)

Celtic Park Tickets

The tickets are charged according to the events.

More about Celtic Park

What are the coordinates of the Celtic Park?
55.849746,-4.206372

Which are the points of interest near the Celtic Park?
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre, Buchanan Street, the Riverside Museum and the Tall Ship.

 


Image Credit : Widok Trybun

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Published On: Friday, May 30th, 2014